Staff Nurse Radiation Therapy

Staff Nurse Radiation Therapy

  • Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Summary:

Responsible for providing care for patients receiving RT (prior to, during and after treatment) will anticipate and manage cancer symptoms and treatment side effects in collaboration with the inter professional health care team utilizing an evidence based approach and standardized screening, assessment and documentation tools.

Education / Qualification Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or equivalent qualification

Experience:

  • Minimum (2) two years post graduate experience in Radiation Therapy in a mid- to large-sized, tertiary hospital setting

License:

  • Valid, current and clean national license to practice in country/state of origin

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs accurate and complete admission assessments
  • Monitors and documents the patient’s condition and the effectiveness of care and/or interventions
  • Establishes and implements a care plan based on sound nursing theory, scientific principles, professional judgment and individual patient needs
  • Evaluates and updates the patient’s plan of care to facilitate the achievement of planned and expected outcomes
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing protocol
  • Assesses for and plans the educational needs of the patient
  • Provides teaching and educational material to patients and/or families, which may include diagnosis, tests and procedures, safe and proper use of equipment, use of medications, injury prevention and nutritional needs
  • Monitors and resolves customer service issues and provides feedback regarding satisfaction results to Nursing Leadership
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding patients and families
  • Interacts with patients, families and other visitors in a courteous, helpful manner
  • Facilitates the incorporation of patient safety and Magnet principles into clinical nursing care
  • Participates in clinical nursing research and supports CCAD research initiatives
  • Keeps abreast of best practice information for nursing profession