Sep 23, 2020

RN Specialty, Oncology

  • Ardent Health Services
  • Tyler, TX, USA

Job Description


Job Summary: Competent Clinician. Experienced, knowledgeable and skilled in specialty area. Competently functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team. Practice is characterized by predominantly interdependent decision-making. Practice is problem focused, but patient centered in the manner care is provided. Able to manage unexpected or emergency situations that are commonly seen in assigned specialty population. Serves as a resource for licensed and unlicensed clinic staff. Can manage commonly seen contingency situations that arise on his/her clinical unit.

Major Responsibilities / Duties / Critical Tasks:

  • Adheres to the Mission, Vision, and Values of UT Health Northeast.
  • Assisting two oncologists and two nurse practitioners in the evaluation of the oncology and hematology patient by triage in the office setting.
  • Performs technical procedures/skills in the specialty area of oncology which includes the administration of medications and treatments specific to cancer care primarily
  • Flexibility and willingness to cover in the radiation oncology clinic as needed.
  • Accountable for the identification and reduction of unsafe practices that could cause harm to patients.
  • Responsible for acquiring working knowledge of and maintaining ongoing understanding of required practices, procedures and processes to meet and exceed regulatory compliance standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Education / Experience:

Graduation from an accredited Registered Nurse program.

RN with 2 years of clinical experience in area of Oncology.

One year RN experience in clinic setting preferred.

Experience in Radiation Oncology a plus.

Required Licenses/Certifications:

Must possess and maintain a current RN license to practice in Texas.

Must possess and maintain current CPR Healthcare Provider.

ACLS preferred upon hire or attain within one year of hire.

OCN is preferred upon hire or attain within one year of eligibility.

Chemotherapy certification through the Oncology Nursing Society is preferred upon hire required as soon as eligible.