Registered Nurse (RN) Oncology

Location
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 14, 2018
Closes
Apr 20, 2018
Ref
00031-13255
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Parkridge Medical Center
- Chattanooga, TN


 

Registered Nurse (RN) - 4 West - Oncology

Parkridge Medical Center
has served the community for nearly 40 years. Over the years, we have built a reputation for advanced technology and compassionate care, making us a hospital of choice for patients seeking quality treatment in the community. From our comprehensive cardiac services program to orthopedics and oncology care at The Sarah Cannon Cancer Center at Parkridge, we are proud to be one of Chattanoogas best hospitals for healing. Parkridge Medical Center was the first hospital in the area to offer robotic surgery, and features the areas most knowledgeable and experienced robotic surgery team. The Parkridge Medical Center Emergency Department is an Accredited Chest Pain Center, making it a natural choice for those suffering from cardiovascular events when every minute matters.


Responsibilities:

  • Utilizing the nursing process, provides care for patients with cancer.
  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
  • Cares for patients requiring long term pain management.
  • Cares for patients receiving chemotherapy.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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