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Staff Nurse, Oncology Surgical

Company: University Hospital New Jersey
Location: Newark
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Responsibilities The primary purpose of the Staff Nurse (Cancer Center) position is to administer total patient care based on individualized needs of assigned patients and families in accordance with professional nursing standards. The Staff Nurse will utilize knowledge of surgical oncology procedures in accordance with professional nursing standards to adult patients who are under the care of the Outpatient Surgical Oncology Services team. Responsibilities include assessment, planning, implementation of nursing interventions and evaluation of the physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of the patient during pre-procedural, procedural and post-procedural phases of care. The Staff Nurse demonstrates knowledge of Nursing Care Standards for Infection Control and Reprocessing of Urological scopes and procedures. The Staff Nurse is responsible for patient education and providing care management/outcome management in accordance with professional nursing standards to adult patients who are under the care of the Surgical Services team. The role of the RN includes practice/office support for all staff. Demonstrates team approaches at all times and demonstrates flexibility by rotation between Oncology Services as required. Shows a working knowledge of UH, Joint Commission & DOH regulations. Participates in evidence based nursing and related QA and PI endeavors and meets hospital continuing education and certification requirements. Qualifications Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing with a current license to practice in the State of New Jersey required. BSN preferred. BLS required. Current ACLS for healthcare professionals preferred or must obtain within one year (1) of employment. Current IV/Venous Access Device Certification preferred or must obtain within three (3) months of employment. Two (2) years' nursing experience working in an ambulatory care setting required. Experience in a surgical practice, surgery center, pre-post recovery nursing preferred. Hospital nursing experience preferred. One (1) year of Oncology experience highly preferred but willing to train those with no previous oncology experience.

Keywords: University Hospital New Jersey, Newark , Staff Nurse, Oncology Surgical, Healthcare , Newark, New Jersey

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