Registered Nurse RN Oncology
Company: Banner Health
Location: Sun City
Posted on: August 3, 2022
Sun City, Arizona
BBWMC Medical Oncology-Hosp
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When facing a cancer diagnosis, a common question is, "where can I
go for help?" The answer is Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center. By
partnering with MD Anderson, one of the nation s leading cancer
centers, Banner Health s cancer care includes outstanding cancer
programs that integrate the latest in research, education and
prevention. All Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center locations in
Arizona and Colorado provide care based on the same protocols and
practice standards provided at MD Anderson in Houston. We believe
patient care is most effective when it s truly collaborative. Our
evidence-based, multidisciplinary approach brings together
physicians from all cancer specialties to provide highly
coordinated and compassionate care. Our cancer experts include
medical oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, physician
specialists, nurses and clinical support staff. A vital member of
the team includes our clinical nurse navigators who work closely
with patients, guiding them through their first visit and serving
as a single point of contact throughout their care. From prevention
to treatment and beyond, no matter where our patients are on their
cancer journey, the team at Banner MD Anderson will be by their
Our Medical Oncology Clinic at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center-
Banner Del Webb Campus is a busy and growing physician based
clinic. We provide excellent and compassionate comprehensive
patient care from diagnosis to treatment and beyond.
This position will support our medical oncology clinic, and will
focus on care coordination and patient education. Our Medical
Oncology nurse will be a resource for patients with regard to chemo
therapy regimen, symptoms and side effects, as well as setting
overall expectations to ensure our patients are prepared for their
treatments. This role will also provide cross coverage to our
outpatient infusion oncology clinic and assist with hands on chemo
Position is Monday-Fri, 8am-5pm, No weekends or Holidays
If you are a New Graduate Nurse with less than 12 months of
experience, please visit the main job search page and under the Job
Type filter, select New Nurse Experience
Since 1970, Banner Boswell Medical Center has provided exceptional
care to the people in the northwest area of metropolitan Phoenix.
Today, our 501-bed acute-care hospital is recognized by U.S. News
and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals and offers a
full range of acute care services, including cardiology, oncology,
orthopedics, neurology, surgery, rehabilitation, emergency, stroke,
intensive care, pulmonary, urology, wound management and sleep
disorders. We've earned the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint
Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. We're also in the nation's
top five percent for preventing mortality and complications.
This position assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents
nursing care of patients in accordance with organizational policies
and in accordance with standards of professional nursing practice
utilizing the framework for professional nursing practice and
development. This position is accountable for the quality of
nursing services delivered by self or others who are under their
direction. This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment,
and nursing skills necessary to assess data and plan, provide and
evaluate care appropriate to the physical and developmental age of
1. Assesses patient physical, psychological, social, spiritual,
educational, developmental, cultural and discharge planning needs.
Reviews patient history and physical with patient/family and
assures completion within appropriate timeframe. Reviews available
information obtained by other health care team members. Reviews
diagnostics and laboratory data and reports abnormal results to the
physician(s) and other appropriate caregivers. Completes assessment
and reassessments according to patient need and as outlined in
2. Formulates a plan of care, including the discharge plan,
utilizing assessment data and patient, family and health team
input. Initiates a plan of care based on patient-specific needs,
assessment data and the medical plan of care. Goals for patient are
realistic, measurable and developed in conjunction with the
patient/family. Considers the physical, cultural, psychosocial,
spiritual, age specific and educational needs of the patient in the
plan of are. Plans care in collaboration with members of the
multidisciplinary team. Reviews and revises the plan of care to
reflect changing patient needs based on evaluation of the patient s
3. Implements the plan of care through direct patient care,
coordination, delegation and supervision of the activities of the
health care team. Provides care based on physician orders and the
nursing plan of care, in compliance with policies and procedures,
standards of care, and regulatory agency requirements. Delegates
appropriately, and provides nursing supervision in the provision of
care to patients by other licensed nurses and other personnel.
Promotes continuity of care by accurately and completely
communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for whom
care is provided.
4. Evaluates the patient's and family's response to care and
teaching, and revises the plan of care as needed. Evaluates patient
progress towards goals and expected outcomes in collaboration with
other health care team members. Evaluates patient's response and
the effectiveness of patient teaching.
5. Documents assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in
the patient record. Documentation is legible, timely and in
accordance with policy. Documentation reflects objective/subjective
data, nursing interventions and patient's response to treatment.
Notes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner.
6. Provides care based on the best evidence available and may
participate in research activities within clinical practice.
Participates in unit or facility shared leadership. Interacts and
participates in the education, role development, and orientation of
facility personnel, patients, students, families and visitors.
Promotes/supports growth of others through precepting and mentoring
7. Contributes to society through activities that lead to excellent
patient outcomes through timely, effective, efficient, equitable,
and safe care. Actively participates in the improvement of national
nursing quality indicators and outcomes. Such activities may
include participating in professional organizations.
8. In some roles, this position may supervise staff and work flow
of the department.
9.Interacts with all levels of staff in a variety of departments,
physicians, patients, families and external contacts, such as
employees of other health care institutions, community providers
and agencies, concerning the health care of the patient. Interacts
with other health care providers in numerous settings in order to
report and ask for or clarify information. Also works with clergy
to provide spiritual support. Synthesizes and prioritizes data from
multiple sources to provide support for the human response of the
patient and family to changes in health status.
Must possess a current, valid RN license in state of practice,
temporary/interim RN license in state of practice, or compact RN
licensure for current state of practice. BLS certification is
required. Additional certification or continuing education may be
required based on area of practice.
Relates throughout the interview process the experience, training
and education needed to perform the job. Experience in the clinical
area for which he or she is applying is desired. Must maintain
clinical performance competencies appropriate to the area in which
they work as demonstrated through annual validations. Banner
Registry and Travel acute care positions require a minimum of one
year experience in an acute care hospital setting. Experience must
include working in an acute care setting within the past 12 months
as a Registered Nurse in the specialty area. Banner Registry and
Travel physician practice positions require a minimum of one year
experience as a Registered Nurse in a physician practice or an
acute care setting. Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health
Hospital, BTMC Behavioral, Banner Home Care/Hospice or Boswell
Skilled Nursing Facility must possess an Arizona Fingerprint
Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the
duration of their employment. Employees working at Banner MD
Anderson on the Banner University Medical Center Phoenix campus
must possess a State of Arizona Department of Public Safety Level
One Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the
card for the duration of their employment. This is a requirement of
the Whole Family Counseling Program held at this specific facility.
Employees working in the Banner McKee Senior Behavioral Health
Inpatient Unit must possess an Colorado Fingerprint Clearance Card
at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their
Bachelor's degree preferred. Professional certification
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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