HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Radiation Oncology - Sarah Cannon Outpatient Cancer Center - FT days in Independence, Missouri

Centerpoint Medical Center–Independence, MO

Registered Nurse (RN) – Radiation Oncology - Sarah Cannon Outpatient Cancer Center - FT Days

Join Centerpoint Medical Center - recently named to Nurse.org list of "Best Hospitals for Nurses to work in Missouri"!

Centerpoint Medical Center, the largest healthcare provider serving Eastern Jackson County, and part of HCA Midwest Health—Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider—was recently named to Nurse.org’s list, “Best Hospitals for Nurses to Work in Missouri.” Nurse.org, the leading career website, collected 1,118 workplace satisfaction surveys of nurses from 107 Missouri hospitals over the past two years. The data from the reviews revealed that Centerpoint Medical Center has one of the highest levels of job satisfaction among its nurses.

Centerpoint Medical Center earned a 4.1-star rating because 100 percent of nurses who responded recommended the hospital as an employer and also cited positives like supportive coworkers, flexible scheduling and competitive pay.

Centerpoint Medical Center is an ANCC Pathway Excellence Designated hospital! The Pathway to Excellence Program® recognizes health care organizations and long term care institutions for positive practice environments where nurses excel. Nurses trust that Pathway-designated organizations respect nursing contributions, support professional development and nurture optimal practice environments. Communities want satisfied nurses because they are better equipped to deliver higher quality care.

Centerpoint Medical Center features 285 private rooms, state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and some of the latest clinical services available to patients. Along with our high-tech services, we also remain focused on providing compassionate care and the best possible customer service for our patients. In addition, we offer numerous features for visitors, including sleeper chairs in patient rooms, comfortable waiting areas, wireless internet access throughout the facility, and more.

Centerpoint Medical Center features the following:

  • Level II Trauma Center (the only one in eastern Jackson County) with 24/7 Emergency Services

  • An accredited Chest Pain Center and a variety of Cardiovascular Services

  • Orthopedic Services including Total Joints and Sports Medicine

  • An accredited Cancer Program and a state-of-the-art Breast Center with a nurse navigator

  • Neuroscience Services for the treatment of brain and spine disorders as well as injuries

  • Women’s Services, including a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to provide care for early or ill newborns and a labor and delivery unit

  • Outpatient Services, including a surgery center, advanced wound care center, sleep disorders center, imaging, rehab and more. Sarah Cannon at Centerpoint Medical Center is proud to be part of the Sarah Cannon HCA Midwest Health Cancer Network which is anchored by several accredited HCA hospitals and complemented by numerous cancer care outreach sites located in communities throughout metropolitan Kansas City and the surrounding areas.

    The Sarah Cannon Cancer Center at Centerpoint Medical Center campus is a comprehensive cancer center integrating cancer diagnosis and treatment services under one roof, bringing together medical oncology, radiation oncology, genetic counseling, specialized oncology, nurse navigators, sub-specialty oncology care and clinical research.


  • Functions independently and interdependently with the radiation oncology team in providing quality patient care.

  • Provides clinical care, nursing consultation and education as it relates to oncology care and radiation therapy delivery.

  • Provides assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation and evaluation, focusing on the continuum of care to support the patients receiving radiotherapy, their families and caregivers.

  • Participates in leadership roles of clinician, educator, consultant, and/or researcher.

  • Collaborates and consults with patient and family, along with the multidisciplinary team, to enhance desired clinical outcomes.

  • Communicates to the Radiation oncologist any significant alteration in patient’s status and carries out nursing action plan to resolve the problem.

  • Works in clinic as part of nursing team to help coordinate the flow and care of the radiation oncology patients.

  • Assists with patient/family/significant other’s learning needs, abilities and readiness to learn. Identifies barriers to learning, such as language or culture. Integrates this information into the patient’s plan of care.

  • Identifies and documents the patient, family and/or caregivers education needs in collaboration with other disciplines and implements an on-going education relevant to these needs.

  • Explains tests, procedures, disease processes, medications and equipment to patient and family throughout the course of treatment.

  • Performs other related functions as assigned.

  • Hours are 7:30am-5:30pm (four 10 hours shifts with a rotating day off during the week). No weekends and no holidays.


  • Graduation from a school of nursing.

  • Current Missouri RN license required.

  • Current BLS certification required.

  • 1 year of RN radiation oncology experience in an outpatient setting preferred. If no oncology experience, will consider 2 years of RN hospital experience.

  • OCN certification preferred or must be obtained within 2 years of hire date.

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Radiation Oncology - Sarah Cannon Outpatient Cancer Center - FT days

Location: Missouri-Independence-Centerpoint Medical Center

Requisition ID: 09726-55233