Registered Nurse (RN-CN1), Oncology Infusion-Blood Cancer Healing Center, ONA

Job Description

Description for Internal Candidates

Registered Nurse (RN), Hematology/Oncology Infusion

UC Health is hiring full-time Registered Nurse (RN) for the Hematology/Oncology Infusion unit for the dayshift at the Hoxworth Blood Center. Be a part of a growing Bone Marrow Transplant and Infusion program, by making an indelible impact cancer patient's lives through caring for them with the most advanced treatment.

The Infusion Nurse will support the Cincinnati regions' only adult FACT-accredited academic blood and marrow transplant 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:
  • Enjoy an experienced staff that prioritizes excellent care.
  • Be a part of a growing BMT, Hematology Oncology Program (expanding into new space by early 2024)
  • Engage in leading educational and clinical advancements for the Cincinnati region

Benefit Details
  • 401K
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Employee paid long-term and short-term disability


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.
  • 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

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Associate's Degree, minimum required
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, preferred
  • Current OH RN License
  • Chemotherapy/biotherapy certification (Preferred)
  • One year Oncology Infusion experience (Preferred)


At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering. As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors. UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse place of employment.