Registered Nurse RN Oncology Home

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At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), we're excited to be expanding the Home Care division. We are seeking Registered Nurse Oncology to join our Home Care department. Lehigh Valley Home Care services Lehigh, Carbon, Northampton and Berks counties.
Be part of inspiring passion. At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), the deep connection we have with our patients and with each other is undeniable. In fact, we rely upon each other's strengths and passion to deliver exceptional patient satisfaction and high quality service each and every day.
Lehigh Valley Hospital has ranked among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" for 19 consecutive years. LVHN is also a Magnet? Hospital, recognized three times by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for attracting and retaining the best professional nurses. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital received an "A" grade in The Leapfrog Group's Spring 2014 Hospital Safety Score, the highest grade in patient safety. These three recognitions highlight LVHN's commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology.
Benefits and Incentives: Relocation assistance. Comprehensive health care packages. Robust tuition reimbursement. Competitive shift differentials of 8% (evenings) and 10% (nights). Flexible scheduling options. Annual nursing celebrations and recognition. Specialty training and more.
Job Description: Provides and directs the provision of nursing services in the home, primarily for patient population with oncological issues, based on agency policies and procedures through the competent application of the nursing process and in accordance with physician orders. Reports to Patient Care Manager.
Minimum Requirements: Minimum of one year acute care nursing experience required. Minimum of two years oncology nursing experience required. Graduate of an NLN accredited/approved nursing program. Successful completion of home health orientation. Must be flexible to meet patient care needs and travel to patient care assignments over a multi-county area. Must have access to functioning automobile. Must be able to work on call, holidays, and weekend rotation. Basic computer skills required. Ability to perform duties with accuracy and attention to detail. Demonstrates effective communication skills. Demonstrates initiative and is able to function independently without direct supervision and as a member of a team. Demonstrates ability to drive to patient homes, regardless of weather and traffic conditions, and manage schedule to meet patient needs. Demonstrates ability to work in patient homes in less than ideal states of cleanliness. Demonstrates good organization and time management skills to meet patient care needs and agency requirements.
Preferred Qualifications: Nursing experience on a oncology unit/oncology practice preferred. Home Health nursing experience preferred. BSN desired. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred. , Certification in designated specialty area preferred
Licensure and Certifications: Current BLS Health Care Provider Certification , Must have a valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation. , Must have current auto insurance at PA State minimum required levels. , PA RN Licensure
Influenza vaccination is required for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues.
Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.

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