NURSE RESIDENT RN I
Job posting number: #7180363 (Ref:hlj_49620)
Posted: September 19, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
We are currently looking for a Nurse Resident for our 3 South unit. This is a 22 bed unit that provides cares for hematology patients, general medical patients requiring telemetry, IL2 ( Interleukin-2 ) patients, and blood and marrow transplants (BMT) patients. Our nursing staff provides knowledgeable and skilled care within a unique interdisciplinary team. We offer telemetry classes and Chemotherapy Certification Classes and BMT Workshops.
- The Registered Nurse delivers individualized quality nursing care to cancer patients and families in accordance with established hospital guidelines, nursing professional practice model, nursing care standards and policies and in accordance with ANA code of ethics and external regulatory agencies.
- Registered Nurses embody the vision, mission, and philosophy of Moffitt Nursing and are committed to and accountable for personalized patient and family centered care and the concepts of Duffy's quality caring model/caring factors. These frameworks of care include: collaboration and mutual problem solving, dignity and human respect, encouraging manner, attentive reassurance, appreciation of unique meaning, healing environment, basic human needs, information sharing, caring for self, and affiliation needs.
- Registered Nurses use the nursing process to effectively plan and manage quality patient care. Biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational and discharge planning needs are addressed in all steps of the nursing process. This is demonstrated in base-line and comparative documentation, entered in a timely manner, and with evidence of age-appropriate consideration when care is planned, delivered, and evaluated.
The Ideal Candidate
- BSN graduates interested in beginning or transitioning to the specialty of Oncology Ambulatory Care.
- Nurse Resident’s embody the vision, mission, and philosophy of Moffitt Nursing and are committed to and accountable for personalized patient and family centered care and the concepts of Duffy's quality caring model/caring factors. These frameworks of care include: collaboration and mutual problem solving, dignity and human respect, encouraging manner, attentive reassurance, appreciation of unique meaning, healing environment, basic human needs, information sharing, caring for self, and affiliation needs.
- New-graduate nurses will initiate professional nursing practice careers in a supportive environment committed to mentoring, coaching and learning.
- Build confidence through a structured, professional transition-into-practice experience that is customized to individual developmental needs.
- Develop leadership skills that will positively impact the clinical practice environment and patient outcomes.
- Create and enhance professional networks and relationships with peers during the residency, while honing and developing clinical and leadership skills in a world-class academic medical institution.
- Scheduled eight-hour paid education days off the unit are offered for residents to participate in required class activities.
- The entire residency program length is 12 months with the inclusion of the department specific orientation that is either 12 or 16 weeks in length depending on the department.
- The Residency program also includes informal, one-on-one meetings at scheduled intervals throughout the program to provide additional support and to monitor the newly licensed nurse's progress.
- Residents will also participate in evaluation of their own individual progress as well as evaluation of the overall program.
- All Nurse Residents will be required to sign a Commitment Agreement, agreeing to work for a minimum of two (2) years in the Cancer Center as a Registered Nurse in good working standards complying with all polices and protocols of the Cancer Center. In the event the employee does not successfully complete the Nurse Residency Program or thereafter the commitment of two (2) full years of employment in the Cancer Center after completion of the program, employee agrees to refund the Cancer Center a pro-rated amount of the cost for the program. Additional details will be provided with an offer.
Credentials and Qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree in Science of Nursing required
- Registered Nurse (RN) RN-Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of FL, or a valid Multi-State privilege to practice in FL (must declare FL as primary State of residence within 30 days from date of hire if licensed in another eNLC compact state with multi-state privileges)
- Basic Life Support (BLS)
Mission To create a Moﬃtt culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision To advance and accelerate a culture of access, equity, and inclusion. Diversity is a priority at Moffitt and is meant "to promote a culture of diversity and inclusion as we contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer." The Enterprise Equity Department focuses its efforts on eliminating those obstacles to an individual’s ability to exist within their personal comfort zone at the cancer center. Everyone is important to meeting this priority. Addressing and responding to diversity and inclusion fosters an environment where mutual respect for diverse cultures, communication styles, languages, customs, beliefs, values, traditions, experiences and other ways in which we identify ourselves, is the expectation.