Travel Oncology Nurse - (Onc RN)

  1. Puyallup,WA
  2. Sep 08, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
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13098276 Job Description & Requirements
Oncology Nurse - (Onc RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 D

The role of the oncology nurse (Onc RN) is to provide care for cancer patients throughout all stages of their conditions, but usually focusing on the acute phase. The Onc RN will help patients ranging from post-surgical to near-terminal manage their disease and treatment effectively, and may also be responsible for administering chemotherapy (which requires additional certification). Oncology nurses may practice in hospitals and outpatient facilities or provide home-based care.

Required Qualifications
WA license, BLS, Med surg exp





About the Facility
Accredited by The Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), this Seattle area-based hospital facility provides a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient care, including cancer, cardiovascular, behavioral health, orthopedics, and family and women's care. Licensed for 223 beds, Good Samaritan Community Healthcare also features a children's therapy unit, family birth center, and 24-hour emergency care.


Facility Location
Located just outside of Tacoma and about 50 miles south of Seattle in Western Washington State, Puyallup offers an appealing mix of big-city amenities and small-community comfort. Historic landmarks can be found in the downtown district, and the city is home to the popular Puyallup Fair, the Daffodil Festival Parade, the Arts Downtown Outdoor Gallery, and a number of other museums and attractions. The Pierce County Foothills Trail begins here, and world-class mountain climbing is nearby, as well.

Job Benefits
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:


  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses


About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation's top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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