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Oncology travel RN needed in Austin, Texas

Company: Cynet Health
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Bone Marrow Transplant/Oncology - Registered Nurse

Shifts: Full time, 6:30AM-6:30 PM(Day shift)

Job overview:
As a Registered Nurse (RN), you will utilize nursing processes to direct and deliver comprehensive nursing care to patients on the Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT), general Oncology, and Surgical Oncology unit. You will provide direct patient care, act as a patient advocate within the hospital, and provide guidance to unit staff.


You will perform and document complete patient assessments using nursing processes at the time of the patient's admission
You will create plans for care, including discharge planning, for all assigned patients upon admission, and review care plans daily
You will document the outcomes of nursing interventions and patient responses
You will administer prescribed medications to patients
You will review all new physician orders for assigned patients, ensure the orders are carried out correctly, and verify that other departments are notified of orders and services needed
You will notify the Charge Nurse and/or physician of changes in patient status
You will provide accurate and pertinent patient information reports to the Charge Nurse and to the on-coming shift to ensure continuity of care
You will perform narcotic counts, crash cart checks, and cleaning of equipment and work areas
You will perform venipuncture, administer and maintain IV fluids, label and regulate flow of IV solutions, and document information related to IV therapies
You will prepare patients for surgical and other invasive procedures, as well as performing post-op care.
Experience:

1 year of clinical nursing experience as a Registered Nurse (RN)
Oncology experience a must
ICU experience preferred.
Education:

Associate's degree in Nursing (ADN)
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) - preferred
Licenses and Certifications:

Current State of Texas Registered Nurse (RN) license or Compact Registered Nursing License. If Compact License, Texas license must be obtained within 90 days of hire
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification per St. David's Healthcare policy
Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy Provider - preferred
Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) certification - preferred

Keywords: Cynet Health, Austin , Oncology travel RN needed in Austin, Texas, Healthcare , Austin, Texas

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