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Company: Covenant HealthCare
Location: Saginaw, MI
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Covenant HealthCare

US:MI:SAGINAW

DAY SHIFT

OCCASIONAL

 

Summary:

The role of the Oncology Registered Nurse includes leadership, direction and feedback to care team members, assessment, collaboration and coordination regarding plan of care, patient and family education, pain management, and patient safety.

The Oncology Registered Nurse demonstrates excellent customer service performance is that his/her attitude and actions are at all times consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission and Values of Covenant and the commitment to Extraordinary Care for Every Generation.

 

Responsibilities:

Remains flexible in cooperation with staffing patterns and scheduling needs for provision of care.

Communicates with patients and families in a professional, therapeutic, and courteous manner.

Performs assessment and synthesizes data collected by self and others in an ongoing and systematic manner, focusing on the patient's physiologic, psychologic, and cognitive status.

Delegates, supervises and implements care in a knowledgeable, skillful, consistent and continuous manner by utilization of and adherence to standards which define the process.

Collaborates effectively with all health care disciplines to facilitate patient outcomes.

Identifies patient learning needs and their ability to follow through, including discharge instructions, while implementing appropriate measures to meet these needs.

Exhibits nursing judgement and critical thinking abilities within the framework of the nursing process.

Administers medications as outlined by Patient Service guidelines and policies.

Documents all patient care observations and interventions in the electronic record accurately, clearly, in a timely manner following all established policies.

Actively participates in quality management.

Updates and maintains knowledge, skills and competencies related to area of practice and ages of patient population.

Demonstrates awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient care and unit function, maintains patient rights and confidentiality, and actively supports risk management activities.

Participates in patient care and unit activities to achieve compliance with all regulatory, patient safety, infection control, and safety requirements.

Participates in unit meetings and activities which support unit function and the overall goals of the organization.Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Must be able to work well with the public and able to be tactful in often hectic and stressful situations.

Clinical nursing skills. Sound judgment in handling confidential or sensitive issues and material.

Graduation from NLN accredited school of nursing.

Registered Nurse with current licensure in the State of Michigan.

Attends unit conferences, in-service programs and continuing education activities to meet the organization's expectations.

Chemotherapy/biotherapy certificate Certified Oncology Nurse Preferred.

Minimum of one year of acute care nursing experience preferred

 

Other information:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Graduation from NLN accredited school of nursing.

Registered Nurse with current licensure in the State of Michigan.

BLS certification required.

Attends unit conferences, in-service programs and continuing education activities to meet the organization's expectations.

Chemotherapy/biotherapy certificate Certified Oncology Nurse Preferred.

Minimum of one year of acute care nursing experience preferred

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

Computer competency, including Microsoft Office and Outlook

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Must be able to work well with the public and able to be tactful in often hectic and stressful situations.

Clinical nursing skills.

Sound judgment in handling confidential or sensitive issues and material.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Ability to maintain punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards.

Constant standing, walking.

Frequent lift up to 25 lbs.

Frequent sitting, carrying, pushing, pulling, twisting, reaching.

Frequent handling, feeling, talking, near vision, midrange vision.

Frequent far vision, depth perception, visual accommodation.

Frequent color vision, field of vision.

Occasional lift up to 100 or more lbs.

Occasional climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and squatting

 

 

 

 

 

NOTICE REGARDING LATEX SENSITIVITY IN APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT. 

 

It has been determined that Covenant HealthCare cannot provide a latex safe or latex free work environment at any of its facilities.  Unfortunately, that means that any individual, including an applicant or an employee, is likely to be exposed to latex while on Covenant's premises.  Therefore, latex tolerance is considered to be an essential function for any position with Covenant.


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