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Registered Nurse (RN), Inpatient Hematology/Oncology

Houston, TX, US
    Position: Registered Nurse (RN), Inpatient Hematology/Oncology
    Talent Area: Category TBD
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Houston, TX, US
    Department: 7WT - Hematology/Oncology
    Shift: 7a-7p, 7p-7a
    Job ID: 33533

We are searching for an Inpatient Staff Nurse -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide nursing care to patients by assessing, planning, educating, implementing, and evaluating age-appropriate care in a manner that incorporates family-centered principles and cost-effective care. 

Think you’ve got what it takes? 

Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree, associate’s degree in a related field accepted by the Texas Board of Nursing for the purposes of obtaining and maintaining an RN license, technical diploma in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement, or currently enrolled in a nursing bridge program working toward an MSN is required 
  • RN license from the Texas Board of Nursing or Nurse Licensure Compact required 
  • BLS from the American Heart Association required 
  • 1-year professional nursing experience required 
  • 1- year of nursing experience in Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology,  ICU or Critical Care preferred 

 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs and documents assessment of the patient/family including biophysical, psychosocial, developmental (age-appropriate), cultural, spiritual, and environmental needs in an organized and systematic manner 
  • Develops an individualized plan of care based upon the nursing assessment reflecting the bio-physical, psychosocial, developmental (age-appropriate), cultural, spiritual, and environmental needs of the patient/family and ensures plan is initiated, dated, and individualized by the RN within 24 hours of admission 
  • Executes therapeutic physician or nurse interventions according to established standards of practice and appropriate policies and procedures related to care delivery 
  • Identifies and documents changes in patient’s condition and/or abnormal findings and uses appropriate problem solving and interventions 
  • Identifies actual/potential barriers to learning (emotional, physical, cognitive, etc.) and utilizes teaching strategies and materials as appropriate to the learning ability of the patient/family 
  • Ensures and participates in ongoing communication with other health care team members in order to provide timely performance of diagnostic examination and effective patient flow from admission to discharge 
  • Demonstrates appropriate delegation and prioritization skills related to patient interventions and therapies 

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