Registered Nurse, RN, Oncology Care Unit

Lowell General Hospital Lowell , MA 01850

Posted 2 weeks ago

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a Magnet-recognized, community-based hospital that delivers on our promise to provide Complete Connected Care.


Unit

Summary:


The Oncology Care Unit (OCU) located on the first floor of the Hanchett building, is a 16-bed acute medical unit with a primary focus on Oncology/Hematology. The OCU consists of 2 private rooms and 7 semi-private rooms.

We care for adult acute care patients who have a wide variety of diagnoses and co-morbidities providing comprehensive care according to the scope of care defined by the hospital, Massachusetts Nurse Practice Act, American Nurses Association scope and Standards of Practice, and Quality Caring framework and professional practice model at Lowell General Hospital. OCU specializes in the administration of chemotherapy, care of the Oncology patient, care and comfort of terminally ill patients and their families and care of patients requiring telemetry monitoring.

Job Responsibilities:

The Staff nurse individualizes the patients care and provides complete connected patient centered care while promoting quality and safety. The Staff nurse will work with a multidisciplinary team to ensure patient needs are identified and met. This candidate must show enthusiasm, have excellent communication skills and strive for patient satisfaction and a positive patient experience. With specialized training nurses administer chemotherapy, implement new methods of symptom treatment and monitor their patients# progress in a supportive environment.# # This is a great opportunity to be part of a strong team of nurses working in a community setting.


Qualifications:


Graduate of accredited nursing program, BSN preferred, or enrolled in BSN program with anticipated graduation date Massachusetts RN required BCLS required Medical Surgical experience preferred, minimum of one year of rehab experience if recent graduate, new graduates are not eligible to apply Must have excellent time management and customer service skills RN candidates must be able to use electronic based charting systems. Cerner experience is preferred Telemetry experience preferred, will train if needed ONS chemotherapy biotherapy provider an advantage Medical Surgical Certification an advantage Lowell General Hospital is an outstanding place to work and offers amazing advancement opportunities for our staff.# As a nurse, you can take part in our Clinical Advancement Program which recognizes nurses who consistently expand their roles by providing exceptional patient care.# We have competitive salaries # benefits, shared governance, tuition reimbursement, clinical mobility tracks and free on-campus parking. Staff are encouraged to participate in our unit based council or one of the many council opportunities.


Magnet Designation:


The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) honored Lowell General Hospital with Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing care in October, 2010 and re-designated in April, 2015. The Magnet Recognition Program recognizes healthcare organizations that are dedicated to nursing excellence, professionalism and patient-focused care.

It is the highest level of recognition an organization can receive for providing the very best quality in patient care. Only 6.7% of hospitals hold this prestigious designation and only 4% of hospitals receive Magnet Re-designation.


About Lowell General Hospital:


Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors. # We are also a proud member of Circle Health and in collaboration with the medical community it is our promise to provide our patients with Complete connected care SM # Circle Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.#



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