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Registered Nurse RN Radiation Oncology

Company: LewisGale Hospital Pulaski
Location: Pulaski
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Description "Now offering increased rates!"IntroductionDo you have the career opportunities as a(an) Registered Nurse RN Radiation Oncology you want in your current role? We invest in what matters most to nurses like you - at home, at work, and at every stage in your career. We have an exciting opportunity for you to join LewisGale Hospital Pulaski which is a part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsLewisGale Hospital Pulaski, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.Do you want to work where you have a voice? Nurses are at the forefront of our commitment to the care and improvement of human life. At HCA Healthcare, there are many ways for nurses to have a voice through professional practice councils, advisory councils, vital voices surveys, and units of distinction. We learn from our multi-generational nursing family. We partner with our Nurses at LewisGale Hospital Pulaski!Job Summary and QualificationsThis position requires ongoing patient assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care plans for all radiation oncology patients. Tasks related to expectation of a registered nurse include direct patient care, patient education, and assurance of quality patient care.What will you do in this role:
    • Performs initial nursing assessment to identify existing and potential problems prior to patient's course of radiotherapy. -
    • Evaluates each patient weekly during the course of treatment, to include assessment of side effects, reaction, and medication needs. Performs assessment on all patients during the course of follow up visits after completion of treatment. -
    • Provides direct care for patients under treatment such as changing dressings, administering medication, starting and monitoring IV's, inserting catheters, mouth and skin care. -
    • Provides psychological support, counseling, and or contacts Social Worker when appropriate. Provides referrals to outside agencies (i.e., home health agencies, social services, and the ACS). - -
    • Implements discharge plan for patients completing treatment, instructs and counsels patients and families as to post treatment expectations and care. -
    • May work with the Education Department as appropriate to provide in-services for other departments within the hospital with respect to nursing care of the patient receiving radiation. -
    • May also participate in research protocols as appropriate. -
    • Participates in weekly chart audit, cancer conference, cancer committee, and all other meetings appropriate to nursing care of radiation therapy patients. -
    • Maintains supply levels in nursing areas in a neat and orderly fashion. Maintains neat and orderly examination rooms and nursing area. -What qualifications you will need:
      • Active Virginia RN license required
      • Associates Degree in Nursing required. BSN preferred. -
      • Two years of Oncology RN experience preferred
      • BLS certification required.
      • ACLS from an approved agency within 180 days- new employees/transfers have a maximum of 180 days to complete ACLS upon hire date. During this time the nurse will work under the direct supervision of an RN who has satisfactorily completed basic arrhythmia competency and ACLS certification. - has provided quality healthcare services since 1915. We are located in Pulaski, Virginia. We give patient's access to trained physicians and advanced technology. Our 140+ bed hospital is one of the leading acute care facilities in Southwest Virginia and New River Valley. As a member of the LewisGale Regional Health System network, we provide a full scope of healthcare services. Our hospital is home to the LewisGale Regional Cancer Center Pulaski. The first medical facility in the region to provide a radioactive seed implant procedure which is a radiation therapy alternative for treating breast and prostate cancer. Our accreditation from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer comes with many commendations for our program of service and patient care. We specialize in orthopedics and are an accredited chest pain center.At LewisGale Hospital Pulaski, our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. has provided quality healthcare services since 1915, giving patient's access to highly-trained physicians and advanced technology. Our 140+ bed hospital is one of the leading acute care facilities in Southwest Virginia and New River Valley. As a member of the LewisGale Regional Health System network, we provide a full scope of healthcare services from our facilities located in Pulaski, Virginia. Our hospital is also home to the LewisGale Regional Cancer Center Pulaski - the first medical facility in the region to provide a radioactive seed implant procedure -- a radiation therapy alternative for treating breast and prostate cancer. Our accreditation from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer comes with numerous commendations for our program of service and patient care. We also specialize in orthopedics and are an accredited chest pain center.At LewisGale Hospital Pulaski, our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If this opportunity is your next step in your career path, we encourage you to apply for our Registered Nurse RN Radiation Oncology opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: LewisGale Hospital Pulaski, Blacksburg , Registered Nurse RN Radiation Oncology, Healthcare , Pulaski, Virginia

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