Registered Nurse - RN - Surgical Oncology - FT Nights

Location
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Closes
Nov 11, 2017
Ref
00322-26750
Specialty
Hemo / Oncology
Contract Type
Permanent

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

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.