Staff Nurse II - Hem-Onc PBC | Hem-Onc PBC

Wake Forest Baptist Health
Job Title: Staff Nurse II - Hem-Onc PBC
Job ID: 5832
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Category: Nursing-Clinical
Winston-Salem, NCNursing-Clinical, Medical, Healthcare1/30/2014Experienced RN. FT. BSN preferred, BCLS required.COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTEROF WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITYPOSITION DESCRIPTION: Staff Nurse IICatheter Care Team-Outpatient ClinicPURPOSE: To facilitate safe handling of central line catheters of all outpatient Hematology and Oncology patients....

Job Description


Experienced RN. FT. BSN preferred, BCLS required.

COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER

OF WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Staff Nurse II

Catheter Care Team-Outpatient Clinic

PURPOSE: To facilitate safe handling of central line catheters of all outpatient Hematology and Oncology patients.

  1. To verify central venous catheter placement before initial use of a newly placed catheter. Documentation should include one or more of these:
  2. Physician's written progress note.
  3. DOC surgery report.
  4. Written order stating catheter tip placement and that the catheter may be used
  5. Chest x-ray with written documentation.
  6. Radiologist's or surgeon's verbal or telephone report.
  7. To draw blood for ordered laboratory studies from the above-described central lines.
  8. To access and discontinue access of totally implantable portal catheters (excluding epidural ports) per established policy and procedure.
  9. To access catheter insertion and exit sites, portal pocket sites for signs/symptoms of catheter related infection or suspected thrombus formation.
  10. To assess catheters for thrombotic occlusions and perform declotting procedure as necessary to maintain line patency.
  11. To assess external catheters for damage and perform needed repairs if possible and/or refer to interventional radiology or for surgical consult if irreparable.
  12. To inform the medical team of relevant findings regarding catheter performance or catheter related patient needs.
  13. To set up and stock procedure rooms with equipment required to meet daily schedule of procedures.
  14. To assist with ordering, storing, and maintaining unit supplies.
  15. To precept Cancer Chemotherapy Education Program participants in central line catheter management skills as practiced by the Catheter Care Team.
  16. To certify in the Cancer Chemotherapy Education Program for Nurses provided by the department.
  17. To maintain accurate records and files needed for departmental records; to enter, update, and record information accurately and in a timely manner.
  18. To charge patients daily and accurately for services received.
  19. To record all treatments and procedures in nursing notes.
  20. To act as a resource person for house staff and clinic nursing staff.
  21. To administer blood and blood products, which includes typing and cross-matching the patient prior to transfusion and transporting blood products from the blood bank.
  22. To review results of laboratory data and x-rays, determining abnormalities and show these to the attending physician if necessary.
  23. To attend refresher courses given by the Hematology/Oncology Nurse Educator and to maintain current CPR certification.
  24. To triage patients to the treatment area and expedite chemotherapy.
  25. To cover areas when they are short personnel.
Staff Nurse II
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Original Date: February 1992
Last Revision: October 2012

Job Summary: Provides nursing care to patients using the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation). The staff nurse directs and leads other assigned team members and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with nursing standards of care and practice.

Education / Experience: Graduation from accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.

Licensure, Certification and / or Registration: RN licensure in NC. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) may be required within one year in select areas

Essential Functions:

1. Utilizes the nursing process to provide patient/family centered care focusing on the physical, emotional, spiritual, cultural, religious, and environmental needs. This includes providing for the assessment, development of nursing diagnoses, outcome identification, planning, implementation of interventions, coordination of care, health teaching and promotion and evaluation of goals and interventions consistent with the policies of WFBMC.

2. Maintains a safe, therapeutic, and healing environment through ensuring patient privacy and responsive, respectful, accepting, and professional behavior. Utilizes and promotes the use of technology and equipment to enhance the safety of patients and staff.

3. Communicates effectively to promote sharing of information throughout the continuum of care and as an effective member of the healthcare team.

