Rush University Medical Center Ambulatory RN 2-Rush Cancer Center in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

Are you an experienced RN looking for an ambulatory opportunity in a

thriving Neuro-Oncology Practice?

You may be the right candidate foran RN Ambulatory 2 position in the Rush Cancer Center!

Rush Medical Center Campus

_POSITION HIGHLIGHTS; _

  • As an Ambulatory RN 2, you will actively provide supervised patient care and be a key participant in our dynamic Rush Cancer Center ambulatory care setting.

  • Opportunity to work in a collaborative relationship with a health care team committed to achieving growth and meeting established patient care goals

  • Position is predominantly Mon-Fri days with no holidays or weekends

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES*; *

  • Coordinate and provide sensitive medical and surgical primary nursing care for patients with neuro-oncological diagnoses

  • Assist with significant phone triage utilizing expert clinical knowledge, compassion and excellent communication skills

  • Continue to contribute to a positive patient outcome by providing expert assistance with critical procedures for patients

  • Provide extensive patient/family education

  • Provide guidance and support and direct workflow of clinical staff

  • Identify and participate in QI activities

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS;

_ _

  • BSN or MSN

  • Current RN Licensure in the State of Illinois

  • Current CPR Certification

  • 2 years RN med/surg experience in an acute care or ambulatory setting required; Oncology RN exp.preferred

  • Experience with port access preferred.

  • Basic computer skills

  • Must be detail oriented, able to work independently and demonstrate excellent organizational and critical thinking skills

  • Work requires the ability to walk throughout the Medical Center and to be standing or walking most of the designated shift

  • Work requires the ability to walk throughout the Medical Center and to be standing or walking most of the designated shift.Work requires lifting or carrying objects 35-40lbs. and lifting and positioning patients, some of whom may exceed 300 lbs.

  • The ability to check documents for errors, use a keyboard to enter or retrieve data, and closely examine specimens, images or reports is required.

  • Work conditions include performing procedures where carelessness could result in injury or illness and/or contact with potentially infectious materials and/or strong chemical agents.

COMPANY HIGHLIGHTS*:*

  • Rush's new 14-story hospital is the cornerstone of the Rush Transformation, an ongoing effort to build new facilities, renovate existing buildings and adopt new technology

  • Rush University Medical Center is a four- time Magnet® designated facility

  • Leading academic medical center located in Chicagowww.rush.edu

*Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. *

Job Title: Ambulatory RN 2-Rush Cancer Center

Department: Hematology/Oncology

Shift: 1st

Full/Part: Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)

Specialty: Neuro Oncology

Job Number: 2017-1315