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RN - Radiation Therapy - Days

Company: Mercy
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Radiation Oncology

Full Time

Monday - Friday,

NO Holidays or Weekends

Radiation Oncology cares for and delivers radiation treatments to cancer patients. We are an outpatient department located in David Sindelar Cancer Center. We are a fast-paced department seeing patients who are under treatment, following up post-treatment, and patients coming in for initial consultations. We strive on teamwork and good communication as there are many different components and people involved in each patient's treatments.

Patients come in for treatment anywhere from 1 treatment to 40 treatments. Therefore, strong relationships are built between patients and their providers. These relationships are very important for our patients going through cancer.

The department hours are typically 8am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday with no holidays or weekends. No on-call. Our schedule allows for a well-balanced family and work-life.

The departments consists of:

  • 2 Radiation Oncologists with 2 RNs (1 RN per MD)
  • 2 Radiation Oncology treatment machines
  • Consultations, follow ups, and on treatment visits
  • Education on side effects
  • Assessments
  • Coordination for patient's cancer care
  • 2 year RN experience minimum.
  • Oncology experience preferred
  • ONS/ONCC Radiation Therapy Certified preferred.

    Qualifications:
    • Education: Nursing Degree from an accredited school
    • License: Current RN license in our state
    • Certifications: Basic Life Support certification through the American Heart Association
    • Physical Requirements/Demands:
      • Position requires individuals to push, pull, and/or lift 50 pounds on a regular basis
      • Position requires prolonged standing and walking each shift
      • Position requires the ability to grip, reach, bend, kneel, twist, and squat to perform duties
        We Offer Great Benefits:

        Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

        We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

        At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.

        What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

        Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.

        For more information, please reach out to Michelle at Michelle.Simmonds@Mercy.Net!

Keywords: Mercy, St. Louis , RN - Radiation Therapy - Days, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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