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Clinical Nurse II

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC144875828
Company Name
University of South Alabama
Physical Address

Mobile, AL 36607
Job Description

Clinical Nurse II

Location

MCI Radiation Oncology Services MCI, AL

Job Type

Regular Full-time

Department

USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute

Job Number

H06411

Closing

Continuous

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About Us

USA Health helps people lead longer, better lives through its excellence in education, research and medical care. With more than 3,600 employees, USA’s health network includes University Hospital, Children’s & Women’s Hospital, Mitchell Cancer Institute, Physicians Group, and the College of Medicine. Each year, our team of 180 physicians, 240 residents and fellows, 70 advanced practitioners and 800 nurses handle some 185,000 clinic visits and 350,000 outpatient procedures. USA Health delivers 2,800 babies a year, more than any other regional hospital, and treats patients through some 60,000 emergency room visits annually.

In addition to advanced and innovative patient care offered at University hospitals and clinics, USA’s medical education programs provide first-class training experiences for the next generation of physicians and scientists. USA Health delivers excellence in care while improving the quality of life for residents across the Gulf Coast.

USA Health is managed by the USA HealthCare Management, LLC.

Essential Functions

Utilizes the nursing process to assess the patient, plan individualized care, identify expected outcomes and implement and evaluate nursing interventions for all patients and families; provides direct patient care by performing therapeutic procedures and assisting with diagnostic procedures required for the care of patients; administers medications including controlled substances by all routes; administers blood and blood products; responds to emergency patient situations; starts IVs; performs activities of daily living; performs basic life support and manages arrest situations; requires minimal supervision to safely perform patient care; states the purpose, rationale, precautions and observations related to that procedure; utilizes proper body mechanics when moving, positioning and transferring patients without assistance or with assistance when needed for patient safety and when moving equipment that is necessary to perform essential functions; provides patient and family education by planning, coordinating, delegating, and documenting the educational needs of each patient; utilizes a PC to access the Hospital Information System; evaluates patient for possible toxicities by radiation and/or chemotherapy and informs physicians and radiation therapists of findings; communicates and uses appropriate customer relation skills with physicians, patients, families, and health care team in person or via telephone; accepts and gives oral reports to staff and others; makes referrals within the University system and with other providers as needed; maintains accurate and complete records utilizing radiation documentation tools and procedures, supervising, evaluating and finalizing the patient care record, and transcribing physician orders; accepts consultations from referring physicians; maintains patient records with proper documentation according to nursing processes; participates in Quality Assurance programs and identifies opportunities for improvement and works with supervisor to achieve goals; adheres to current Infection Control and Safety Standards; demonstrates the ability to provide competent patient care; provides emotional and psychological support to patients and families and acts as patient advocate; receives phone calls from patients, records pertinent information, relays messages to physicians, and provides course of action back to patient or appropriate party; screens laboratory data and relays information to physicians as appropriate; regular and prompt attendance; ability to work schedule as defined and overtime as required; related duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing meeting the minimum standards set by the state of Alabama, one year of professional nursing experience and licensure with the state of Alabama as a registered nurse.

Working Days and Hours

Monday – Friday

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


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