Registered Nurse (RN) - Oncology
Company: Hartford HealthCare
Posted on: May 14, 2022
DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 36
Job Shift: Shift 3
Shift Details: 7pm - 7:30am; every other weekend, rotating
Sign-On Bonus eligible for nurses with more than 1 year acute RN
experience!Work where every moment matters.
Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work
with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment
matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most
comprehensive healthcare network.
Join us at Backus Hospital as we live our values every day. As part
of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in
Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become
nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for
personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something
For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary
source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We
are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham
counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter
services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality
healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our
communities.A2 is a 29-bed unit where our dedicated team of nursing
and healthcare professionals provides exceptional care to our
inpatient Oncology and Hematology patients. Our highly trained
nurses partner with the patient, family and healthcare team to
provide holistic care, recognizing that each plays a vital role.
Combining our skill and use of innovative technology, our patient
and family centered care creates an environment that promotes
caring and healing. If you see yourself on A2 and are interested in
joining our team, we invite you to submit an application so that we
can learn more about you!JOB SUMMARY
Demonstrates clinical competence through utilization of the nursing
process and development of a synergistic nurse-patient
relationship. Assesses and identifies patient problems/needs,
establishes a plan of care, implements and evaluates care provided
to patients. QualificationsMinimum Requirements
- Graduate of a school of Nursing. - BSN preferred
- One (1) year RN experience and/or successful completion of the
Backus Hospital Nurse Residency Program. Two (2) or more years of
experience in this clinical area preferred.
- Current unrestricted license in good standing to practice as a
Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut.
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire.
- Ability to obtain and maintain department specific
certifications. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
and Oncology Nurse (ONC) certification preferred.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS
AND ABILITIES Basic knowledge of Nursing principles and practices.
Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions.
Communicates effectively in order to provide technical or complex
information as well as instruction. Excellent interpersonal skills
necessary to communicate with departments, employees, physicians,
managers and patients. Ability to handle multiple priorities, be
flexible and a team player. Ability to work in a stressful
environment. Commitment to customer service. Basic computer
knowledge in order to enter/retrieve data. PROBLEM SOLVING AND
DECISION MAKING Requires high level of analytical ability in order
to gather and interpret information from various sources. Able to
take the appropriate action in response to changes, circumstances,
problems and/or emergency situations. Ability to maintain
confidentiality at all times.We take great care of careers.
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers
exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you
are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring
new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education
to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving
organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a
competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.
Every moment matters. And this is your moment.
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