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Registered Nurse - Oncology

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Austin
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Hiring: ***** This is NOT a Short Term Option position*****Are you interested in working with a diverse group of highly collaborative teammates in an atmosphere built on promoting education and professional development? Join Ascension's Oncology Unit at Seton Medical Center Austin and start living your calling today! -Title: Registered Nurse - OncologyShift: Full-Time (36 hrs), Rotating Shift, Self-SchedulingDepartment: OncologyHospital: -Ascension Seton Medical Center AustinLocation: 1201 West 38th Street, Austin, TXAscension Seton Medical Center Austin is a full-service hospital with 24/7 emergency care and a Comprehensive Level 1 Stroke Center. ASMCA has also been awarded the Gold Plus Level Performance Award from the American Heart Association. It is also a Magnet designated facility! The Magnet Recognition Program recognizes health care organizations who truly value nursing talent. Magnet Recognition is not merely an award or a badge of honor. It is steadfast proof of a hard-earned commitment to excellence in health care, with contented nurses at its heart.This department is a 30-bed medical oncology unit that serves adult and geriatric patients affected by cancer. Our patient population includes both solid tumor and blood cancer patients, complex benign hematology patients and palliative/end of life care patients. In addition to side effect/symptom management and supportive care, our nurses also administer chemotherapy, biotherapy and immunotherapy agents to palliate disease-related symptoms. A career in oncology nursing offers the opportunity to develop proficiencies in central line management, catheterization, enteral tube management, wound care, symptom control and emotional support for both patients and their caregivers. Providing exceptional care to this patient population requires stringent attention to detail, along with the desire to advocate early and often when you recognize clinical deterioration in your patients. While this specialty can be demanding, it is also rewarding beyond measure. Oncology nurses form uniquely special bonds with both their patients and with their peers.REQUIRED:1 Year of RN ExperienceDESIRED: (Not required to apply)Oncology ExperienceWe offer a Robust Sign on Bonus / Competitive Compensation / Excellent Benefits - What You Will Do: Provide direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

  • Implement and monitor patient care plans.
  • Monitor, record and communicate patient condition as appropriate.
  • Serve as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Note and carry out physician and nursing orders.
  • Assess and coordinate patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team. What You Will Need: Licensure / Certification / Registration:
    • BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date required. American Heart Association or American Red Cross accepted.
    • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Texas Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
    • Certification specializing in Chemotherapy preferred.Education:
      • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required. Additional Preferences: No additional preferences. Why Join Our Team: Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, has provided thousands of associates and caregivers a rewarding career in healthcare since 1902. We strive to expand access to high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care and services for all. We operate more than 100 clinical locations in central Texas, including 3 teaching hospitals, Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas, Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin and Dell Children's Medical Center, where candidates can find both career and clinical education opportunities. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, explore a career with us today. When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Ascension Seton is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.This Ministry does not participate in E-Verify and therefore cannot employ STEM OPT candidates.

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