Department: Reisman 11 - Hematology/Oncology
Employment Status: Full Time
Req ID: 4352BR
Department Description :
Reisman 11 is a 20-bed oncology unit where patients are primarily admitted for non-hematological malignancies, of whom a special group are undergoing biologic therapy for the treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma and metastatic melanoma. Other malignancies treated are based on a need to have chemotherapy administered on an inpatient basis or to manage post chemotherapy complications. This unit will accommodate hematological inpatients when a need arises and dependent on bed availability.
Job Summary: Collaborates with a nursing team to provide quality patient care.
Collaborates with a registered nurse on developing a patient's care plan.
Develops and maintains competencies as delegated by a registered nurse. This includes sterile dressing changes and urinary catheter insertion.
Maintains the safety of patients who have been identified at risk for preventable injury by the implementation of nursing safety interventions or the use of protective devices/equipment under the supervision of the registered nurse.
Reports all patient activity to the registered nurse in a timely manner.
High School diploma or GED required .
0-1 years related work experience required.
CNA, MA certificate or a currently enrolled nursing student who has completed at least one clinical rotation
Basic familiarity with computers. Ability to navigate at a basic level within web-based applications.
Written Communications: Ability to read, and write in English in order to understand basic safety instructions and take direction from supervisors; communicate effectively with patients, families and other medical center staff; and respond to basic questions.
Oral Communications: Ability to understand spoken English in order to follow basic safety instructions and take direction from supervisors; communicate effectively in basic English with patients, families and medical center staff in response to routine questions.
Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate basic knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to use them in routine situations. Specialized knowledge not required.
Team Work: Ability to interact respectfully with other employees, professional staff and/or external contacts to offer ideas, identify issues, obtain information or deliver services.
Customer Service: Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude and respond to requests in a timely and respectful manner. Age based Competencies:
Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Neonatal: Birth to 6 months, Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.
Physical Nature of the Job:
Very Heavy work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or 50 pounds of force continually. Employee is physically active in all elements of the job.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is a patient care, teaching and research affiliate of Harvard Medical School, and currently...