Registered Nurse (RN) - Bone Marrow Transplant - Days

Location
Austin, Texas
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Closes
Oct 18, 2017
Ref
00196-54285
Specialty
Hemo / Oncology
Contract Type
Permanent

Position Summary:

This is a BMT/Surgical Oncology unit that will be providing care to Bone Marrow transplant, general Oncology, and Surgical Oncology patients. The surgeries that include but are not limited to the following: Whipple, Colon Resection, Ileostomies, Liver Resection, Small bowel Resection, and HIPEC.

*1) Considers age related factors in the assessment, care, and treatment of the oncology patient.

*2) Considers principles of death and dying when caring for terminally ill oncology patients.  Provides emotional, spiritual, religious and cultural support to patients and their significant others.

*3) Applies principles of oncology nursing.  Provides emotional, spiritual, religious and cultural support to patients and their significant others.

*4) Maintains current certification to deliver chemotherapeutic and biotherapy agents.

*5) Applies principles of cardiac and medical-surgical nursing in providing patient care.

*6) Maintains a knowledge of medications, procedures and equipment commonly used in the care of cardiac and medical-surgical patients.

*7) Demonstrate understanding of HCAs and “Patients First “safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.

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