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Registered Nurse - RN - Oncology

Maxim Healthcare Services • Wausau, WI

Posted 3 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Other Great Industries
Health Care, Nurse

Job Description

The Oncology nurse is responsible for evaluating, planning, implementing and documenting nursing care for oncology patient population.

This is a travel assignment, local contract, or contract-to-hire opportunity. 

Shift Details: 36 hours per week, 12-hour shifts, AM and/or Overnight shifts, with weekend rotation.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides specialized oncology nursing care to patients in a hospital or clinic setting.
  • Performs nursing procedures and prescribed medical treatments.
  • Observes and assesses chemotherapy patients' conditions.
  • Assures patient safety and stability; reports significant changes to supervisor or physician; records nursing notes on patient chart.
  • Interviews and observes patients to ascertain medical history and current condition; reviews patients’ records; takes vital signs, assesses current condition and pain level.
  • Administers chemotherapy, blood products, IV fluids and medications.
  • Validates chemotherapy doses for accuracy.
  • Reviews and carries out physician’s orders.
  • Reports progress and unusual occurrences.
  • Identifies patient needs and healthcare problems; develops goals, service delivery protocols, and nursing plan of care; evaluates patient progress and modifies care plans as needed.
  • Records and reports all information within scope of authority.
  • Performs assessment of patients; evaluates symptoms, and determines essential care required.
  • Prepares patients for physician’s examination, and assists in examination and treatment of patient.
  • Educates patients and families about cancer diagnosis, prognosis and treatment options.
  • Instructs individual patients and family on follow-up care, toxicity and side effects of chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
  • Assists in assessment of pain management.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be able to communicate effectively.
  • Current RN license.
  • Prefer at least 1 year of experience in oncology
  • Current BLS card.
  • Must pass criminal background screening.
  • Current TB test or Chest X-ray.
  • PALS/ACLS if per contract requirements
  • Current physical exam per state or contract requirements.

Benefits
At Maxim Healthcare Services, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 

Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. As an established community partner, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 30 years. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.  

Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Job ID: 437290
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