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Registered Nurse II - Oncology (Moody Breast Health Center)

Date: Oct 30, 2020

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Parkland Health and Hospital System

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

 

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">PRIMARY PURPOSE:

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with established protocols and multidisciplinary plan of care utilizing independent, dependent, and interdependent interventions to restore stability, prevent complications, and achieve and maintain optimal patient responses for all patients through patient centered/patient valued care.

 

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS:

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Education:

  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing.

 

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Experience:

  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Must have (2) two years of oncology experience.

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Equivalent Experience: None

 

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Certification/Registration/Licensure:

  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Must have current, valid RN license or temporary RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.
  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Must have current healthcare provider CPR course completion card from one of the following:
    • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">American Heart Association
    • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">American Red Cross Rescuer
    • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Military Training Network.
  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Must have Oncology Nursing (ONS) Chemotherapy and Biotherapy certification within six months after placement in role.
  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) certification preferred.
  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">May be required to have additional specialty certifications.

 

<span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Skills or Special Abilities:

  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nurse Practice Act, established protocols, multidisciplinary plan of care and clinical area specific standards.
  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Must demonstrate ability to safety and successfully perform all responsibilities of Registered Nurse I – Oncology Services.
  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Must have comprehensive understanding of chemotherapy as it relates to indications and side effects.
  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Must be able to start and discontinue intravenous access.
  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Must be able to access and provide maintenance of central line devices.
  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Provides continuous assessment, consults with other team members as required and provides nursing care which demonstrates patient centered/patient valued care.
  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Exercises independent judgment in providing nursing care.
  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Must be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, families, and hospital staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">May be required to communicate effectively, via the overhead paging system.
  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Must be able to demonstrate the ability to provide direction to non-nursing staff, serve as preceptor, and serve on rotation as a Charge Nurse.
  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Must be able to prepare and conduct in-service educational programs.
  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.
  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">As applicable, will be required to demonstrate acceptable knowledge of nursing standards of care for specialty care area.
  • <span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS",sans-serif">Must satisfactorily complete the oncology orientation to all applicable competencies.

 

 

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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