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RN - BMT Oncology - 5 South
Ref No.: 19-07150
Location: Augusta, Georgia
Position Type:Contract
1.General job duties. Types of procedures required.
Should be the same across all Med/Surg floors for the hospital.

2.Equipment utilized in the unit/dept. (Is there computerized charting, medication systems, etc.)
Computerized charting through Cerner, electronic medication dispensing system, bladder scanner, scales, sepsis monitors, telemetry, electronic scanners for medications, electronic vital sign machines, ECG

3.Required skills and minimum years of experience.
2+ years of Medsurg or oncology experience

4.Specific licensures and certifications/registrations required. (ARRT, CRT, BLS, ACLS, etc)
BLS is required; ACLS preferred; OCN preferred; Chemo/Bio Certification Preferred

5.Shift or schedule requirements. (Will the employee ever work alone? Is call required? If so, how often? Are weekends required?)
Employee would never work alone. Call is not currently required for this unit. Every other weekend is required.

6.Floating to other units/departments. (If so, to which units/departments?)
Yes, any other med surg department and "sister unit"- 5 North Oncology

7.Bed size/number of rooms for this unit/dept.
12 Transplant Beds and 8 Regular Beds

8.Nurse to patient ratio of this unit. (nursing only)

1:3 for transplant beds and up to 1:5 for 5 South

9.Dress Code:
Navy Blue Scrubs

10.Tell us about the unit/department specific training and orientation program.
General orientation for entire hospital; Oncology specific orientation to include care of oncology patients, side effect management, and chemotherapy administration (after at least 6 months of service). Bone Marrow Transplant experience preferred.

Additional Comments:

The unit cares for bone marrow transplant patients, leukemia patients, and hematology patients.