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Position Summary: We are a busy oncology clinic serving patients with GI & Head and Neck cancer as well as patients who are participating in our Phase1 studies. As the clinic RN, you will be supporting specific physicians, working with the study coordinators, managing clinic triage calls and helping to ensure patients have appropriate care across the health system. You will also educate patients on chemotherapy, management of port and picc lines, and help them understand their needs as they move through treatment.
Provides professional nursing care within the health system and coordinates plan of care with the patient and family in collaboration with other disciplines. Is a role model of professional nursing practice; participates in orientation and training of new personnel and students to unit.
This job description serves as a foundation for describing the role of the registered nurse at Memorial Health System. The professional nurse supports the mission, vision and values and core objectives of Memorial Health System. Maintains competencies to provide the care and services as it applies to the department's patient/customer population and as defined in the department's scope of service document. Unit or department specifics are detailed in the Scope of Service for that area.
Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans based on patient assessment to optimize outcomes and
Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.
Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
May precept student nurses and new hires.
Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program if have less than 3 years of experience the nursing program must be accredited. (ACEN or CCNE accredited school)
An unrestricted, CO RN license (or a compact RN license and obtain a CO RN license within 90 days of start date)
Six months of nursing experience
BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date.BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire.All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
At least one year of current acute care oncology experience
ONS and/or OCN certification (within 1 year of hire)
Flexibility with scheduling
Epic documentation experience
Willingness to be active on committees
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