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Radiation Oncology Clinic RN

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This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
Salary
Salary Negotiable
Experience and Education
Associate Nursing Degree required, BSN preferred.
Minimum experience: one (1) year in critical care (ie. ICU, ED, PACU, Procedural areas)ORtwo (2) years in an inpatient unit. Previous Hematology/Oncology or Radiation Oncology Nursing experience preferred.
Licensure or Certification:
Current Texas RN license required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) required; Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required; Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), or must be obtained within 3 months of hire. Must be through American Heart Association.
Oncology Nursing Certificate (preferred).
Job Duties
Provides nursing care to adult and pediatric populations, with oversight to both inpatient and outpatient clients.
Multitasks to deliver excellent patient care while facilitating efficient throughput across the clinic and procedural areas as needed.
Plans, implements, evaluates, and communicates all phases of nursing care for patients.
Responsibilities for the delivery of direct patient care may include, and is not limited to: a) assessments and management of side effects of radiation; b) patient education; c) coordination of care for patients including telephone triage; d) providing moderate sedation for procedures; e) initiating IVs and assessments for contrast administration; f) cardiac monitoring as needed; g) preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care for pediatric anesthesia cases; h) assist with research associated activities with clinical care, including obtaining labs; i) manage inpatient populations transferred to Radiation Oncology for treatments, including obtaining report and conducting care during the transfer; and j) supports nursing practice across the continuum of care to the needs of patients and their families.
Collaborates daily with physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinical assistants and radiation therapists.
Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: (a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; (b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; (c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or (d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records.
Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
UTSouthwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UTSouthwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.


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