(FT) Registered Nurse 2 - Infusion/Oncology - UMHC-SCCC/Coral Springs– Up to $25,000 Sign-on ...

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University of Miami
Location
Coral Springs, FL

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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

Our Sylvester at Coral Springs has an exciting opportunity for Infusion Oncology Registered Nurse. The Infusion Oncology Registered Nurse:

  • Utilizes effective therapeutic communication skills during interactions with patients, caregivers, and fellow members of the interprofessional care team

  • Provides holistic nursing care addressing the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of patients and their caregivers throughout the disease trajectory

  • Identifies patient access barriers and potential solutions to provide quality care to the patient

  • Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to implement the medical plan of care, and nursing intervention/procedures as necessary for the care of the patient

  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills based on experience in the nursing care of people with a hematology/oncology or autoimmune diagnosis across the disease trajectory

  • Demonstrates an understanding of biology as it relates to the care of the person with a hematology/oncology or autoimmune diagnosis

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the treatment modalities used in the care of the person with a hematology/oncology or autoimmune diagnosis

  • Adheres to all safe handling best practice as set forth by the University of Miami policies and procedures and associated governing bodies standards when administering chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and/or biotherapy agents.

  • Monitors patient for therapeutic response and side effects.

  • Provides nursing care to research participants while considering the study requirements, as well as the collection of research data, the clinical indications, and patient care needs.

  • Monitors for therapeutic responses and side effects and reports adverse events to the appropriate provider.

  • Supports patients and their families during standard of care and investigational trial treatment and works to educate patients and their families about their treatment and protocol requirements.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of commonly used medications: action, dose, and side effects.

  • Adheres to all administration standards of high alert medications, such as chemotherapy, as set forth by the University of Miami policies and procedures and Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) standards.

  • Applies evidence based clinical practice guidelines, symptom management tools, standards, and protocols in patient evaluation and care and implements symptom management and monitoring parameters based on selected therapy Assists in procedures and emergency management

  • Acts as resource to clinical staff in assisting with unfamiliar procedures/treatments.

  • Administers and/or monitors blood and blood products following hospital policy and procedures

  • Adheres to standards of documentation of patient education

  • Demonstrates evidence based care in the maintenance of venous access devices used in the oncology population

  • Stays up-to-date with new therapies, treatment technology, and therapy changes through independent learning methods and attending all mandatory in-services as directed.

  • Engages in learning opportunities to enhance professional knowledge and role maturation in oncology nursing including obtainment of national oncology certification when eligible

  • Cross-trains to other nursing units and floats as necessary.

  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, Bachelor’s degree (BSN) preferred. RNs hired with an Associates (ASN) degree have 2 years to complete the BSN degree.

Certification and Licensing:

  • Registered Nurse License; Basic Life Support Certification (BLS), Advanced Cardia Life Support (ACLS); ONS/ONCC Chemotherapy/Immunotherapy provider card preferred, or within 3 months of hire

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of nursing experience

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Full time

Employee Type:

Staff

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