Registered Nurse - Medical Oncology | Shaw Cancer Center
Type: Part Time
Location: Edwards, CO
Apply in less than 3 minutes with your phone, tablet or computer
The Shaw Cancer Center at Vail Health is searching for an experienced Medical Oncology Registered Nurse
PRN/Pool / Day Shift
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About the Position: Medical Oncology RN | Days
The Medical Oncology RN at Vail Health works closely with doctors, specialists, and other care providers to provide the highest quality care to patients with cancer. An Oncology RN will evaluate the patient's condition, administer chemotherapy, monitor the patient’s progress and implement new methods of symptom treatment as needed. The Oncology RN will create a supportive environment and educate the patient and their family about the disease and the course of treatment. You will need to have compassion and personal fortitude in order to care for your patients due to their oncologic diagnosis. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are vital for an RN to work with patients and their families.
The Medical Oncology
Shaw Cancer Center's medical oncologists specialize in treating cancer using systemic therapy such as chemotherapy or biologic therapy. Chemotherapy uses medication to destroy cancer cells. Often, it is the only treatment necessary; other times, cancer treatment plans may include chemotherapy plus surgery and/or radiation.
Shaw Cancer Center provides high-quality, compassionate cancer care. Shaw has been specifically designed to provide a comforting, safe, healing environment accented by cascading waterfalls, healing gardens, soothing music, comfortable furnishings and the inspiring Rocky Mountains. Shaw is the premier cancer center for destination cancer care, local residents and second homeowners. By combining the expertise of highly trained physicians and cancer specialists with advanced technology and the healing powers of nature, compassion, fitness and nutrition, Shaw Cancer Center provides an innovative, holistic approach that empowers cancer patients to become cancer survivors. Shaw Cancer Center has been awarded the esteemed Commission on Cancer (CoC) accreditation with commendations, one of the highest levels that can be achieved.
Shaw Cancer Center is a service of Vail Health Hospital.
- Medical insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Life insurance
- Short and long-term disability
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Retirement plan - 403(b)
- Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
- Child care reimbursement
- Tuition assistance program
- Health club subsidy
- Days - Pool
- Minimum of Associate Nursing Degree for positions hired after 07/01/2018
- One-year clinical experience required
- Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Colorado or from a valid compact state required
- Basic Life Support (BLS) by American Heart Association required
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) by American Heart Association preferred
About Vail Health
Vail Health, formerly Vail Valley Medical Center, is a nonprofit community health care system serving patients and guests from around the world.
Locally operated and governed by a volunteer board of directors,
- Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital
- Accredited by the Joint Commission
- The 24/7 emergency department in Vail is a Level III Trauma Center with a nearby helipad for necessary medical transports.
Vail Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace.
Our short application process takes less than 3 minutes on your phone, tablet or computer.
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