Dept: Departments/Units listed below
Hours per pay period: Full time, Part time, and contingent positions available
Schedule : Days, evenings, nights, 8 or 12 hour shifts
Inpatient Unit Descriptions:
Inpatient Sign On Bonus- $10,000
Department Name: 5 Webber North
Department Location: 5 th floor of Karmanos Cancer Center
Patients Treated: On 5WN we care for patients with GYN oncology, neuro-oncology, genitourinary oncology diagnoses that require surgical intervention or are experiencing medical complications from the disease. We also administer chemotherapy for the above conditions.
Bed count: 11 privates; max capacity 15
Department Name: 8 Webber North
Department Location: 8 th floor of Karmanos Cancer Center
Patients Treated: On 8 WN, we care for patient undergoing chemotherapy/Immunotherapy for Hematology or Oncology diagnoses, Autologous stem cell transplant/BMT, and inpatient phase 1 clinical trials
Bed count: 22 privates; max capacity 23
Department Name: 9 Webber North
Department Location: 9 th floor of Karmanos Cancer Center
Patients Treated: On 9 WN, we care for patients undergoing surgical intervention for an oncology diagnosis e.g. head and neck, thoracic, orthopedic, and abdominal oncologic procedures. We also care for patients that are experiencing medical complications from their oncology diagnosis or post-surgical complications
Bed count: 19 privates; max capacity 29
Department Name: 10 Webber North
Department Location: 10 th floor of Karmanos Cancer Center
Patients treated: On 10 WN, we primarily care for the Allogeneic stem cell transplant/BMT population. We also care for patients receiving chemotherapy for a hematology or oncology diagnosis, and those experiencing medical complications from therapies.
Bed count: 19 privates; max capacity 19
Department Name: KICU
Department Location: 5 th floor of Karmanos Cancer Center
Patients treated: KICU cares for oncology patients needing intensive care monitoring for Medical, Surgical, or Neurological complications associated with the therapies used in treating oncology and the disease itself
Bed count: 11
Outpatient Positions available:
Outpatient Sign On Bonus- $5,000
Outpatient Full Time positions available in Detroit and Farmington, Michigan. Positions for Dresner Clinic, Dresner Infusion, Wertz Clinic, Wertz Infusion, Walt Breast Clinic, Weisberg Clinic, Weisberg Infusion.
Job Summary: The Registered Nurse (RN) is a member of the Patient Care Team. The Registered Nurse is responsible to set the standards for the level and quality of care. The RN has responsibility, authority and accountability for the provision of nursing care. The RN manages and provides patient care activities for a group of patients and their families through application of independent judgment, communication and collaboration with all team members including ancillary and support services. The role of the Registered Nurse at the KCI encompasses leadership, partnership, collaboration and supervision. The RN establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with physicians, other health care providers, patients, and families, to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care. The RN delegates, assesses, provides and evaluates patient care. The RN assesses, monitors and evaluates patient status by observing the patient, noting data collected by other team members and analyzing this information to independently develop a plan of nursing care which is implemented by the care delivery team under the supervision of the RN. This plan of care has pre-established goals that are determined in conjunction with the patient and family. Psychosocial needs are assessed and prioritized by the patient and the health care team. The RN provides and delegates patient care activities to team members based upon patient needs and team member skills/abilities and supervises the delivery of care by other team members. The RN evaluates patient response to treatment and nursing interventions and if needed, revises the plan of care. The RN monitors patient progress and prepares patient for discharge, utilizing established clinical pathways. The RN reports directly to senior unit management and participates in shared decision-making activities.
Establishes a therapeutic relationship and creates a detailed plan of care with the patient and family, mutually determining the aspects of care which are most important. Evaluates the effectiveness of plans and interventions to promote optimum achievement of established goals. Initiates and maintains open communication with other members of the team to assure that the patient and family receive the full scope of interdisciplinary expertise and services with a coordinated and integrated plan of care. Communicates with patients, families, subordinate staff and peers to ensure that plans and associated interventions are understood, operationalized and revised, as appropriate.
Provides leadership to other members of the team by articulating expected standards of care and encouraging and supporting team members and their contributions. Acts as the first level of supervision for subordinates and may be asked to participate in hiring or evaluation of them. Assigns, delegates, and supervises other employees and intervenes as appropriate to ensure that the plan of care is carried out, continuity of care is provided and that established outcomes are achieved through availability and appropriate utilization of human, material and financial resources.
Provides guidance, counseling and mentoring, to targeted peers and subordinates to enhance learning experiences and improve the professional practice environment within the designated work setting.
Participates in process improvement activities with an emphasis on increasing continuity in the nurse to patient relationship, minimize rework, redundancies and ensuring patient safety.
Demonstrates professionalism and a commitment to improving the work environment through participation in meetings, timely and effective communication and an embracement of cultural diversity.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
Oncology experience preferred.
Licensed to practice as a registered nurse by the state of Michigan.
Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Primary Location: Michigan-Detroit-Karmanos Cancer Cntr/Instit
Organization KCC10-Karmanos Cancer Center
Employee Status Regular
Shift Day Job
Job Type Standard
Req ID: 22002862