Apr 27, 2022

Oncology Nurse

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

Job Description

locationsOverland Park, KSWestwood, KSLee's Summit, MOKansas City, MONorth Kansas City, MO
time typeFull time
posted onPosted 30+ Days Ago
job requisition idR-14569

Position Title

Oncology Nurse

Days - Full Time

KUCC - East - Lee's Summit, KUCC - North, KUCC - North Kansas City, KUCC - Overland Park, Westwood Medical Pavilion - West

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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
  • Must complete BSN within five years of hire

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:

Full time

Job Requisition ID:

R-14569

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.

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