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Registered Nurse (RN) - Medical Oncology/Hematology

Company: Virginia Mason Memorial
Location: Yakima
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for an RN to join the Medical Oncology/Hematology team at Yakima Valley Memorial's North Star Lodge - a comprehensive cancer care center that is a step beyond many major medical centers in the United States. This RN will work alongside one of our Oncologists, helping to manage the care of the physician's patient panel. It's a busy, multi-faceted role that includes initiating authorizations, coordinating orders, and patient education. This RN will also work with the team of support services at North Star (a triage RN, nutritionists, social workers, and financial advocates) to make sure each patient has the very best experience possible. ROLE SUMMARY The RN completes individualized patient assessments; develops a care plan based on assessment/history findings; delivers patient-centered care that is culturally appropriate; evaluates a patient's response to care and revises as needed. The RN is accountable to deliver care as well as to oversee and delegate to other personnel (clinical & non-clinical) in delivering/supporting the delivery of care. QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred. Experience: Previous Oncology and outpatient care experience preferred. Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Washington State (DOH) Registered Nurse licensure required. American Heart Association BLS required. ABOUT US: Yakima Valley Memorial (YVM) is a 256-bed acute-care, not-for-profit community hospital that has served Central Washington's Yakima Valley for 70 years. YVM also includes a multispecialty team of more than 300 physicians and 20+ primary care and specialty care locations. Specialty care services include cardiac care, a continuum of cancer care, hospice care, and advanced services for children with special health care needs. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan including medical, dental, and vision coverage; plus we have a generous 401K plan (with an employer contribution!), competitive compensation, and a diverse workforce that is passionate about patient care. At YVM, we know the best care is provided by employees who are well-supported. As the region's leading health care provider and Yakima's largest employer, we believe that by improving health, we will transform Yakima! Our vision at YVM is creating healthy communities one person at a time. With such an important goal, we work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. We would love to hear from you! "Yakima Valley Memorial provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will."

Keywords: Virginia Mason Memorial, Yakima , Registered Nurse (RN) - Medical Oncology/Hematology, Healthcare , Yakima, Washington

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