Licensed in Virginia or compact State required or eligible
We are seeking dynamic Registered Nurses to join our Oncology ICU team at Riverside Regional Medical Center!
The Oncology Unit is an 6 bed Medical Oncology unit that specializes in the care of the oncology patient and family. The unit's designed and operating structure accommodate the complex needs of patients with cancer-related emergencies stemming from a variety of oncologic disorders. There is a special lead-lined room on the unit used for cesium implants and radioactive iodine therapy. Nurses provide care for newly diagnosed patients, those receiving cancer treatments such as chemotherapy or radiation, those receiving care for symptom control, both from disease or the side-effects of treatment and those needing pain relief through palliative care.
EDUCATION: BSN is required or must be obtained within 5 years of the start date in the position. Specialty certification in field highly encouraged.
LICENSURE: Licensed RN or board eligible by the State of Virginia or compact state. Must have or obtain ACLS, PALS and/or BLS per departmental requirements.
EXPERIENCE: Experience preferred in an acute care setting but not required.