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Radiation Oncology Registered Nurse (RN)

Location
Austin, Texas
Job Type
Full Time
Posted
27 Aug 2021
Overview

Texas Oncology is looking for a Radiation Oncology Registered Nurse (RN) to join our team!This position will support the South Austin location (4101 James Casey St Suite 100, Austin, TX 78745). This location's regular hours are 8:30 am-5 pm, Monday-Friday, no weekends or holidays, and no call. Texas Oncology is the largest community oncology provider in the country and has approximately 600+ providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same today-at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories." ® in their fight against cancer. Today, Texas Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed with cancer on an annual basis.

Why work for us?

Come join our team that is responsible for helping lead Texas Oncology in treating more patient diagnosed with cancer than any other provider in Texas. We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a generous PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers.

What does the Radiation Oncology Registered Nurse (RN) do?

Under general supervision, the Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional nursing care for patients adhering to national and company standards and guidelines for specialty regulations. Must recognize physical, psychological, and spiritual aspects of care and participates in companywide quality initiatives. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

Responsibilities

The essential duties and responsibilities:
  • Plan, implement, coordinate, evaluate and promote the continuity of care consistent with established standards and practices.
    • Assesses health status by interviewing patient regarding current status and medical history.
    • Collects and records nursing assessment and interventions.
    • Assesses patient/family needs and provides teaching and other instructional material.
  • Facilitates clinical operations and patient care
    • Assists physician with exams and procedures.
    • Maintains efficient and appropriate patient flow in and out of exam rooms.
    • Triages patient phone calls as needed and documents relevant information in the patient's chart.
    • As necessary, facilitates communication between patient/family and interdisciplinary team and coordinates services related to patient care.
    • Assist patients in locating available community resources.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for the Radiation Oncology Registered Nurse (RN) will have the following background and experience:
  • Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education, BSN preferred.
  • Willing to consider an entry-, mid-, or senior-level candidate.
  • Minimum 1 year of RN experience in a clinic or hospital setting.
  • Oncology experience strongly preferred.
  • Current RN state license with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 360348332-2
  • Date Posted: 27 August 2021
  • Employer: Texas Oncology
  • Location: Austin, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Nursing, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time