Covenant Health

Job Title
Clin Nurse I
ID
3610331
Facility
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
Department Name
ONCOLOGY

Overview

Regional

 

Registered Nurse (RN), Oncology Unit

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift

 

At Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, leading cancer specialists use the most advanced technologies to achieve breakthrough successes in treating many types of cancer.  We work very closely with Thompson Cancer survival Center and Tennessee Cancer specialists and specialize in the treatment of the oncology patient including those who are receiving inpatient chemotherapy and other hematology disorders, blood transfusions or end of life care. 

 

The Oncology Unit (8 North) at Fort Sanders is a 34 bed unit providing care for medical surgical patients with a specialization in Oncology. 

 

Our staff consists of RNs, LPNs, CNA/PCAs, and HUCs who work together to provide exceptional patient care.  We have a supportive environment and orientation tailored to your needs. 

 

If you are passionate about caring for medical surgical patients with a specialization in oncology, apply today!

 

Position Summary: Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.

 

For more information on this position or others contact: Erica Young || eyoung9@covhlth.com || 865-331-2572

Responsibilities

  • Completes nursing history and initiates patient education.
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members.
  • Implements plan of care appropriate to diagnosis. Evaluates care outcomes.
  • Problem solves and coordinates unit/patient care assignments, with supervision.
  • Introduces new employees/students to unit routines.
  • Participates on unit-based committees.
  • Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills (checklist) to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.
  • Supervises LPNs, Nursing Assistants, HUCs, Techs and sitters.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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: New graduate, within first (1st) year of orientation (move to level II after one (1) Year experience).

 

 

Licensure Requirement: Must have and maintain Tennessee State RN licensure. CPR required.

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