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Registered Nurse Oncology

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Sheboygan
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Provides and coordinates nursing care in collaboration with the health team for patients requiring specialty services (i.e.: oncology). This includes the assessment of patient and caregiver(s); establishment of the nursing care plan; teaching; evaluation of clinical outcomes; and assistance in program development including system processes to provide cost-effective quality care.

Provides ongoing care (assess, plan, intervention, and evaluation), according to the age specific and developmental needs of the patient. Assesses educational needs and provides teaching and counseling to the patient and their family. Integrates health promotion and preventive aspects of care. Assumes primary responsibility for caseloads consisting of patients in specialty area.

Anticipates and recognizes changes in a patient's status and need for care. Determines priorities of patient care based on essential patient needs. Provides on-going assessment of patient's response to services and teaching and applies interventions as appropriate. Updates and revises care plan as needed. Communicates with physicians to confirm, correlate, and update patient's plan of care. Provides status update to physician on a regular basis.

Maintains and updates accurate clinical and patient records according to agency, state, and federal guidelines.

Provides telephone consultation/triage to patient, family, and/or significant others according to protocol and medical group guidelines.

Participates in community education programs and continuous quality improvement activities.

Assists in development and implementation of staff orientation and educational activities.

Follows published agency policies and procedures and regularly monitors changes or additions to them.

Continually strives to advance knowledge and practice of clinical skills in specialty area including certification as warranted.

Scheduled Hours

Three 9 hour days per week. Infusion and Triage roll

Licenses & Certifications

Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices, and

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.


Associate's Degree in Nursing.

Required Functional Experience

Typically requires 2 years of experience in an acute care nursing that includes experiences in oncology.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to work independently and make sound judgments.Exceptional organization and communication skills (oral and written).Ability to multi-task with frequent interruptions.

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Sheboygan , Registered Nurse Oncology, Other , Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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