Registered Nurse - Oncology

  • Northern Light Health
  • Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital, Union Street, Ellsworth, ME, USA
  • Jan 24, 2019
Full time Health Care Nursing

Job Description

Opened in 1956, Northern Light Maine Coast Hospitals comprehensive healthcare facility provides emergency, primary and specialty care acute inpatient, diagnostic, and surgical services for Hancock and Western Washington counties.


Description: Directs and provides professional nursing care while meeting patients' psychosocial, physical and general aspect of care needs. Coordinates care planning with other disciplines, families and/or caregivers. Responsible for initial assessment, reassessment and documentation of assigned patients. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs of patients. Communicates with practitioners regarding changes in patient's status, symptoms and results of diagnostic studies. Responds quickly and appropriately to changes in patient condition or response to treatment. Assumes responsibility for supervising and assessing other nursing personnel. Responsible for safety and flow of the department assuring that staff comply with policies, procedures and JCAHO regulations. Communicates with all disciplines regarding patient status, flow, and continuation of patient care.


Licensure, Education, Experience and Skill Requirements: Graduate of an accredited professional nursing education program, BSN preferred. Active Maine RN license or eligibility to obtain required. Active BLS certification required.Three years nursing experience required. Oncology and/or Infusion certification required.


Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

If you have any questions: Please reach out to Megan MacArthur, Sourcing Specialist: mmacarthur@northernlight.org