Covenant Health

Job Title
Clin Nurse II
ID
3849711
Facility
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
Department Name
ONCOLOGY

Overview

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Registered Nurse, Oncology

$5,000 Sign-on Bonus for experienced RNs

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.  As an RN on our unit, you will perform a variety of tasks.  You will be caring for patients who are undergoing chemotherapy treatment, post-surgical care and so much more.  Skillset is broad with IV and Port accessing, phlebotomy, NG tubes, PEG tubes, pleurex drains and wound care. 

 

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. 

 

As an organization, we want to grow our employees by promoting a culture of excellence and professionalism.  We provide classes on site to become an Oncology Certified Nurse.   

 

If you are passionate about caring for oncology patients and sharpening your medical surgical skills, 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 || 865-374-5404

 

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 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.
  • 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:

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

 

Licensure Requirement:

Must have and maintain Tennessee State RN licensure. CPR required.

 

 

RN license

 

RN license

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