Registered Nurse - RN - Hematology Oncology Unit - FT Days

Location
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Closes
Nov 11, 2017
Ref
00322-25916
Specialty
Hemo / Oncology
Contract Type
Permanent

The hematology unit is a 19 bed unit that sees a wide variety of blood cancers from Acute Leukemia, Non-Hodgkins, and Lymphoma. The patients will become part of your work family as you see them frequently for their treatment cycles. The Length of stay for these patients are longer than you will see on any other in-patient oncology unit within the service line. We see a wide range of ages from adolescent to late adults.

  • Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Regiments
  • Blood Product Administration
  • Manage complication/toxicities related to medications of the oncology patient
Radiation therapy patients

General Description:

Under general supervision, provides nursing care in a hospital to a variety of patients with health problems ranging from simple to complex.

Essential Function/Duties:

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.