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Registered Nurse - 5 Main Oncology - Per Diem

Company: The Guthrie Clinic
Location: Lowman
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

Guthrie Entity

 

Robert Packer Hospital

Shift

 

Per Diem

Pay Grade

 

TGC/PRN

License

 

Basic Life Support
CPR / AED Certification
Registered Nurse

The RN must be currently licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and must successfully complete a medication and IV exam, as outline by the hospital, during the orientation period.   In addition, the RN must meet individual nursing unit specifications regarding educational requirement during employment.    The RN must maintain Basic Life Support (BLS) competency.  Specialty certification, RN-BC M/S should be achieved as soon as the RN is eligible. Specialty certification/training as required by specific units or specialty includes: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), PALS, and Trauma training within the first year after hire.

FLSA Status

 

Non-Exempt

Unit Description

 

5 Main Oncology is a 20-bed medical/surgical Oncology and Palliative care unit that provides for a wide variety of acute oncological illnesses as well as post-operative surgical care for the oncology population. The unit specializes in oncologic emergencies, colorectal surgeries, post-mastectomy, and hematological issues. 5 Main is an isolation-free unit to protect our immunocompromised patients from infections. All beds have the capability of telemetry and continuous oximetry.

Oncology has highly skilled staff with a high certification rate among our nurses. All certifications are paid for by Guthrie. Our care partners are specially trained to care for active chemotherapy patients and are knowledgeable in specimen collection related to oncologic care. All bedside staff are provided with ELNEC Palliative Care training to take care of this special population.

5 Main has a full leadership triad to provide staff with managerial and educational support. Staff do not need prior experience in Oncology to apply. Our team takes pride in mentoring new staff and fosters an environment of teamwork and collaboration.

Main Function

 

The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment. Accountable for the delivery of coordinated, safe, compassionate, therapeutic, evidence-based quality care to patients and families, based on individual physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and appropriate care strategies throughout the lifespan. Practices in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act in the state of employment, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the ANA scope and standards of practice. Essential functions and specific skills for the job are found in the unit specific onboarding checklist and in standards that are applicable to the specialty.

Education

 

Graduate of an Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited nursing program.   Nurses hired who have not earned a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing, will be required to do so within five (5) years from their date of hire.

Experience

 

One year RN experience within the last five years preferred. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) desired.  Experience working in a team environment is essential.  Computer skills required and prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred.  Must be able to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends and on-call.  Will need to demonstrate ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting.  Must demonstrate leadership skills, skills contributing towards a positive teamwork environment, effective communication, and excellent critical thinking skills.

How To Apply

 

Guthrie is an equal opportunity employer. To apply for a position at Guthrie please visit www.guthrie.org/careers

Keywords: The Guthrie Clinic, Syracuse , Registered Nurse - 5 Main Oncology - Per Diem, Other , Lowman, New York

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