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Registered Nurse (RN) - Medical Oncology

Job ID: 952208
Facility: ECU Health Medical Center
Dept: Cancer Ctr Medical Oncology
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Shift: Not Applicable
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Feb 15, 2024

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health Medical Center

ECU Health Medical Center, one of four academic medical centers in North Carolina, is the 974-bed flagship hospital for ECU Health and serves as the primary teaching hospital for The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health Medical Center has achieved Magnet® designation twice and provides acute and intermediate care, rehabilitation and outpatient health services to a 29-county region that is home to more than 1.4 million people.

Position Summary

  • 48-bed unit – taking majority Intermediate Level Patients

  • The population consists of multiple types of primarily adult patients and includes the following: 

Hematologic

Oncologic

Immunocompromised

Radiation complications

Cardiac Arrhythmia

Complex fluid and medication management

Single and/or Multisystem complications

  • Services also include patient education related to chemotherapy, radiation, associated procedures, disease processes, management, diagnostic procedures, and trach care.

  • Work collaboratively with other disciplines such as Physical Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Recreational Therapy, Unit based Dietitian, Pharmacist, Case Management, and Social Work.

  • The Medical Oncology unit receives overflow of populations such as surgery and medical patients at times.  Nursing staff analyze cardiac rhythms on their patients; we are not monitored by monitor techs.  BLS is required upon hire; ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) is required to be obtained within one year.

  • Skills that will be utilized are administering chemotherapy, continuous infusion medication management, pain management, wound vac. dressing changes, wound drains, central lines, tracheotomy patients, chest tubes, IV start skills, peripheral lab draws, arterial blood draws, various intravenous drips i.e. cardiac, insulin, heparin, and cardiac monitoring

Responsibilities

  • Assures healing without harm through use of safety habits and error prevention tools, periodic rounding, and engagement in daily safety huddle
  • Obtains and interprets initial and ongoing systematic patient/family assessment data, incorporating information from other appropriate sources.
  • Uses patient/family assessment data to formulate relevant nursing plan of care.
  • Collaborates with patient/family/significant others(s) and interdisciplinary team members to mutually formulate realistic and measurable outcomes based on clinical 

Minimum Requirements

  • Diploma in Nursing, Associates in Nursing or higher
  • Bachelors Degree is preferred.
  • Current NC RN license or licensure to practice in a participating Nurse Licensure Compact state Health Care Provider is required.
  • Basic Life Support is required.

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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