RN Nurse at Bassett Healthcare in Oneonta, NY

📌 Oneonta 🏷️ Full Time 🕑 2021-07-28
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RN II - Medical Oncology

Location:
US:
NY:
Oneonta.
Work Type:
FULL TIMEGrade: 18

Job Summary

The Medical Oncology Nurse Clinician functions as a team member of the Bassett Regional Cancer Program and Bassett Physician Group, delivering nursing care to patients with cancer and related diseases. Assesses and triages patients accurately and thoroughly, ensures the safety of patients, and provides support and guidance for patients and family members throughout treatment and the survivorship experience. Contributes to community education in the control, recognition, treatment and rehabilitation of the patient, as well as the education of family, community, and hospital staff as appropriate. Participates in medical and nursing research as indicated. This individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age and disease status of the patients served. Must demonstrate the ability to assess data reflective of the patients status, identify each patients requirements relevant to his/her needs, and provide the appropriate care. Minimum

Requirements

Education: Graduation from an accredited Baccalaureate, Associate or Diploma Professional Nursing program is required.
Experience/Qualifications: At least one year experience as an RNLicensure/Certificates: Current NYS license as an RN requiredBLS certification required.
Valid Driver's LicenseONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Provider certification within 6 months from date of hire.

Skills

Ability to function in charge nurse or leadership capacity as determined by practice arena in the absence of the team leader.
Ability to multi-task effectively in a rapidly changing environment.
Ability to recognize different side effects relevant to certain drug regimens.
Ability to assess patient status and take appropriate action is required.
Demonstrates competency in required nursing skills relevant to area of practice.
Ability to multi-task effectively in a rapidly changing environment.
Strong skills in physical assessment and venous access.
A basic knowledge of surgical/medical/radiation oncology or radiology is preferred.
Will be able to mix chemotherapy as needed once certified.
Physical

Requirements

Walking, standing, squatting and kneeling required throughout the shift.
Ability to lift and position patients required.
Category I risk exposure as defined by OSHAMust be able to identify and differentiate colors. Working Conditions: Work location is a busy ambulatory care primarily on a weekday schedule, however, some evening, weekend and holiday coverage may be required. Exposure to hazards presented by patients with contagious diseases and by daily interactions with potentially harmful agents (chemotherapy, radiations, etc)Travel may be required to provide coverage at outreach locations.
Bassett Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related condition), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, familial status, status a victim of domestic violence, or any other status protected by law.

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