This Nurse will join the Hematology Team in the care coordination and outpatient clinical care for patients with Sickle Cell Disease. Utilizes the nursing process in the delivery of developmentally appropriate care. Works effectively with members of the health care team in the provision of care to patients and families.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities will include telephone triage, planning and coordination of care, daily collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team and direct patient care in the clinic on a regular basis. 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 experience in pediatric nursing and/or hematology/oncolog. The ideal candidate will possess strong IV skills.
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