Registered Nurse – Oncol job in Dothan, AL

  • Profession:

    Registered Nurse
  • Specialty:

    Oncol
  • Location:

    Dothan, AL
  • Start date:

    2020-08-05
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    131951

Oncology/Onc Registered Nurse (RN) Travel Job

Oncology (Onc) nurses supervise and provide nursing care to cancer patients.

Oncology/Onc RN Responsibilities:

  • Oncology Registered Nurses integrate their technical skills, scientific knowledge, and caring attitude to aid those living with cancer, including their families – starting from diagnosis, treatment, and then survivor-ship to end-of-life care.
  • The Oncology RN reviews health history
  • Assess and monitor physical and emotional status
  • Keep track of laboratory, pathology and imaging studies
  • Safely administer medications, fluids and cancer treatments (e.g., chemotherapy)
  • Collaborate with doctors and other clinicians about treatment plans. Create individualized care plans on patients under their supervision and care.
  • Help patients to understand the disease, proposed treatment plan and possible side effects.
  • Educate patients and the families regarding treatment expectations.
  • Help patients plan for and manage symptoms throughout treatment
  • Help translate complex medical terminology and answer questions
  • Communicate with doctors on behalf of the patient
  • Recognize and treat cancer-related issues.
  • Participate in research to enhance treatment protocols assigned to cancer patients.
  • Give supportive resources to both the patient and the families to promote positive outlook.
  • Watch and record the patient’s progress on a constant basis.
  • Chart the patient’s response to treatment and medication.
  • The RN performs other position related duties as assigned

BENEFITS OF BEING GIFTED!

  • Refer a Registered Nurse – You and your referral both get $500 with GIFTED’s Refer an RN Friend Program
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Premium pay
  • Same Day or Weekly Pay
  • Ability to work in premier facilities
  • Access to Chief Nursing Officer 24-7
  • Access to Social Worker 24-7
  • Group Health insurance benefits:
    • Medical Plan
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plan
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • AD&D Insurance

Benefits of being a GIFTED TRAVEL NURSE

  • Private housing and housing allowance
  • Personal Career Coach
  • Extremely competitive personalized pay package

FACILITY DETAILS

The medical center is a general medical and surgical hospital complete with 420 beds. The facility is a not-for-profit community health system dedicated to serving those living in the region surrounding it. Focused on providing quality healthcare to each patient, the medical center is constantly evolving to include the newest technologies and practices. Over 90% of the medical staff at the hospital is board-certified compared to the 60% national average. The facility is regarded as a top hospital in terms of providing the best diagnostic, clinical, surgical, and overall patient care in the region. With a variety of services form neurology to stroke care and diabetes treatment to urology care, the hospital is a complete care facility.

Only 20 miles away from the Georgia State boarder, Dothan is a small town in the southeast corner of Alabama. For a true old town experience, check out the Antique Attic which is filled with some of the most beautiful old artifacts from collectors themselves. For something a little more exciting, Adventureland and Water World are two fun ways to spend a day off. The city is also home to some interesting art museums and a colorful botanical garden. The town of Dothan has a little something for everyone.

ABOUT GIFTED HEALTHCARE

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