RN - Breast Medical Oncology

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

Job posting number: #7069646 (Ref:hlj_27169)

Posted: September 10, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

At Moffitt Cancer Center, the Don & Erika Wallace Comprehensive Breast Program boasts a multispecialty, full-service clinic that offers the latest in preventive care and support for all breast-related conditions. Located in our McKinley Outpatient Center near Busch Gardens, our breast clinic provides our patients with all of the services they need from a cohesive team of doctors and other experts who specialize in breast cancer, including:   

•         Fellowship-trained surgeons

•         Medical oncologists

•         Pathologists

•         Fellowship-trained radiologists

•         Radiation oncologists

•         Plastic surgeons and breast reconstruction experts

•         Social workers

•         Fertility preservation specialists

•         Genetic testing and counseling specialists 

Our Breast Oncology Clinic cares for 80-100 patients on a daily basis.  We are currently looking for a Registered Nurse to join our team. 

Position Highlights:

  • This role works collaboratively within a triad of MD, APP and RN where high acuity care is provided to breast cancer patients.  
  • Days in the clinic are spent planning and coordinating patient care, providing chemotherapy education and evaluating test results and outcomes.
  • Non clinic days are spent preparing and evaluating new patient reports, managing status of ongoing treatment patients and responding to phone calls and portal messages.
  • The Registered Nurse delivers individualized quality nursing care to cancer patients and families in accordance with established hospital guidelines, nursing professional practice model, nursing care standards and policies and in accordance with ANA code of ethics and external regulatory agencies.
  • Registered Nurses embody the vision, mission, and philosophy of Moffitt Nursing and are committed to and accountable for personalized patient and family centered care and the concepts of Duffy's quality caring model/caring factors. These frameworks of care include: collaboration and mutual problem solving, dignity and human respect, encouraging manner, attentive reassurance, appreciation of unique meaning, healing environment, basic human needs, information sharing, caring for self, and affiliation needs.
  • Registered Nurses use the nursing process to effectively plan and manage quality patient care. Biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational and discharge planning needs are addressed in all steps of the nursing process. This is demonstrated in base-line and comparative documentation, entered in a timely manner, and with evidence of age-appropriate consideration when care is planned, delivered, and evaluated.

The Ideal Candidate

  • The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
    • 2 years of Oncology experience as a registered nurse
    • 2 years of Chemotherapy Infusion experience preferred
    • 2 years of Ambulatory experience preferred
    • Strong assessment and critical thinking skills
    • Works well in a collaborative team environment
    • Professional, accountable and self-motivated
    • Enjoys a teaching environment

Responsibilities:

  • Uses the nursing process to assess, plan, and evaluate the care of cancer patients and families. Integrates patient and family centered care and the quality caring factors into practice
  • Identifies, documents, and provides patient education based on learning needs of the patient
  • Participates in Evidence based improvement activities related to area of practice
  • Participates in professional development based on the nursing professionals standards, regulatory requirements, and job expectations

Credentials and Qualifications:

  • BSN from an ACEN or CCNE accredited institution with at least 2 years of relevant experience or ASN from an ACEN or CCNE accredited institution with 2 years of relevant experience and enrolled to complete BSN from an ACEN or CCNE within 3 years of hire
  • FL RN License


Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision Moffitt Cancer Center is recognized as the model wherein the diversity of our employees and communities is valued and supported as essential components to contributing to the prevention and cure of cancer. The cancer center is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the cancer center to prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to workforce members and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


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