RN Oncology Full Time Nights
Dallas, TX US
B/U-ONCOLOGY: J 2E
Area of Interest:
Texas Health Dallas
A 23 bed medical/surgical unit that focuses primarily on the care of oncology patients.
• All patients are managed by attending physician with consultants available as needed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
• Treatments and activities performed include but are not limited to:
o Internal radiation therapy
o Remote cardiac monitoring
o Blood product administration
o Oncologic emergencies (tumor lysis syndrome, spinal cord compression, neutropenic fever)
o Pain management
o Physical and occupational therapy
o Patient and family education
o Discharge planning and teaching
o End of life care
The typical nurse-to-patient ratio is based on an acuity system but typically ranges from 4-5 patients per RN. PCTs are also utilized to assist RNs in the care of patients.
Shift Days and Hours 7p-7a and alternating weekends.
BSN preferred. RNs hired after January 2014 require completion of BSN within 3 years of start date. RNs hired within THR after December 2016 require completion of BSN within 2 years of start date.
Minimum one year experience as a clinical nurse, or completion of an RN residency program, or acceptance into a THR residency program.
Current RN licensure or compact licensure recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing; Current AHA BCLS training upon hire.
Chemo Bio card within 6 months of hire. ACLS, charge nurse, and OCN preferred.
A high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, and ability to function in a fast-paced environment.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966.
A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit.
Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers .
The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.
We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.