Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, Colorado's largest and most comprehensive provider of cancer care has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse in our radiation oncology department in Aurora and Littleton, Colorado.
RMCC offers a generous benefit package to include three weeks of PTO per full calendar year, company paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability, life insurance, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, a wellness program and more.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
-Perform baseline assessments on new radiation oncology and follow-up patients which includes reviewing patient’s medical records for baseline data and comparing with assessment data. -Perform weekly and PRN assessment throughout course of treatment to include assessing patients for side effect of radiation and reporting changes in patient status to physician. -Perform post-procedure assessment by responding to patient calls after completion of treatment. -Implement plan of care in accordance with established standards, guidelines, protocols, and procedures based on actual and potential problems. -Perform ongoing evaluation of effectiveness of nursing intervention and initiate appropriate changes. -Complete admission assessment form on patients scheduled for radiation therapy. -Coordinate and participate in immediate effective management of emergencies. -Maintain a safe, therapeutic environment for patients, visitors, and staff including following through on patient information regarding allergies and pregnancy and adhering to all department safety/OSHA policies. -Evaluate and assesses patient education and learning needs and provides information to patients/significant others based on these needs. -Function as a patient advocate, respecting patients bill of rights through 1) confidentiality, 2) Right to be informed, 3) Right to privacy (physical and psychological) and advance directives. -Acts as liaison between Nursing, Radiation Therapy and Business Office personnel to provide optimal interdisciplinary patient care and maintain effective relationship between services.
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
Experience and knowledge of the purpose and use of radiation therapy in the treatment of cancer preferred but not required
RN state license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in Colorado.
All candidates are required to pass a drug screening and background check prior to hire
Internal Number: 11518
About Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers
Since 1992, Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers (RMCC) has been a leader in cancer care. We began as a small group practice of six physicians with a new approach to treating cancer—administering chemotherapy on an outpatient basis—and have since developed into Colorado's largest and most comprehensive provider of cancer care with 58 physicians treating patients in 19 community-based locations across the state. Through our culture of respect and collaboration we practice evidence-based medicine and participate in clinical research to create value and positive outcomes for our patients and families, referring physicians and payers.