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SWCC Chemotherapy Registered Nurse

UMC Health System

Lubbock, TX
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  • Customer Service
  • Healthcare
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Title: SWCC Chemotherapy Registered Nurse
JobID: 5878
  • Description
    The Southwest Cancer Center oncology clinic is a hospital based comprehensive department providing individualized cancer care to adult and pediatric oncology patients. Specialty clinics include head and neck cancers, breast cancers, GI cancers, lung cancers, BMT cancers, GYN cancers and pediatric cancers.  Other specialty clinics include surgical breast care and hematological disorders.   The infusion registered nurse provides individualized care and infusion of the adult and pediatric oncology patient.  Infusion nurses are experienced in the variety of chemotherapy regimens and supportive care. Nurses collaborate with many different disciplines including:  physical therapy, speech pathology, dieticians, social workers and psychology counselors.  The department is team- oriented and has been successful in providing our patients with superior quality and outstanding customer service.  The unit is an ideal place for nurses looking to specialize in oncology care by optimizing their oncology expertise, time management, and critical thinking skills.

      • UMC General Hospital Orientation
      • UMC General Nursing Orientation
      • EMR
      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 depending on experience. 
      • During clinical orientation you will be paired with an experienced nurse preceptor.  The preceptor is chosen to best fit your personality and learning style.
      • Chemotherapy testing and certification is required within 3 months of employment. 
      • Enrollment in the first available chemotherapy class and BMT class is mandatory with annual competency training.
      • Unique training includes chemotherapy and immunotherapy infusion of the pediatric and adult population and care of the transplant patient.
      • Professional growth and development opportunities are available and encouraged including:  committee participation, educational, and leadership advancement.  Committees are available at unit level as well as hospital wide.
      • Education is available weekly through Breast care tumor board and general tumor board in addition to fellowship didactics
      • PALS and ACLS training and certification required within 1 year of employment
      • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
      • Minimum of (2) years of experience in clinical nursing
      • Oncology experience preferred
      • Chemotherapy Certified
      • Oncology Certification is required within two years of employment.
      • PALS and ACLS
      • 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 or 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 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. 
      We hope you will choose UMC Health System, where “Service is Our Passion.”


Job Type: Full time
Category: Nursing
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