RN / Registered Nurse - Medical Oncology - Full Time - Days
Posted on: November 20, 2023
The Registered Nurse assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the
nursing care provided to a -group of patients. This nurse leads the
nursing team members in the care as directed by the -attending
physician and in collaboration with other health care providers in
accordance with the -philosophy and policies of ProMedica Acute
Care Hospitals. Actively participates in the creation of -an
environment that fosters patient, family, physician, and employee
satisfaction. Ensures -decisions made are based on patient and
family centered care philosophy utilizing evidenced -based
practices, and focused on safety, customer satisfaction, and
Scope of Service: The Registered Nurse provides nursing care to
individuals and groups which -require specialized knowledge,
judgment, and skill derived from the principles of biological,
-physical, behavioral, social, spiritual/cultural, and nursing
sciences. The Registered Nurse functions -within the full scope of
nursing practice as noted by the Board of Nursing of their
designated state -for which they are practicing in addition to
compliance with any of the hospitals accrediting -bodies.
*All duties listed below are essential unless noted otherwise*
1. Patient & Family Centered Care
a. Recognize the patient or designee as the source of control and
full partner in providing -compassionate and coordinated care based
on respect for patient preference, values, -and needs.
b. Elicit and communicate patient values, preferences, and
c. Provide patient-centered care with sensitivity and respect for
the diversity of human -experience in collaboration with the
interdisciplinary team. Engage patients or -designated surrogates
in active partnerships that promote health, safety and well-being,
-and self-care management.
d. Addresses patient/family education needs considering patient
level of comprehension, -style of learning from the point of entry
e. Navigates and collaborates with patient, family and healthcare
team regarding the care -provided and needed to ensure appropriate
transition along the continuum.
f. Evaluates patient's response and intervenes to ensure optimal
2. Evidenced Based Practice
a. Integrate best current evidence with clinical expertise and
patient/family preferences -and values for delivery of optimal
b. Base individualized care plan on patient values, clinical
expertise, and evidence.
3. Nursing Practice
a. Assesses, formulates nursing diagnosis, plans, and implements
and continually evaluates -effectiveness of the individualized
written nursing care plan and delivery of nursing care -for each
b. Analyzes and prioritizes problems and makes sound judgments
based on logic and/or -critical thinking skills.
4. Safety and Quality Improvement
a. Improve the safety and quality of healthcare systems by
minimizing the risk of harm to -patients and the healthcare
b. Administers medications and executes regimens as authorized by
the state licensure.
c. Incorporates quality measures and data to understand individual
and system -performance.
d. Applies use of technology and standardized practices that
support safety and quality.
e. Identifies strategies to reduce risk of harm to self or
f. Participates in unit-based quality improvement, evidence-based
practice projects or -research.
g. Promotes and incorporates error prevention techniques.
h. Report safety concerns and events including near misses.
5. Informatics & Technology
a. Promote and incorporate use of technology to communicate, manage
information, -mitigate errors, and support decision making.
b. Navigates, plans patient care, and documents ongoing status,
responses and outcomes in accurate, timely manner in the electronic
c. Responds appropriately to clinical decision-making supports and
d. Advocates protecting the integrity of the healthcare record and
the privacy of each -patient.
6. Communication, Teamwork & Collaboration
a. Interacts effectively with patient, families and with healthcare
team to foster open -communication, mutual respect, and shared
b. Functions as the coordinator of the patient's plan of care
through interaction and -communication with healthcare team.
c. Acts with integrity, consistency, and respect for diversity.
d. Functions within scope of practice.
e. Delegates to other team members as appropriate.
f. Escalates barriers, safety and clinical concerns utilizing
appropriate chain of command.
7. Leadership & Professionalism
a. Influences the behavior of individuals or groups within the
environment to facilitate goal -establishment and achievement.
Accountable for the delivery of nursing care consistent -with the
core values, mission, philosophy, and policies of ProMedica.
b. Understands and maintains a current working knowledge of scope
of practice as -outlined by state Board of Nursing.
c. Integrates leadership skills to promote systems thinking,
communication, and facilitating -change.
d. Participates in healthcare teams to improve patient care, the
work environment, and -patient and staff satisfaction.
e. Accountable to own nursing practice by following nursing
process. Assigns, directs, -delegates, and supervises ancillary
personnel and support staff in carrying out particular
-roles/functions aimed at achieving patient care goals.
8. Systems-Based Practice
a. Participates in practices endorsed at the healthcare system
b. Plans, organizes, and delivers patient care in the context of
the work unit.
c. Rounds with providers.
d. Practices bedside report/hand-offs.
e. Ensures meaningful hourly rounding occurs.
f. Escalates concerns utilizing appropriate chain of command to
maintain safety, quality, -and patient satisfaction.
9. Performs other duties as assigned.REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education: The RN in Michigan must complete twenty-five hours of
continuing education, with at least two hours in pain and symptom
management during the two-year period prior to the renewal of the
--- Complies with nursing process.
--- Ability to respond effectively and efficiently to critical
situations involving patients, personnel, and visitors in a
--- Performs basic nursing skills competently.
--- Ability to evaluate own daily practice for errors and pursue
--- Engages in the changing environment and is open to new
--- Functions as a dependable team member, assisting when requested
or when the need is obvious.
--- Communicates effectively and empathetically with all members of
the healthcare team including patients.
--- Responsible for continued professional growth and development
--- Navigate and retrieve information from the computer and
License: Current State license as a Registered Nurse.
Certification: Current CPR training. Specialty certifications as
Personal Protective Equipment: Demonstrates knowledge and use of
standard precautions and PPE. Demonstrates knowledge and use of
safe patient handling equipment.
--- Must be able to tolerate exposure to dust, fumes, chemicals,
temperature changes, and exposure to blood borne pathogens and
--- Must be able to attain all health requirements as identified by
the organization (i.e., PPD, respirator training, vaccines, as
--- Must be able to move about hospital and between workstations,
and prolonged periods of standing. **
--- Must be able to frequently move, lift or carry light to heavy
patients or equipment. **
--- Must be able to lift medium materials, non-material handling;
continuous standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching;
frequent pushing, pulling, and squatting.
The above list of accountabilities is intended to describe the
general nature and level of work performed by the positions; it
should not be considered exhaustive.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion,
sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender
identity or gender expression, age, physical or mental disability,
military or protected veteran status, citizenship, familial or
marital status, genetics, or other status protected by applicable
Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace
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