HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN Registered Nurse Radiation Therapy PRN in Wichita, Kansas

/One of the most experienced and comprehensive medical centers in Kansas! Wesley is the hospital of choice for thousands of people in Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Their preference for Wesley extends well beyond the high quality medical services Wesley offers. It includes the spirit of intensive caring that inspires and guides everyone who works at Wesley Medical Center. Wesley Medical Center is an acute care center licensed for 760 beds and 102 bassinets. As a leader in overall recommend care, Wesley treats more than 24,0000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies - more than any hospital in a 13 state region. Wesley provides the most extensive emergency network in Wichita with the Wesley ER, Wesley West ER and Wesley Woodlawn ER. Founded in 1912 by a regional organization of the Methodist church, Wesley has been an HCA facility since 1985. Wesley owns and operates Wesley Woodlawn Hospital, WESLEYCare and Pediatric Center of Kansas./


/Wesley is extremely proud to have earned an "A" rating in the most recent Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score report!/


The RN Radiation Therapy is responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. Responsible for directing and coordinating all nursing care for the department-specific patient population in accordance with the standards of nursing care and practice as defined by Wesley Medical Center and the Kansas Nurse Practice Act. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes. Supports the organization vision and mission. Utilizes knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity in the provision of positive outcomes in patient care. Contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care.

Demonstrates the ability to adapt technique/treatment to age of population served, including newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, while providing care/service with respect to cultural differences and spiritual needs.

  • Delivers patient-centered nursing care in accordance with standards of care defined by Wesley Medical Center

  • Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice by participation in quality of care activities to initiate, implement, and sustain process improvements

  • Acquires and maintains current knowledge in nursing practice and education

  • Monitors the patient's progress toward the attainment of outcomes

  • Contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues, and others

  • Collaborates with the patient, significant others and health care providers in providing and advocating for patient care

  • Considers safety and cost effectiveness when delivering patient care

  • Decisions and actions on behalf of patients are determined in an ethical manner

  • Participates in the improvement of operational functions of the department

  • Establishes and maintains effective and respectful communication in development of all collaborative relationships

  • Evaluates and participates in opportunities for outstanding service to all customers and accepts responsibility in partnership that is equally respectful to everyone

  • Ability to utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills to identify, interpret, and access appropriate resources in patient specific scenario(s)

  • Secures, administers, and handles medication according to established guidelines

Required Registration, Licensure or Certification

  • Current licensure in the State of Kansas as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN)

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy

  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life support (ACLS) verification course within allotted time frame, as specified in policy

  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life support (PALS) verification course within allotted time frame, as specified in policy

  • Successful completion of the Wesley Dysrhythmia Exam within allotted time frame, as specified in policy

Required Education or Experience

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing

Preferred Education or Experience

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing

  • Previous nursing experience

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to utilize the nursing process in the provision of nursing care including, but not limited to, administering treatments and medications, interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a plan of care, collaborating with other health care providers and providing education to patients and/or significant others

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively

  • Possesses personal computer skills

  • Ability to multi-task, delegate, and prioritize

  • Possesses problem-solving and critical thinking skills

Title: RN Registered Nurse Radiation Therapy PRN

Location: Kansas-Wichita-Wesley Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00323-16146