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Overview

Registered Nurse, Oncology

$5,000 Sign-on Bonus for Experienced RNs

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift

At Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, leading cancer specialists use the most advanced technologies to achieve breakthrough successes in treating many types of cancer. We work very closely with Thompson Cancer survival Center and Tennessee Cancer specialists and specialize in the treatment of the oncology patient including those who are receiving inpatient chemotherapy and other hematology disorders, blood transfusions or end of life care.

The Oncology Unit (8 North) at Fort Sanders is a 34 bed unit providing care for medical surgical patients with a specialization in Oncology. As an RN on our unit, you will perform a variety of tasks. You will be caring for patients who are undergoing chemotherapy treatment, post-surgical care and so much more. Skillset is broad with IV and Port accessing, phlebotomy, NG tubes, PEG tubes, pleurex drains and wound... care.

Our staff consists of RNs, LPNs, CNA/PCAs, and HUCs who work together to provide exceptional patient care. We have a supportive environment and orientation tailored to your needs.

As an organization, we want to grow our employees by promoting a culture of excellence and professionalism. We provide classes on site to become an Oncology Certified Nurse.

If you are passionate about caring for oncology patients and sharpening your medical surgical skills, apply today!

Position Summary

Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.

If you have any questions, please contact Recruiter: Lacey Spoon || [email protected] || 865-374-5404

Responsibilities
• Correlates patient history and support systems within hospital care/nursing home care.
• Assesses needs of patient and family.
• Develops and initiates plan of care, involving patient and family.
• Recommends interventions.
• Evaluates plan of care.
• Clinical expertise and knowledge is such that individual can resolve complex patient/management/physician problems without supervision.
• Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.
• Leads process improvement initiatives in their own unit or participate in facility team.
• Precepts new employees/students or attends formal preceptor workshop and is willing to precept. Reviews clinical performance of preceptee with unit leader or clinical instructor.
• Provides four contact hours of educational activities, excluding basic patient education.
• Contributes to development and evaluation of unit orientation program.
• Supervises LPNs, Nursing Assistants, HUCs, Techs, and sitters.
• Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

Minimum Experience

Minimum of three (3) years professional experience.

Licensure Requirement

Must have and maintain Tennessee State RN licensure. CPR required.

RN license
Canada

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