Registered Nurse (RN) - Radiation Therapy

  • Cheyenne Regional Medical Center
  • Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Mar 21, 2019
Medical

Job Description

Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming, 82001, United States
Job ID: 47357353
Posted: 03/18/2019
Position Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - Radiation Therapy
Company Name: Cheyenne Regional Medical Center
Sector: Hospital
Entry Level: false
Job Duration: Indefinite
Min Education: Associates Degree
Min Experience: 0-1 Year
Required Travel: None


ROLE SUMMARY

The Registered Nurse will assess, plan, implement, evaluate and supervise individual patient care according to unit policies and procedures. Accept responsibility for direction of co-workers in the implementation of care plans. May be required to work on other units according to distribution of staff and patients.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Completes nursing assessment of patient and documents appropriately into patient chart. Develops and reviews and revises a plan of care, including a discharge plan, based upon the assessment of patient's needs.

2. Implements medical and nursing orders per plan of care and documents appropriately. Evaluates patient's response to care.

3. Engages in patient and family teaching as appropriate.

4. Oversees staff assigned for providing patient care.

5. Collaborates with leadership to assure the integration of the ANA's Scope & Standards of Practice, assuring that these standards are identified as the measurement criteria for nursing practice on the unit.

6. Unit specific orientation and ongoing training and competencies are assigned based on department role, scope of services, and organizational standards. Documentation of these trainings and competencies will be held in an electronic format.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified and employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES

* Demonstrates effective leadership and professional skills according to Standards of Care.

* Ability to assess a patient's condition, formulate plan of care, select appropriate interventions, evaluate patient's response to plan of care and to explain to patient/family about this process.

* Ability to assess, evaluate, explain, teach, problem solve using critical thinking; and perform calculations.

* Demonstrates excellent professional and clinical skills and utilization of the Nursing process of direct and indirect patient care which includes assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care to meet patient needs and improve patient outcomes.