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Registered Nurse RN Radiation Oncology

Posted on Aug 13, 2019 by LewisGale Hospital Pulaski

Pulaski, VA 24301
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Description
SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski (LGHP) is located in the beautiful mountainous region of Virginia . Pulaski is considered a neighbor to the Virginia Tech Hokie community and is a short 45 minute drive from Roanoke, VA. The HCA (Hospital Corporation of America) hospital is a 147-bed acute care facility with more than 350 employees and has been recognized by Joint Commission as a Top Performer. The medical staff includes a wide range of primary care and specialty care physicians, including Cardiology, Otolaryngology, Orthopedics, General Surgery, Urology and Oncology as well as Hospitalists.

Responsibilities of the Registered Nurse Chemotherapy:
  • Implements clinical and technical aspects of patient care for oncology patients for Infusion Center procedures according to the nursing process; ensures patient / family receive appropriate healthcare education and instruction for discharge; Accurately completes documentation of all patient care related information; Appropriately utilizes resources related to care of the patient;
  • Assist in the maintaining and ordering of supplies; Performs cleaning task as assigned
  • Maintains positive working relationship with coworker and physicians; Monitors performance of staff assigned to team and coaches as appropriate; demonstrates and promotes professionalism
  • Participates in the orientation of new employees
  • Is an active member of the team in participating in follow up phone calls to patients
Qualifications
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
  • Diploma or Associates Degree from a professional nursing program (required)
  • BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred)

  • CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY:
  • ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Card within 120 days of hire or transfer
  • BLS within 90 days of hire/transfer
  • ACLS within 180 days- new employees/transfers have a maximum of 180 days to complete ACLS upon hire date. During this time the nurse will work under the direct supervision of an RN who has satisfactorily completed basic arrhythmia competency and ACLS certification. If the new employee fails to complete the above items in the established timeframe, the nurse lacking successful completion of the competency/certification will continue to work under the direct supervision of another RN as previously described. This practice will continue until the new employee satisfactorily completes the basic arrhythmia competency, has passed licensure exam, and has obtained ACLS certification.
Whyjoin HCA - LewisGale?

    • Matching401K
    • LowDeductibles for Health, Vision, and Dental
    • Team Culture
    • Passionfor patient care
    • CareerAdvancement through Clinical Ladder
    • RelocationAssistance
    • TuitionReimbursement Program ($5,250/calendaryear)
    • Student LoanAssistance Program ($1,800/calendaryear)
We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity atour company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color,national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteranstatus, or disability status.

Associated topics: care, care unit, hospice, intensive care, intensive care unit, maternal, psychatric, recovery, staff nurse, unit

Reference: 744684282

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