Geisinger Health System Registered Nurse Hazleton Cancer Center in HAZLETON, Pennsylvania
JOB TITLE: Registered Nurse
LOCATION: Hazleton Cancer Center
D EPARTMENT: Hematology Oncology
WORK SCHEDULE: Days
WORK TYPE: Part Time (.6 FTE) - 48 Hours Bi-Weekly; 40W Overtime
Responsible for performing patient assessment, patient/family teaching and triage as well as direct patient care including chemotherapy, biologic therapy
and other therapeutic infusions and order entry. Provides clinical support to the provider, patient and their family to assist in the treatment of the patient's condition.
Completes order entry as directed in EPIC and Beacon. Rotates through treatment room to provide direct patient care. Follows up on diagnostic testing to ensure
completion, accuracy, and filing of same in medical record to ensure continuity and quality of care. Promotes a clean environment. Meets the qualifications to
provide care for patients in specific age range on their assigned clinical area.
Works under the general direction of the Operations Manager, Cancer Serivces for professional and daily operational issues. Orients under Outpatient RN CEP.
Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates proficiency using computers.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Current Pennsylvania RN license required. Must be BLS certified. Oncology Nursing Certification (OCN); preferred at hire or must obtain within 2 years.
If not OCN certified, require completion of Chemotherapy/Biotherapy course during orientation period.
Minimum of two years prior oncology or medical/surgical experience preferred.
EPIC experience preferred.
Beacon experience preferred.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.