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Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy: Kirkland Cancer Center offers state-of-the-art curative treatment with chemotherapy, symtom management, and pallative care. The Chemotherapy unit consists of inpatient rooms and an outpatient chemo clinic.

For each patient's convenience, a pharmacy is on-location to provide that all chemotherapy drugs are available within the unit. The staff is widely experienced in current treatment methods.

Patients:

Patients from age 18 through geriactric ages receive treatment from Kirkland Cancer Center. Various stages of cancer are treated in this facility--from curative to pallative or "care"ative.

Environment:

The Chemotherapy area consists of 36 private patient rooms with cable TV, telephones, wireless internet access, guest seating, and bathrooms. The Outpatient Chemo Clinic has a large waiting area for family/visitors, 12 treatment chairs, complimentary snacks and portable meals. Compassionate staff is available to answer questions and assist with scheduling. We treat you like family in a pleasant, calm atmosphere!

Staff:

All our registered nurses are chemotherapy certified and training in the administration of chemotherapy and management of care for oncology patients. The director, clinical manager, and the fulltime outpatient registered nurse are Oncology Nursing Society certified. They have the most tenured staff at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. A high criteria is set for these nurses regarding their continued education.

  • registered oncology nurses who are chemotherapy certified and trained in the administration of chemotherapy and management of care for oncology patients.
  • registered dietitian
  • social worker
  • case manager
  • oncology pharmacist
  • director, clinical manager, and full time outpatient registered nurse are Oncology Nursing Society certified. 
  • financial counselor is available to assist with enrollment in free medication programs.

Credentials:

We are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and by the American College of Surgeons. Continuous quality assurance monitoring and medicatioin documentation gives us attention to patient safety.

 


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