RADIATION ONCOLOGY RN I
Company: Mountain View Hospital Llc
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: January 9, 2021
JOB SUMMARY: Accountable for the provision of safe, efficient,
and therapeutically effective patient care under the orders of the
Radiation Oncologist. Patient care is delivered in compliance with
hospital policies and procedures, legal, and regulatory standards.
Assists the Radiation Oncologist with special procedures,
radioactive therapeutic infusions, collaboration with medical
oncology and exams as needed.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assessment of patient to include collection of assessment data,
physical assessment, patient history and evaluation, and
collaboration of provider assessment.
- Develop patient care plan to include appropriate input from all
team members, including patient, family, or significant other.
Initiates, implements, and documents a patient care plan based on
standards of nursing practice, policies, and procedures,
established protocols, and professional judgment. Discusses plan of
care with patient and family as appropriate.
- Implements patient care plan by directing and coordinating
patient care as ordered by the Radiation Oncologist based on
professional standards and protocols. Identifies patient and family
care needs as they develop through therapy and appropriately
responds with care and information to the patient and family.
- Evaluates the efficacy of ongoing patient therapy, assures that
the patient care is proceeding as ordered by the Radiation
Oncologist, and directs appropriate interventions for new clinical
- Documents all patient care and clinical findings in the
patients' medical record as appropriate and ensures the
distribution of the findings to the appropriate clinicians.
- Provides direct clinical support for the Radiation Oncologists
patient clinic to include consultations, follow-ups, weekly on
treatment visits, radioactive infusion therapies and acute
- Acts in a collaborative role between medical and radiation
oncology for shared patients as well as overseeing continuity of
care from referring practices.
- Provides radiation specific care to include administration of
medications, administration of therapeutic agents, removal of
sutures and providing wound care.
- Practices center-wide and department radiation safety policies
and procedures within the As Low As Reasonably Achievable
- Maintains a safe, neat, orderly and supplied work area.
- Participates in the educational program, completes annual
educational requirements, and attends in-service meetings as
required.QUALIFICATIONS:Education/Certification: Must hold or
obtain current licensure as a Registered Nurse with the Idaho State
Board of Nursing. Must hold or obtain current BLS.Experience: Must
have a basic understanding of hospital based patient
care.Equipment/Technology: Must be able to obtain patient vitals,
start IV's, access ports, manage IV infusions and provide dressings
for wound care.Language/Communication: Writing/editing English
skills necessary to produce appropriate documentation and
communications.Personal Presentation: Must be able to
professionally interact with customer patients, families and other
staff.Mathematical Skills: Must be able to do arithmetic.Mental
Capabilities: Ability to apply common sense to carry out
instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram
form.Interpersonal: Must be able to work well in small teams to
accomplish departmental goals.Performance: Must be able to take
verbal instruction and practically apply it without direct
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