RN - Nephrology Oncology PRN (as needed)

Life Point • Hickory, NC 28601

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience - making our hospital even stronger.

Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise and commitment.

  • Quality is the cornerstone of Duke LifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and our hospital strive to achieve.
  • Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth of expertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care our hospital delivers.
  • And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to work collaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future.

For more information about Duke LifePoint, visit http://www.dukelifepointhealthcare.com/ .

Job Description for Registered Nurse - NEON:

  1. Assessing the patients physical and mental health including the patients reaction to illnesses and treatment regimens.
  2. Recording and reporting the results of the nursing assessment.
  3. Planning, initiating, delivering, and evaluating appropriate nursing acts.
  4. Teaching, assigning, delegating to or supervising other personnel in implementing the treatment regimen.
  5. Collaborating with other health care providers in determining the appropriate health care for a patient but, subject to the provisions of G.S. 90-18.2., not prescribing a medical treatment regimen or making a medical diagnosis, except under supervision of a licensed physician.
  6. Implementing the treatment and pharmaceutical regimen prescribed by any person authorized by State Law to prescribe the regimen.
  7. Providing teaching and counseling about the patients health.
  8. Supervising, teaching, and evaluating those who perform or are preparing to perform nursing functions and administering nursing programs and nursing services.
  9. Providing for the maintenance of safe and effective nursing care, whether rendered directly or indirectly. Nursing Practice Act Article 9A, State of North Carolina July 2005.

NEON - Our Nephrology Oncology Unit is made up of 17 beds. The NEON nursing team uses a holistic approach in caring for patients and families. Frye is accredited by the American College of Surgeons as a comprehensive cancer center and has received the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). Our team is dedicated to improving care and providing patients a full spectrum of services and treatments to better meet their needs.

  • Current RN licensure by State of North Carolina.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Chemo certification
  • Prefer one year of medical surgical nursing experience.

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