RN - Cutaneous Oncology Clinic

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

Job posting number: #7072613 (Ref:hlj_28206)

Posted: November 26, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Cutaneous Oncology Program at Moffitt Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida and widely regarded as one of the top advanced skin cancer programs in the country, providing a wide-ranging scope of preventative, diagnostic and therapeutic services in a single location.

Our Cutaneous Clinic cares for 100 patients daily who are seeking treatment for a confirmed diagnosis, or with suspected skin cancer conditions. Our team has extensive experience with biopsies and expedited on-site results processing. Surgical excision of tumors, including Mohs surgery, robotic-assisted lymphadenectomy and minimally invasive groin dissection for metastatic melanomas, and we offer on-site lab work processing to provide patients with prompt and accurate diagnoses. 

Moffitt’s Cutaneous Clinic offers:

  • Limb and liver perfusions
  • Radiation therapy
  • Reconstructive plastic surgery
  • Systemic therapies including immunotherapy and targeted therapies
  • Risk assessment and mole mapping services for high-risk individuals

Our Cutaneous Clinic is currently looking for a Registered Nurse to join our team. 

 

Position Highlights:

  • The 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:
    • Oncology experience as a registered nurse
    • Strong assessment skills

 

Responsibilities:

  • 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 or ASN from an ACEN or CCNE accredited institution with 2 years of relevant experience and enrolled to complete BSN from an ACEN or CCNE within 3 years of hire
  • FL RN License
  • 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.


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