Blood Cancer Unit Registered Nurse
Company: St. David's South Austin Medical Center
Location: Cedar Park
Posted on: March 10, 2023
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Do you want to be appreciated daily? Our nurses are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. At St. David's South Austin Medical Center our nurses set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a(an) Bone Marrow Transplant Registered Nurse to join our healthcare family.
Benefits We are committed to providing benefits that matter to nurses. At St. David's South Austin Medical Center, our benefits package offers eligible colleagues an attractive package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:
At St. David's South Austin Medical Center, our nurses play a vital part. We know that every nurse's path and purpose is unique. Do you want to create your own personal career path in nursing? HCA Healthcare is your career destination! Our scale makes it possible for nurses to create the career path that fits their life - for life - and empowers their passion for patient care. Apply today for our Bone Marrow Transplant Registered Nurse opportunity.
Job Summary and Qualifications
The Transplant and Cellular Therapy (TCT) unit at St. David's South Austin Medical Center treats adults facing blood cancer and hematologic disorders in the Central Texas region. Our 24 bed inpatient unit provides stem cell transplants, Car T cell therapy and clinical trials, with a focus on providing exceptional care and cutting edge treatments close to home. In partnership with Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare, we are proud to be the only FACT accredited facility in Austin, Texas.
As a Registered Nurse (RN) on the TCT unit you will be responsible for the care of blood and marrow transplant patients, patients with hematologic and oncologic disorders, patients experiencing oncological emergencies, and others meeting admission criteria. Common diagnoses seen include acute leukemia, non hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple myeloma. You will be responsible for a maximum of 4 patients in this acute care setting.
The only facility in Austin offering a Very Immunocompromised Program (VIP), which promptly identifies and treats immunocompromised oncology patients arriving in the ER
Inpatient team that works closely with our Outpatient Cancer Care Clinic
Specialized educator support for new hires with continued education through the program
Comprehensive interdisciplinary team, including designated physicians, APPs, social workers, dieticians, chaplains, nurse coordinators, and rehabilitation therapists
Annual participation in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light the Night Fundraiser
St. David's HealthCare is the Official Healthcare Partner of Austin FC, Austin's first major league team.
In this role you will be asked to provide the following services:
Chemotherapy/Biotherapy administration and management
Transfusion of blood products
Evidence based care of patients with central venous access devices
Administration of autologous transplants, allogeneic transplants, and cellular therapies at the bedside under physician supervision
Management of toxicities related to oncological treatments
Investigational protocol administration and monitoring
Drain and post-op management
Strong participation within the interdisciplinary team
1 year of acute nursing experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) - preferred
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred
Licenses and Certifications
Current State of Texas Registered Nurse (RN) license or Compact Registered Nursing License. If Compact License, Texas license must be obtained within 90 days of hire
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification per St. David's Healthcare policy
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within first year of hire
Chemotherapy Immunotherapy Certificate Provider card within the first 6 months of hire
St. David's South Austin Medical Center is known in the community for its nationally accredited oncology program - the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Center, home to the area's only adult bone marrow transplant program - and Level II trauma center. The facility's full range of specialized services includes cardiovascular care and rehabilitation, imaging services, women's services, joint replacement and orthopedics, surgical services including weight loss surgery, wound care, emergency care, cancer care, nutrition services, and a sleep disorder center. The hospital operates three full-service emergency centers.
St. David's South Austin Medical Center is part of St. David's HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David's HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits - St. David's Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.
HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
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HCA Healthcare Co-Founder Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our Bone Marrow Transplant Registered Nurse opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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