Texas Oncology is looking for an Outpatient Transplant Registered Nurse
(RN) * to join our team! * This position will support the Sammons
Cancer Center location in Dallas, TX . This position will work for the
BMT Unit that is open 365 days per year. This position will work 10 hour
shifts 4 days per week. Texas Oncology is the largest community oncology
provider in the country and has approximately 600+ providers in 220+ sites
across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our founders pioneered community-based
cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care
accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with
the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the
same today—at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to
deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our
patients achieve “More breakthroughs. More victories.” ® in their fight
against cancer. Today, Texas Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed
with cancer on an annual basis.
Why work for us?
Come join our team that is responsible for helping lead Texas Oncology in
treating more patient diagnosed with cancer than any other provider in Texas.
We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical,
Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage,
a generous PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a
Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of
other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance
program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers.
The ideal candidate for the Outpatient Transplant Registered Nurse (RN)
will have the following background and experience:
* Nursing degree (BSN preferred) from an accredited program for professional nursing education.
* Minimum 3-7 years of nursing experience, including at least three years of oncology experience.
* Experience and knowledge of the purpose and use of chemotherapy in the treatment of cancer.
* Current RN state license.
* Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification.
What does the Outpatient Transplant Registered Nurse (RN) do?
The Registered Nurse, under minimal supervision, provides nursing care from
initial patient contact through high dose chemotherapy followed by stem cell
rescue to follow-up care post stem cell rescue. Collaborates with the
interdisciplinary team to provide for assessment and therapeutic management of
patient/family needs. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance
Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
The essential duties and responsibilities:
* Assesses health status by interviewing patient regarding current status and medical history; assisting in physical exam and psychosocial assessment.
* Reviews and reports the results of the health status assessment and physical examination, pertinent laboratory data, radiographic data and psychosocial assessment of assigned patients to the transplant physician and supervisor.
* Manages symptoms/toxicities/health abnormalities related to the intense high dose therapy, stem cell rescue and rehabilitation following rescue in collaboration with transplant physician and/ supervisor.
* Provides psychosocial support to patients and families throughout the transplant process
* Facilitates and schedules consultations, pre-testing, diagnostic tests or procedures and future appointments for patients.
* Assists in providing patient, family and community education to those interested in the process of stem cell transplantation.
Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, or national origin.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity,
disability or protected veteran status.