We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Registered Nurse in the Radiation Oncology Department.
In this role, the successful candidate will be working in an outpatient setting with patients that are undergoing Radiation treatment. The candidate will collaborate with and support the team of Radiation Oncologists, Therapist, Nurse Practitioners, and other Nurses that are caring for patients receiving Radiation treatment. The candidate will be assessing and supporting patients while the patient is in different phases of treatment including consults, on site visits, weekly visits, and follow ups.
The ideal candidate will be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, have good problem solving skills, and have the ability to recognize signs and symptoms to address with physicians and Nurse practitioners.
Collects, assesses and documents patient healthcare data. Uses innovative strategies to direct the interdisciplinary team, patient/family to identify a plan of care and outcomes that are realistic and measurable. Uses innovative methods to collect, direct and prioiritize care based upon data collected. Documents assessment and reassessment in medical records.
Leads interventions in the coordination of patient care in a safe, timely and appropriate manner. Applies, promotes, and oversees the escalation process. Considers needs and behaviors of specific patient age groups and cultural groups in all patient care activities. Documents interventions per hospital standard.
Educates the patient/family regarding health status and established plan of care. Determines learning needs of the patient/family. Implements an educational plan. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to modify expected outcomes, and engages clinicial experts to modify the education plan. Documents learning outcomes of patient/family; evaluates and revises education plan. (Include utilization of EHR education tools)
Evaluates the patient's progress towards expected outcomes. Involves the patient/family and interdisciplinary team in the evaluation process. Assesses for potential and actual variations. Responds to variations in patient's progress by modifing the interventions. Reports documents and evaluates the effectiveness of the intervention(s).
Coordinates and directs unit activities to create a healing, humane and caring environment through innovative activities.
Leads unit projects to improve unit throughput efficiencies and metrics. (Include unit throughput measures e.g. DBN, door to triage, assign to occupy, first case starts, room turnover)
Complies with unit based and organizations professional standards, New York State Nurse Practice Act and regulations of relevant outside agencies, e.g., NY State Department of Health, The Joint Commission, regulatory requirements etc.
Analyzes delegation practices to ensure activities are followed through. Demonstrates ability to differentiate those activities which are in scope of professional nursing practice, and those that may be delegated to ancillary staff.
Complies with annual education and mandatory/regulatory requirements (Include learning transcript and supportive documentation).
Serves as a support, resource and preceptor for nursing staff and students. Seeks opportunities to develop other staff.
Engages in self-assessment and peer review; utilizes resources to meet individual learning need and promote professional development in clinical practice.
Adheres to patient care and nursing standards in care delivery, and uses clinical practice guidelines (CPG). Recommends new and/or revised care standards into practice.
Volnteers to lead unit practice councils (UPC) activities. Utilizes the practice council structure to critically appraise and influence practice (Include supportive evidence).
Leads improvement efforts to achieve organizational goals within the quality and safety performance improvement plan, (QSPIP) and outperform benchmarks for nurse sensitive quality indicators (Include unit based quality measures e.g. HAPU, CAUTI, CLABSI, Falls).
Licensure: Registered Professional Nurse in New York, and hold a Basic Life Support Certification through the American Heart Association.
Education:Baccalaureate degree in Nursing
*Experience: 2-3 years of acute medical-surgical as RN*
Fluent written and spoken English language skills;..
Required Licenses: Registered Nurse License-NYS, BLS through AHA
Preferred Qualifications: Oncology experience, ACLS and PALS also preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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