RN II

  • H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
  • Hospital US
  • Posted: Mar 17, 2019
Other Nursing

Job Description

At Moffitt Cancer Center, accurate labwork and bloodwork is critical to what we do. When one of our oncologists obtains a tissue or fluid sample for diagnostic purposes, he or she will send it to our Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Program, where a skilled team of experts will assess the sample for specific characteristics. Located on-site, our state-of-the-art lab is equipped with the latest diagnostic technologies, allowing our pathologists to quickly complete a wide range of fluid and tissue analyses.

Moffitt's pathology team includes board-certified surgical pathologists, molecular pathologists, hematopathologists and laboratory medicine specialists. This team is experienced with all forms of cancer, from more common gynecological and gastrointestinal cancer types to rare and unusual malignancies. Our knowledgeable team also assists with rapid turnaround times and efficient and accurate results reporting.

Our labwork and bloodwork team can provide the following services:

  • Cellular tissue or organ examinations
  • Molecular tissue or organ examinations
  • Evaluations of tumor characteristics
  • Blood analyses
  • Urine analyses
  • DNA analyses
  • Tissue analyses
  • Genetics evaluations

The Blood Draw Clinic at McKinley Outpatient Services Center sees 100-110 patients on a daily basis.  We are currently looking for a Registered Nurse. 

Position Highlights:

·        The Registered Nurse will have responsibilities that include Chemo Blood Platelets; administering IV fluids, IV antibiotics, bladder treatments, IP treatments, and hormonal therapy injections; accessing ports and changing central lines. 

 

·        The Registered Nurse delivers individualized quality nursing care to cancer patients and families in accordance with established hospital guidelines, nursing professional practice model, nursing care standards and policies and in accordance with ANA code of ethics and external regulatory agencies.

·        Registered Nurses embody the vision, mission, and philosophy of Moffitt Nursing and are committed to and accountable for personalized patient and family centered care and the concepts of Duffy's quality caring model/caring factors. These frameworks of care include: collaboration and mutual problem solving, dignity and human respect, encouraging manner, attentive reassurance, appreciation of unique meaning, healing environment, basic human needs, information sharing, caring for self, and affiliation needs.

                                                      

·        Registered Nurses use the nursing process to effectively plan and manage quality patient care. Biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational and discharge planning needs are addressed in all steps of the nursing process. This is demonstrated in base-line and comparative documentation, entered in a timely manner, and with evidence of age-appropriate consideration when care is planned, delivered, and evaluated.

 

The Ideal Candidate

·        The ideal candidate will have experience working at a fast paced blood draw clinic or setting.  

 

Responsibilities:

·        Uses the nursing process to assess, plan, and evaluate the care of cancer patients and families. Integrates patient and family centered care and the quality caring factors into practice

 

·        Identifies, documents, and provides patient education based on learning needs of the patient

 

·       Participates in Evidence based improvement activities related to area of practice

 

·        Participates in professional development based on the nursing professionals standards, regulatory requirements, and job expectations

 

Credentials and Qualifications:

·        BSN from an ACEN or CCNE accredited institution with at least two years of relevant experience or ASN from an ACEN or CCNE accredited institution with 2 years of relevant experience and enrolled to complete BSN from an ACEN or CCNE within 3 years of hire

·        FL RN License

·        BLS Certification