This clinic position within the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders will care for Stem Cell Transplant patients as a part time staff member (0.5 FTE). Responsibilities include but are not limited to direct patient care in administering chemotherapy, blood transfusions and various other IV medication infusions; telephone triage, case management and ongoing collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team.
Clinic hours are Monday through Friday 08-1630, closed holidays. RN will work closely with other 0.5 SCT RN, working opposite schedules for optimum coverage.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides competent care for families based on practice patterns which reflect new levels of awareness of suffering, patient/family psychosocial needs, and complexity of clinical judgment.
Demonstrates effective use of communication skills.
Participates in the development of professional and educational activities.
Demonstrates competence in professional practice. Applies nursing research to clinical practice.
Applies nursing research to clinical practice.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.
Licenses & certifications
Current licenses to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas.
Two to three years of pediatric Hem/Onc experience.
APHON chemotherapy certified, previous pediatric SCT experience preferred
Specific knowledge, skills, and abilities
Physical and emotional health adequate for attendance requirements and performance which may include, but is not limited to: assessment of patient conditions, lifting/transferring patients, appropriate use of technical equipment, and rapid recognition and response to emergency situations.
and doctors who treat who give the nurses lots of autonomy and respect. I also love the patients and families we have. They are very involved in their child’s care and appreciative of what we do for them.
Kelsei, RN, BSN, CPN