Covenant Health

Job Title
Clin Nurse II
ID
3339816
Facility
Thompson Oncology Group
Department Name
MEDICAL ONCOLOGY

Overview

Thompson Oncology Group

 

 

Registered Nurse, Medical Oncology

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period. Day Shift (Monday - Friday varied hours)

 

The healthcare professionals at Thompson Oncology Group are leaders in cancer care. Our physicians have access to proven drug-based treatments and the latest clinical trial medicines to assure each patient receives the most effective treatment. Locations include Knoxville, Maryville, Morristown, Oak Ridge, Sevierville, Harriman, and Lenoir City. For more information visit https://www.thompsoncancer.com/ .

 

Position Summary: Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit; coordinates care planning with other disciplines. Working directly with a physician each day during their hours. Entering orders, scribing notes, telephone triage, chart prep and all pt follow up as directed by physician.

Responsibilities

 

  • Correlates patient history and support systems within hospital care/nursing home care. 
  • Assesses learning needs of patient and family. 
  • Develops and initiates plan of care, involving patient and family. 
  • Recommends interventions. 
  • Evaluates plan of care. 
  • Resolves problems regarding moderately complex issues without oversight or supervision. 
  • Demonstrates active participation in unit or facility activities.  
  • Demonstrates willingness to precept employees/students as directed. Reviews clinical performance of preceptee with unit leader or clinical instructor. 
  • Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served. 
  • Supervises LPNs, Nursing Assistants, HUCs, Techs, and sitters. 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

 

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: Must possess at least one (1) year of professional experience. 

 

Continuing Education: Sixteen (16) contact hours required annually (8 to enhance clinical expertise); or twelve (12) contact hours required annually, plus ACLS or approved specialty certifications

 

Licensure Requirement: Valid Tennessee RN license. Fire/security, infection control, and CPR inservices are required.

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