RN E7 Medical Oncology/Transplant Night Shift

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/27/2021 12:43 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-78382
Category
Nursing - Inpatient
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
ICE NRSL Med Onco Trans E7 IP C
Shift
Night Shift (Defined for Classified roles as shift starts at 2:30 p.m. or later)
Post End Date
10/26/2021

Overview

Schedule: Full-Time, 7P-7A

 

The Registered Nurse provides direct patient care to assigned patients in Medical Oncology/Transplant (E7).  This unit has 28 private rooms and provides state of the art therapies, including stem cell transplant, to a wide range of medical oncology patients. Practicing in this environment allows the registered nurse to develop skills in chemotherapy and biotherapy administration, management of a range of IV central access devices and a variety of symptoms associated with the disease and/or treatment, and the development of skills in emotional support and palliative care. A strong interdisciplinary team including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, nutritionists, and social workers who support the patient in their various therapies.

 

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • 11 paid Holidays in addition to Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy.

Salary offered commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities

  • Delivers nursing care for patients in within the limits of the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Arkansas and adheres to institutional policies, procedures and standards. 
  • Responsible for adhering to the standard of care defined by UAMS, ANA, and Standards for specialty patient population with support and mentoring by other team members. 
  • Collects and documents assessment data. Develops a Plan of Care (POC) per standard. 
  • Implements POC including medical order and interdisciplinary approach. 
  • Evaluates the progress of patient toward attainment of desired outcomes. 
  • Provides effective patient/family education/discharge planning. 
  • Administers medication per standard including drug information to patients/families. 
  • Acts as a resource/supports others. 
  • Delivers patient care using the principles of the defined nursing modality. 
  • Delegates care based on UAMS standards, legal and regulatory requirements, specific job description and individual level of education and training. 
  • Contributes to a positive work environment that is conducive to clinical education while serving as a resource for student nurses and staff.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program with Associates Degree, Nursing Diploma, Bachelors in Nursing, or Master's in Nursing
  • Valid RN License
  • One (1) year of Registered Nursing experience

 

Additional Requirements/Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong work ethics and accountability.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years or more nursing experience with current BLS.
  • Med/Surg or Oncology experience. 
  • Chemotherapy Certified. 

Employees in this role must be fitted for, capable of donning and performing routine tasks in personal protective equipment to include N95 masks, Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR) or Controlled Air Purifying Respirators (CAPR).

 

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

 

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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