Registered Nurse - Part Time

Regional Cancer Care Associates   Edison, NJ   Full-time     Nursing
Posted on July 26, 2022
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The nurse will provide and coordinate infusion activities to assure compassionate patient care. Provides direct patient care in compliance with professional practice standards. The Infusion Nurse will also promote a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach toward patients, families, and all members of the care delivery team.


  • Administer chemotherapy IV fluids via peripherally inserted central catheters. 
  • Identifies, assesses, and diagnoses problems through patient assessment and interactions; and evaluates actual or potential patient health problems. 
  • Develops and participates in educating patients, their families, or significant others about post-discharge care programs. 
  • Initiates patient care meetings with the health care team to revise the plan of care as the patient’s condition warrants. 
  • Maintains a safe and therapeutic patient care environment. 
  • Provides guidance and direction to members of the health care team to ensure quality patient care. 
  • Keeps current on advances in nursing care by participating in educational programs. 
  • Orients and educates new staff in nursing techniques and departmental procedures. 
  • Provides and oversees direct patient care in accordance with the established nursing protocol and physicians’ orders. 
  • Utilizes knowledge of medications, procedures, infection control, and safety precaution; and initiates appropriate interventions in crisis situations. 
  • Participates in total quality management to positively affect patient and system outcomes to improve care. 
  • Documents patient care in the health care record according to standards.   
  • Directs and delegates care to other team members.     
  • Providing safe, effective, appropriate, and comprehensive infusion services to oncology patients.
  • Provides education and follow-up care after patients have been released from chemotherapy.   
  • Other duties as assigned. 


  • Medical Assistant, Licensed-Practical Nurse, or Registry Professional 
  • Adult teaching experience; patient advocacy 
  • 3+ years’ experience in clinical oncology a plus 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal 
  • Excellent analytical skills 
  • Ability to recognize knowledge gaps and apply appropriate education techniques to bridge gaps 
  • Proficiency in communication technologies (email, cell phone, etc.) 
  • Highly organized, ability to multi-task, and ability to keep accurate notes and records. 
  • Experience with RCCA EMRs IT systems and reports preferred. 
  • Local knowledge of community services and resources is preferred. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, preferred. 


  • Demonstrates professional, appropriate effective, and tactful communication/presentation skills, including written, verbal and nonverbal. 
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and respectful, professional customer service. 
  • Acknowledges patient’s rights on confidentiality issues maintains patient confidentiality at all times and follows HIPAA guidelines and regulations. 
  • Proactively acts as a patient advocate, responding with empathy and respect to resolve patient and family concerns. 
  • Proactively continues to educate self and improve professional skills. 


  • Associate’s Degree in Nursing (Bachelor’s Degree preferred) with at least one (1) year of oncology experience OR equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Current BCLS Must obtain OCN certification within one year of hire.