ART 7 East is a 19 bed unit that specializes in the care and treatment of Adult Malignant and Benign Hematology, and Oncology patients. The unit manages patients receiving inpatient chemotherapy, and complications of cancer treatment. Along with these designated patients, there are also a variety of medical surgical patients that are placed in our care. The patients tend to range from moderate to high acuity. Because of the specialty of populations in our care, nurses are required to obtain chemotherapy/biotherapy certification within the first year of employment and encourages, and offers, opportunities for their nurses to obtain specialty certification in a number of areas to include oncology, med/surg, and palliative care.
Under general supervision, the Registered Nurse II provides individualized, goal-directed patient care to families and patients at the competent level utilizing the principles and practices of the nursing process; delivers safe and effective care and interacts with other members of the health care team to achieve desired results.
Bachelor of Nursing degree preferred. RN staff hired on or after July 1, 2013 with an Associate or Diploma degree in nursing are required to be enrolled in an accredited BSN program within two years and successfully obtain a BSN degree within four years of the RN hire or reclassification date. A minimum of one year of work experience as a registered nurse required. Oncology experience preferred.
Internal Number: A505804
About MUSC Health
MUSC Health, the clinical enterprise, operates a 750-bed medical center, which includes a nationally recognized Children’s Hospital, the Ashley River Tower (cardiovascular, digestive disease, and surgical oncology), Hollings Cancer Center (one of only 66 elite National Cancer Institute designated centers), a Level I Trauma Center and the Institute of Psychiatry. In addition, there are more than 100 outreach clinics and telehealth sites. The MUSC Medical Center is one of only three Magnet® designated hospitals in South Carolina. Developed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association, Magnet status is awarded to
health care organizations that strive for quality patient outcomes, while providing safe and positive work
environments for care team members across the entire institution. Only eight percent of U.S. hospitals and less than one percent of hospitals globally attain the coveted Magnet status