Catholic Health Initiatives Registered Nurse (RN) Medical Surgical Oncology Full-time Nights in TACOMA, Washington

Registered Nurse (RN) Medical Surgical Oncology Full-time Nights

Description

As the flagship hospital of CHI Franciscan Health, St. Joseph Medical Center continues to be the regional leader in the use of advanced medical technologies and therapies. The 361-bed regional medical center is a level II trauma center with a robust cardiac surgery program that has recently received Three Star Awards for our thoracic and cardiac programs. We are also one of the largest, most comprehensive providers of expert cancer care in the Puget Sound. The CHI Franciscan Cancer Care program is accredited by the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer, and in 2015 received a special commendation for our nursing education program and support of certification in oncology nursing.

Our Oncology department has 28 beds with a 4 bed hematopoietic stem cell unit. We specialize in chemotherapy administration, symptom management, stem cell transplant, complex pain management and end-of-life care. The RN to patient ratio averages 4 patients per registered nurse, practicing in a care team model with certified nursing assistants. Our Oncology Interdisciplinary team is made up of skilled surgeons, medical hematologists-oncologists and radiation oncologists, nurse navigators and other oncology experts. We are most proud of our compassionate and exceptional quality care.

The leadership team in the Oncology Department is comprised of a Divisional Director, three RN Clinical Managers and an RN Educator. Combined, these leaders have over 100 years of oncology nursing and leadership experience and they truly enjoy mentoring and developing staff members.

What We Have To Offer To You:

  • A supportive learning environment with a focus on high-quality patient care.

  • Highly collegial team

  • Shared Governance organization model

  • Faith-based culture with commitment to our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence where we value positive team players

  • Opportunity to work in an organization based upon quality and patient-centered care

  • 12-hour shifts

  • No on-call time required

  • Financial support for specialty certifications

  • Tuition assistance for advanced degrees

  • Opportunities for career growth within the growing and highly successful CHI Franciscan Health system

  • Competitive wages, incentives and a generous employee benefits program

Job Summary:

You will provide care to oncology/hematology patients. Implementing and assessing the patient plan of care in collaboration with physicians, interdisciplinary teams and the patient and family.

Qualifications

Job Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing is preferred

  • One year of medical-surgical nursing experience is preferred

  • Current State Licensure as a Registered Nurse is required

  • Basic Life Support certification is required

Job Oncology

Primary Location WASHINGTON-TACOMA-ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule 7:00 pm - 7:00 am

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2017-R0120727