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Medical Surgical Oncology RN--Per Diem

Company: Catholic Health Initiative
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

As 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.

Our 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.

Responsibilities

Job Summary:

Medical Surgical Oncology 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.

Qualifications

Education/Work Experience:

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required.A 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.

Licensure/Certification:

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing.Current American Heart Association Healthcare BLS Certification. Certification in Oncology Nursing preferred.

Keywords: Catholic Health Initiative, Tacoma , Medical Surgical Oncology RN--Per Diem, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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