CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
Our Oncology unit at Harrison Medical Center is looking for someone that is looking to either make a change or continue their career in Oncology! No experience in Oncology? No problem! We are willing to train and provide you with all of the information and support needed to become an experienced RN Oncology nurse. Don't miss out on this opportunity to join our team! We are excited to have you! APPLY TODAY
Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach - physical, emotional, and spiritual - is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!
Harrison Medical Center Oncology is located on the Washington Peninsula offering a variety of activities in fishing, kayaking, boating, camping, hiking, and river rafting. And, the big city (Seattle) is only a foot ferry ride away. The unit is a great mix of seasoned nurses and younger nurses. The team work is dynamic and the nurses love to teach and nurture. Great mix of sports lovers, dancers, singers, and most love to cook. The Oncology department has been recognized for creating a ZEN room for staff to take breaks.
Our patient population typically consist of medical patients, hematology patients (GI Bleeds), oncology patients, Patients receiving chemotherapy, patients with pain management issues (sickle cell, hospice patients); and, occasionally surgical patients.
This job is responsible for providing a wide variety of professional nursing services which focus on the provision of quality patient care consistent with Franciscan Health System (FHS) standards/values, applicable regulatory requirements and scope of practice for the nursing profession. Work also includes developing, implementing and assessing the patient plan of care during time of stay in collaboration with physicians, interdisciplinary teams, and the patient/family. An incumbent is engaged in direct patient care, including assessing, planning, coordinating, evaluating and delegating work to members of the patient care team, and for providing education and consultation with patients, families, physicians and other staff members in implementing appropriate nursing interventions for optimal patient care.
*Administers chemotherapy and biotherapies.
*Applies knowledge of current cancer treatment modalities to patient care.
*Performs as a relief Charge Nurse when assigned. Tasks include, but are not limited to: floor report; patient placement based on acuity, staffing and diagnosis; problem solving with manager and/or peers.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, ADN degree required.
Minimum 6 months previous RN experience required.
Experience in an oncology acute care setting or related work experience (ie. Med/Surg or ICU/PCU), preferred but not required
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing.
Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS Certification.
Specialty certification, as appropriate to the assigned work unit, is preferred.
Chemo certification required after one year. We cover the cost of certification!