Licensed Practical Nurse-Oswego, NY

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Department: Radiation Oncology
Employer: Research Foundation
Payroll Title: Patient Care Specialist, N06
Bargaining Unit: N/A
Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications
Work type: Full-time
Location: Other
Categories: Nursing Support

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Radiation Oncologist, the Licensed Practical Nurse, (The Patient Care Specialist) will be responsible for providing nursing care and symptom management to cancer patients, monitoring side effects of and tolerance to toxicities of radiation and reporting patient responses to treatment. This includes the clinical nursing component of establishing a plan of care, directing patient care, patient education, serving as a patient advocate, and documentation of nursing interventions and outcomes.

Additional responsibilities of this position include the triage, scheduling and insurance authorization for any necessary diagnostic images in preparation of radiation treatment.

 The Licensed Practical Nurse exemplifies the Upstate mission, vision, and values and acts in accordance with Upstate policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

NYS licensed/registered LPN. Current BLS-CPR certification required at the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Oncology experience is preferred.

Work Days:

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Salary Range/Pay Rate:

Commensurate with Qualifications       

Message to Applicants: Seneca Hill Health Services Center Oswego, NY
Recruitment  Office: Human Resources Department


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability or other protected classes under State and Federal law.

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