Registered Nurse – Oncol job in Fort Smith, AR

  • Profession:

    Registered Nurse
  • Specialty:

    Oncol
  • Location:

    Fort Smith, AR
  • Start date:

    2020-08-10
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    132937

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

This 336-bed acute care hospital has more than a 100-year history of providing excellent care to the community. This facility includes a Level III neonatal intensive care unit and The Hembree Cancer Center, that serves patients with a comprehensive approach to treatment including the latest in radiation therapy. Services available at this hospital include: an outpatient center with diagnostic and outpatient testing and surgery services, a women’s center providing neonatology, OB anesthesia, digital mammography equipment and labor/delivery services, a sleep disorders center, wound care with hyperbaric medicine, and home care, hospice, and palliative care.

Where the New South meets the Old West, Fort Smith, AR is where you can relive 200 years of history. Explore a diverse natural landscape and discover modern attractions and amenities inside America’s original gateway to The Wild West. Fort Smith also has a thriving arts & culture scene, exciting nightlife and entertainment, unique shopping opportunities, family-friendly events and festivals, and a very diverse selection of restaurants.

ABOUT GIFTED HEALTHCARE

GIFTED Healthcare is a company that believes in the power of one person to make a difference in patient care. Join the ranks of our rapidly growing team of healthcare professionals, and become that difference!

Do you remember why you became a Registered Nurse at GIFTED? We do!


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