RN Infusion Nurse I (Part time) ($2,000 Sign On Bonus) - Outpatient Cancer Center (CAM)

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: La Center, WASHINGTON
Job Type: PartTime

Scheduled Hours
16


Position Summary
Washington University Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis is seeking a Registered Nurse to deliver exceptional direct patient care and education to hematology/oncology patients receiving chemotherapy and other IV infusions.
Washington University in St. Louis RN jobs offer a competitive salary and exceptional employee benefits. Enjoy 20 vacation days & 10 paid holidays a year, a 7-10% matching 403(b), dependent tuition and so much more! This St. Louis RN role is a premier position for life work balance.
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Job Description

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Directs and/or provides patient care which may include administering medication, chemotherapy infusions, performing procedures, and monitoring patient status.
  • Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of chemotherapy drugs and supportive therapy for our patients. Incorporates this knowledge of Oncology to customize the care for each of their patients personal care needs.
  • Provides accurate counsel and education to patients and/or family regarding their disease process and symptom management.
  • Maintains required skills and competencies and participates in educational programs and obtains OCN certification within 2 years.
  • Communicates effectively using positive verbal and nonverbal communication skills with all members of the health care community to ensure optimal patient outcomes and altering plan of care as needed.
  • Works with clinical nurse coordinators and physicians on development and selection of appropriate patient interventions.
  • Demonstrates appropriate interpersonal relationships with supervisors, co-workers, physicians and employees of other departments.
  • Able to adapt and provide support in diverse situations dealing with patient and family dynamics as they struggle with the diagnosis of cancer.
    Preferred Qualifications
  • Two years of oncology experience preferred.
  • ICU experience is a plus.
  • Two years of med/surg nursing with a strong desire to work in oncology.  Fellowship provided.


Required Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
  • REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Current RN Licensure in the state of Missouri and/or Illinois, depending on work location, in accordance with Compact Act; Basic Life Support certification. Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements.


Grade
S26-H


Salary Range
$28.08 - $48.83 / Hourly

The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.


Pre-Employment Screening
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


Benefits Statement
This position is not eligible to receive benefits. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view eligibility criteria.


EEO/AA Statement
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the University’s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.


Diversity Statement
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.


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