LCMC Health REGISTERED NURSE in Marrero, Louisiana

The Oncology RN is responsible for delivery of professional nursing care according to the established policies of the department, West Jefferson Medical Center, the Louisiana State Board of Nursing and Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Guidelines for Practice. The Oncology RN must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to oncology patients or acutely ill patients admitted with medical and/or surgical diagnosis. The generalist Oncology RN role involves direct patient care and encompasses patient and family teaching, symptom management, advocacy and counseling of patients facing or living with cancer diagnosis. The framework and focus of oncology nursing practice is on the (11) high incidence problem areas common to oncology patients: information, coping, comfort, nutrition, protective mechanisms, mobility, elimination, sexuality, ventilation, circulation and prevention/early detection.*

This position is eligible for a Referral Bonus.