Roswell Park offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties:
The Nurse II plans, provides and supervises nursing interventions for individuals with cancer and cancer-related health care problems, diagnoses and treats human responses to actual or potential health problems through such services as patient care, health teaching, and health counseling, and provides interventions supportive to or restorative of life and well-being. The Nurse II executes medical regimens prescribed by a physician, dentist or other licensed health care provider authorized by the State Education Commissioner’s regulations. The Nurse II in the GI Center performs triage, screening, treatments including following up with orders, appointments, tests and labs. The Nurse II administers medications and collects specimens as ordered; assists with clinic procedures such as flexible sigmoidoscopy and high resolution anoscopy; is responsible for mediport maintenance including assessing and flushing per directions from ordering providers. Performs frequent health teaching and education, including pre/post-operative instructions, and symptom management. Performs administrative tasks including rounding on patients within the clinic, organizing and facilitating transfers, discharges and admissions within the clinic setting; supervises Nurse I’s, Licensed Practical Nurses, Hospital Clinical Assistants and Clinical Center Associates and collaborates with various departments to ensure patient needs are met. The GI Center Nurse II is also responsible for the continuity of care for patients within their home setting, and preparation of clinic through chart/schedule review. Prepares clinic by working closely with GI medical oncologists and surgeons, and proactively manages patients’ symptoms within the scope of the RN license.
Applicants must have a License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of New York and have graduated from an accredited school of nursing. In addition, applicants must have either one year of full-time oncology experience; one year of full time critical care experience; or three years of medical surgical experience in an acute care setting. The preferred candidate will have their BSN, OCN certification, two or more years of medical surgical experience as an RN in an acute care hospital setting, and experience in oncology. They will have one or more years of charge nurse experience, outpatient setting experience including triaging patient symptons, as well as experience with GI procedures, GI patients and their treatment plans.
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