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Registered Nurse, Oncology

Posted on Feb 28, 2019 by BJC HealthCare

Saint Louis, MO 63136
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Job ID:
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Christian Hospital is an acute-care community hospital with 220 staffed beds, located in north St. Louis County. As a founding member of BJC HealthCare, the hospital has an expert medical staff and a diverse workforce of nearly 2,000 health care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances. Christian Hospital is nationally recognized for stroke care and cardiology, and highly regarded for its excellence in emergency medicine, robotic surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, pulmonology and wound care.

Our Northwest HealthCare campus, located six miles west of Christian Hospital in Florissant, offers the community 24-hour emergency care as well as a variety of outpatient services and physician practices.

Patients admitted to Oncology are acutely ill patients with medical problems whose primary reasons for admission include, but are not limited to, all types of cancer, hematological disorders, anemia, immuno-compromised patients, sickle cell disease, and medical diagnosis such as pneumonia, diabetes, CHF, GI bleeding, and renal failure. Age range is 16 and above.


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Role Purpose

Provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care.

Responsibilities

  • Educates patients and their families on how to manage their illness or injury, including post treatment home care needs and medication administration.
  • Uses critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate patient's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs.
  • Develops and implements individual plans of care in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team in accordance with the established guidelines and standards of nursing care. Promotes patient and family centered care in a healing environment.
  • Evaluates patient's response and modifies plan of care accordingly throughout the patient's stay.
  • Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development and life long learning.
  • Minimum Requirements

    Degree

  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's
  • - Nursing

    Experience

  • No Experience
  • Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • RN
  • Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN)
  • Clinical - Direct Skills

  • Oncology - 1 year or more
  • Additional Job Information

  • 36 Hours per Week -
  • Sign-On Bonus Eligible -
  • Holiday Rotation -
  • Weekend Rotation as Required by Department -
  • Benefits Eligible -
  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    - Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    - Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    - 401(k) plan
    - Tuition Assistance
    - Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    - On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    - Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Reference: 656419465

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