Looking for a Registered Nurse (0.9 FTE, Variable Day ) to work for the Cancer Treatment Center.
The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing nursing care adapted to individual patient needs based on the nursing process, which includes assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. This position is accountable and responsible on a continuing basis for providing infusions (including chemotherapy and biologic therapy), blood products, and procedures to the ambulatory patient at the direction of a physician. The RN is responsible for the organization and collaboration of care between the physician's clinic and the Treatment Center. This is accomplished through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.
In this position you will:
Collect pertinent assessment data that includes present condition, past history, physical, spiritual and psychosocial information utilizing input from patient, significant other, and/or healthcare tem members as applicable. Interprets data to identify the patient’s needs and potential problems.
Develop, review, and revise an individualized care plan within the time frame identified in documentation standards. Establishes expected outcomes that are measurable and achievable.
Evaluate patient’s response to care and initiate independent and/or collaborative changes where appropriate. Documents changes in condition and response to interventions.
Utilize nursing process to incorporate teaching into delivery of patient care. Documents teaching and learning.
Maintain annual clinical and institutional competencies. Delivery patient care based on pathophysiology and nursing principles. Performs technical skills with accuracy and efficiency. Establishes and adjust priorities based on patient acuity and changing clinical situations.
Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire
All Registered Nurses without a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing must obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 6 years of hire
Current Washington State Registered Nursing license
Successful completion of the ONS Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)
One (1) year current oncology, or infusion oncology nursing experience, preferably in an acute care facility
Preferred qualifications for this position include: