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Oncology Nurse – Clinic Setting JobBellaire, TX

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Why You'll Love this Job

Retina Consultants of Texas (RCTX) is seeking an Ocular Oncology nurse who will function as the liaison between the patient and the patient care plan. This role will manage the patient care plan by counseling and educating patients regarding surgeries, treatment plans, pre- and post-op care, and treatment side effects.

This role will be empathetic to the patients’ needs and effectively communicate to those involved in the patient care plan.

 

This position is based out of our Flagship office in Belliare. The candidate will be able to support the clinic's variable hours (Monday - Friday, 6:30 am to 6:30 pm).  Schedules are provided weekly and are based on the physician's clinic, patient and surgery schedules. 

 

RCTX offers the following competitive benefits for full-time eligible employees after the introductory period:

  • Medical Insurance Plans
  • Vision Insurance Plan
  • Dental Insurance Plan
  • Accidental Plan
  • 401K Contribution
  • Life Insurance
  • PTO and Holiday Pay
  • Rewards and Recognition Program

***This position is sign-on bonus***

 

RCTX is one of the largest and most respected retina-only ophthalmology practices in the United States, dedicated to preserving vision for patients throughout the state. RCTX has three certified research centers and is one of the leading sites for retinal research in the country. All Retina Consultants of Texas physicians are board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and specialize exclusively in diseases and surgery of the retina, vitreous and macula. In addition, RCTX has both uveitis and ocular oncology specialty divisions, which focus on inflammation and cancer treatments of the eye. Our surgeons have studied at some of the most renowned institutions in the nation and all have graduated at the top of their classes.

 

RCTX follows all CDC and local authority protocols to ensure the safety and well-being of the patients, providers, employees and communities. 

Responsibilities

  • Provides counseling to patients at the time of diagnosis both in person and virtually
  • Answer patient inquiries by all forms of communication
  • Initiate orders on newly diagnosed patients to include PET/CT scan or MRI
  • Assist Physician with completing peer to peer reviews
  • Answer patient question regarding Plaque surgery to include pre-op, post-op, pain management, and outcomes
  • Performs post-op examinations and review post-op care
  • Track and follow up on lab, pathology, imaging results and provide information to Physician and update internal communication channels as directed
  • Manage referral process
  • Effectively communicate with all practitioners involved in patient care plan
  • Effectively communicate with all surgery sites to align with patient care plan
  • Coordinate treatment plans specific to disease process
  • Educating patients on the side effects of chemotherapy and help manage possible side effects
  • Assist oncology team with managing clinic flow
  • Completes other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Skills/Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated empathy to patients and patient care plan
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced clinic environment
  • Ability to complete charting as required
  • Working knowledge of oncology and patient diagnosis
  • Working knowledge of insurance and billing terminology
  • Ability to work well in a team setting
  • Strong organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to raise concerns, ask questions, or take partners as needed
  • Ability to execute tasks in multiple computer systems to include Word, Teams, EMR, Excel, patient scheduling software
  • Bilingual preferred

 Education Requirements

  • Graduate of an LVN, ADN, or BSN program

Experience Requirements:

  • 1 to 3 years of experience as a nurse in a hospital or clinic setting
  • Experience in Oncology preferred

 

Licenses and Certification

  • LVN or RN license in the state of Texas
  • CPR certification
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Job ID:2022-1425

Oncology Nurse – Clinic Setting JobBellaire, TX

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