• Rush University Medical Center
  • $72,090.00 -100,130.00/year*
  • Chicago, IL
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 3251 S Western Blvd

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**Job Title:**
**Registered Nurse - Radiation Oncology - FT - Days**
**Radiation Oncology**
**Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)**
**Radiation Oncology**
**Job Number:**
**Job Description:**
**Registered Nurse 2 - Radiation Oncology**
The Radiation Oncology Nurse is an integral member of a comprehensive clinical care team of Nurses, physicians, physicists and therapists. This is aCertified Novalis Center of Excellenceprogram.
**Position Highlights:**
+ The Registered Nurse identifies patterns of patient responses and can use past experiences to implement solutions for current situations.
+ Radiation therapy is a critical tool in treating cancer and is also used for palliative care, to reduce pain and improve the quality of life.
+ Collaborates consistently and effectively with other disciplines and services to meet the needs of patients/families.
**Position Responsibilities:**
+ Participates in the collection of data to support unit based quality initiatives, research and evidence based activities.
+ Utilizes system wide resources to support decision making and action. Recognizes patterns/groupings of problems in a specific patient population that require investigation and initiates actions to address. Communicates current evidence-based information with peers.
+ Establishes a caring, therapeutic relationship with patients and families through effective communication, acknowledgement of patient/family perceptions of health and illness and mutual goal setting for optimal outcomes.
+ Recognizes changes in patient status and consistently responds effectively
+ Utilizes competent assessment skills to holistically evaluate the physical and psychosocial needs of patients and families.
**Position Qualifications Include:**
+ BSN (or higher) required.
+ Must have 2-3 years of direct clinical/patient care experience required
+ Minimum of 2-3 years of Oncology experience is highly preferred
+ Chemotherapy certified preferred
**Company Highlights:**
+ Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.
+ Rush University Medical Center is a four time Magnet facility, the highest recognition given for nursing excellence. Rush was also the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status.
+ Nurse.org ranked Rush No. 1 in its list of Best Hospitals in Illinois for Nurses in 2017
+ Rush University Cancer Center programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. In the most recent survey, which took place in 2014, Rush received the best-in-class distinction of gold commendation.
**Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.**
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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