The Oncology nurse will treat and care for several patients every day and must keep track of and document numerous details throughout the day.
Impeccable attention to detail with an ability to think clearly in high-stress situations while maintaining a sense of calm is critical when managing several infusions at once.
A clinically competent Registered Nurse (RN) will provide care to the chronic and acutely ill patient through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
Professional nursing staff are expected to attain knowledge and competency that reflects current nursing practice following professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules, and regulations.
Nurses function collaboratively with patients, families, physicians and others in the conduct of nursing practice and are able to integrate ethical provision in all areas of practice.
Nurses consider factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost, and impact on practice in the planning and delivery of nursing services at the hospital.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing
One (1) year previous acute care experience preferred
An Oncology nurse will have a cancer-specific knowledge base and clinical skills in cancer care beyond what is acquired in basic nursing
All RNs are expected to maintain proficiency in the care of Oncology patients
R.N. licensed in the State of Colorado
Chemotherapy and Biotherapy course and maintained thereafter, OCN within 2 years of hire, Current BLS Certification, ACLS within first year and maintained thereafter