Infusion RN — Salem

Posted: 7/26/2022

Oregon Oncology Specialists is currently looking for an experienced, compassionate and caring Oncology Infusion RN to join our thriving, privately-owned practice.

Position Overview:

The Oncology Infusion RN provides compassionate and professional direct patient care in our oncology clinic setting. This position has opportunities to make a difference in patient and family lives with the skilled education they provide. Effective collaboration with your clinical team creates a win for all. An Oncology Infusion RN exemplifies proficient knowledge in the administration of cancer and hematology-related treatments, using up-to-date, evidence-based and clinically-supported safety guidelines.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Administering medications, chemotherapeutic agents, biotherapy agents, analgesics, and hematopoietic growth factors to patients with cancer following age-specific guidelines and standards
  • Assessing patient compliance with medications, treatments, and appointments
  • Demonstrating competency in the performance of simple and complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as venipuncture, administration of IV fluids, and care of vascular access devices
  • Evaluating the need for prescription refills, effectiveness of medication, or medication changes.
  • Providing instructions and directions to patients and families on managing side effects related to disease process and related treatments
  • Assisting patients in achieving the maximum level of functioning by coordinating with provider team for available resources in the community such as nutritional counseling, psychosocial counseling, medical equipment, and social service support

Required Qualifications:

  • Nursing degree (Baccalaureate, Associate or Diploma) from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current RN License in State of Oregon
  • Basic Life Support certification within 2 months of hire
  • Current proficiency in IV access of all types
  • Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) within 12 months of hire
  • Must be fully vaccinated (exceptions considered on a case-by-case basis in compliance with applicable law)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years recent RN experience in a patient care setting
  • One-year experience in an inpatient or outpatient oncology clinical setting
  • BSN preferred
  • Current knowledge of chemotherapeutic agents, administration, side effects management and patient learning needs
  • Current OCN
  • Chemotherapy and Biotherapy certified
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system
  • Bilingual preferred

Position Highlights:

  • No need to work nights, holidays, weekends
  • Monday – Friday, 8 hours a day between 7:30 and 5:30
  • Full time, no evenings or weekends
  • Family-oriented leadership
  • Positive, supportive atmosphere
  • Competitive wages, incented bonuses, paid holidays and paid time off
  • Retirement savings plan with a great employer contribution
  • In 2021 OOS was named a Top Workplace for the Oregon and Southwest Washington regions, based on employee satisfaction surveys.
  • As a physician-owned practice, our leadership is local and we are not constrained by large health system bureaucracy.


  • From $40.58 per hour commensurate with prior experience and degree


  • 401(k) pre-tax deductions
  • 401(k) employer contribution
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

What makes OOS Different?

  • In 2021 OOS was named a Top Workplace for the Oregon and Southwest Washington regions, based on employee satisfaction surveys.
  • As a physician-owned practice, our leadership is local and we are not constrained by large health system bureaucracy.
  • We specialize in the latest treatments and most advanced therapies, delivering outcomes that meet or exceed even the largest cancer centers.
  • We pride ourselves on continually improving and creating the best experience for our patients from a business office perspective.
  • We are a patient-centered practice.
  • Competitive pay and incentive bonuses
  • Comprehensive health, dental, vision
  • 401k with employer contribution
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Upward career growth and professional development
  • Supportive and appreciative culture

Would you thrive in this position?

  • Do you enjoy a busy and fast-paced daily routine?
  • Are you observant and intuitive about patient needs?
  • Do you want to work where you can truly make a difference in patient care?
  • Do you enjoy critical thinking and problem solving?
  • Do you have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills?
  • Are you looking for a supportive team environment where help is always an ask away?

How to apply:

Email with the job title in the subject line, and attach your cover and letter and resume – single PDF preferred, but will also accept Word docs.

Please include the following information:

  • What is the highest level of education you have completed?
  • How many years of RN nursing experience do you have?
  • Do you have a valid BLS Certification?
  • Do you have a valid RN license? (Deal breaker)
  • How many years of oncology clinic experience do you have?
  • Do you have a valid OCN certification?
  • How many years of Electronic Medical Record system experience do you have?
  • Do you speak a second language with fluency? If so, which one?
  • Do you have a valid ACLS Certification?

COVID-19 Considerations:

OOS is committed to the health and safety of our patients, visitors and employees. PPE is provided and sanitation measures are in place to ensure the safest environment possible.

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OOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

Oregon Oncology provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities.