Registered Nurse - RN - Surgical Oncology - FT Days
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POST DATE 9/17/2017
END DATE 12/20/2017
Oklahoma City, OK
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Code: 00322-27044
Days (rotating weekends)
Surgical Oncology contains Twenty two bed units with the patient population mainly consisting of gynecological oncology patients. The Gyn/Onc Team has five board-certified gynecologic oncologists, more than any other practice in Oklahoma. These doctors pioneered the use of laparoscopic surgery to treat gynecologic cancers and perform more of these surgeries than any other group in the state. Our Gyn/Onc team is a national leader in National Cancer Institute-endorsed clinical trials, offering more than 50 promising treatments at any given time.
Some of the Nursing interventions and treatments may include.
* Post-Operative care
* Clinical Trials
* Chemotherapy Administration and Monitoring
* Blood product Administration
* Conscience sedation
* Palliative Care
Under general supervision, provides nursing care in a hospital to a variety of patients with health problems ranging from simple to complex.
Assumes responsibility for an assigned group of patients. Documents patient responses to nursing interventions and prescribed medical treatments; notes all changes in physician order on assigned patients. Assists physician in the examination of patients and in performing minor diagnostic procedures and treatment. Obtains and monitors physiological data of patients, observes the physiological manifestations of patients and intervenes when necessary. Administers medication as prescribed. Initiates, regulates and monitors intravenous infusions and blood products. Delivers patient care competently. Interacts with family and patient in sharing care plan while in the hospital and at time of discharge. Informs patient and family of hospital procedures. Makes referral regarding patient care needs to appropriate personnel. Delegates tasks to support staff.
*EDUCATION: Graduation from an approved school of nursing.
*LICENSURE: Possession of a valid temporary license or permanent license issued by the Oklahoma State Board of Nurse Registration and Nursing Education as a Registered Nurse prior to entrance on duty. Permanent license must be obtained within 3 months of appointment.
*Minimum one (1) year acute care preferred
Physical Requirements (with or without accommodations):
Requires frequent bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and sufficient manual dexterity to operate therapeutic equipment. Must be able to stand and/or to walk for long periods at a time. May be required to perform repetitive tasks and motions. Requires sufficient visual acuity to read charts and equipment displays. Requires ability to hear alarms, telephones and normal speaking voice. Good mental and physical health to work for long periods of time in a highly stressful atmosphere is required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, techniques and procedures. Ability to organize, plan, coordinate and evaluate nursing services and apply nursing techniques. Ability to maintain good working relationships with other employees. Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to respond effectively to cultural and language needs of patients and visitors. Some computer skills.
Associate's Degree/College Diploma
Last Edited: 12/18/2017