Registered Nurse (RN) Charge Nurse - Oncology

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United States
Job Summary
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License: RN - Registered Nurse
Location: Austell, GA
Job Reference #: CH-1164296
Job Description
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At WellStar we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues.

As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

The Oncology Unit is located on 6 South with a primary emphasis on care of the adult cancer patient requiring inpatient treatments. The unit provides services to adult patients 24 hours a day. The unit has 28 inpatient beds, which now includes beds to accommodate inpatient hospice needs and Oncology Medical-Surgical Telemetry needs.

The most commonly treated diagnoses include : Lung cancer , Head/neck cancer, Multiple myeloma, Colon cancer, Neutropenia, GI bleeds, Various gastrointestinal conditions, HIV related diagnosis, Pain management, Leukemia, Prostate Cancer, Sickle Cell, and DVT.

Services most frequently provided include : Nursing care by licensed and non-licensed personnel, IV therapy including central lines, implanted ports, PICC lines, t ransfusion therapy, c are of the terminally ill, and c hemotherapy and blood product administration.

Our nurses improve patient outcomes with evidence-based practice and are recognized for their accomplishments.

WellStar has been named one of the 2014 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®, which recognizes companies across the country that have exceptional workplace cultures. As the largest not-for-profit health system in Georgia, WellStar has always been a leader in the community.

Apply today to join our team!

The RN Clinical Nurse is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care. They practice in a clinical environment that is administered by Nurse Managers and other leaders and is supported through the WellStar Shared Governance Model. The framework for practice is steered by the WellStar Professional Practice Model, 5-Star Nursing and evidence based practice and research. RN competencies are derived from these models and supported by the WellStar Core Competencies.

It is expected that all RN Clinical Nurses are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association. As a member of the patient services team, it is expected that the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals.

Required Minimum Education:

Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred; National certification in area of specialty preferred



Required Minimum Licensure/Certification:

Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia; Must have a current BLS/ACLS/PALS certification from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position based on the requirements for the specialty in which RN is hired

Required Minimum Experience:

Three years, current experience in specified area of practice

Required Minimum Skills:

Ability to read, write and speak English language, optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills; Strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with customer service skills required; Ability to function in a fast paced environment and respond to emergencies in using a decisive, composed and respectful manner; Possess excellent time management skills; practices nursing using evidence and analytical skills along with possessing strong critical thinking skills.
Chemo Certification Required
Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For". Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

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Registered Nurse (RN) Charge Nurse - Oncology

Job Summary
col-narrow
License: RN - Registered Nurse
Location: Austell, GA
Job Reference #: CH-1164296
Job Description
col-wide

At WellStar we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues.

As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

The Oncology Unit is located on 6 South with a primary emphasis on care of the adult cancer patient requiring inpatient treatments. The unit provides services to adult patients 24 hours a day. The unit has 28 inpatient beds, which now includes beds to accommodate inpatient hospice needs and Oncology Medical-Surgical Telemetry needs.

The most commonly treated diagnoses include : Lung cancer , Head/neck cancer, Multiple myeloma, Colon cancer, Neutropenia, GI bleeds, Various gastrointestinal conditions, HIV related diagnosis, Pain management, Leukemia, Prostate Cancer, Sickle Cell, and DVT.

Services most frequently provided include : Nursing care by licensed and non-licensed personnel, IV therapy including central lines, implanted ports, PICC lines, t ransfusion therapy, c are of the terminally ill, and c hemotherapy and blood product administration.

Our nurses improve patient outcomes with evidence-based practice and are recognized for their accomplishments.

WellStar has been named one of the 2014 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®, which recognizes companies across the country that have exceptional workplace cultures. As the largest not-for-profit health system in Georgia, WellStar has always been a leader in the community.

Apply today to join our team!

The RN Clinical Nurse is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care. They practice in a clinical environment that is administered by Nurse Managers and other leaders and is supported through the WellStar Shared Governance Model. The framework for practice is steered by the WellStar Professional Practice Model, 5-Star Nursing and evidence based practice and research. RN competencies are derived from these models and supported by the WellStar Core Competencies.

It is expected that all RN Clinical Nurses are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association. As a member of the patient services team, it is expected that the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals.

Required Minimum Education:

Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing: Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred; National certification in area of specialty preferred



Required Minimum Licensure/Certification:

Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia; Must have a current BLS/ACLS/PALS certification from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position based on the requirements for the specialty in which RN is hired

Required Minimum Experience:

Three years, current experience in specified area of practice

Required Minimum Skills:

Ability to read, write and speak English language, optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills; Strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with customer service skills required; Ability to function in a fast paced environment and respond to emergencies in using a decisive, composed and respectful manner; Possess excellent time management skills; practices nursing using evidence and analytical skills along with possessing strong critical thinking skills.
Chemo Certification Required
Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For". Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.


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