Radiation Oncology RN- Clinic

  • Saint Thomas/Ascension
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • Mar 26, 2020
Full-time   Healthcare (general) Nurse (RN)

Job Description

As a Radiation Oncology RN with Saint Thomas, you will work with the radiation team to care for patients during the course of treatment. You will evaluate the patient before treatment begins and talk to the patient about their treatment, the potential side effects and their management. This position is located in our OutPatient Clinic and may occasionally be asked to fill in at the clinic at Saint Thomas Midtown. 

Responsibilities:

  • Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.






Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
    • One or more of the following:
      • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Tennessee Board of Nursing or current home state license for multi-state license recognition "Compact State" obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Work Experience:

  • At least one year of Oncology experience is preferred.

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required



Ascension Saint Thomas is the leading faith-based health care system in Tennessee and is a part of Ascension, the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system. We are committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable.

What Ascension Saint Thomas has to offer:

Power of Purpose: 

For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It’s an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients. Our innovative spirit impacts and influences the community that we serve. 

Culture of Teamwork: 

We encourage diversity of talents while offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team. 

Professional Development: By supporting our associates and their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities for career advancement.

Compensation/Benefits: 

Ascension Saint Thomas provides a competitive compensation package inclusive of a wide range of flexible benefit options. We support work-life balance through generous paid time off and encourage spirituality in the workplace. 

Innovative Environment: 

We are a progressive, stable company with 120 years of experience in delivering world-class personalized care. At Ascension Saint Thomas, we are actively trying new solutions to help overcome some of healthcare’s toughest challenges.