Feb 28, 2024

PRN Oncology Nurse

  • The University of Kansas Health System
  • Kansas City, MO, USA

Job Description

locations Kansas City, MO North Kansas City, MO time type Part time posted on Posted 6 Days Ago job requisition id R-28316 Position Title PRN Oncology Nurse KUCC - North, KUCC - North Kansas City Position Summary / Career Interest: The Oncology Nurse provides professional nursing care through assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. Responsibilities: Administers medications safely. Collects and analyzes comprehensive data pertinent to the patient’s health or situation to determine the diagnosis or issues. a) Performs primary and secondary patient assessments and documents in the medical record accurately and timely. b) Documents changes and omissions of the identified plan. Communicates systematic report to other care providers. Coordinates care delivery; utilizes resources to promote the continuum of care. Demonstrates knowledge and skill in all aspects of IV therapy and hydration Employs strategies to promote health in a safe environment.   Evaluates and documents progress toward the attainment of outcomes. Identifies expected interventions and outcomes for an individualized plan of care and communicates effectively with patient, family and other team members. Implements the plan of care in a safe, timely and appropriate manner. Manages patient care based on knowledge of cancer, cancer treatment, and side effects of such treatment. Uses quality and evidence based practice to deliver and improve care. Works closely with more experienced clinicians for guidance and supervision. Infusion/Treatment Depts: demonstrates knowledge and skills in chemotherapy/biotherapy and blood products.                                                                                       Radiation Oncology Depts:  demonstrates knowledge of radiation therapies and procedures, including side effect and symptom managment.  Demonstrates ability to triage patients and coordinate with provider to ensure care needs are met.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ​            *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. JOB REQUIREMENTS Required: Associate's Degree in Nursing (or higher degree) required Registered Nurse license required for state the clinic is located in, at the time of hire (Kansas or Missouri). Must obtain additional State license, to possess both Kansas and Missouri licensing within 6 months of hire BLS Certification or obtained within 14 Must complete BSN within five years of hire As a condition of your employment and continued employment with the health system, you are required to secure a Nurse Compact License (NCL) within 60 days of your date of hire.  This will enable you to perform your job duties not only in Kansas, but other compact states.   You will be responsible for any expenses you incur in securing this license, and must provide your manager with evidence of this license before the sixty-day period expires.  If you fail to secure the NCL as required, you will be immediately removed from the work schedule and placed on an unpaid administrative leave, until we can understand the reasons for your non-compliance.  Further failure to comply with the licensing requirement will result in your end of employment with the health system.   Preferred: BSN Degree preferred Infusion/Treatment Depts:  Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) preferred 1 year med surg/acute care preferred 1 year oncology experience preferred Time Type: Part time Job Requisition ID: R-28316 We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information. Need help finding the right job? We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Create a custom Job Alert by selecting criteria that suit your career interests.