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Staff Nurse, RN Medical Oncology (306) 

Category Medical Oncology - 7071  
Description

JOB SUMMARY: The Cancer Center nurse administers nursing care to patients and/or plans, directs and coordinates the nursing care of patients via the nursing process and in collaboration with the health care team. The RN also instructs patients and families in procedures, health care practices and continuing care after discharge. The RN performs job duties and responsibilities in a manner adhering to the hospital and department's policies and procedures and in accordance with protocols developed collaboratively with the Medical Director of the Cancer Center. The RN may be assigned other responsibilities for the area.

QUALIFICATIONS:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct and indirect patient care
  • Professional growth
  • Performance Improvement
  • Fiscal Responsibilities
  • Communication
  • Safety
  • Patient's First
  • Able to work effectively in a protocol driven setting 9. Exceptional assessment skills for the cancer population.
  • Skilled at inserting and maintaining IV's; skilled working with central lines and other venous access routes.
  • Able to initiate and maintain strong interpersonal/psychosocial relationships with this specific patient population.
  • Skillfully and accurately triages cancer patient phone calls.

EXPECTED BEHAVIORS:

  • Bases care on the nursing process.
    • Demonstrates thorough, accurate and timely assessments while exhibiting necessary response to changes in the patient's condition.
    • Provides and documents care per hospital and department policies and procedures.
    • Demonstrates competence in clinical and technical skills.
    • Provides instructions to patient/families regarding cancer care, therapies and procedures as well as survivorship care.
  • Seeks educational opportunities to improve knowledge/skill.
  • Participates in identifying or recommending areas for improvement.
  • Completes work in an efficient, timely manner that is conducive to team work and cost containment.
  • Communicates in a clear, concise and professional manner.
  • Performs nursing care following safety principles, OSHA guidelines and infection control guidelines.
  • Provides patient care following the Patient's First Commitment. 8. Highly effective in working within a care team.
 
Position Requirements

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE: Registered Nurse (RN)

ADDITIONAL LICENSURE/CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: RN, OCN certified or certified within 18 months of date of hire. ONS Biotherapy & Chemotherapy Certified within 30 days of hire.

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Mandatory Annual Education: Confidentiality and HIPAA Corporate Compliance Fall Prevention PPD Campaign Quality Assessment Performance Improvement Safety & Security Minimum 2 years’ experience delivering chemotherapy and providing care coordination and education to cancer patients in an outpatient setting.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Sign-On Bonus  
Exempt/Non-Exempt  
Position Staff Nurse, RN Medical Oncology (306)  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 1/7/2022  
Location Hancock Regional Hospital  
About the Organization YOUR HEALTH IS OUR LIFE

Hancock Health is an Indiana-based, full-service healthcare network serving Hancock County and the surrounding areas. Our health system includes Hancock Regional Hospital, Hancock Physician Network and more than 20 other healthcare facilities, such as wellness centers, women's clinics, family practices, and the Sue Ann Wortman Cancer Center.

A Caring Community Partner
Our goal at Hancock Health is simple: To give every person the personalized attention necessary for a happy, healthy life. Our mission, vision, and values embody this goal.

OUR MISSION
To be a Caring Community Partner by healing, improving health and wellness, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness one person at a time.

OUR VISION
To be nationally recognized for kindness in the delivery of excellent quality patient care, efficient and effective operations, the adoption of proven technologies, the creation of a positive workplace environment, and excellence in community service.

OUR VALUES
Exceptional | Honorable | Devoted | Reliable | Kind  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://HancockRegionalHospital.appone.com



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