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Oncology Nurse Residency Program - 4 West Oncology Unit

Company: Christ Hospital
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Title:#Oncology Nurse Residency Program # Shift:#Part Time, Nights This position will be scheduled in the 4 West Oncology Unit at The Christ Hospital Health Network main campus located at 2139 Auburn Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219. # Every 3rd#weekend and half of all holidays plus call according to unit guideline # Unit Description:#Inpatient Oncology Services (4-West) is a 27-bed unit. Patients may be admitted to the unit at any time during the journey through the cancer continuum, from initial diagnosis, surgery, chemotherapy, management of complications and terminal care. Patients may also be admitted with hematological disorders, especially sickle cell crisis, and with medical-surgical conditions. On this unit, the care is provided by a multidisciplinary team of registered nurses, patient care assistants, physicians, case managers, health unit coordinators, a clinical nurse specialist, an educator, chaplains, nutritionists, social workers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and respiratory therapists. The team is strongly committed to providing the highest possible quality of care to all patients, and to the continual development of the entire staff. Job Overview:This registered nurse uses specialized knowledge, judgment, and skills to provide care to patients. The RN utilizes knowledge derived from the principles of biological, physical, behavioral, social, and nursing sciences to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care.# All care is provided based on the concepts inherent in the model of care for TCHHN (The Christ Hospital Health Network) which promotes an on-going partnership between patients and families and the team of healthcare providers. The RN provides care is culturally based and age specific.# The RN adheres to the American Nursing Association (ANA) code of ethics and to the scope of practice described in the Ohio Nurse Practice Act. # The RN may perform the following duties: Complete a holistic assessment of the patient#s physical, psychosocial, spiritual, and educational needs utilizing The Christ Hospital Professional Practice Model. Utilizes collected data to establish and prioritize a list of actual, and potential, individualized patient problems and needs. Prepares, coordinates, and revises multidisciplinary plan of care in collaboration with the patient and family to be supportive of the TCH model of care/Patient and Family Centered care. For each problem a measurable goal is set. Communicates the plan of care utilizing SBAR and handoff processes with all team members. Performs and delegates nursing actions based on appropriate orders and demonstrates critical thinking and accountability for appropriate implementation. Provides ongoing, individualized holistic patient and family education based on needs and plan of care in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. Responds to emergency situations that require an immediate, controlled precision in a skillful manner. Implements measures to prevent contamination and/or transmission of disease to include the use of appropriate protective devices and equipment to prevent injury and maintain a safe environment. Evaluates effectiveness of nursing care interventions, adjusts or continues with plan of care based on patient and family response. Documents information in a timely manner, according to hospital policy, to include the plan of care, accurate updates, teaching and the patients# and family response to care. Requirements: RNs must have less than twelve months of oncology nursing experience or be a new graduate to enter this program. Minimum GPA of 3.0 is preferred (A or B in nursing core classes). RN licensure from the state of Ohio must be obtained within 45 days from date of graduation. Education:#Associates Degree in Nursing Minimum (BSN required within 5 years of hire) # Experience:##RN#experience preferred, oncology#experience#preferred. New grads welcome to apply. # Licensure: Active Ohio RN License required There are many ways to define excellence.# For us at The Christ Hospital, it#s all about our patients...And making healthcare what they want it to be.# Accessible. #Personal.# Affordable. # Our commitment to exceptional outcomes, affordable care and the finest patient experiences is recognized yearly with numerous awards from leading healthcare organizations and publications.# At the top of our list of honors are the 17 consecutive years that we#ve been named to U.S. News # World Report#s list of Best Hospitals and being named the Most Preferred Hospital by the Greater Cincinnati community for 21 consecutive years (National Research Corporation). # What does this mean for you? # GROWTH- opportunities to learn, develop, and impact. # VALUE- a robust employee package that provides you the ability to maintain a healthy work-life balance, competitive compensation, flexible and meaningful benefits, development opportunities so you can be your best self, and a culture of compassion. # PRIDE- from all that we have accomplished in our past, and all that we#re positioned for in the future. # CHALLENGE- we are in one of the most competitive markets in the nation, yet continue to rise to the top through our incredible employees and transformational results. We seek individuals motivated by what it takes to be a part of a winning team. # Named #24 on Forbes 500 America#s Best Employers for 2017, we are transforming care#inspired by you.

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