Oncology Research RN in Nassau County, NY

Maxim Healthcare has an immediate opening for a Research RN for a one year contract position in Nassau County, NY.
The Research Nurse works to provide and maintain comprehensive nursing care to adult cancer patients in a diverse clinical research setting. The standards of care provided to the research patient results from the ability to assess the health care needs while ensuring compliance to the requirements of the protocol. The Research Nurse collaborates with all members of the research team to effectively direct and manage all aspects of the research protocol with minimum supervision.
Please send an updated resume along with your available date and times for a direct phone call.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
o Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care.
o Performs focused interview to identify specific patients needs.
o Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychosocial changes in the patient's condition.
o Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from health care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses.
o Documents the patient's plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions.
o Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements.
o Monitors consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff.
o Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the hospital policies and patient care outcome standard.
o Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient environment.
o Initiates and evaluates patient and/or family education.
o Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, and effective/ineffective nursing interventions.
o Documents patient's response to nursing and other interventions.
o Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned unit/floor including establishing priorities.
o Monitors the safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment.
o Participates in activities to facilitate good interpersonal communications with the chosen facility.
o Supports professional practice by observing the following: Uses knowledge and practices in accordance with 1) the Nurse Practice Act; 2) Standards of Nursing Practice; 3) Standards of Patient Care; 4)JCAHO, state and local laws; 5) Patient's Bill of Rights; and 6) Maxim Healthcare, nursing and client hospital policies.
o Other duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements:
o Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
o Licensure as Registered Professional Nurse in NY with current registration
o Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
o Minimum of 3 years of recent paid experience in the relevant nursing field
o Demonstrate clinical competence in clinical trials nursing practice that includes the
ability to execute complex research protocols and to assess and make critical
decisions affecting research procedures.
Physical/Work Environment Requirements:
o May work at off-site facility/ client site
o May be exposed to blood-borne pathogens, chemotherapeutic and toxic chemicals
Maxim employees are our greatest asset. We offer the following
-Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
-401k Program
-Competitive Pay
-Flexible Scheduling
-Direct Deposit
-Free Continuing Education (CE) Program
-Positive Work Environment and Friendly Staff Bonuses
-Travel Benefits (as applicable)
-24 hour on- call service
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For more information about our job opportunities, please visit our website. http://www.maximstaffing.com

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