Staff Nurse Cnii-Medical Oncology Clinic

Uconn Health Center Farmington , CT 06030

Posted 2 months ago

UConn Health is looking for a highly skilled Oncology RN with experience in acute healthcare and a passion for patient experience. This highly desirable day shift is located in the award winning Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center at the UConn Health Outpatient Pavilion!

Benefits of this position include:

  • Competitive pay structures

  • Desirable day shift with major holidays off

  • Strong sign-on bonuses for experienced RN's

  • Industry leading, affordable access to medical, dental, vision, life and retirement benefits

  • Tuition waivers and reimbursements for self and dependents

  • Easy access to I-84, Rte 9 and surrounding Greater Hartford communities

  • Organizational culture focused on diversity and inclusion, innovation and patient experience

  • State of the art, award winning campus environment with ideal parking

View our Outpatient facility at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0_9vrzhfoY

SCHEDULE: This is a full time position, 40 hours/week, Mon - Fri with hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., minor holidays as needed. One hour unpaid meal break

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of nursing;

  • Knowledge of relevant health center policies and procedures

  • Excellent demonstrated interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills

  • Proven ability to establish priorities and manage effectively.

REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must possess and maintain or be eligible for a current RN license in the State of CT; graduation from an accredited nursing program.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Minimum 1 year acute care experience.

PREFERRED:

  • BSN or active enrollment in a BSN program

  • Oncology Experience

  • Surgical experience

  • Outpatient clinic experience

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  • Performs a full range of tasks in providing nursing care to assigned patients.

  • Performs individualized nursing assessments for each assigned patient.

  • Develops/updates care plans utilizing established standards of care which include physician prescribed therapies and common nursing measures derived from disease related therapy/personal needs.

  • Organizes/coordinates patient care.

  • Collaborates with staff to implement patient care plans.

  • Participates in staff/patient care conferences; assists in clinical education/orientation of other staff; guides and supervises assigned personnel in the delivery of patient care; performs related duties as required.

  • Primary responsibilities include patient teaching, care coordination, providing supportive care, and assisting with clinic flow.

  • Directs nursing care involved, includes blood draws, implanted port access, flushing central lines, IV fluids, pain management, blood product infusions, chemotherapy/infusion therapies and injections.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Must work closely with nursing in the chemotherapy infusion room.

  • Communication is key to making this position a team approach.

FULL TIME EQUIVALENT SALARY MINIMUM: $66,144.

Why UConn Health

UConn Health is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is entering an era of unprecedented growth in all three areas of its mission: academics, research, and clinical care. A commitment to human health and well-being has been of utmost importance to UConn Health since the founding of the University of Connecticut schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine in 1961. Based on a strong foundation of groundbreaking research, first-rate education, and quality clinical care, we have expanded our medical missions over the decades. In just over 50 years, UConn Health has evolved to encompass more research endeavors, to provide more ways to access our superior care, and to innovate both practical medicine and our methods of educating the practitioners of tomorrow.

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