Live, work and play in an outdoor enthusiast's paradise in the Western Colorado Mountain town of Gunnison.
The Oncology nurse will treat and care for several patients every day and must keep track of and document numerous details throughout the day. Impeccable attention to detail with an ability to think clearly in high stress situations while maintaining a sense of calm is critical when managing several infusions at once.
A clinically competent Registered Nurse (RN) will provide care to the chronic and acutely ill patient through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
Nurses function collaboratively with patients, families, physicians and others in the conduct of nursing practice and are able to integrate ethical provision in all areas of practice. Nurses consider factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and impact on practice in the planning and delivery of nursing services at Gunnison Valley Hospital.
Must have a cancer specific knowledge base and clinical skills in cancer care beyond what is acquired in basic nursing. RN licensed in the state of Colorado. Oncology: Chemotherapy and Biotherapy course and maintained thereafter. OCN within 2 years of hire.
Internal Number: 026
About Gunnison Valley Health
Gunnison Valley Health is a county-owned, integrated health system serving the 16,000 residents of
Gunnison County, Colorado. The 300-plus member staff works with 50 local and visiting specialists and local providers to provide primary, specialty and emergency care in hospital and outpatient settings. The system includes a sole community hospital, Medical Services, Hospice & Palliative Care, Nursing Home care, Assisted Living and a philanthropic foundation. Gunnison Valley Health has received numerous national and regional performance awards, including the VHA Leadership Award for Clinical Excellence, Avatar awards for Overall Patient Satisfaction, Colorado’s Top 5% ranked Nursing Home, Colorado EMS of the Year awards, and America’s Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals for the 7th time!