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Registered Nurse, Oncology

Covenant Health

Covenant Health

Knoxville, TN, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024
Job Title
Clin Nurse I
ID
4025364
Facility
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
Department Name
ONCOLOGY

Overview

Registered Nurse, Oncology

Full Time, 72 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift

At Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, leading cancer specialists use the most advanced technologies to achieve breakthrough successes in treating many types of cancer. We work very closely with Thompson Cancer survival Center and Tennessee Cancer specialists and specialize in the treatment of the oncology patient including those who are receiving inpatient chemotherapy and other hematology disorders, blood transfusions or end of life care.

The Oncology Unit (8 North) at Fort Sanders is a 34 bed unit providing care for medical surgical patients with a specialization in Oncology. As an RN on our unit, you will perform a variety of tasks. You will be caring for patients who are undergoing chemotherapy treatment, post-surgical care and so much more. Skillset is broad with IV and Port accessing, phlebotomy, NG tubes, PEG tubes, pleurex drains and wound care.

Our staff consists of RNs, LPNs, CNA/PCAs, and HUCs who work together to provide exceptional patient care. We have a supportive environment and orientation tailored to your needs.

As an organization, we want to grow our employees by promoting a culture of excellence and professionalism. We provide classes on site to become an Oncology Certified Nurse.

If you are passionate about caring for oncology patients and sharpening your medical surgical skills, apply today!

Position Summary: Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.

If you have any questions, please contact Recruiter: Lacey Spoon || Lspoon2@covhlth.com || 865-374-5404

Responsibilities

  • Completes nursing history and initiates patient education.
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members.
  • Implements plan of care appropriate to diagnosis. Evaluates care outcomes.
  • Problem solves and coordinates unit/patient care assignments, with supervision.
  • Introduces new employees/students to unit routines.
  • Participates on unit-based committees.
  • Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills (checklist) to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.
  • Supervises LPNs, Nursing Assistants, HUCs, Techs and sitters.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

Minimum Experience:

New graduate, within first (1st) year of orientation (move to level II after one (1) Year experience).

Licensure Requirement:

Must have and maintain Tennessee State RN licensure. CPR required.

RN License

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