Registered Nurse

About us:
Central Care Cancer Center is dedicated to providing cancer care to patients in rural communities. We are currently seeking a Registered Nurse join our oncology team in Great Bend, KS. This position offers an opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the lives of cancer patients while working in a supportive environment.
Job Overview:
As an Oncology Nurse, you will play a crucial role in providing nursing services and care to cancer patients undergoing treatment. Your responsibilities will include administering chemotherapy, monitoring patient vital signs, providing patient education and support, and facilitating communication between patients, families, and physicians.

Essential Functions

  • