HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Oncology Charge Nurse in Nashville, Tennessee
_TriStar Centennial Medical Center - Nashville, TN_ __ _Charge Nurse (RN) - Sarah Cannon Cancer Center - 3 Central - __Medical Oncology - FT Nights_
Our 657 bed hospital is both nationally and locally recognized, including being named as one of the nation's Top 100 Hospitals in the areas of cardiology, stroke, orthopaedics and breast cancer management. As a result of the continued advances in quality care, many improvements in all areas of healthcare have been made and thousands of lives have been significantly impacted. This position will play a key part in continuing our success!
3 Central Medical Oncologyis an acute care unit that provides care for adult and geriatric medical oncology, hematological oncology, hematological disorders and medical surgical patients. The Emergency Department, PACU, Physicians' Offices, Critical Care Units and Patient Registration are all entry points for patients admitted.
Primary Services: * Chemotherapy/Biotherapy administration and management, including investigational protocols * Management of patients with radiation implants * Transfusion of blood, platelets and fresh frozen plasma * Management of central venous access devices * Management of spinal drains * Bone marrow biopsy and aspiration * Thoracentesis and paracentesis * Epidural and intrathecal analgesia * Management of toxicities r/t chemotherapy/biotherapy/radiation therapy * Management of neutropenia /thrombocytopenia/ anemia * Antibiotic/Medication therapies * Pain Management * Telemetry monitoring * Palliative & End-of-Life care _Responsibilities:_ * Under the general supervision of the unit's Manager or designee, the Charge Nurse assumes responsibility for direction and coordination of all functions in the unit on his/her designated shifts. * In collaboration with other members of the management team, this individual is responsible for the ongoing assessment of the quality of patient care services provided in unit. * Assumes responsibility for direction and coordination of all functions during the designated shift. * Functions as a resource person for staff members and assists in necessary education of individual members of the nursing staff. * Assumes responsibility for the overall quality of nursing care provided when s/he is on duty. * Makes decisions regarding activities within these areas based on Administrative Operational Standards, Nursing Administrative Standards, Human Resource Standards, and Standards of Care for the unit, in collaboration with other members of the management team.
_Qualifications:_ * Graduate of an accredited school of nursing * Holds current and active State of Tennessee Registered Nurse license * Clinical practice experience in the clinical specialty of his/her unit * Current BLS Certification * Nursing Preceptor Workshop attendance prior to assuming Charge role * Charge Nurse Workshop attendance within one year of assuming Charge role * BSN Preferred * OCN Preferred Military: 66H, 66N, 46NX
Job: *Nursing - Professional
Title: Oncology Charge Nurse
Location: Tennessee-Nashville-Centennial Medical Center
Requisition ID: 00001-66560