Staff Nurse II - Oncology - Miller 5

Location
UVMMC - Medical Center - Main Campus
Location and Address
Location Address: 111 Colchester Avenue, Burlington Vermont
Building Name
Building Name: UVMMC - Medical Center - Main Campus
Department
Oncology - Miller 5
Schedule Full Time / Regular
Standard Hours
36
Shift
Night-8-12hr (United States of America)
Primary Shift
TBD
Weekend Needs
Every Other
Weekend Needs
Every Other
Recruiter
Meagan Eastman
Job Requisition ID
R0035666

This is a bargaining union position.

Job Description

External RNs with at least 1 year of experience are eligible for up to a $10,000 Sign on bonus (prorated for part time roles). The bonus will be paid out as a $5,000.00 gross pay adjustment in the first pay check and the remaining $5,000.00 will be paid upon completion of one year of satisfactory service.

As a Hematology/Oncology Nurse in our 32-bed inpatient unit, you’ll be responsible for the delivery of care to patients with a diagnosis of cancer in various stages including autologous stem cell transplants and end-of-life care. We administer chemotherapy, biotherapy, and targeted therapies, as well as manage illness and treatment related symptoms. As a member of our team, you will provide patient/family education and exceptional support during each patient’s unique cancer journey. Our dedicated Hematology & Oncology Nurses understand that patient and family involvement are essential components of holistic care. We work as an interdisciplinary team with Physicians, LNAs, Oncology Pharmacists, Social Workers, Case Managers, Palliative Care Specialists, Clinical Dietitians, PTs & RTs to provide our patients with the best care possible.

We support and encourage all nurses to increase their knowledge and to strengthen their nursing skills through certifications, conferences, and courses. Our nurses also have the opportunity to advance through the Clinical Advancement and Recognition Program (CARP).

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Provides professional nursing care to patients in varying state of health and illness by assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the nursing plan of care.  The Staff Nurse II functions as an essential member of nursing and multidisciplinary teams, providing direct patient care, instruction, and preparation for continuing care after discharge.  May take charge as operational need allows.

EDUCATION:

State of Vermont Registered Nurse (RN) license required. The University of Vermont Medical Center is moving toward an all Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) workforce. All external candidates hired into, or current employees promoted to, a RN position will be required to obtain their BSN as outlined in the terms of their offer letter.

EXPERIENCE:

Appropriate experience in specific clinical area.  Varies by unit.

Greater than one year of experience.