Nurse Extern Surgical Oncology in Wichita, Kansas, United States
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Wesley Medical Center

Nurse Extern Surgical Oncology

Wichita, KS, United States
Temporary • Mixed > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Nursing Support   Job ID: 463038
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Introduction

Do you want to join an organization that invests in you as a(an) Nurse Extern Surgical Oncology? At Wesley Medical Center, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.

Benefits

Wesley Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Nurse Extern Surgical Oncology like you to be a part of our team.

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Nurse Extern, you assists in the provision of individualized nursing care based on the developmental levels of the patient under the direction of a registered nurse and in accordance with the standards of nursing care and practice as defined by the medical center and the Kansas Nurse Practice Act. The Nurse Extern utilizes a patient/family -centered approach in delivering care to assigned patients and works to continually improve services and processes.

What you should expect to do in this role:

  • Facilitates and assists the registered nurse (RN) in the delivery of patient care reporting any changes in the patient ’s condition to the RN
  • Observes, monitors, documents, and reports changes in patient vital signs
  • Sets up patient room/bedside for admission
  • Attaches the patient to appropriate monitoring devices – Pulse Oximetry, cardiac monitor
  • Answers phones, inputs orders, and performs clerical functions, as needed
  • Assists and performs patient’s daily care such as bathing, oral care, ambulation, bed making, nutritional needs, etc.
  • Communicates in a therapeutically and developmentally appropriate manner with patients and families
  • Restocks unit supplies to maintain efficiency in the delivery of care
  • Has knowledge of and performs skills as outlined by the Nurse Tech I and II competencies
  • Recognizes when and how to escalate patient concerns up the chain of command

What qualification you will need for this role:

  • Current Basic Life Support(BLS) verification course through the American Heart Assoc. and American Red Cross - Healthcare Provider CPR
  • Currently enrolled in an approved school of nursing or completed approved school of nursing (pending hire as RN)
    • Extern I: Successful completion of at least one full semester of clinical nursing that includes nursing fundamentals
    • Extern II: Successful completion of at least two full semesters of clinical nursing that includes nursing fundamentals and Nurse Tech II competencies
    • Extern III:Successful completion of at least two full semesters of clinical nursing that includes nursing fundamentals and Nurse Tech III competencies

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

For more than 100 years, Wesley Healthcare has provided exceptional care to thousands of families in Wichita and throughout Kansas and Northern Oklahoma. Wesley Medical Center is a member of the Wesley Healthcare network within Greater Wichita and has been an HCA Healthcare hospital since 1985.

Our physicians treat more than 24,000 patients annually, making Wesley Medical Center the most preferred hospital in Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Additionally, our obstetricians and childbirth staff deliver more than 6,000 babies each year, more than any hospital in a 13-state region.

Home to Wesley Children's Hospital, the region's first and Wichita's only children's hospital, we care for children in a unique space designed specially for kids and their families. And as a Level I Trauma Center and the only Level II Pediatric Trauma Center in Kansas, we are prepared to treat any medical emergency, any time of day.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

 

"Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Nurse Extern Surgical Oncology opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Nursing Support
Temporary • Mixed > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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