This is a BMT/Surgical Oncology unit that will be providing care to Bone Marrow transplant, general Oncology, and Surgical Oncology patients. The surgeries that include but are not limited to the following: Whipple, Colon Resection, Ileostomies, Liver Resection, Small bowel Resection, and HIPEC.
*1) Considers age related factors in the assessment, care, and treatment of the oncology patient.
*2) Considers principles of death and dying when caring for terminally ill oncology patients. Provides emotional, spiritual, religious and cultural support to patients and their significant others.
*3) Applies principles of oncology nursing. Provides emotional, spiritual, religious and cultural support to patients and their significant others.
*4) Maintains current certification to deliver chemotherapeutic and biotherapy agents.
*5) Applies principles of cardiac and medical-surgical nursing in providing patient care.
*6) Maintains a knowledge of medications, procedures and equipment commonly used in the care of cardiac and medical-surgical patients.
*7) Demonstrate understanding of HCA's and "Patients First "safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.
Required: Minimum 6 months. Strongly prefer acute care (hospital) experience and specific experience in the clinical services provided by that unit (Oncology, BMT, Surgery, ICU, CCU etc.)
Required: ONS Certified required or attain in 6 months of hiring
A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom