Registered Nurse (RN) - Oncology

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



JOB DESCRIPTION

Overview


At WellStar, we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.


Responsibilities


We have an immediate need for a Registered Nurse (RN) for Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers in Roswell, Georgia.

The RN Oncology Clinician is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care. This individual practices using current clinical practice standards including but not limited to chemotherapy and targeted agent therapies for treating malignant and nonmalignant conditions.

This individual is responsible for providing safe patient care with an understanding and awareness of age appropriate and culturally aware needs. The RN Oncology Clinician addresses the patient/family biological, emotional, developmental, psychosocial and education needs and is responsible for delivery of patient care in complex situations. The RN Oncology Clinician serves as a clinical resource to nursing staff and management, and medical staff.

The framework for practice is steered by the Wellstar Professional Practice Model, 5-Star Nursing and evidence based practice and research. RN competencies are derived from these models and supported by the Wellstar Core Competencies. It is expected that all RNs are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics
Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association. As a member of the patient services team, it is expected that the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals.

Schedule:  Monday through Thursday from 8am to 5:30pm; Fridays from 8am to 3:30pm.


Qualifications


Required Minimum Education :

  • Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing:
  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred;
  • Required Minimum Licensure/Certification:

  • Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia;
  • Chemotherapy Competency required through approved provider [Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) or WellStar Oncology Nursing Readiness and Safety (ONRS)].
  • National certification in area of Oncology Specialty (OCN) preferred within one year of hire into this position.
  • Required Minimum Experience :

  • 1 year direct patient care in clinical field.
  • Chemotherapy competency required.
  • Required Minimum Skills:

  • Ability to read, write and speak English language, optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills;
  • Strong interpersonal,
  • collaborative skills along with customer service skills required;
  • Ability to function in a fast paced environment and respond to emergencies in using a decisive, composed and respectful manner;
  • Possess excellent time management skills; practices nursing using evidence and analytical skills along with possessing strong critical thinking skills.



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