RN Job In Lakeland, Florida
Registered Nurse Senior Oncology - Center for Research - Full TimeNext Steps... Apply Now
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Registered Nursing.
Experience: Five or more years of Oncology nursing experience or three years of “research” experience.
Other Requirements: Active Florida RN license. CPR certification to be completed within three months of employment. Maintain CPR certification in current status. Credentialed at the hospital for interfacing with patients at LRMC. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and clinical.
- Assesses the patient, using the nursing process as required for the specific study. Coordinates patient care per protocol schedule, using the nursing process. Assists with medical procedures at the clinic or in the hospital for the particular study protocol. Schedules and performs patient “instruction” visits and offers emotional support.
- Administers medication including injections and IVs; documents medication given or prescribed by ordering physician as required by specialty.
- Collaborates research studies with drug company representatives and physicians.
- Demonstrates an awareness of self-responsibility and accountability for own professional practice.
Located between Tampa Bay beaches and Orlando attractions, Lakeland is a growing city supported by a variety of robust businesses and families of all ages. Although the population continues to grow, the city's cost of living and taxes are among the lowest in the state and NO STATE INCOME TAX!
Lakeland is within an hour of 2 major airports, Tampa and Orlando International, and is conveniently located near Interstate 4 (I-4) along the stretch of Florida's High Tech Corridor. Our centralized location ensures a healthy environment where locally owned shops and restaurants thrive, as well as the largest manufacturers and nationally recognized companies such as Geico Insurance, FedEx, Publix supermarkets and Rooms-To-Go Furniture.
With year-round moderate weahter, 243 days of sunshine, and some of the country's best sports teams and world-renowned attractions, Lakeland is a fun and fulfilling place to live. Lakeland also harbors a medley of cultural treats such as the internationally known architecutre of Frank Lloyd Wright on the campus of Florida Southern College and the Imperial Symphony Orchestra. Residents enjoy a variety of outdoor activities including water skiing, fishing, boating, cycling and golf. Close to Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World, Busch Gardens, NFL's Tampa Bay Bucs, NHL's Tampa Bay Lightening, MBL's Tampa Bay Rays, and Legoland. Lakeland is also the spring training home of the Detroit Tigers with Clinic physicians serving as the offical medical provider for their Florida operation.
Since 1941, Watson Clinic has built a reputation for healthcare excellence, epitomizing the highest standards in expertise, technology and service. These qualities also distinguish our staff, as they are inspired by our warm, friendly and professional atmosphere. As a member of the Watson Clinic team, you are a member of our family and play a crucial role in benefiting the lives of every patient we serve. With our emphasis on quality service, a positive work environment, and our mission of improving the wellness of our community, it's easy to understand why Watson Clinic is one of Central Florida's premier places to work.
The truest measurement of the Watson Clinic difference lies in the bright minds and compassionate spirits of our people. We hope you will choose to make Watson Clinic part of your future, as only the best and most talented will be chosen to carry on the Clinic's legacy.