Assures that the nursing needs of Radiation Oncology patients are met by the continuous assessing, planning, delivering and evaluating the effects of comprehensive care designed to meet the changing needs of the patient and family; contributes to the professional growth of other departmental personnel and participates in achievement of other department goals and objectives. Work may be performed at any of the Radiation Centers operated by Maine Medical Center.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
- Requires current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Maine; Oncology Nursing certification preferred.
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Master’s, preferred.
- Requires interpersonal and management skills and knowledge of employee relation laws as normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree in nursing in order to deal with complex management problems and communicate with unit personnel, physicians, administrative personnel and a variety of other hospital personnel and community persons.
- Requires clinical expertise in direct patient care as normally acquired through approximately seven years experience as a staff nurse and/or supervisor.
- Requires a high level of analytical skills to make management decisions at unit level and make recommendations for consideration of departmental issues.
- Demonstrated ability to train/teach preferred