Job posting number: #7080375 (Ref:hlj_31512)
Posted: June 24, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Malignant Hematology Program at Moffitt Cancer Center specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of various blood cancers and autoimmune disorders. With a team of nearly two dozen malignant hematology experts – all of whom are foremost experts in specialties such as medical oncology or pathology – we have unparalleled expertise in the management of conditions like lymphoma, leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), as well as multiple myeloma, myeloproliferative syndromes, aplastic anemia and many other related hematological malignancies.
The Malignant Hematology Clinic cares for 150 patients daily who are seeking treatment for a confirmed diagnosis, or with suspected hematologic conditions. Our team has extensive experience with even the rarest blood-based liquid tumors and autoimmune abnormalities, and we offer on-site lab work processing to provide patients with prompt and accurate diagnoses.
Moffitt’s Malignant Hematology Program offers:
- Complete diagnostic workups, including light microscopies, bone marrow aspirations and biopsies and cytogenetic testing/immunophenotyping.
- Screening, staging and pathology services Chemotherapy (including access to peripheral stem cell support Immunotherapy, infusions, liposomal drug delivery, anti-angiogenesis therapy, experimental vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, inhibitor treatment, cytokine therapy and other innovative treatment options Rapid access to bone marrow transplants (offered through a joint effort with Bone and Marrow Transplant and Cellular Immunotherapy Program)
- Pain management services, dietary counseling and other forms of supportive care (provided by a dedicated Pharmacy and Supportive Care team) Malignant Hematology Clinic provides care to 150 patients on a daily basis.
We are currently looking for a Registered Nurse to join our team.
- Registered Nurse delivers individualized quality nursing care to cancer patients and families in accordance with established hospital guidelines, nursing professional practice model, nursing care standards and policies and in accordance with ANA code of ethics and external regulatory agencies.
- Registered Nurses embody the vision, mission, and philosophy of Moffitt Nursing and are committed to and accountable for personalized patient and family centered care and the concepts of Duffy's quality caring model/caring factors. These frameworks of care include: collaboration and mutual problem solving, dignity and human respect, encouraging manner, attentive reassurance, appreciation of unique meaning, healing environment, basic human needs, information sharing, caring for self, and affiliation needs.
- Registered Nurses use the nursing process to effectively plan and manage quality patient care. Biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational and discharge planning needs are addressed in all steps of the nursing process. This is demonstrated in base-line and comparative documentation, entered in a timely manner, and with evidence of age-appropriate consideration when care is planned, delivered, and evaluated.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
- At least 2 years of experience in Oncology as a Registered Nurse
- At least 2 years of experience In Malignant Hematology as a Registered Nurse
- OCN or ACON certification
- Uses the nursing process to assess, plan, and evaluate the care of cancer patients and families.
- Integrates patient and family centered care and the quality caring factors into practice Identifies, documents, and provides patient education based on learning needs of the patient Participates in Evidence based improvement activities related to area of practice
- Participates in professional development based on the nursing professionals standards, regulatory requirements, and job expectations.
Credentials and Qualifications:
- BSN from an ACEN or CCNE accredited institution with at least two years of relevant experience ASN from an ACEN or CCNE accredited institution with 2 years of relevant experience enrolled to complete BSN from an ACEN or CCNE within 3 years of hire
- BLS Certification
Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision Moffitt Cancer Center is recognized as the model wherein the diversity of our employees and communities is valued and supported as essential components to contributing to the prevention and cure of cancer. The cancer center is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the cancer center to prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to workforce members and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.