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Registered Nurse RN - Outpatient Oncology - American Health Network - 916893

Indianapolis, IN 46204
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    916893
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Opportunities with American Health Network, part of Optum. When you join American Health Network (AHN), you become part of a team that strives to identify and retain the top healthcare professionals in the markets it serves. At American Health Network, we want to be the best health care organization we can be. Our mission is to improve the health of our patients. Were a physician-led organization, operating over 70 medical offices in Indiana and Ohio, with over 300 providers and 1200 employees. Were also part of Optum, in the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, and backed by the resources of a global health care organization working to help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone. Thats an important differentiator as more people need our help simplifying the complexities of the American health care system. At the same time, the culture of AHN supports work-life flexibility for employees and places a high value on their physical, emotional, financial and other aspects of well-being.

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American Health Networks Hematology/Oncology RNs focus on providing care and treatment to patients with cancer. They care for critically or chronically ill cancer patients by administering treatment and providing information and support. Oncology nurses work with physicians as a part of interdisciplinary teams to care for cancer patients in AHNs outpatient clinics.

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American Health Networks outpatient Hematology/Oncology clinics operate Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Provide direct nursing care for hematology/oncology patients, including appropriate supportive care and administration of chemotherapy, blood components, fluid and electrolyte replacements, and other oncology treatments as prescribed
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  • Perform nursing assessments and triage of patient care needs for new and ongoing patients
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  • Collaborate with physicians and interdisciplinary staff to provide support and guidance throughout the treatment process
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  • Evaluate and record treatment results
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  • Provides education and support to patients and family members with a focus on physical, mental and emotional status, as well as nutrition, pain, and family involvement
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  • Help patients, and their families, understand the disease, the treatment plan, and any possible side effects, and help to translate complex medical terminology to the patient and answer questions
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  • Advise patients on disease prevention and personal care
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Youll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • ASN or BSN from a nationally accredited nursing program
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  • Active, unrestricted RN license for the state of Indiana
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  • BLS certification
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  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role\\
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  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.
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Preferred Qualification:

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  • Experience administering chemotherapy or other infusion treatments
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  • ONS/ONCC Certification
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  • Experience working in an outpatient Hematology Oncology clinic
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  • 3+ years of RN experience
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Proof of immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases is an employment requirement.

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords:Registered nurse, RN, infusion, chemo, chemotherapy, hematology, oncology, cancer, Indianapolis, IN, Indiana

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Posted: 2021-03-13 Expires: 2021-07-02

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