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LVN/LPN - Plano, TX (Texas Breast Specialist)

Company: US Oncology, Inc.
Location: Plano
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Overview

Texas Breast Specialist's Covid 19 vaccine mandate policy requires that all new hires be vaccinated or obtain an approved exemption before their start date. More information will be provided to you throughout the interview process.

Texas Breast Specialist is looking for a Licensed Vocational Nurse to join our Plano, Texas team! Texas Breast Specialist is part of Texas Oncology which is the largest community oncology provider in the country and has approximately 600+ providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same todayat Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories." in their fight against cancer. Today, Texas Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed with cancer on an annual basis.

Why work for us?

Come join our team that is responsible for helping lead Texas Oncology in treating more patient diagnosed with cancer than any other provider in Texas. We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a generous PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers.

Responsibilities

What does the position do?

The Licensed Practical Nurse, under general supervision, provides general nursing care for patients following established standards and practices. Maintains efficient patient flow, assists with patient care, i.e. vitals, assessments and procedures. Maintains physicians schedule and performs miscellaneous tasks assigned by physicians. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

The essential duties and responsibilities:

* Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with nursing standards.
* Assists with the preparation of equipment and aids physician during treatment, examination and testing of patients.
* Records patient data prior to each physician visit, including but not limited to, vital signs, height, weight, allergies, and medication changes.
* Performs other administrative duties, i.e., scheduling, chart preparation, reception, etc., as requested by supervisor or physician.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for the position will have the following background and experience:

* High school graduate or equivalent.
* Graduate from an accredited school for practical nursing.
* Requires a minimum of five years experience as a practical nurse in a hospital or clinic setting.
* Phlebotomy experience preferred.
* Current LPN state license and registration with the State Board of Practical Nursing in practicing state.
* Current CPR certification required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic environment.

Keywords: US Oncology, Inc., Plano , LVN/LPN - Plano, TX (Texas Breast Specialist), Healthcare , Plano, Texas

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