marshfield RN Oncology in Weston, Wisconsin
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The Registered Nurse - Oncology utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate comprehensive care to persons with cancer and their families. The RN is an essential member of the Oncology team who is responsible for implementing the plan of care for the patient. The individual assists patients and families by being sensitive to the need for emotional support, as well as therapeutic treatment. The RN collaborates with other members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure quality care for Oncology patients. RNs in Oncology work within various roles by specialty whether this is Medical Oncology or Radiation Oncology.
Nurses in Medical Oncology administer chemotherapy and non-chemotherapy treatments while the nurses in Radiation Oncology assist to support the needs of the patients undergoing Radiation treatments. Some nurses may work within both specialties. Oncology nurses provide related education and triage; and serves as a resource referral for patients. The nurse interacts with physicians, pharmacy, Clinic personnel, to provide optimal care to the individual diagnosed with cancer and his/her family. Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) guidelines are incorporated into professional practice.
Mon - Fri; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Variable shifts starting at 8:00 or 8:30 am and end times at 4:30 or 5:00 pm. The position will work in both Weston and Stevens Point Center locations.
For positions requiring education beyond a high school diploma or equivalent, educational qualifications must be from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education and Accreditation.
Minimum Required: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Minimum Required: None
Preferred/Optional: A minimum of two years nursing experience. In-patient or outpatient oncology nurse experience. Experience recommended in acute care settings or varied clinical experiences if no oncology experience.
The following licensure(s), certification(s), registration(s), etc., are required for this position. Licenses with restrictions are subject to review to determine if restrictions are substantially related to the position.
Current State of Wisconsin Registered Nurse License or Nurse Compact License.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification awarded by the American Heart Association (AHA) within three months of hire.
Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification awarded by the American Heart Association (AHA) within one year of hire for those performing conscious sedation (varies by location).
Chemotherapy Immunotherapy course certification completed after first year of hire and completed prior to the end of the second year as required.
Membership in the National Oncology Nursing Society upon hire.
Additional department-specific certifications, licenses, or memberships may be required (varies by department/location).
Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN); if not current, must pass certification exam and receive certification at time of hire by end of 2nd year.
Radiation Oncology certification for RN in Radiation Oncology by end of 2nd year for all incoming RNs to the role.
If no prior oncology experience, participation in ONS Orientation Bundle or other pertinent classes as discussed with management.
Marshfield Clinic Health System is committed to enriching the lives of others through accessible, affordable and compassionate healthcare. Successful applicants will listen, serve and put the needs of patients and customers first.
Exclusion From Federal Programs: Employee may not at any time have been or be excluded from participation in any federally funded program, including Medicare and Medicaid. This is a condition of employment. Employee must immediately notify his/her manager or the Health System’s Compliance Officer if he/she is threatened with exclusion or becomes excluded from any federally funded program.
Marshfield Clinic Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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