HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) - Oncology Infusion Center - PRN in Nashville, Tennessee

_TriStar Centennial Medical Center – Nashville, TN_

*Apheresis Nurse (RN) – Oncology Infusion Center *

Our 657 bed hospital is both nationally and locally recognized, including being named as one of the nation's Top 100 Hospitals in the areas of cardiology, stroke, orthopaedics and breast cancer management. As a result of the continued advances in quality care, many improvements in all areas of healthcare have been made and thousands of lives have been significantly impacted. This position will play a key part in continuing our success!

An apheresis nurse demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development, assessment, range of treatment, and care of patients appropriate to the ages of patients served as per Scope of Service. S/he demonstrates knowledge and understanding of hematologic malignancy and general oncology patient populations to include stem cell transplantation, stem cell apheresis and photopheresis. S/he utilizes nursing process for individual care to meet needs of patients. S/he demonstrates ability to perform technical skills and procedures relevant to the area of specialty. . S/he promotes customer service initiatives.

Centennial Medical Centeris currently looking for anApheresis Nurse (RN) – Oncology Infusion Center


  1. Provides competent direct nursing care in the outpatient clinics/ infusion center
  2. Administers chemotherapy and other drugs ordered by physician
  3. Performs telephone triage
  4. Provides patient and caregiver education
  5. Assists w/ patient counseling and referral to appropriate support services
  6. Completes chart preparation and maintenance activities
  7. Assesses patients for side effects of treatment and symptoms related to disease or disease progression
  8. Documents and charges for care provided/procedures performed and medications given to patient
  9. Performs peripheral stem cell procedures/ collections (inpatient/ outpatient setting as ordered)
    1. Assists with implementation of the quality management plan for the stem cell collection facility as needed
    2. Completes quality audits / quality assurance & improvement activities as requested to meet regulatory agency requirements
    3. Assists with apheresis / photopheresis education /training for staff as needed
    4. Assists stem cell processing lab personnel as necessary
    5. Performs photopheresis procedure (inpatient/outpatient setting as ordered)
    6. Assures patient care equipment and stock are utilized, maintained and stored properly
    7. Informs charge nurse/manager of clinic needs and concerns related to the work environment
    8. Adheres to hospital standards and program practice guidelines


  1. Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing
  2. Current licensure by Tennessee Board of Nursing
  3. 1 year clinical experience with hematology-oncology / stem cell transplant patients.
  4. Current BLS certification
  5. ONS Chemotherapy Certification, new hires must obtain and maintain within 6 months of hire
  6. Oncology Nurse Certification, preferred

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - Oncology Infusion Center - PRN

Location: Tennessee-Nashville-Centennial Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00001-55618