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Charge Nurse - RN / Registered Nurse - Medical Oncology - Full-Time - Days

Company: ProMedica
Location: Toledo
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:


Responsible for the coordination, planning, implementation of care for the outpatient infusion patients. Provide leadership support for all departments and serves as a communication link between department leadership and all employees and physicians. As a leader and role model demonstrates behavior that supports management and administration in the achievement of goals and objectives set by the organizational strategic plan while providing exceptional internal and external customer service.


  • Oversees staffing, orientation, and day-to-day operations; Assists in the orientation and training of new employees, completes performance evaluations in coordination with unit manager and makes recommendations to immediate supervisor regarding need for coaching subordinates, ensures that supplies and equipment are in good working order and available in the department, and provides in- servicing of new equipment in conjunction with nursing manager and nursing education.
  • Manages and oversees staffing schedule/needs and payroll activities , maintains appropriate staffing with a fair and consistent allocation of department resources based on patient census and staffing grid, approves overtime and paid meal periods for shifts, coordinates work flow to allow breaks and lunches, assigns daily staffing duties, making adjustments as necessary, and communicates changes and status with unit manager and/or nursing supervisor.
  • Demonstrates competence in managing unit in the absence of the Unit Manager or Director and demonstrates decision-making abilities consistent with PHS code of conduct and hospital goals and objectives, supports management and administration in the achievement of goals and objectives set by the organizational strategic plan by actively creating a positive atmosphere of commitment, assists in the development and implementation of new unit policies, procedures, standards and objectives and interprets and ensures adherence to departmental and hospital-wide policies.
  • Demonstrates and promotes teamwork within the unit as well as throughout the organization; supports peers in their achievements and improvement endeavors, serves as a resource and leader for personnel in resolving patient care problems, both clinical and non-clinical, and is integral in the development, coaching, teaching and counseling of staff, demonstrates leader rounding on patients, staff, and physicians daily to promote patient focused care delivery and enhance patient experience.
  • Demonstrates decision-making abilities consistent with PMRH code of conduct and hospital goals and objectives.
  • Provides excellent patient care, accurately documents care given with concise, pertinent patient information including nursing intervention and patient and patient response. Meets, exceeds and maintains the clinical requirements of the department staff registered nurse and is able to work in all areas as needed. Maintains current knowledge and clinical expertise through ongoing involvement in professional activities such as hospital in-service programs, seminars, lectures, and continuing education. Assumes personal responsibility for professional development and takes opportunity to increase leadership skills.
  • Assists with performance improvement activities. Assumes active role in Performance Improvement activities, JCAHO accreditation, meeting HCHAPS goals, and standards of care. Attends meetings and serves on committees as directed. Maintains unit performance records and compiles statistics including hours of care and overtime or as directed by Manager. Attends 80% of unit and nursing administration meetings as required, and may conduct unit meetings in the absence of Department Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Education : Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program and possess a registered nurse license in the State of Ohio.

    Skills : Must have oncology or chemotherapy infusion experience. Basic computer skills such as hospital patient care systems, word, excel or the ability to learn such. Must possess leadership skills including demonstrated willingness to pursue and perform leadership roles with increasing levels of accountability, comfort with decision-making responsibilities, coaching, teaching and counseling skills, and the ability to inspire and build confidence in others and to forge alliances and garner support. Must have Clinical expertise, theoretical knowledge and analytical abilities necessary to perform principle duties and responsibilities. Utilizes creative thinking, is self-directed and utilizes problem-solving and decision-making abilities and skills.

    Years of Experience : Must have at least 2 years nursing experience, preferably medical/surgical nursing, which should include demonstrated management ability. 6 months to 1 year on chemotherapy experience.

    License : OH nursing license

    Certification : BLS, ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy certification


    Education : BSN or Bachelor's Degree in related health care field preferred

    Skills : N/A

    Years of Experience : N/A

    License : N/A

    Certification : OCN (oncology certified nurse)


    Experience with Ports, central lines, ultrasound IV access, assessing and managing side effects, critical thinking for emergent anaphylactic reactions and ability to learn new procedures.

    Must have interpersonal skills to deal calmly and effectively with multiple activities involved in the operation of the unit. Attends education in-services in leadership, management, and clinical updates. Effectively communicates and interacts with patients of the following ages as appropriate; neonate (birth to 1 month), infant (1 month to 1 year), pediatric (1 to 12 years, adolescent (12 to 17 years), adult (18 to 64 years), and geriatric (64 years and above), patients' families, physicians, staff and other contacted in the function of charge nurse.


    Personal Protective Equipment: N-95, CAPR, PAPR, chemotherapy PPE

    Physical Demands: Must have the physical ability to freely move; to move about the nursing floor for extended periods; and assist in lifting, positioning, and transporting patients. As an essential job function, due to continuously changing patient census/activity and staffing needs, must have the flexibility to work a varying schedule should the need arise, which may require working overtime (greater than 40 worked hours per week) and/or shift durations that exceed the assigned status for shift length and/or hours per week.

    The above list of accountabilities is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent; it should not be considered exhaustive.

    ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated healthcare organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. For more information, please visit

    Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, familial or marital status, genetics, or any other legally protected category . In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a job with ProMedica, please contact

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace

Keywords: ProMedica, Toledo , Charge Nurse - RN / Registered Nurse - Medical Oncology - Full-Time - Days, Healthcare , Toledo, Ohio

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