We are looking for a Staff RN to provide additional coverage for our Northern Oncology Clinic, can it be you?
We would like someone who independently plans and provides specialized nursing care for patients and families in an oncology practice setting utilizing a systematic approach incorporating assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Practices in accordance with physician orders, established NJH policies and procedures, Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) and the values stated in the National Jewish Health and the Department of Nursing vision and mission. Provides nursing services within the scope of the RN as defined by the Colorado Board of Nursing. Assists others in developing their skills, knowledge, and abilities.
What does the Oncology Division do?
The Oncology Division is dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment and long-term follow-up and monitoring of individuals with known or suspected cancer. We diagnose and treat all adult cancers, with emphasis on cancer of the: lungs (thoracic), head and neck (ears, mouth, throat and sinuses) or stomach and intestinal (esophageal, stomach, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, colon, rectal, anal) cancers. We are pleased to participate in your evaluation at any point. We can review abnormal X-rays, CTs or PET scans. We offer state-of-the art therapy for patients diagnosed with cancer. Our Oncology team also is available to give second opinions regarding a diagnosis or treatment recommendation.
Why National Jewish Health?
No one knows lungs better than our experts. National Jewish Health is the leading respiratory hospital in the nation. We recently were named a Lung Cancer Screening Center of Excellence. Our lung expertise intimately connects us to the lungs, head and neck. Many years ago we added gastrointestinal (GI) specialists to care for our patients who also developed those issues. Our GI program has grown and now includes cancer screening and care.
Additionally, our Division now treats all types of adult cancers, including blood and bone cancers, prostate cancer, brain tumors, breast cancer and leukemias to name just a few.
Each patient has a multidisciplinary team to help them through every step of the cancer journey. Team members include lung specialists, medical oncology experts, pathologists specifically trained in cancers of the lung, expert radiologists capable of interpreting all types of radiologic images, radiation oncologists to deliver needed radiation therapy, surgeons and dedicated nurses. This expert group, through frequent meetings to review patient progress, ensures that state-of-the art care is provided to everyone.
This position is 40 hours per week at our Northern Oncology Clinic in Thornton, Colorado.
Certification and Licensure:
Knowledge and Skills: Incumbent must have exceptional oral and written communication skills; attention to detail and ability to multi-task; and possess strong organizational skills. Capacity to establish and maintain positive relationships with internal and external customers while maintaining confidentiality. Incumbent must be a positive, professional team player. Must be knowledgeable in the scope of practice of the Registered Nurse, Certified Nursing Assistant and Medical Assistant. Must demonstrate appropriate application of the nursing process, professional nursing theory and practice. Must have the ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively with all employees of NJH. Must possess the ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with patients, families, members of the healthcare team, and administration. Incumbent must possess effective computer skills and the ability to use multiple software applications. Must demonstrate the ability to perform basic life support skills in an emergency.
Education: Graduation from an Accredited School of Nursing is required. BSN is preferred.
Work Experience: A minimum of two (2) years of recent and related RN experience is required.
Work Schedule: 5 days week; day shift; Monday-Friday; no nights, holidays or weekends
Work Location: This position is located at the National Jewish Health Northern Hematology Oncology, 9451 Huron Street, Thornton, CO 80206.
Benefits: National Jewish offers a complete benefits package to eligible employees including: Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; 403(b) Retirement Plan; Flexible Spending Accounts; Life Insurance; Long-Term Disability Coverage; Long-Term Care Coverage; Employee Assistance Program; Tuition Reimbursement (after 6 months of employment); Legal Plan; and Free Parking.
Important Notes: National Jewish Health is a non-profit, non-sectarian institution and is a longstanding cornerstone in the Denver healthcare community. National Jewish Health seeks to attract the best-qualified candidates who support the mission, vision and values of the Institution and those who respect and promote excellence through diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, physical or mental disability, marital, familial or parental status, genetic information, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected classification. We are a tobacco and fragrance free environment.
To apply please complete an application in its entirety at: http://jobs.nationaljewish.org/staff-registered-nurse-rn-oncology-practice-northern-oncology-clinic/job/6638794