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RN, Registered Nurse - Chemotherapy

Company: Christus Health
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Summary:

Provides professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients. Prepares equipment and assists physician during examinations and treatments. Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, and monitors patient vital signs. Observes and maintains records on patient care, condition, reaction, and progress.

The Christus Spohn Cancer Center (CSCC) offers a full range of advanced treatment options. Our Medical Oncology team consists of two physicians and three advanced practitioners who are over both inpatient and outpatient services in multiple locations throughout the Christus Spohn System. Each of the Medical Oncologists typically carries a patient load of 25 patients per day in clinic, and the infusion/chemotherapy department performs services for approximately 45 patients per day at our main location, and nearly 20 patients per day at our second location. Radiation Oncology includes two locations that offer the services of external beam radiation, Tomotherapy, and CyberKnife. The laboratory provides a full range of hematology and metabolic services. We also offer a Palliative Care consultation program, which has an active daily census of 15 – 20 patients per day. The CHRISTUS Spohn Cancer Center is accredited by the Commission on Cancer and is the only regional cancer center to receive this honor. With three clinics located throughout the Coastal Bend, the CHRISTUS Spohn Cancer Center and its clinics are a place where oncologists and clinicians are passionate about their patients’ care.

The CSCC Associates are known for their compassion and caring attitudes. Associates frequently comment on how they receive more than they give. The tenure of our staff attests to their commitment to our patients and the CSCC program. What sets the CHRISTUS Spohn Cancer Team apart is their commitment to healing patients in mind, body and spirit. Their patient-centered focus is at the heart of CHRISTUS Spohn’s Mission to extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ.

If you are looking to join a rapidly growing faith-based organization that encourages professional development, we want you to become a part of the CHRISTUS Spohn family!

**This position qualifies for Relocation Assistance as well as a SIGN-ON BONUS based on experience.**

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.Able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care.
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Two-years of Oncology nursing experience preferred, but will accept new graduate.
  • Current Texas State RN License
  • CPR (American Heart Association)
  • Oncology Clinical Nurse Certification (ONC™) (Chemo) or Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) preferred.
  • Chemotherapy Biotherapy certification preferred

Work Type: 

Full Time


Keywords: Christus Health, Corpus Christi , RN, Registered Nurse - Chemotherapy, Other , Corpus Christi, Texas

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