Chemotherapy / Oncology Experience RN - PRN - Nexus Specialty Hospital - Shenandoah, TX

Description

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Nursing Officer, the Chemotherapy /  Oncology RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with the laws governing nursing practice, chemotherapy administration and hospital policy.

Job Specific Duties:

  • Provides patient care within the guidelines of the Nurse Practice Act of the BNE and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Provides chemotherapy services within the guidelines of the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC).
  • Demonstrates knowledge of individual patients’/residents’ histories, current progress, care requirements and treatment goals.
  • Completes all required documentation legibly and prior to the end of shift.
  • Completes all required documentation legibly and prior to the end of shift.
  • Demonstrates ability to make appropriate nursing decisions when assessing patients/residents.
  • Communicate with patients, patient’s family, staff, and physicians in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Possesses ability to recognize changes in patient condition and implements appropriate interventions.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
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Job Requirements

Experience

  • Minimum of at least two (2) year experience in the acute/post-acute hospital setting preferred.

Skills

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) through the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) preferred. Willingness to become certified if not currently certified.
  • Maintain current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State in which performing duties.

Education Required

  • Licensed Registered Nurse in the State in which performing duties.