4. Demonstrates the ability to function in a professional setting through active participation in a professional practice model. This includes participating in shared governance, adherence to standards of care, participation in peer review and professional development promoting leadership and clinical excellence, effective team skills, autonomous practice and acknowledgment of accountability for actions and critical thinking.
5. Acts as a patient advocate throughout the continuum of care including all patient settings and in the community.

6. Coordinates the effective and efficient delivery of patient care services through the application of care management principles. Identifies clinical priorities and initiates action to improve patient outcomes.
7. Demonstrates ability to function in a professional practice model through active participation in shared governance, promotion of a healthy work environment and acceptance of personal responsibility for professional growth.



Skills and Qualifications:
Ability to provide direct and indirect patient care
Verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work collaboratively


Physical Requirements:
Amount of time spent performing the following activities
0% 35% 65%
to to to
35% 65% 100% N/A Activity
X Standing
X Walking
X Sitting
X Bending
X Reaching with arms
X Finger and hand dexterity
X Talking
X Hearing
X Seeing
Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling:
X 20 lbs. maximum
X 50 lbs. maximum
X 100 lbs. maximum


Work Environment:
Subject to highly stressful and crowded conditions
Moderate noise environment
Required to wear PPE
Handles emergency or crisis situations
Subject to many interruptions
Handles absentee replacement on short notice

Staff Nurse II ? Primary Care
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Original Date: February 1992
Last Revision: October 2012

Job Summary: Provides nursing care to patients using the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation). The staff nurse directs and leads other assigned team members and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with nursing standards of care and practice.

Education / Experience: Graduation from accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.

Licensure, Certification and / or Registration: RN licensure in NC. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) may be required within one year in select areas

Essential Functions:

1. Utilizes the nursing process to provide patient/family centered care focusing on the physical, emotional, spiritual, cultural, religious, and environmental needs. This includes providing for the assessment, development of nursing diagnoses, outcome identification, planning, implementation of interventions, coordination of care, health teaching and promotion and evaluation of goals and interventions consistent with the policies of WFBMC.

2. Maintains a safe, therapeutic, and healing environment through ensuring patient privacy and responsive, respectful, accepting, and professional behavior. Utilizes and promotes the use of technology and equipment to enhance the safety of patients and staff.

3. Communicates effectively to promote sharing of information throughout the continuum of care and as an effective member of the healthcare team.

4. Demonstrates the ability to function in a professional setting through active participation in a professional practice model. This includes participating in shared governance, adherence to standards of care, participation in peer review and professional development promoting leadership and clinical excellence, effective team skills, autonomous practice and acknowledgment of accountability for actions and critical thinking.
5. Acts as a patient advocate throughout the continuum of care including all patient settings and in the community.

6. Coordinates the effective and efficient delivery of patient care services through the application of care management principles. Identifies clinical priorities and initiates action to improve patient outcomes.
7. Demonstrates ability to function in a professional practice model through active participation in shared governance, promotion of a healthy work environment and acceptance of personal responsibility for professional growth.
8. Participates in regular team meetings and continuous quality improvement activities.



Skills and Qualifications:
Ability to provide direct and indirect patient care
Verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work collaboratively
Knowledge of care teams for coordination of patient care, self-management, population management, and communication skills.






Physical Requirements:
Amount of time spent performing the following activities
0% 35% 65%
to to to
35% 65% 100% N/A Activity
X Standing
X Walking
X Sitting
X Bending
X Reaching with arms
X Finger and hand dexterity
X Talking
X Hearing
X Seeing
Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling:
X 20 lbs. maximum
X 50 lbs. maximum
X 100 lbs. maximum

Work Environment:
Subject to highly stressful and crowded conditions
Moderate noise environment
Required to wear PPE
Handles emergency or crisis situations
Subject to many interruptions
Handles absentee replacement on short notice

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