Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with established protocols and multidisciplinary plan of care utilizing independent, dependent, and interdependent interventions to restore stability, prevent complications, and achieve and maintain optimal patient responses for all patients through patient centered/patient valued care. MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS Education: -Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing. Experience: -Must have two years of oncology experience. Equivalent Experience: -None. Certification/Registration/Licensure: -Must have current, valid RN license or temporary RN license with the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license. -Must have current healthcare provider CPR course completion card from one of the following: oAmerican Heart Association oAmerican Red Cross oMilitary Training Network -Must have Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy and Biotherapy certification within six months after placement in role. -Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) certification preferred. -May be required to have additional specialty certifications. Skills or Special Abilities: -Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nurse Practice Act, established protocols, multidisciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific standards. -Must demonstrate ability to safety and successfully perform all responsibilities of Registered Nurse I-Oncology Services. -Must have comprehensive understanding of chemotherapy as it relates to indications and side effects. -Must be able to start and discontinue intravenous access. -Must be able to access and provide maintenance of central line devices. -Provides continuous assessment, consults with other team members as required and provides nursing care which demonstrates patient centered/patient valued care. -Exercises independent judgment in providing nursing care. -Must be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and possess good oral and written communication skills. -Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, families, and hospital staff in accordance with established policies and procedures. -May be required to communicate effectively, via the overhead paging system. -Must be able to demonstrate the ability to provide direction to non-nursing staff, serve as a preceptor, and serve on rotation as a Charge Nurse. -Must be able to prepare and conduct in-service educational programs. -Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors. -As applicable, will be required to demonstrate acceptable knowledge of nursing standards of care for specialty care area. -Must satisfactorily complete the oncology orientation to all applicable competencies.
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Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth
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