Title : RN - Corpus Christi

Department : Nursing

Type : Full Time

Location : Corpus Christi, TX

Job Details :

"You can make a difference in the life of an oncology patient and find your career satisfaction by joining our team of healthcare professionals today."

About Oncology Consultants

Oncology Consultants has been a premier adult medical oncology & hematology practice in Houston, TX for over 35 years. Our healthcare team is committed to provide state of the art cancer treatment in a caring environment as we continue to expand our oncology services in the metropolitan region. 

About the Position

The term nurse clinician describes the nurse whose educational preparation is at the generalist level.  The nurse functions in an expanded role but does not have a master’s or doctoral degree.  The oncology nurse clinician is recognized in this practice, in accordance with the Oncology Nursing Society’s position, as a registered nurse who has a cancer-specific knowledge base and has demonstrated clinical expertise in oncology nursing practice. 

The goal of the ONC in oncology patient care is to promote the optimal function of the individual / family throughout the continuum of the disease experience.  This is achieved by integration of physiological and psychosocial components, utilizing the nursing process: 

  1. Assessment:  Identify resources and deficits 

  1. Planning:  Formulate goals of care, patient priorities 

  1. Intervention:  Physical care, patient education, referral, and / or counseling in order to assist the patient to reach health care goals 

  1. Evaluation:  Ongoing assessment of effectiveness of intervention, with modifications as needed 

Shift Schedule:

  • Mon - Fri: 8am - 5pm

Benefits:

  • Insurances: Life, medical, dental, short term, and long term disability
  • Free parking
  • PTO
  • Holidays 
  • Competitive salary

Responsibilities:

 

The oncology nurse clinician performs independent, interdependent, and dependent nursing actions and demonstrates personal professional accountability.  The ONC is a registered professional nurse who is expected to deliver direct and indirect patient care.  This care includes, but is not limited to: 

  1. All actions which are defined as basic nursing 

  1. Collaboration with other members of the health care team in order to coordinate nursing care, maintain continuity of health care 

  1. Recognition of the uniqueness and wholeness of the individual and the importance of social relationships for the person living with cancer 

  1. Advocates the individual’s freedom to  choose treatment and determine the direction of their lives throughout the disease process 

  1. Participate in continuing education programs and pursue professional development 

Requirements:
  • Chemotherapy infusion/Oral chemotherapy
  • Managing side effects of cancer and cancer treatments
  • Good IV skills
  • OCN preferred
  • Computer literate
  • Bilingual - A+ but not mandatory

Oncology Consultants is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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