Nurse Clinician, First Shift

Job Description

Registered Nurse (RN), Day Shift, Oncology/Hematology Infusion

UC Health is hiring a full- time Registered Nurse (RN) for the Gynecology Oncology unit for the day shift at the Barrett Cancer Center. Be a part of a growing Oncology program by making an indelible impact cancer patient's lives through caring for them with the most advanced treatment.

The Gynecology Oncology Nurse will support the region's leading Oncology program, delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures.

About UC Health Ambulatory Services

UC Health Ambulatory Services supports the majority of the academic health system's outpatient and non-hospital-based facilities and operations. This includes almost 200 specialty and primary care physician offices in nearly 60 locations across Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

More than 130 UC Health ambulatory physicians and advanced practice providers have been recognized as the top 1% of clinicians in the nation for their patient experience scores.

Unit Details :
  • Take advantage of a collaborative and team-oriented atmosphere
  • Enjoy knowledgeable leadership with extensive Oncology experience.
  • Work traditional hours and no weekend/holidays

Benefits
  • 401K Plan
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Employee paid short-term and long-term benefits


Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse (RN) is an individual who holds a current state license to practice nursing. The practice of nursing requires specialized knowledge, judgment, and skills to provide care to groups and individuals. The RN utilizes knowledge derived from the principles of biological, physical, behavioral, social and nursing sciences to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care. The care is culturally based and age-specific.
  • Administers treatments, infusions, and reviews labs
  • Prepares, implements, evaluates, revises and coordinates interdisciplinary plan of care for each assigned patient in a collaborative effort with the other healthcare team members and patient/family within the time frame indicated by unit's standards of practice.
  • Communicates formulated plan of care, as appropriate, to all levels of associates involved in the patient's care, and demonstrates ability to establish priorities of care based on patient's assessment and needs.
  • Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment, and involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment, and continuing care of the patient.
  • Identifies and responds appropriately to different patient needs resulting from behavioral health problems, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious/cultural norms.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking, accountability, flexibility, and a cooperative attitude in meeting the needs of the unit.
  • Nursing process is accurately and concisely documented, including evaluation of treatment and in accordance to hospital policy and procedure.
  • Acts as a resource person and mentor for new personnel, floater, and/or supplemental staff working on the unit.
  • Assumes responsibility for personal professional development and contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues, and others.


Qualifications

Education:
  • Minimum Required: Bachelor's Degree - Nursing
  • Preferred: Master's Degree - Nursing
  • Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio
  • Current BLS/ACLS certifications required
  • Certification in specialty area strongly preferred

Experience:
  • Minimum Required: 1 - 2 Years equivalent experience
  • Preferred: 3 - 5 Years equivalent experience

Skills & Knowledge:
  • Consultative and research skills
  • Ability to accept and implement change
  • Clinical competence in specialty area
  • Establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships, utilize proper channels of communication and maintain confidentiality
  • Evidence of continuing professional growth and membership in a professional organization related to care area


About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com.