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Medical Surgical Oncology Graduate Nurse (GN)

UMC Health System

Lubbock, TX
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Title: Medical Surgical Oncology Graduate Nurse (GN)
JobID: 5583
  • Graduate Nurse (GN) Internship
    4 East Medical Surgical Oncology
    Job Location: Lubbock, TX
    Shift: 7a-7p
    Status: Full Time
    Hours per Pay-period: 72-84
    4 East is a 26 private bed Medical Surgical Oncology unit with a separate 6 bed Stem Cell Transplant Unit.  The nurse on 4 East will encompass the roles of direct caregiver, educator, consultant, and coordinator of care and will collaborate with other care providers and team members to provide patient/family-centered care.   A large portion of an oncology nurse’s job is educating cancer patients about treatment options, procedures and particularities of the disease. A nurse on 4 East must be prepared to work with patients who have been diagnosed with life-threatening conditions.  Nurses on 4 East help patients and their families work through the treatment process; and are there to provide support if treatment fails and death occurs.
    • UMC General Hospital Orientation
    • UMC General Nursing Orientation
    • Electronic Documentation training.
    Individualized Unit Specific Orientation
    • Unit specific orientation is in addition to UMC’s General Hospital Orientation and General Nursing Orientation
    • Orientation consists of observation, classroom, and clinical hours over a 6-8 week period.
    • During clinical orientation you will be paired with an experienced nurse preceptor.  The preceptor is chosen to best fit your personality and learning style.
    • Additional education is provided for services including:  chemotherapy, radiation therapy, administration of blood products, and intensive antibiotic intravenous therapies. 
    • Clinical orientation is conducted on the shift the nurse is hired for.
    • You will also have many opportunities for professional growth and
    advancement. Committee involvement is encouraged in order to improve patient care and processes. Committees are available at unit level as well as hospital wide.
    • Other opportunities include: mentoring and self scheduling to meet individual needs.
    • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
    • Valid Texas Graduate Nurse Permit required.
    • Current CPR certification from American Heart Association.
    • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
    • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work in a fast paced environment.
    • Ability to perform work that requires walking, sitting and standing most of the time while on duty. Occasional lifting of patients with assistance is required.
    • Full-time benefit package inclusive of health and dental coverage
    • Competitive compensation based on education and experience
    • Relocation assistance package if relocating > 75 miles / To reside in Lubbock, Texas
    • Educational Reimbursement for BSN / MSN
    • Eligible for overtime pay after 40 hours per week
    • Eligible for yearly annual increase
    • Eligible for Career Ladder after 12 months
    • Uniform Payroll deduction
    • Certification Exam reimbursement
    • Long Term Disability/Group Life Insurance/Group Dependent Life Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Tax Sheltered Annuity Program
    • Supplemental Insurance Programs
    • Healthcare and Dependent care spending accounts
    • PTO and Extended Illness
    UMC Health System is the leader in comprehensive healthcare delivery in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. More than 300,000 patients a year have come to expect our dedication to service and the top-tier care we provide.  UMC Health System employs almost 3,000 people. The system has been honoured among the Best Places to Work in Texas. We pride ourselves with having one of the highest employee satisfaction rates in the nation. Through UMC’s partnership with Texas Tech University, the health system produces ground-breaking research and innovative technology, including a number of nationally recognized clinical trials in breast and prostate cancers. Patients of the Southwest Cancer Treatment and Research Center are treated with the most modern medical systems available.  Since opening in 1978, UMC has been the first to offer lifesaving services to the region.
    • UMC's Children's Hospital was the first to have neonatal and pediatric intensive care units. 
    • UMC maintains the region’s only Level I Trauma Center. 
    • UMC's Timothy J. Harnar Regional Burn Center is the burn center between Dallas and Phoenix. 
    • UMC has the region’s only FACT accredited Stem Cell Transplant Unit.
    We hope you will choose UMC Health System, where “Service is Our Passion.”

Job Type: Full time
Category: Nursing
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