Ascension Health RN-Infusion in Binghamton, New York
We Are Hiring
RN-Registered Nurse - Infusion Services 001 - Full-Time, Day - Lourdes Hospital - Binghamton, NY
Hours will vary. Primarily day shift, some 12 hour shift 8 am - 8 pm. One weekend per month.
Here is your opportunity to be a part of a rewarding specialty. Lourdes Hospital is looking for a full-time Registered Nurse to join our Infusion Center team. Our Infusion center provides ambulatory oncology therapies including chemotherapy, biotherapy, blood transfusions, central line care, hydration and injections. Candidates will need to have strong IV therapy skills. We also provide intravenous antibiotic therapy and immunoglobin therapy. The ideal candidate will have prior chemotherapy experience, preferred Chemotherapy certification or obtained within one year of hire and have at least one year experience of working in an acute care setting. Come join our team!
Why Join Ascension?
Lourdes, based in Binghamton, New York, is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities. The main hospital campus includes medical, surgical and specialty nursing units, an Ambulatory Care Center, Breast Care Center, a Regional Cancer Center and numerous specialty practices. Reaching beyond the main hospital campus, Lourdes has established a network of primary care providers at 12 convenient sites throughout the region; and the Lourdes at Home and Hospice programs which care for patients in their homes and various nursing facilities. Two mobile mammography vans, a dental van and a medical services van deliver health services out into the region, making health care more easily accessible to surrounding communities.
Lourdes is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
What You Will Do
As a Registered Nurse in our Infusion Services department at Lourdes Hospital, you will have the opportunity to provide direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans based on patient assessment to optimize outcomes and maximize available resources.
Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate. Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.
Effectively delegates patient care to ancillary personnel. May precept student nurses and new hires.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
What You Will Need
BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
Registered Nurse credentialed from the New York Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Chemotherapy Certification preferred at time of hire but required within1 year of hire.
Education & Work Experience:
Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.
At least 1 year Med Surg experience, oncology experience preferred.
Chemotherapy infusion experience preferred.
Must have a positive attitude and ability to work within a team setting.
At least one year of experience working in an acute care setting.
Equal Employment Opportunity
As an equal opportunity employer, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital (Lourdes) complies with all applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Lourdes are based on merit, qualifications and abilities.
Lourdes does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
Lourdes is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.
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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
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