Job Description

Float RN

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY

Provides the Mother Standard of care to oncology patients across the adult and geriatric spectrum. An Individualized plan of care is developed and implemented; utilizing the nursing process, including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation.  Responsible for inspiring and guiding other qualified patient care team members to ensure enhanced outcomes through effective delegation in the exercise of his/her independent judgment. Nursing care addresses physical, spiritual, emotional and educational needs of the patient, and coordinates the plan of care with other healthcare professionals, support persons and all members of the healthcare team.

JOB RESPONSIBLITIES

Float Team RN

Provides critical staffing to multiple patient care areas including the Inpatient Unit, Oncology/Specialty Clinic, Quality of Life Center/Internal Medicine Clinic, and Perioperative Services. 

  • Administers and monitors patients undergoing sedation/analgesia per physician order and hospital protocol.
  • Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy Immunotherapy Certificate card within 30 days of hire.
  • American Heart Association (AHA), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) upon hire or before completion of nursing orientation.
  • Ability to interpret and operate cardiac and other invasive and noninvasive monitors, recognize normal/abnormal rhythms/trends, and institute appropriate interventions.
  • Completion of Basic Electrocardiogram (ECG) course in online learning management system.
  • Ability to care for patients who are aggressive, agitated, in seclusion or restrained.
  • Ability to care for patients with IV lines, central lines, ports, chest tubes, pleural catheters, and tracheostomy tubes.
  • Maintenance and care of patients with an ostomy/ileostomy and urostomy.
  • Administer medications via all routes, using the 6 rights, medication bar scanner and monitoring patient for side effects.
  • Ability to collect blood specimens and blood cultures.
  • Care for, assess and monitor patients with Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA) and epidural catheters.
  • Administer and monitor blood products safely.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and use of chemotherapeutic agents and medications.
  • Demonstrates competence in chemotherapy administration through ONS.
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills to manage complex patient and family needs.
  • Conducts and reinforces patient education, including: treatment plan/regimen, financial implications of care, symptom management, side effects, patient family responsibilities related to self-care, available resources at home or at facility.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Experience: 1 year experience in area

Education: Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN)

Licensure: Registered Nurse, Arizona

Certification: American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire or before completion of nursing orientation.

American Heart Association (AHA), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) upon hire or before completion of nursing orientation.

Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy Immunotherapy Certificate card within 30 days of hire.

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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