Registered Nurse (RN) - Oncology
Company: Nuvance Health
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and
outpatient locations - Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital,
Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern
Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers
Medical Center in New York - plus multiple primary and specialty
care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a
leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices.
Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the
Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and
the Home Care organizations.
To provide direct and indirect nursing care to a patient or a group
1. Physical Assessment Criteria A: Completes the Admission
assessment of the patient providing a clear picture of his/her
status. Physical Assessment Criteria B: Documents detailed
information incorporating the plan of care, interventions and
outcomes reflecting the patient's physical, mental and emotional
status. Submits audits of their documentation from 3 different
charts annually. Physical Assessment Criteria C: Reassesses patient
on a shift to shift basis. Physical Assessment Criteria D:
Completes transfer/discharge documentation including an assessment
of the patient's needs to determine the preferred level of
2. Administration of Medications Criteria A: Follows the 5 Rights
of Medication Administration, verbalizing to
patients/family/significant other the medication they are
receiving. Administration of Medications Criteria B: Assesses the
patient prior to administering medications noting allergies,
parameters, potential side effects, effectiveness and intervening
as needed. Administration of Medications Criteria C: Provides pain
management based on the patient's reports and assessment findings.
Reassesses and documents response according to hospital standards.
Administration of Medications Criteria D: Identifies high risk:
PINCH, sound alike/look alike and utilizes medication references as
3. Patient Safety Criteria A: Assesses patients for potential
safety risks upon admission. Patient Safety Criteria B: Adheres to
hospital policies and procedures regarding patient safety. Patient
Safety Criteria C: Initiates interventions related to the risk
4. Patient/Family Education Criteria A: Assesses learning needs of
patient/family/significant other. Patient/Family Education Criteria
B: Plans and provides appropriate instruction using applicable
teaching methods. Patient/Family Education Criteria C: Assesses and
documents patient/family/significant other response to
5. Delegation Criteria A: Applies the 5 rights of delegation.
Delegation Criteria B: Coordinates and supervises the delivery of
nursing care, including the delegation of tasks. Delegation
Criteria C: Maintains accountability for care delegated. Delegation
Criteria D: States roles/responsibilities of co-workers to whom
tasks are delegated.
6. Leadership Criteria A: Promotes a positive work environment
through personal example and teamwork. Leadership Criteria B:
Assumes role of charge nurse demonstrating independent problem
solving, decision making, organizational and prioritization skills.
Leadership Criteria C: Attends to unit staffing needs in relation
to acuity and census in a pro-active manner. Leadership Criteria D:
Assists in orientation and teaching of new nursing personnel.
7. Skin Care Criteria A: Assesses patient's skin condition on
admission, every shift, change in condition, transfer and
discharge. Skin Care Criteria B: Initiates preventive skin care
measures to patients at risk for skin breakdown. Skin Care Criteria
C: Stages pressure ulcers according to AHRQ guidelines. Skin Care
Criteria D: Institutes protocols per Norwalk Hospital policies
based on assessment.
8. Care Delivery Criteria A: Adheres to Nursing Standards of
Practice to include assessment, care planning, interventions and
evaluation of the plan of care. Care Delivery Criteria B: Practices
according to unit based standards. (see unit specific competencies)
Care Delivery Criteria C: Conducts walking rounds for shift report
and introductory rounds with assigned patients at the beginning of
9. Performs other duties as assigned.
10. Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the
Required: License to practice in the State of Connecticut.
Minimum Experience: zero to six months
Desired: Basic Cardiac Life Support (CPR) within three months of
Med/Surg - trauma hours, as per unit standards
Location: Norwalk-34 Maple St
Work Type: Full-Time
Standard Hours: 36.00
Work Schedule: Day/Night 12
Work Shift: 7:00am until 7:30pm and 7:00pm until 7:30am, rotating
shifts, weekends and holidays
Org Unit: 390
* Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
* Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course
* Pediatric Advanced Life Support
* Registered Nurse
* Trauma Nursing Core Course
* Associate's Level Degree
EOE, including disability/vets.
We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known
physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a
disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship
on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such
assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview,
please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable
accommodation requests only). Please provide all information
requested to assure that you are considered for current or future
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