Registered Nurse - RN - Medical / Oncology

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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 11/20/2016

SCL Health Wheat Ridge, CO

Company
SCL Health
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
16006584
AJE Ref #
576126521
Location
Wheat Ridge, CO
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Associates Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The Medical/Oncology unit at Lutheran Medical Center has 37 beds with 6 of those dedicated to oncology patients. This unit see mostly acute medical cases to include, but not limited to, sepsis, pulmonary, ETOH and drug withdrawal, diabetes, etc. Our oncology patients are typically seen by nurses who have their chemo certification, but this is an excellent opportunity for med/surg RNs to get some cross training in oncology. Apply today and join this dynamic team!!
Lutheran Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.

Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health and hope to our patients.

Fast Facts

* Wheat Ridge, CO (estab. 1905)

* Community-based, acute care hospital, Level III Trauma Center

* 2,100 associates, 900 physicians, 600 volunteers

* 338 beds

Services & Expertise

* 5-Star Birthing Center

* Breast Care Center (NAPBC accredited)

* Bridges Integrative Health & Wellness

* Comprehensive Cancer Center

* Heart & Neurovascular

* Orthopedics

* Primary Stroke Center

* Robotic Surgery

* Senior ER, Behavioral Health & Surgery

* Sleep Center

* Spine Center

* Women & Family Center

Kudos: Lutheran is recognized for quality, safety & patient experience by Truven, the Joint Commission & more!
Visit: http://www.lutheranmedicalcenter.org/

The Registered Nurse will provide direct patient care, meeting both psychological and physical needs of the patients in accordance with physicians orders, Joint Commission, OSHA, nursing and department guidelines. The RN fulfills these duties to contribute to the continuity and quality of care which fosters the best interest and well-being of all patients and their families.

* Conduct and document a thorough assessment of each patients medical status upon admission and throughout the patients course of treatment.

* Assist in the development and implementation of an individualized treatment plan for each assigned patient.

* Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines described.

* Complete required documentation in an accurate and timely manner.

* Oversee care delivered by Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants.

* Attend and participate in clinical team conferences regarding patient progress, problems and needs.

* Act in compliance with hospital, regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.

* Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.

* Adheres to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs.

* Perform other duties, as assigned.

The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.

* Associate's degree in nursing, required

* Bachelor's degree in nursing, required within 5 years of employment

* Valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of practice, required

* Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, required

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required

* One (1) year of RN experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred