RN, Bone Marrow Transplant

Name Northside Hospital Atlanta
Location US-GA-Atlanta
Category
RN-Oncology/BMT/Infusion
Job Locations
US-GA-Atlanta
Position Type
Full - Time
ID
2022-24982
Postal Code
30342
Address
1000 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Shift
Nights
Work Hours
7-7

Overview

Northside Hospital is award-winning, state-of-the-art, and continually growing. Constantly expanding the quality and reach of our care to our patients and communities creates even more opportunity for the best healthcare professionals in Atlanta and beyond. Discover all the possibilities of a career at Northside today.

Responsibilities

The Registered Professional Nurse at Northside Hospital independently plans and provides professional nursing care to patients in accordance with physician orders and established guidelines, and in accordance with the scope of practice as defined by the Georgia Nurse Practice Act.

 

Bone Marrow Transplant

  • Obtains ACLS certification within one year of employment, and renews certification per national standard.
  • Prior to administering chemotherapy, attends a formal chemotherapy administration training course, a similar hospital-based chemotherapy training, or a department-based chemotherapy competency assessment.
  • Provides age appropriate care to patients receiving high dose chemotherapy and undergoing peripheral stem cell/bone marrow transplantation.
  • Utilizes advanced assessment skills to monitor acutely ill hematology/oncology patients for complications related to the blood and marrow transplant process.
  • Administers chemotherapy and blood products, monitors patients for associated side effects, initiates appropriate measures as indicated, and utilizes skills associated with vascular access devices.
  • Provides care to minimize or alleviate symptoms associated with vascular access devices.
  • Provides emotional support and facilitates coping of patients and families living with cancer. Provides support to the dying patient and family.

 

Qualifications

REQUIRED:

  1. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and licensed as a RN in the State of Georgia in good standing without limitations.
  2. Minimum of two (2) years of full-time experience as a RN post-orientation or post-residency training.
  3. Certified in American Heart Association’s Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS).
    • Other REQUIRED cardiopulmonary resuscitation certifications (ACLS, NRP, PALS, etc.) are unit specific. Please refer to the specific clinical unit.
  4. Please refer to the specific clinical unit for additional education, competencies and/or certification required as a condition of employment.
  5. Other REQUIRED RN attributes are unit specific. Please refer to the specific clinical unit.

PREFERRED:

  1. BSN degree preferred
  2. National Certification in Clinical Specialty preferred
  3. Other preferred RN attributes are unit specific. Please refer to the specific clinical unit.

Work Hours:

7-7

Weekend Requirements:

Yes

On-Call Requirements:

No

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