Sign On Bonus - Registered Nurse General - Adult Oncology Services - Full Time Mixed

Company: HCA Management Services ( Learn More )

General Information
US-NV-Las Vegas
2 Year Degree
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Job Description Sunrise Hospital and Sunrise Children’s Hospital have onceagain been recognized as the #1 hospital in the Las Vegas metropolitan area byU.S. News and World Report! Sunrise is thrilled and honored to have been namedthe top hospital in Las Vegas both times U.S. News has released its regionalrankings.  Additionally, Sunrise Hospital and Sunrise Children’s Hospitalhas been voted Nevada’s Consumer Choice Hospital for fifteen consecutive yearsis the result of the commitment our physicians, staff and volunteers have toproviding the highest quality care and service to our community.  Foradditional information about our hospital, please visit www.sunrisehospital.comand learn more about the care and services provided by the facility and ourcommunity involvement.  Sunrise is a 730 bed facility, we are the largestHCA facility, as well as being the largest in the State of Nevada.  We area Trauma II Level Medical Center.
Specifics on the Adult Oncology Services Unit :

  • 22 private rooms on the 4th floor of Tower II on the Sunrise campus
  • Sleep area for a family member in every patient room
  • All rooms wired for telemetry monitoring
  • Aesthetically pleasing environment with a quiet, secluded feeling that offers warmth and comfort to patients and visitors
  • An experienced staff knowledgeable in the latest treatments, techniques and patient amenities
  • American Cancer Society Patient Navigator and volunteers on-site as needed to assist patients and their families throughout their hospital stay
  • Open during visiting hours
  • Chemotherapy administered by registered nurses with specialized training
  • Clinical pharmacists are specially trained in chemotherapy
  • Urology Certified Registered Nurse
  • A Cancer Resource Center that provides information on diagnosis and treatment for patients and their families
  • All rooms have wi-fi connectivity
  • Our Cancer Care program at Sunrise is accredited by the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer and is recognized by the Commission on Cancer as a Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program (the only such program in Las Vegas), which means our program meets stringent criteria for services and quality

  • The Registered Nurses manages the nursing care of critically ill patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.  The tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Utilizing the nursing process, provides care for patients with cancer.
  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs. 
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
  • Cares for patients requiring long term pain management.
  • Cares for patients receiving chemotherapy.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. 
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
  • Job RequirementsNOTE:  Upon submitting your online application you will receive an assessment that will need to be completed.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:    Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada
    EDUCATION:   Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing
    Basic computer and hospital informatics skills required.
    Specialty Certification were required; example: Chemotherapy; ACLS; PALS;
    CPR required
    Complies with hospital employee health, infection control and safety management programs
    EXPERIENCE:  Current acute clinical care experience preferred
    LICENSURE:    Current Nevada license to practice Nursing
                                  Independently maintains license
                                 Acquires required contact hours to maintain practice
    AGE SPECIFIC DATA:  Maintains current knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and
    Demonstrates the ability to incorporate knowledge into nursing process.