Texas Health

RN - Oncology - PRN - Days Job (11867818)
Location: Arlington, Texas - United States
Posted: 11/17/2017

RN - Oncology - PRN - Days Job

RN - Oncology - PRN - Days

Location
Texas Health Arlington Memorial

Job ID: 31272
Department:
B/U - ONCOLOGY STN 32

Area of Interest:
RN

Job Type:
PRN

Shift:
1st

Relocation Provided:
No

Travel Required:
No

Specialty
MS

Job Function
RN

Qualifications:/Duties
PRN "As Needed" - 7a-7p - rotating weekends and holidays

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
Minimum 1 year oncology experience in an acute care setting.
Registered Nurse in the State of Texas (current). Currently CPR certified for all areas (ACLS certified for telemetry and PCU required) or applicant must successfully complete within 30 days of hire.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
BSN preferred

DUTIES:
Practices within the regulations of the Texas Nurse Practice Act. Serves as a role model, intra/interdisciplinary collaborator and coordinator for quality patient care. Possesses organizational skills to function successfully in a fast paced work environment.

Delivers patient care utilizing the Nursing Process
1. assesses the patient
2. plans the care of the patient
3. intervenes as appropriate
4. evaluates the effectiveness of interventions
5. reassesses
6. Incorporates age specific care-patient safety/infection control measures into patient care

1. The patientís physical, psychosocial, cognitive and religious needs as appropriate to chronological/developmental age of the patient are assessed Examples include: Age specific nutritional assessment completed on admission with referral as needed, Abuse/neglect assessment and reporting procedures followed, Wound and skin assessment completed on admission and throughout hospital stay.
2. The plan for the care of the patient reflects interdisciplinary, and patient/ parent or significant otherís collaboration which is appropriate to the chronological/ developmental age of the patient/ parent. There is evidence that: Planning for discharge begins on admission; Planning continues throughout hospitalization; Planning is directed at returning the patient to an achievable level of ADL.
3. Interventions are planned based upon knowledge of the patientís/parentís age specific/developmental needs, past history, current status and expected outcomes/goals There is evidence that: The equipment utilized is appropriate to the age/weight of the individual patient; The patient/parent/significant other understands planned interventions to the best of their ability; Medication is administered in a safe/correct manner, adhering to medication administration guidelines
Incorporates age specific care-patient safety/infection control measure into patient care
Equipment and modalities are correct for the
patientís size and age
Bedside and central station alarms are audible
Unsafe conditions and equipment are handled as per policy.
Alternatives to physical restraint are utilized whenever possible.
Patient identification and allergy bands are checked by care givers prior to administering care
Hands are washed prior to and immediately after care delivery.
Personal protective equipment is routinely utilized.
Initiates action to meet patient/parent's need for information

Patient/family education and informational needs and barriers to learning are addressed & documented. There is evidence that:
Educational materials and visual aids are provided in language and reading level patients/parents/families can understand
The patient/parentís/significant other verbalizes an understanding of the information given.

Maintains continuity of patient care inter-shift and inter-hospital, while expediting out of hospital transfers.
Patient report is complete and accurate and includes bedside rounds.
Incomplete, illegible or confusing orders are clarified.
Physician orders received verbally are documented and read back prior to initiation.
Charge nurse is made aware of all out of hospital transfers and completion of process is expedited.

Maintains professional accountability:
Maintains and enhances nursing skills.
Serves as patient advocate.
Communicates per department expectations
Provides for patient privacy and dignity.
Adapts to changes in workload assignment functioning as Resource/Charge Nurse as needed.
Assumes leadership of care management team.
Educational offerings appropriate to care setting are attended.
Action is initiated to protect patient rights and/or preferences and to promote patientís/parentís desired outcome.
Required meetings are attended and/or minutes read.
Privacy curtains are utilized and employee knocks before entering patient rooms.
Assignments are willingly accepted.
Coordinates care for assigned patients.

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Texas Health Resources is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity at all levels of our organization. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Nursing

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Texas Health Resources (THR) is the foundation for three great health care systems in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex Harris Methodist Hospitals, Presbyterian Healthcare System and Arlington Memorial Hospital. Our thirteen facilities in metropolitan and rural areas allow our employees to work and grow in a community that's right for them. Over the next 10 years THR plans to invest more than $1.5 billion into its current hospitals and future facilities. This level of strength demonstrates the ongoing commitment to improving the health of the people in the communities we serve as well as supporting a great environment for our employees.


As one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care systems in Texas, THR contributes to employee growth by offering outstanding benefits such as tuition reimbursement for employees and their dependents pursuing clinical degrees.


Is growth important to you? It is to us! Our 'Center for Learning' is dedicated to the continued development of the skills, knowledge and practical experience you will need to positively impact your career path.


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Texas Health Resources is an equal opportunity employer that values and celebrates diversity at all levels of our organization.


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