We Fight Cancer: Care That Never Quits®
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) delivers an extraordinary patient experience we call Patient Empowered Care®. We deliver state-of-the-art, high quality care through an integrative model where a team of experts puts patients at the center of their own care. Every day, you will help patients win the fight against cancer. Every day is challenging and rewarding beyond your imagination.
A Culture of Teamwork, Empowerment & Development
CTCA provides Stakeholders with exceptional support and easy access to a wide range of tools and resources they need to bring the best of themselves, every day. Our benefits, wellness, and compensation programs lead the market. We provide extensive training and career development opportunities that encourage professional and personal growth—it is a point of pride. We empower our Stakeholders to deliver the highest standard of care, which we call the Mother Standard®.
Provides the Mother Standard of care to oncology patients across the adult and geriatric spectrum. An Individualized plan of care is developed and implemented; utilizing the nursing process, including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. Responsible for inspiring and guiding other qualified patient care team members to ensure enhanced outcomes through effective delegation in the exercise of his/her independent judgment. Nursing care addresses physical, spiritual, emotional and educational needs of the patient, and coordinates the plan of care with other healthcare professionals, support persons and all members of the healthcare team.
This Nurse is involved in the assessment, triaging, and care of oncology patients who require prompt medical attention. Also, they provide assistance with the coordination of patient care during patient treatment and/or during transfer to appropriate level of care.
- Demonstrates knowledge and use of chemotherapeutic agents and medications.
- Demonstrates competence in chemotherapy administration through ONS.
- Ability to assess and recognize normal/abnormal responses to treatments and institute appropriate interventions.
- Demonstrates skills to assess and intervene in life-threatening situations.
- Administer medications via all routes, using the 6 rights, medication bar scanner and monitoring patient for side effects.
- Ability to collect blood specimens and blood cultures.
- Administer and monitor blood products safely.
- Ability to care for patients with IV lines, central lines, ports and pleural catheters.
- Maintenance and care of patients with ostomy/ileostomy and urostomy.
- Ability to care for patients receiving intravesical therapy via urinary catheter.
- Care and assess wounds utilizing wet to dry dressing, staple and suture removal, surgical tape and wound drain removal.
- Implement and provide care of the patient receiving Therapeutic phlebotomy.
- Administers and monitors patients undergoing sedation/analgesia per physician order and hospital protocol
Care and assess wounds utilizing:
- Moist to dry dressing, transparent dressings, staple and suture removal, surgical tape and wound drain removal.
- Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy.
- Ability to conduct risk assessment, prevention and treatment of pressure injury.
- Attend in house codes and rapid response calls as required.
- Associates Degree in Nursing (AND) required, Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred
- Minimum of One (1) year of experience in specialty required, two (2) years is preferred
- Current Registered Nursing License, Arizona License required
- Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN), National Certification in specialty is preferred
- Oncology experience is preferred
- Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy Provider card within 3 months of hire
- American Heart Association (AHA) – American Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) upon hire or before completion of orientation
The Best Place to Work
We call ourselves Stakeholders because we all have a stake in the care and success of every patient. Today, CTCA Stakeholders deliver healing and hope to patients fighting complex and advanced cancer in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA, Phoenix, AZ and Tulsa, OK. Each of our hospitals earned a Best Place to Work distinction and receives numerous accreditations that celebrate our culture of clinical quality, innovation, high performance and wellness.
Beyond The Resume, What We Look For
We select people with talent—people who thrive in an environment of continuous improvement. We are creative and resourceful problem solvers. We are inventors and innovators. As a CTCA Stakeholder, you make the difference in the life of a patient.
Do you see yourself working with a passionate team in a dynamic, high growth environment? Visit www.cancercenter.com/careers to begin your journey.