The Registered Nurse, Oncology, will apply the nursing process to plan and implement the care of patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care planning. The Oncology RN effectively communicates pertinent patient/family information to the health care team. Collaborate in establishing patient goals and evaluates progress to ensure effective outcomes. Further your professional growth by engaging in learning activities according to the Board of Nursing standards. $10,000 sign-on bonus for Licensed RNs. Relocation Assistance available.
The Vanderbilt Inpatient Hematology/Oncology Unit is led by Janet Lucas, winner of one of Vanderbilt's highest nursing honors - The Adrienne Ames Transformational Nursing Leader Award. Janet leads a 27-bed unit dedicated to the best possible care for patients with diagnoses of leukemia, lymphoma, sickle cell, anemia and solid tumors. The nurse patient ratio for this unit is typically 1:5 with a mix of majority oncology patients and some general medicine patients.We are looking for compassionate nurses who want to be part of an interdisciplinary team of healthcare practitioners. Our nurses are part of everything we do at Vanderbilt, a Magnet-designated facility.
Position Shift: Night Shift: 7PM to 7AM
The nurses on this unit work three 12-hour shifts per week. Weekends are required. The work schedule for this unit is prepared in advance for a six-week timeframe. There are twelve weekend shifts in each schedule. Weekends are Friday and Saturday night. You are required to work five weekend shifts during each six week schedule. Vanderbilt offers self-scheduling through our software program called VandyWorks. You are required to schedule yourself for five weekend shifts during each six-week schedule.
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