Steward Health Care System
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Per Diem RN, Dana Farber Cancer Institute at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
at Steward Health Care System
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:
If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.
Responsibilities include providing direct patient care to individuals receiving therapy (chemotherapy / immunotherapy / biotherapy) for oncologic and hematologic disorders, triage of patient/family phone calls, assessment and management of changes in patient status during infusion and/or exam visits, and patient/family education.
This individual is a member of an interdisciplinary care team and requires effective communication and collaboration with co-workers and staff, as well as supporting initiatives of the institute.
Demonstration of systems thinking, response to diversity, collaboration, clinical judgement and inquiry, invluding advocacy for patients and staff, are key components of this role.
The Mission, Vision, and Core Values of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute are incorporated into all areas of practice.
Minimum Job Qualifications:
- Licensed RN in the State of Massachusetts
- BSN and BLS required
- Minimum of 1-3 years of oncology experience as an RN
- Ambulatory Oncology experience preferred
- In-depth knowledge of contemporary oncology nursing practice
- Strong communication skills
- Certification in Oncology Nursing, OCN or CPON is preferred and expected within 18 months of employment
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disable
Important COVID message
Please note, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.