RN - Oncology / Saint Thomas West Hospital / FT Nights

Saint Thomas, TN, Nashville, TN
Feb 03, 2018
Feb 28, 2018
Hemo / Oncology, Other
Contract Type
Full Time
Job ID: 227415

RN - Oncology / Saint Thomas West Hospital / FT Nights

Nashville, Tennessee


Additional Job Information

Title: RN - Oncology

City, State:  Nashville,TN

Location:  Saint Thomas West Hospital

Department:   Oncology Unit 001

Additional Job Details:  FT Nights

Job Description

Job Summary:

Provides direct patient care to cancer patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.


  • Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.

  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.

  • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.

  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.

  • Contribute to Mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement: A. Service to the poor - Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life.B. Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life.C. Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership.D. Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship.E. Creativity - Courageous Innovation.F. Dedication - Affirming hope and joy in our ministry.

  • Administers chemotherapeutic biotherapy agents as directed by Oncologist/Hematologist. Manages and monitors side effects of therapy.

  • Assesses and coordinates discharge planning needs with patient, family, and members of the healthcare team. All other duties as assigned.

  • Coordinates with participating healthcare providers to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.



  • Required Credential(s):

    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

    • One or more of the following:
      • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Tennessee Board of Nursing or current home state license for multi-state license recognition "Compact State" obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

  • Diploma 
    • Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing

Work Experience:
  • Clinical nursing experience within the past five (5) years preferred. One (1) year oncology experience preferred.

How To Apply

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

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