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Registered Nurse I - Levine Cancer Institute - Thoracic Oncology

$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 53165
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11011036632949-Oncology - LCI Thoracic
Location: LCI - 1021 Morehead Medical Dr

Overview

This position is Sign-on Bonus eligible. Experienced RNs with a minimum of 1 year of experience are eligible for a bonus of $15,000 for Full Time positions, and $7,500 for Part Time positions. In addition to the sign-on bonus, new teammates at Atrium Health are eligible for robust benefits packages, paid time off, and a Career Advancement Ladder that rewards you for years of experience within your area of specialty.

RNs who are part of the Thoracic team provide compassionate care by supporting providers & collaborating with Atrium teammates and thoracic oncology patients at LCI in Morehead.  Thoracic Nurses work with adult oncology patients throughout Morehead LCI and are a diverse group where each teammate brings various levels of expertise and are teamwork driven.  Thoracic RNs are highly skilled and proficient, providing excellence in patient care and following best practices.  The hour of clinical operation is M-F 8:00am-5:00pm with option of 10 hour/4 days week.

The best cancer care focuses on the whole person.  Their physical and emotional needs.  That’s what makes Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute (LCI) the region’s top-rated cancer program and the only program in the nation to be Planetree-certified for compassionate, patient-centered care.   LCI is a well-established comprehensive cancer center in Charlotte, NC. It operates within a unique model of care that provides diverse community access to world-class care, close to home. The academic hybrid model combines two important bodies of work- academic and oncology research with compassionate, community-based care.

 

Job Summary

Assesses and diagnosis patients in a practice setting. Identifies outcomes, implements treatment and coordinates care. Performs and assists with oncology and infusion related treatments, therapies, and procedures.



Essential Functions

  • Identifies expected outcomes for patients' individualized treatment plan.
  • Implements identified treatment plan and coordinates all aspects of care delivery.
  • Provides education and counseling to patient and family members regarding identified health needs, health care activities, immunization requirements, medication effects and contraindications.
  • Meets specific clinical needs of oncology and infusion patients by using knowledge and expertise.
  • Recognizes medication mid solution incompatibilities and factors affecting stability.
  • Performs facility acuity coding by selecting the appropriate level of service for a diverse patient population, ensures that all pertinent clinical information is documented in the patient's medical record and supports the level of service selected.

     

Physical Requirements

 

Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, pushing and pulling. Work requires lifting 75 pounds. Must speak English fluently and in understandable terms. Must possess an intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch, and finger dexterity. Must have the ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and/or clinic conditions.



Education, Experience and Certifications

Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing required. BSN preferred. Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner in the state of North Carolina required. Oncology experience preferred. Proficiency in IV therapy, bone marrow, spinals, thoracenteses, paracenteses and phlebotomy preferred. Oncology certification preferred. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required.