Jul 21, 2021

Oncology Nurse Float RN

  • The University of Kansas Hospital
  • Overland Park, KS, USA

Job Description

Position Title

Oncology Nurse Float RN

Position Summary / Career Interest:

This RN will float between the Westwood and Community Cancer Center locations in an Oncology Infusion Role.

Position Description:

  • Demonstrates competence in the areas of critical thinking, interpersonal relationships, and technical skills. Demonstrates ability to provide care/service safely and efficiently for the care of each patient.
  • Assesses and interprets the patient status utilizing physical assessment, laboratory and diagnostic procedure results, and the patient interview. Uses this information to provide patient care utilizing the nursing process.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill in all aspects of IV therapy, i.e., hydration, chemotherapy, biotherapy, and blood products.

  • Manages patient care based on knowledge of cancer, cancer treatment, and side effects of such treatment.

  • Provides education to the patient and family regarding disease and treatment plan.

  • Contributes to the orientation, education, and evaluation of new staff and the community.

  • Consults with members of the interdisciplinary team regarding pertinent patient issues and collaborates with research staff regarding ongoing studies.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • Registered Nurse, State of Kansas or Missouri based on where service is provided
  • 2 years of experience in oncology
  • BLS Certification
  • Experience as Treatment Room RN or Practice RN in Oncology and BMT
  • IV Therapy skills
  • Excellent communication and teaching skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Ability to prioritize patient care issues and triage patient telephone calls

Preferred:

  • 4 years of experience in oncology
  • OCN certification
  • ONS Chemo/Bio certification

Time Type:

Full time

Job Requisition ID:

R-2944

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