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Oncology Nurse - Travel - (Onc RN)

Job ID: 381673
Discipline Registered Nurse
Date Posted: 3/20/2018
Address: 800 NE Glen Oak Avenue
Location: Peoria, IL
Shift: 12 D
Duration: 8 Weeks
Start Date: 04/09/2018
Company: Onward
Employment Type: Temporary
Pay Rate: $31.00 - $34.00*

*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements. 

Job Description & Requirements

Oncology Nurse - Travel - (Onc RN)

1. General job duties. Types of procedures required. Take care of Oncology patients that are newly diagnosed, dealing with the side effects of chemo and/or radiation and disease process. Also administer to death/dying patients from multiple disease processes. Supplement census with medical patients. Assist with bone marrow biopsies. 2. Equipment utilized in the unit/dept. (Is there computerized charting, medication systems, etc.) EPIC-charting, Pyxis-meds, Alaris-pump, Sapphire-epi/peridural, wound vacs 3. Required skills and minimum years of experience. 3 years min experience. Prefer experience in oncology and/or hospice but will consider other applicants 4. Specific licensures and certifications/registrations required. (ARRT, CRT, BLS, ACLS, etc) IL RN license required BLS required, ONC and/or Bio/Chemotherapy Certification required 5. Shift or schedule requirements. (Will the employee ever work alone? Is call required? If so, how often? Are weekends required?) 12 hour shifts, 4 Weekend shift/6 wk schedule No call Must be willing to float to Med/Surg units in turn with SAMC RN staff 6. Floating to other units/departments. (If so, to which units/departments?) Yes….1 South, 3 South, 3 East, 4 East (Med-Surg Units) 7. Bed size/number of rooms for this unit/dept. 23 bed unit 8. Nurse to patient ratio of this unit. (nursing only) Days 1:5 Nights 1:6 9. Dress Code: Plain colored scrub pants. Any color scrub top. Clean, Neat and Tidy 10. Tell us about the unit/department specific training and orientation program. Orientation to Unit = 2 Days

Facility Location

Easy to access, Peoria’s metropolitan lifestyle gets together with stunning natural beauty. Discover the center of this city and its endless stretches of riverbanks and trails while you explore the unique shopping and dining adventure. The hot summers and cool winters, bring dazzle to the fall foliage and bright spring blooms in this city of cultural attraction. Peoria is also the home of University of Illinois College of Medicine.

Job Benefits

Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:
  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses

About the Company

Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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