Registered Nurse

About us:
Central Care Cancer Center is dedicated to providing cancer care to patients in rural communities. We are currently seeking a Registered Nurse join our oncology team in Bolivar, MO. This position offers an opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the lives of cancer patients while working in a supportive environment.
Job Overview:
As an Oncology Nurse, you will play a crucial role in providing nursing services and care to cancer patients undergoing treatment. Your responsibilities will include administering chemotherapy, monitoring patient vital signs, providing patient education and support, and facilitating communication between patients, families, and physicians.

Benefits

  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance

Schedule

Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm. No late nights or weekends.

Essential Functions

  • Monitor and record vital signs including temperature, blood pressure, and pulse rate.
  • Administer chemotherapy, injections, and perform lab draws as ordered.
  • Administer patient medications as directed by the physician.
  • Assist Physician during follow-ups and new consultations as needed
  • Implement treatment plan for patients, including chemotherapy, lab work, and supportive care.
  • Maintain accurate patient records, including charge sheets, chemotherapy administration records, and nursing progress notes.
  • Chart all patient transactions, phone calls, and prescription refills.
  • Serve as intermediary between patients, families, and physicians, facilitating communication and providing support.
  • Counsel patients and family members about chemotherapy drugs side effects, treatment plan, etc.
  • Educate patients and families on home care procedures and support services available.

Job Experience

  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.N.) from four-year college or university; or Associate's degree (A.D.N.); or has completed a nursing program.
  • 3 years' experience as a Registered Nurse a plus, however new nurses are encouraged to apply.
  • Oncology experience a plus.

More about Bolivar, Missouri

Bolivar boasts the best of all worlds: thriving businesses, awarding-winning schools, a first-class university, state-of-the-art medical facilities, compassionate churches, active civic organizations, peaceful parks and limitless recreational opportunities. Conveniently located on newly-expanded Highway 13 between Kansas City and Springfield, our town of 10,000 offers you the benefits of a bustling metropolis partnered with the peace and serenity you’ll only feel in a rural setting.  As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,325.

Bolivar R-I School District has a AAA rating and features four award-winning campuses. Most recently, Bolivar High School was nominated for the National Blue Ribbon Award by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Bolivar is also home to Southwest Baptist University, a four-year co-educational liberal arts university, Bolivar Technical College, and Polk County Christian School.

Bolivar is a fast-growing community but still maintains a small town family atmosphere. If you’re looking for something new, shop one of our many locally-owned stores or visit the year-round Greater Polk County Farmer’s Market. Sports enthusiasts can support the local high school and university sports teams by attending a game. Have fun at a parade or festival held regularly at the historic Bolivar square or the Polk County Fairgrounds, and Bolivar features more than 20 churches to worship in.

Among the many events held annually in Bolivar are the Light The Park celebration, Arts In The Parks, the Polk County Junior Livestock Show & Youth Fair, the CMH Basketball HoopFest, the SBU Homecoming Parade, the Bolivar Christmas Parade, Taste of Bolivar, the Lawn and Garden show, Country Days, and the 4th of July Celebration of Freedom.

Featured Attractions:
Polk County Museum
Ella Carothers Dunnegan Gallery of Art
Silo Ridge Golf & Country Club 
Dunnegan Memorial Park
Aqua Zone at the Roy Blunt YMCA
Lucas Oil Speedway
Stockton Lake/State Park
Pomme de Terre Lake/State Park
Lake of the Ozarks