Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse from the Virginia State Board of Nursing or a Compact State.
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Verbal ability to present information and ideas related to nursing theory and practice. Ability to accept responsibility and accountability to prescribe, delegate, and coordinate nursing care provided on assigned units as required with leadership qualities. Requires the cognitive ability and practical ability to provide nursing care appropriate to the patient population assigned, considering patient age, growth and development, and diagnosis with full implementation of the nursing process to include Assessment/Reassessment, Nursing Diagnosis, Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation.
Basic Life Support (BLS) (if not current, training required)
Oncology Nursing Certification preferred.
Minimum Work ExperienceEqual opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran
One year Oncology Nursing experienced preferred. Basic computer skills required.