Date:Jul 1, 2014
Location:Durango, CO, US
Located in the scenic, historic and charming Southwest Colorado town of Durango, Mercy Regional Medical Center (MRMC) is a full-service, acute care hospital with Level III Trauma designation. Recognized by Healthgrades (a leading, independent health care ratings company) with awards for Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety Excellence, as well as an “A” Hospital Safety rating from The LeapFrog Group, Mercy Regional Medical Center blends state-of-the-art technology with a serene and comfortable environment to promote well-being and healing. Specialty services include emergency care, surgical care, cardiac care, an Orthopedic and Spine Center of Excellence and a Family Birthing Center equipped with every amenity and a dedicated surgical suite. Durango residents experience an exceptional quality life with world-class outdoor recreation including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking and more. Learn more about us at:http://www.mercydurango.org/
JOB DESCRIPTION/JOB POSTING ID: 8104
Job Requirements (Core Competencies)
Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
Experience: Minimum of one year experience
License/Certification: Current CO or multi-state compact RN license. American Heart Association BLS certification required within 90 day orientation period. Oncology Nursing Certification preferred within one year of hire. ONS Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider Certification preferred within 6 months of hire.
Other required skills and abilities: Computer literacy, good keyboard skills, basic medical terminology, good interpersonal skills, and good telephone skills..
JOB SUMMARY:Provides professional nursing care for clinic patients. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patients’ plan of care. Prepares and administers chemotherapeutic agents and other medications as ordered by physician. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Is familiar with oncology diagnoses, treatments, adverse effects and symptom management. Reports to Clinical Manager.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.