Remote Triage Registered Nurse – Florida

Job Overview

  • Clinical License RN
  • State(s) FL

WHY JOIN FCS

At Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them. In addition to having a positive impact on the people and communities we serve, associates benefit from significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.

 

Offering competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits packages to include tuition reimbursement, 401-K match, pet and legal insurance.

 

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT FCS

Since 1984, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute & Research Institute (FCS) has built a national reputation for excellence.  With over 250 physicians, 220 nurse practitioners and physician assistants and nearly 100 locations in our network.  Utilizing innovative clinical research, cutting-edge technologies, and advanced treatments, we are committed to providing world-class cancer care.  We are recognized by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) with a national Clinical Trials Participation Award, FCS offers patients access to more clinical trials than any private oncology practice in Florida. Our patients have access to ground-breaking therapies, in a community setting, and may participate in national clinical research studies of drugs and treatment protocols. In the past five years, the majority of new cancer drugs approved for use in the U.S. were studied in clinical trials with FCS participation prior to approval.

 

Through our partnership with Sarah Cannon, we are one of the largest clinical research organizations in the United States. Often, FCS leads the nation in initiating research studies and offering ground-breaking new therapies to patients.

 

Come join us today!

 

SUMMARY: 

A Triage Nurse is a professional registered nurse with oncology-specific clinical knowledge that offers individualized care and clinical guidance to patients, families, and caregivers to assist with ongoing healthcare needs.

 

PRIMARY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Under general supervision, following established policies, procedures, and professional guidelines, provides care to patients by triaging oncology patient calls regarding treatment, surgery, and appointment information.
  • Monitor and provide patient symptom management.
  • Manage high risk, complex patient care with the goal of minimizing emergency department and inpatient readmission.
  • Assess barriers to care to address patient, care giver, or family needs to achieve optimal patient outcome.
  • Provide patient-centered individualized ongoing education, resources, and referrals to internal and external resources to patient and caregivers.
  • Assist the physician and PA-C/ARNP with specific patient/family interaction needed to resolve clinical issues.
  • Complete requested clinical documentation as needed.
  • Establish and maintain professional role boundaries with patients, caregivers, and the multidisciplinary care team in collaboration with manager as defined by job description
  • Facilitate communication among members of the multidisciplinary cancer care team to prevent fragmented or delayed care that could adversely affect patient outcomes.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and reports diagnostic tests to assess patient’s condition.
  • Provides patient education and clinical direction by answering questions following chemotherapy, radiation, and infusion treatments and post-surgery
  • Work as an integral team player and is expected to adhere to and abide by the rules and regulations set forth by the Florida State Board of Nursing.

 

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES: 

  • Registered Nurse multistate or Florida single state licensure required
  • Minimum of Associate Degree in Nursing, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Certification as an Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN®) preferred

EXPERIENCE:  

  • Three (3) years or more of experience as an RN 

  • Two (2) years or more of oncology experience required 

 

CORE COMPETENCIES, KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: 

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and reprioritize quickly
  • Ability to develop collaborative relationships both internally and externally
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Strong telephonic assessment and communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and with a virtual team in a remote work environment
  • Strong oncology side effect/ triage management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Possess high level critical-thinking skills

VALUES: 

  • Patient First – Keeping the patient at the center of everything we do
  • Accountability – Taking responsibility for our actions
  • Commitment & Care – Upholding FCS vision through every action
  • Team – Working together, one team, one mission

 

Expectations for all Employees 

Every FCS employee is expected to regularly conduct themselves in a professional and respectful manner, to comply with all labor laws, workplace policy and workplace practices.  Employees are expected to bring issues of any forms of workplace harassment, discrimination or other potential improprieties to the attention of their management or the human resources department.

 

 

SCREENINGS – Background, drug, and nicotine screens

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. All offers of employment at Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background screening.  Additionally, as a condition of employment, FCS requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza vaccine, barring an approved exemption. In addition, FCS is a drug-free workplace, and all new hires will be subject to drug/ nicotine testing.

 

EEOC

Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) is committed to helping individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at FCS, please email FCS Recruitment (Recruiter@FLCancer.com) for further assistance. Please note this email address is intended to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

 

FCS is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

 

 

 

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