Chemo Processor Position
The Chemo Processor reviews orders, labs, necessary tests, consents, and required preparations for the administration of chemotherapy per National and CTCA guidelines prior to the patient’s arrival to the Infusion Center. The chemo processor works in collaboration with primary nurses, providers, and pharmacists to coordinate safe, high quality care. The chemo processor may provide direct and indirect care to the patient. The Chemo Processor assumes the accountability and responsibility as a professional nurse for providing comprehensive, continuous, and patient centered care for assigned patients. Established nursing objectives, standards, policies, and procedures will be followed in administering nursing care. The infusion nurse is accountable for practicing within the defined scope of practice for the Registered Nurse and is committed to providing safe, quality infusion nursing care.
The infusion nurse assumes the accountability and responsibility as a professional nurse for providing total, comprehensive, continuous, and patient centered care for an assigned group of patients. The infusion nurse will provide direct patient contact, which includes assessing the patient, develop a comprehensive nursing plan of care, implement aspects of nursing care to meet identified patient care outcomes, evaluate the effectiveness of a nursing plan of care and education of patients/care givers who require infusion therapy and other nursing services. Established nursing objectives, standards, policies, and procedures will be followed in administering nursing care. The infusion nurse is accountable for practicing within the defined scope of practice for the Registered Nurse and is committed to providing safe, quality infusion nursing care.
We Fight Cancer: Care That Never Quits®
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) delivers an extraordinary patient experience that delivers state-of-the-art, high quality care through a patient-centered care model that puts patients at the center of their treatment. Every day, you will help patients win the fight against cancer. Every day is challenging and rewarding beyond your imagination.
The Best Place to Work
We call ourselves Stakeholders because we all have a stake in the care and success of every patient. Today, CTCA Stakeholders deliver healing and hope to patients fighting complex and advanced cancer in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA, Phoenix, AZ and Tulsa, OK. Each of our hospitals earned a Best Place to Work distinction and has received numerous accreditations that celebrate our culture of clinical quality, innovation, high performance and wellness.
A Culture of Teamwork, Empowerment & Development
CTCA provides Stakeholders with exceptional support and easy access to a wide range of tools and resources they need to bring the best of themselves, every day. Our benefits, wellness, and compensation programs lead the market. We also provide extensive training and career development opportunities that encourage professional and personal growth. Those are just a few of the ways we empower our Stakeholders to deliver the highest standard of care that we call the Mother Standard®
- Current Oklahoma Registered Nurse License
- Bachelor of Science Degree in nursing preferred
- Current BLS required; ACLS certification preferred
- Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy certification required within one year of employment in order to administer chemotherapy. ECB nurses are not required to complete the certification and if not completed will not administer chemotherapy.
- Experience in multi-disciplinary approach to patient care
- Excellent infusion therapy-related skills (peripheral and central lines)
- Min. 2 years previous experience in oncology and/or medical-surgical units
- Participates in ongoing education activities (including inservices, continuing education and formal education) to expand oncology knowledge, enhance role performance, and increase knowledge of professional issues
Frequent standing, walking and sitting
Lifting/carrying of objects up to 10lbs
Beyond The Resume, What We Look For
We select people with talent—people who thrive in an environment of continuous improvement. We are creative and resourceful problem solvers. We are inventors and innovators. We are fighters at heart and we look for people who delight in serving patients. The power, determination and beauty of the human spirit will enrich and energize you. As a CTCA Stakeholder, you make the difference in the life of a patient.
All applications will be kept in the strictest of confidence.
We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in all its forms