Registered Nurse - Oncology - Evenings
Posted on: October 14, 2021
Interested in a career with both
meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient
care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration
and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our
mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities
entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a
diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than
125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to
learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a
job. It’s our passion.
The RN is a licensed professional who uses the Parkland nursing
professional practice model to coordinate patient care delivery,
that focuses on a particular patient population(s)/specific health
conditions, by the health care team. Using the nursing process, the
RN assesses the patient, identifies nursing diagnoses based on
responses to health problems, develops and implements an
individualized plan of care, and evaluates the patient's response.
The RN utilizes knowledge of patient needs and the healthcare
environment to assist patients to transition through the healthcare
encounter without any preventable complications or delays. The RN
delegates interventions to health care personnel based on the Texas
Nursing Practice Act, each patient's condition and the competencies
of the employee.
Graduate of a Registered Nursing program, Bachelor's in Nursing
Degree (BSN) preferred.
Less than 2 years of experience.
Must have current, valid RN license or temporary RN license from
the Texas Board of Nursing; or valid Compact RN license.
Must have current healthcare provider CPR course completion card
from one of the following:
American Heart Association
American Red Cross
Military Training Network.
Skills or Special Abilities:
Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with the
current State of Texas Nurse Practice Act, established protocols,
multidisciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific
Establishes access and maintains central line devices and
peripheral intravenous access.
Demonstrates an understanding and practical approach to patient
safety for care delivery for cancer patients.
Administers chemotherapy, blood products, IV medications, and
biological agents in a safe manner.
Validates accurate chemotherapy doses.
Demonstrates knowledge of specific conditions, including disease
and treatment therapies for the cancer population.
Exercises independent judgment in providing nursing care.
Must be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and
possess good oral and written communication skills.
Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, families,
and hospital staff in accordance with established policies and
May be required to communicate effectively, via the overhead paging
Must be able to provide continuous assessments consult with other
team members as required.
Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued
As applicable, will be required to demonstrate acceptable knowledge
of nursing standards of care for specialty care area.
Must satisfactorily complete the oncology orientation to all
Ability to reference the methodology of the dose calculation or
standard practice equations.
Ability to assess, evaluate and initiate extravasation management
per hospital policy aligned to current literature and guidelines.
Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits
discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion,
sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity,
gender expression, genetic information, disability, national
origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran
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