Clinic RN - Radiation Oncology
Posted on: November 11, 2021
Do you want to be part of something bigger then yourself? Want
to be part of the team that cures cancer? Join our radiation
oncology nursing team.
Our team approach supports new and experienced nurses. We guide
and encourage patients before during and after their course of
radiation. We provide moderate sedation for internal gynecological
radiation, and cranial radiation. We triage our patients over the
phone and in person. We work closely with medical oncology,
nutrition, palliative medicine to coordinate care for our patients.
We find solutions to patient problems by working closely with our
radiation oncologists. Most importantly, we build lasting
relationships with our patients by supporting our patients through
the most intimate and vulnerable times of their life. Our ideal
candidate will value teamwork and compassion, will be a fierce
advocate and a shoulder to cry on.
- Provides and facilitates competent health care of patients and
families in area of practice. Ensures adherence to established
standards of care and scope of practice.
- Performs advanced nursing activities, and possesses the
knowledge and skills related to the radiation oncology treatment
process, side effects and symptom management.
- Ensures documentation of care is complete and accurate.
- Provides health and wellness education to individuals and
- Acts as preceptor and supports the development of other staff
and healthcare students.
- Provides leadership for initiatives designed to improve the
quality of care or clinical outcomes.
- Assists Nursing Supervisor/coordinator in the development of
departmental standing orders.
- Evaluate symptoms over the phone and in face to face contact
- Execute orders based on diagnosis and protocols.
- Monitor lab values to ensure safe levels for treatments and/or
- Evaluate walk in patients; provide physicians with patient
condition/complaint and recommendations.
- Provide Education to patients regarding treatments, side
effects and symptom management
- Assist physicians with procedures such as halo placement,
radioactive injections and HDR.
Keywords: CARLE, Normal , Clinic RN - Radiation Oncology, Other , Normal, Illinois
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