Registered Nurse (RN) - Cancer Care

  • MaineHealth
  • Rockport, ME, USA
  • Jun 21, 2021
Full time Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Description

Summary

Position Summary

The Registered Nurse is to safely administer chemotherapeutic agents to patients in the Cancer Care Center. Displays clinical proficiency, which includes the management and safe delivery of age-specific patient centered care (encompassing young adult to geriatric clients) through assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of overt and covert changes in clinical conditions of oncology patients in accordance with prescribed standards. Provides care and instruction to patients and families from a basis of specialized knowledge in oncology nursing. Plans and assigns work to unit support staff and professional nursing, as needed.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

    • Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
    • License/Certifications: Current licensure on the State of Maine Board of Nursing. Current BLS Certification. Oncology Nurse Certification preferred (or attained within three years of hire).
    • Experience: Two years nursing experience with one year of Chemotherapy/Oncology nursing preferred.
    • Articulates elements of professional practice and demonstrates:
      • Knowledge of Evidence Based Practice and
      • Patient and Family Centered Care
      • Understanding of teamwork and collaboration
      • Effective verbal/written communication skill
      • Knowledge of process improvement and sound safety strategies
      • Competence with computer applications
    • Completion of departmental competencies within one month of hire.
    • Completion of Chemotherapy/Biotherapy within twelve months of hire.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

 
  • Rockport, ME
  •  Pen Bay Medical Center
  •  Full Time - Day Shift
  •  Nursing
  • Req #: 132244

Specialty

Cancer Registrar