Ministry Health Care Medical Oncology Staff Nurse - St. Elizabeth Hospital - 20 hrs/wk (Days) in Appleton, Wisconsin

Title: Medical Oncology Staff Nurse - St. Elizabeth Hospital - 20 hrs/wk (Days) Location: WI-Appleton-St. Elizabeth - 1506 South Oneida Job Number: R-1411984

If you are looking to start an exciting position in a brand new state-of-the-art Oncology clinic that supports the holistic needs of our patients, this is the perfect opportunity. This position will be based at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton.

This is a part-time Staff Nurse position scheduled to work 20 hours/week on a day shift basis.

Schedule: Every Tuesday and Friday, every other Thursday

Summary and Scope:

The Medical Oncology Staff Nurse is responsible for utilizing the nursing process and established standards to provide patient centered care. Collaborates with other professionals and members of the patient care team to ensure optimal patient outcomes. Coordinates the delivery of patient care in an efficient cost effective manner. Assumes responsibility for patient education. Responsible for the delivery of compassionate care within the framework of the nursing process. Assess patients, identify and prioritize problems, formulate goals, work collaboratively with patients, family members, and other healthcare members, and evaluate outcomes of care.

Essential Job Duties:

Demonstrates relevant knowledge and skills in providing patient care in relation to professional standards and established policy and procedures. Utilizes the nursing process (assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation) in the provision of personalized, holistic patient care reflecting collaboration with the patient/significant other. Assumes responsibility for patient assignment and demonstrates ability to organize, prioritize, delegate, and manage time effectively. Demonstrates critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills to meet changing needs of patient and nursing unit. Exhibits professional, courteous, compassionate and responsive contact in all forms of customer and team member communications. Administers anti-neoplastic medications in accordance with Oncology Nursing Society and OSHA guidelines. Follows the Oncology Nursing Society, Intravenous Nursing Society written IV standards. Completes comprehensive nursing assessments of patients and coordinates patient care with physicians, nurse practitioners, and pharmacy. Assesses patients’ and caregivers’ learning needs. Provides teaching on medications, disease processes, and prevention and management of side effects accommodating for individual learning styles. Performs comprehensive nursing assessment while performing phone triage duties. Documents patient data accurately and efficiently using the electronic medical record according to hospital standards. Communicates effectively and professionally with other members of the heath care team. Recognizes the uniqueness of each patient and advocates for patients and caregivers throughout diagnosis and treatment. Assures that physiological, psychosocial, safety, learning, spiritual, cultural, and self-care needs of patients and families are addressed. Participates in the development and implementation of nursing policies and procedures. Maintains regular and reliable attendance and participates in department meetings. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred. Current WI RN license. Maintain current CPR certification. Maintain current Oncology Nursing Society Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider Card, or, successful completion of Oncology Nursing Society Cancer Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course obtaining a Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider Card within six months of hire date/employment. Maintain current Oncology Nursing Certification (ONC) through the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation OR earn Oncology Nursing Certification (ONC) through the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation within three years of hire date/employment.

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