This position is eligible for a $5,000 sign on bonus based on candidate experience and credentials.
The Radiation Oncology Registered Nurse (RN) provides patient care as part of a multi-disciplinary team based on national standards, and utilizing the nursing process.
Position Expectations & Responsibilities:
Participate in the department/hospital performance improvement program by conducting and monitoring patient care activities, preparing and submitting timely and accurate reports, proposing alternatives when problems are identified, evaluating the plan of care and following through on steps to problem resolution. Appropriately and within the Nurse Practice Act and other regulating bodies delegate to and direct the care provided to the patient by the LPN, PCA and HUC. Attend and participate in at least 50% of department staff meetings as well as participate in hospital meetings, forums and seminars. Use assessment skills to plan, monitor and evaluate patients and document in a thorough, accurate & timely manner. Follow standard precautions and appropriate use of personal protective equipment. Be responsible and accountable for the delivery of skilled professional patient care that is delivered based on recognized national standards of practice, BRRH policy and procedures, the Nurse Practice Act, Code of Ethics for Nurses and applicable laws and regulations. Recognize the influence of beliefs and cultures on behaviors and accept strengths and limitations in others. Exhibit adaptability, flexibility, self control and maturity in work and behavior. Exhibit calm responsiveness to emergency or stressful situations. Recognize situations which require notification of a supervisor. Demonstrate leadership skills through appropriate decision making, delegation and supervision of duties, and functioning as a preceptor/resource to new staff, students and LPN/PCA staff. Participate as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide patient care and to complete all physician orders, administer medications, treatments, tests and other patient needs in a timely manner and communicate effectively with all members of the patient care team. Department Specific Application Skills: Radiation Oncology Demonstrate proficiency in the principles of radiation safety. Demonstrate proficiency in patient education on self-care measures specific to patients receiving radiation therapy.
Licenses & Certifications:
Registered Nurse Additional Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited nursing school (AD in Nursing, RN Diploma, or BSN) One year radiation oncology experience is preferred Current Florida license as a Registered Nurse BLS certification by the American Heart Association
Internal Number: 107774
About Boca Raton Regional Hospital | Baptist Health South Florida
Baptist Hospital of Miami, a part of Baptist Health South Florida, has been providing comprehensive cancer care for more than 30 years. Our staff works with patients in a variety of settings, including specialized cancer care centers for inpatient and outpatient treatments. In 2016 we welcomed the newest weapon in the fight against cancer, the world-class Miami Cancer Institute (MCI) and proton therapy center on the Baptist Hospital campus. As part of our continued growth at Baptist Hospital and Miami Cancer Institute, we will be opening a new 200+ bed tower at Baptist Hospital of Miami. This new bed tower will include a new oncology and blood marrow transplant unit. The outpatient and inpatient transplant programs at Baptist Hospital of Miami and Miami Cancer Institute are an important part of our mission to provide sophisticated, high-quality cancer care to patients here in our region and also those coming from the Caribbean, Latin America and beyond.