RN Oncology Framingham PT 24 hrs Days
Company: MetroWest Medical Center
Posted on: December 5, 2019
Description: MetroWest Medical Center is the largest community
health care system between Worcester and Boston. MetroWest Medical
Center is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive care,
at a location close to home. The 307-bed regional healthcare system
includes Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital in
Natick and the MetroWest Wellness Center. MetroWest Medical Center
has been named to the 2019 America s 100 Best Hospitals List by
Healthgrades. GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Director,
Oncology Services, assesses the health care needs of cancer
patients and formulates, implements, and evaluates a plan of care.
Provides direct care, including the administration of chemotherapy,
blood products, and other therapies related to cancer management.
Functions as a resource person, educator, and counselor to patients
and families dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
Ensures quality and safe delivery of care to patientsin the
following age groups: All ages; Neonate; Infancy; Toddler;
Preschool; School age; Adolescent; Adult; Geriatric. PRINCIPAL
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1.Performs an assessment of the
medical, physical, and emotional status of cancer patients and
families. Designs, implements, and evaluates a plan of care based
on age appropriateness and educational abilities. Reviews and
interprets diagnostic findings and participates in the development
of a treatment strategy. Develops an individualized approach to
care based on situations presented by the patient. 2.Provides
direct patient care to each patient and family, including
phlebotomy, administration of chemotherapy, and administration of
blood products and medications associated with cancer treatment.
Works to prevent or minimize side effects and complications of
treatment and the disease process. Intervenes to minimize severity
of predicted effects. Collaborates with physicians in a
multidisciplinary manner for the safe, competent, integrated
delivery of care. 3.Provides guidance and counseling to patients
and family members, assisting with the various psychosocial
responses to a diagnosis of cancer. Works to mobilize patients to
identify and implement lifestyle changes which enhance quality of
life. Provides educational materials and opportunities to allay
fears and develop a positive approach to disease management.
4.Ensures safe and efficient patient triage daily within the unit.
Adjusts the schedule and assignments as needed to ensure the best
care delivery. Monitors patient flow and responds to needs in a
prioritized manner. Works to ensure minimal waiting times and
smooth flow. 5.Serves as a consultant for the Medical Center and
community in the management of cancer care. Collaborates with the
patient care units for the education and competency of the staff.
Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:
1.Level of knowledge equivalent to that ordinarily acquired through
completion of a Bachelor's Degree in nursing. Current licensure as
a registered nurse in Massachusetts. 2.Two years of out-patient or
in-patient chemotherapy experience preferred. 3.Expert IV and
phlebotomy skills. Familiarity with VAD's and Central Access
Systems. WORKING CONDITIONS:1.Patient care environment. 2.Constant
standing and walking. The above statements are intended to describe
the general nature and level of the work being performed by people
assigned this job. They are not an exhaustive list of all duties,
responsibilities, knowledge, skills and abilities associated with
the job. Job: Oncology Primary Location: Framingham, Massachusetts
Facility: MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital Job Type: PT1 Shift
Type: Days Employment practices will not be influenced or affected
by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex
(including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic
information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
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