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  • Toms River, New Jersey, Currently, Regional Cancer Care Associates is actively recruiting a certified Oncology Nurse to join its expanding network of practices in our Toms River/Howell locations.   Responsible for providing primary care to patients, including assessment, treatment, care planning, patient education and medical care evaluation. The RN works to promote good health, prevent disease and help patients cope with their disease by providing advice and emotional support.     Essential Duties and Responsibilities:    · Must demonstrate sound knowledge of the nursing processes; health care systems, structure, and functions; and community resources.     · Demonstrates understanding of healthcare technology, equipment and supplies.     · Demonstrates familiarity with state law on nursing care, nurse practice guidelines, and RCCA Central Jersey Division policies and procedures.     · Utilizes nursing judgment in the decision-making process when responding to patient calls and questions.     · Demonstrates critical thinking using logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.     · Performs assessment/data collection in an on-going and systematic manner, focusing on physiologic, psychological and cognitive status.     · Formulates goal directed plan of care, prioritized and based on determined nursing diagnosis and patient outcome.     · Implements care in a knowledgeable, skillful, consistent and compassionate manner.     · Functions to establish priorities of patient care based on essential patient needs and available resources of time, personnel, equipment and supplies.     · Evaluates effectiveness of the care given by all healthcare team members. This includes environmental factors and instrumentation in progression of the patient toward outcomes.     · Demonstrates a sound knowledge of the ONS and OSHA guidelines.     · IV therapy techniques reflect a sound knowledge base of the principles of practice.     · Chemotherapy administration techniques reflect a sound knowledge base of the principles of practice     · Demonstrates knowledge of medical record documentation requirements and federal/state laws related to release of health care information.     · Maintains and demonstrates knowledge of telephone-based clinical assessment techniques.     · Demonstrates knowledge of medical practice telephone triage protocols.     · Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate home health information to follow until a visit with the physician, if they do not need immediate hospitalization.     · RNs should be familiar with the most common side effects of each drug they are administering. They should as the patient if they are experiencing any of these specific side effects before administering subsequent cycles of the drug.     · Demonstrates competency in physical assessment of oncology and hematology patients.    · Demonstrates competency in all aspects of chemotherapy administration, monoclonal antibody therapy, IV therapy, subcutaneous and intramuscular injection administration.    · Knowledgeable and practices within the ONS guidelines during any adverse event while administering chemotherapy, i.e. extravasations, infiltrations or chemotherapy spill incidents.    · Demonstrates competency in the use of all intravenous access devices, including the intra-hepatic infusion pumps.    · Must demonstrate proficiency in performing all laboratory testing on site, including documentation and QC.     · Obtain blood specimens for analysis by finger stick or venipuncture depending on the specific test ordered    · Review all specimens for acceptability.    · Educate patients in the proper technique for collection of midstream urine samples for culture.    · Collects specimens for culture using sterile technique for blood cultures, throat cultures, sputum cultures or superficial wound cultures.    · Instructs patients in the proper collection of twenty-four-hour urines. Verifies that the containers contain the proper preservative and instruct the patient in refrigeration or acid precautions if appropriate.    · Performs daily Quality Control (QC) on the Hematology Analyzer Instrument including start-up, reagent check and analysis of three levels of Commercial Quality Control material.    · Maintains documentation of the results in the Hematology QC log book or smart card.     · Investigate all out of range results and document the corrective action taken.     · Disposes all biohazard waste according to OSHA standards.     · Perform an instrument check on the Coagulation Instrument prior to use. Maintains documentation of all results.     · Perform an instrument check on the Glucose Instrument prior to use. Maintains documentation of all results.     · Perform Urinalysis Quality Control if a Urinalysis is performed. Maintains documentation of all results.   We offer an excellent salary and benefits.          
  • Morristown, New Jersey, Overview Atlantic Health System, headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey is a leading non profit healthcare delivery system in New Jersey. The New Jersey network includes: Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, Overlook Medical Center in Summit, Newton Medical Center in Newton, Chilton Medical center in Pompton Plains, Hackettstown Medical Center in Hackettstown, Goryeb Childrens Hospital in Morristown and Atlantic Rehabilitation and Atlantic Home Care and Hospice. The Orthopedic Oncology group led by Dr. James Wittig at Morristown Medical center is looking for a well qualified Full Time Physician Assistant with Orthopedic Experience. Atlantic Health System aims to deliver a Trusted Network of Caring, and our promise to our communities is that anyone who enters our system will receive the right care, at the right quality, at the right time, at the right place and at the right cost.We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 12th year in a row to Fortunes Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For list. Here, you will find a collaborative culture and quality care that exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees. Responsibilities Essential Job Function: Obtains a detailed and accurate history, performs physical examinations and identifies problems in the office, clinic, emergency room and hospital setting Performs comprehensive and problem focused history and physical exams, interpret and correlate laboratory and diagnostic procedures Implement therapeutic intervention for specific conditions when appropriate. Exercise judgment on problems requiring consultation, referral, or evaluation by the supervising Orthopedic surgeon or other health care professionals Conduct independent office hours as part of an initial consultation and/or follow up visit Order, collect, and perform appropriate laboratory or diagnostic procedures, and studies including but not limited to blood and tissue specimens Conduct hospital rounds and consultations, write orders, and take call for the Orthopaedic surgeon Evaluate and clarify clinical conditions, formulate and implement a treatment or therapeutic plan for hospitalized patients, dictate discharge summaries, histories and physicals Write postoperative orders, admission orders, brief operative notes Order, prescribe, dispense, and administer Medication, orthosis, orthotics, braces and other Orthopaedic devices Develops health education programs and materials Qualifications Knowledge, Education and Skills: Successful completion of an approved physicians assistant program, accredited by the AMA Council on Medical Education. min 3-5 years of orthopedic experience preferred (2020 graduates will not be considered) Required Certification/Licensing: Certification by the National Commission for Certified Physicians Assistants Registered and licensed by the New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners. RNFA preferred


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    If you haven't had a chance to vote for your SJCONS board members, please take a few minutes to complete. On behalf of the entire chapter, I would like to say Thank You to our chapter board members. Chapter board members volunteer additional time ...

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