Registered Nurse – Oncol job in Springfield, MO

  • Profession:

    Registered Nurse
  • Specialty:

    Oncol
  • Location:

    Springfield, MO
  • Start date:

    2022-08-22
  • Job Type:

    Travel Contract
  • Job ID:

    410698

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 nationally ranked, not-for-profit facility is known for its unique combination of leading-edge health care provided by a compassionate team. This 886-bed serves people all throughout southwest Missouri and northwest Arkansas. It is home to a designated Level I Trauma Center & Burn Center, Life Line air ambulance service, a dedicated Children’s Hospital, Cancer Center, Heart Institute, and a nationally-certified Stroke Center.

Located along the Ozarks, Springfield, Missouri is a regional hub with large city amenities and small town hospitality. Includes intriguing attractions, a diverse culinary scene, unique shopping, and an ode to classic American heritage. Visit the Pythinian Castle for ghost tours and mystery dinners, the Gillioz Theater, a restored 1920’s performing arts theater, and the Fantastic Caverns – America’s ONLY underground driving tour through a cave.

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!