New Britain General
New Britain, CT
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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
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The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute (HHC CI) is a pioneering member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance. Through the bi-directional collaboration facilitated by this partnership, community providers are better positioned to provide state-of-the-art, evidence-based cancer care to improve the lives of cancer patients. Together, the Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering are staying ahead of cancer.
The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute focuses on offering our cancer patients an unparalleled network of coordinated services– all under one roof. Our system of care includes a truly integrated team with the most talented, experienced, and compassionate caregivers and physicians, backed by the latest cutting-edge technology.
The Registered Nurse (RN) will work in our Radiation Therapy department providing holistic, quality nursing care for patients/families and/or others for a patient population within the Radiation Therapy Department. Under the direction of the Radiation Oncologist the Registered Nurse (RN) will assess and identify actual or potential problems a patient may be experiencing, develop a plan of care, monitor the effectiveness of the interventions during the course of treatment and throughout follow up care. Responsibilities include but, are not limited to:
Educates patients on the radiation therapy process, procedures and simulation experience.
Discuss the various treatment modalities to be implemented; regarding identified learning needs, skin care, potential side effects and system management, pain control measures and nutritional needs.
Assist physicians with patient examination during consultations, weekly status check, follow-up visits, and as needed.
Provide nursing care as prescribed by the physician or warranted by patient condition. Includes but not limited to administering medications, dressing changes, skin and wound care, suctioning of patients, glucose monitoring, and monitoring of oxygen saturations.
• Current Connecticut RN License
•BSN strongly preferred
•Two (2) years of Previous Oncology Nursing experience strongly preferred
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