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RN Registered Nurse Chemotherapy No Weekends

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski (LGHP) is located in the beautiful mountainous region of Virginia . Pulaski is considered a neighbor to the Virginia Tech Hokie community and is a short 45 minute drive from Roanoke, VA. The HCA (Hospital Corporation of America) hospital is a 147-bed acute care facility with more than 350 employees and has been recognized by Joint Commission as a Top Performer. The medical staff includes a wide range of primary care and specialty care physicians, including Cardiology, Otolaryngology, Orthopedics, General Surgery, Urology and Oncology as well as Hospitalists.
Responsibilities of the Registered Nurse Chemotherapy:
  • Implements clinical and technical aspects of patient care for oncology patients for Infusion Center procedures according to the nursing process; ensures patient / family receive appropriate healthcare education and instruction for discharge; Accurately completes documentation of all patient care related information; Appropriately utilizes resources related to care of the patient;
  • Assist in the maintaining and ordering of supplies; Performs cleaning task as assigned
  • Maintains positive working relationship with coworker and physicians; Monitors performance of staff assigned to team and coaches as appropriate; demonstrates and promotes professionalism
  • Participates in the orientation of new employees
  • Is an active member of the team in participating in follow up phone calls to patients

Qualifications:
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
  • Diploma or Associates Degree from a professional nursing program (required)
  • BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program ($5,250/calendar year)

CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY:
  • ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Card within 120 days of hire or transfer
  • BLS within 90 days of hire/transfer
  • ACLS within 180 days- new employees/transfers have a maximum of 180 days to complete ACLS upon hire date. During this time the nurse will work under the direct supervision of an RN who has satisfactorily completed basic arrhythmia competency and ACLS certification. If the new employee fails to complete the above items in the established timeframe, the nurse lacking successful completion of the competency/certification will continue to work under the direct supervision of another RN as previously described. This practice will continue until the new employee satisfactorily completes the basic arrhythmia competency, has passed licensure exam, and has obtained ACLS certification.
""We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.""

Company Description:

At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA.




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