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Med-Surg Oncology Registered Nurse - RN

Company: St Joseph Medical Center
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Overview\nCurrent Incentives for this Role:\n \n\n Up to a $20,000* *Sign-On Bonus*** \n Up to $25,000 in* *Education Loan Forgiveness* for qualifying loans\n Up to a $20,000 RN Residency Completion Bonus* for qualifying RN Residents\n* *Relocation Assistance* for experienced RNs\n \nCHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region's most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies. While you're busy impacting the healthcare industry, we'll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, annual bonus eligibility, and more!\n\nResponsibilities\nAs the flagship hospital of CHI Franciscan Health, St. Joseph Medical Center continues to be the regional leader in the use of advanced medical technologies and therapies. The 361-bed regional medical center is a level II trauma center with a robust cardiac surgery program that has recently received Three Star Awards for our thoracic and cardiac programs. We are also one of the largest, most comprehensive providers of expert cancer care in the Puget Sound. The CHI Franciscan Cancer Care program is accredited by the American College of Surgeon's Commission on Cancer, and in 2015 received a special commendation for our nursing education program and support of certification in oncology nursing.\n \nOur Oncology department has 28 beds with a 4-bed hematopoietic stem cell unit. We specialize in chemotherapy administration, symptom management, stem cell transplant, complex pain management and end-of-life care. The RN-to-patient ratio averages 4 patients per registered nurse, practicing in a care team model with certified nursing assistants. Our Oncology Interdisciplinary team is made up of skilled surgeons, medical hematologists-oncologists and radiation oncologists, nurse navigators and other oncology experts. We are most proud of our compassionate and exceptional quality care. The leadership team in the Oncology Department is comprised of a Divisional Director, three RN Clinical Managers and an RN Educator. Combined, these leaders have over 100 years of oncology nursing and leadership experience and they truly enjoy mentoring and developing staff members. \n \nJob Summary:\n\nOncology Nurse will provide care to oncology/hematology patients. Implementing and assessing the patient plan of care in collaboration with physicians, interdisciplinary teams and the patient and family.\n\nQualifications\nEducation/Work Experience:\n\nGraduation from an accredited school of nursing required.\nA minimum of two years in an oncology acute care setting or related work experience (ie. Med/Surg or ICU/PCU) and a year of experience in chemotherapy administration is preferred.\n \nLicensure/Certification:\n\nCurrent licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing.\nCurrent American Heart Association Healthcare BLS Certification. \nCertification in Oncology Nursing preferred.\n \n***Sign-On Bonus paid in lump sum within 30 days of hire. Eligible candidate must have a minimum of one year of RN experience in this specialty area, may not be a current employee of Virginia Mason Francican Health, nor previously FTE-employed with VMFH within the last 12 months. Minimum of 0.6 FTE required, and total amount paid is prorated to the FTE. Requires a 2-year commitment.*\n\nPay Range\n$38.34 - $62.39 /hour

Keywords: St Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma , Med-Surg Oncology Registered Nurse - RN, Healthcare , Tacoma, Washington

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