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RN Cancer Center

Company: Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
Location: Houston
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
Up to $10,000 Relocation assistanceThe Baylor College of Medicine Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center brings innovative treatments from lab to bedside faster than ever before to help stop cancer in its tracks.Set apart from other centers by its Comprehensive Cancer Center designation by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center (DLDCCC) provides exceptional care to patients from all over the world. As one of only three NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in Texas, the DLDCCC is one of the best in the country and is able to contribute vital advances to cancer research through national funding. Specialized health care providers at the DLDCCC are dedicated to understanding, preventing, and treating this disease.CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
Responsibilities
POSITION SUMMARYResponsible for the delivery of excellence in patient care through assessing, formulating nursing diagnoses and establishing goals, planning and implementing intervention and evaluating patient care outcomes. With the staff nurse's professional practice he/she Responsible for participating in and maintaining quality, cost effectiveness and guest relations. Provide patient care in compliance with hospital policies and procedures and the standards of professional nursing practice as defined by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of TexasPOSITION RESPONSIBILITIES1.Utilizes the nursing process to ensure appropriate patient care is provided in a cost effective, quality driven, and patient focused manner. Collects pertinent social, psychological, developmental and spiritual data from the patient, significant others and other health care team members. 2.Performs as ongoing assessment, formulates nursing diagnosis and goals, plans appropriate interventions, and evaluates the outcome of the interventions.3.Consistently documents in the patient and unit records according to written health system standards of care in order to meet legal and quality patient care requirements.4.Provides appropriate teaching and information to patients and families including information on Pain Management, Nutrition, Skin Integrity, Fall prevention, Diabetes, Disease Process, Smoking Cessation, and Discharge instructions.5.Demonstrates commitment to the goals and values of the patient, Hospital, community and nursing profession through cost containment measures, maintaining confidentiality, appropriate ethical decision -making, and ensuring patient safety.6.Uses interventions substantiated by research as appropriate in the patient population, participates in research activities, identifies opportunities for research, and collaborates with the Outcomes managers and department.7.Participates in quality of care activities, evaluates the quality and the effectiveness of nursing practice. Assists in collecting quality data, analyzes the data, and formulates action plans to improve quality care. -#missioncritical #LI-CHI -
Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation and Licensure Required:*Medical Center - "*Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) within 2 years from date of hire. Current employees grandfathered before July 2020."*Registered Nurse (RN)*Based on location and department assignment may also require BLS/ACLS/ and or PALS - -

Keywords: Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center, Houston , RN Cancer Center, Healthcare , Houston, Texas

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