RN-Oncology/Infusion Therapy Outpatient PRN

Parkland Health and Hospital System

Full Time
Dallas, TX
Posted 1 week ago

Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a
meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your
talent to support our care, you’ll be part of a team that’s providing valuable
health services to Dallas County residents. And here, you’ll have the
opportunity to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and
advance in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a
substantial difference for our patients—and for you. We blend cultures,
talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system. Parkland
has earned distinction as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S News and
World Report every year since 1994.

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with established
protocols and multidisciplinary plan of care utilizing independent, dependent,
and interdependent interventions to restore stability, prevent complications,
and achieve and maintain optimal patient responses for all patients through
patient centered/patient valued care.

MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS

Education: – Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing.

Experience: – Must have six months of oncology experience.

Equivalent Experience: – None.

Certification/Registration/Licensure:

* Must have current, valid RN license or temporary RN license with the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.

* Must have current healthcare provider CPR course completion card from one of the following: o American Heart Association o American Red Cross Rescuer o Military Training Network.

Skills or Special Abilities: – Provides care to assigned patient population in
accordance with the current State of Texas Nurse Practice Act, established
protocols, multidisciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific
standards. – Establishes access and maintains central line devices and
peripheral intravenous access. – Demonstrates an understanding and practical
approach to patient safety for care delivery for cancer patients. –
Administers chemotherapy, blood products, IV medications, and biological
agents in a safe manner. – Validates accurate chemotherapy doses. –
Demonstrates knowledge of specific conditions, including disease and treatment
therapies for the cancer population. – Exercises independent judgment in
providing nursing care. – Must be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal
skills and possess good oral and written communication skills. – Must be able
to communicate effectively with patients, families, and hospital staff in
accordance with established policies and procedures. – May be required to
communicate effectively, via the overhead paging system. – Must be able to
demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors. – As applicable, will
be required to demonstrate acceptable knowledge of nursing standards of care
for specialty care area.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age
(40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information,
disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran
status.

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