Catholic Health Initiatives RN (Radiation Oncology) Full Time - First Shift in CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee

RN (Radiation Oncology) Full Time - First Shift

Description

JOB SUMMARY:

The Registered Nurse is responsible for delivery of patient care through the use of the nursing processes and provides leadership by working cooperatively with nursing and other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. Understands radiation therapy, pathophysiology of cancer and main treatment modalities and their interactions and side effects. Performs weekly physical assessments on patients, obtains medical history, social history, psychosocial history and facilitates the ordering of laboratory and radiographic studies. The RN will ensure results of these studies are documented electronically. Provides psychological support to both inpatients and outpatients, families and significant others through education and counseling. Develops and maintains radiation oncology educational material for staff and patients. Registered nurses in radiation oncology work with the nurse navigator of cancer services, to ensure proper education of patient. The Registered Nurse participates in weekly chart rounds, monthly QA, and other committees as directed by the department manager.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

Experience:

  • Two (2) years’ experience required.

Licensure or Certification:

  • Currently licensed in Tennessee or eligible for licensure.

  • American Heart Association (AHA) BLS required within probationary period.

  • Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) or obtain within 12 months.

Equipment/Skills:

  • Use of general patient care equipment and communication equipment; ARIA computer system, Meditech, FAX and copier.

  • Lab sticks, IV starts and medication administration.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers.CBCHI

Job Nursing - RN

Primary Location TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA-MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Daily Schedule First Shift

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 75

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0119250