Pediatric Radiation Oncology Registered Nurse (RN)

Texas Oncology

Full Time
Irving, TX
Posted 1 week ago

Position Summary

Texas Oncology is looking for a Pediatric Radiation Oncology Registered
Nurse (RN) to join our team! * This position will support _the Texas
Center for Proton Therapy location in Irving/Las Colinas, TX_ *. This is a
Full-time position, 40 hours per week with flexible

shifts working later 1-2 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 Pediatric Radiation Oncology Registered Nurse
(RN) *_will have the following background and experience:_*

* Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred.
* Minimum three years experience as a practicing registered nurse, oncology experience preferred.
* Experience and knowledge of the purpose and use of medications in the treatment of cancer is preferred.
* RN state license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state.
* Current BCLS certification
* Pediatric oncology experience required (will assist will some adult oncology patients)
* PALS Certification preferred or will obtain within 90 days of hire.

What does the Pediatric Radiation Oncology Registered Nurse (RN) *
_do?_*

Under general supervision, the Registered Nurse provides professional nursing
care for patients adhering to national and company standards and guidelines
for specialty, that recognizes physical, psychological, and spiritual aspects
of care. Participates in companywide quality initiatives. Supports and adheres
to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and
Business Standards.

The essential duties and responsibilities:

* Demonstrates knowledge of age specific differences in the patient population including physiological and developmental differences unique to each group.
* Assess and monitor patients using appropriate technical skills under the direction and supervision of a physician (including weekly checks).
* Implements plan of care in accordance with established standards, guidelines, protocols, and procedures based on actual and potential problems
* Assists with procedures.
* Assesses patient/family needs and provides teaching.
* Demonstrates awareness of community resources available to patients and assists with referrals if necessary.
* May assist in anesthesia recovery room on a PRN basis.

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.

Category: Clinical

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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.

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