Position InformationPosting Number SRGV6706
Working Title ONCOLOGY RN Number of Vacancies 1 Location Edinburg, Texas Department School of Medicine / Clinical Affairs FTE 1.0 FLSA Non-Exempt Scope of Job
To provide professional nursing care to oncology patients for the medical oncology and infusion department ensuring adherence to clinic, department and University policies, nursing procedures, standards, and practices.
Description of Duties
General supervision from assigned supervisor.
Direct supervision of assigned staff.
Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited university.
Current Texas Registered Nurse state license with the State Board of Nursing. Oncology Nurse Certified (ONC), and Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
Two (2) years of nursing experience in an oncology infusion setting administering chemotherapy ONCC, chemotherapy/biotherapy course.
Use of standard office and medical equipment.
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office/healthcare environment; some travel and weekend work may be required. There is a possible exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations, and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic environment. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye- hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Must constantly consider safety risks and provide safe environment conducive to patients, visitors, and staff. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. UTRGV is a distributed institution, which requires presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley.
Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards. Knowledge of oncology treatment procedures, facilities, and equipment. Ability to perform nursing assessments and patient triage. Knowledge of supportive care principles and techniques for oncology patients. Ability to educate patients and/or families as to the nature of disease and to provide instruction on proper care and treatment. Ability to maintain emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other stresses. Patient assessment and referral skills. Knowledge of bereavement counseling techniques. Knowledge of the nature and treatments of oncological diseases and of reactions and side effects of related therapy methods.
Employment Category Full-Time Minimum Salary Commensurate with Experience Posted Salary Commensurate with Experience Position Available Date 06/05/2023 Grant Funded Position No If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date
Posting Detail Information
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.
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UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.
All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.
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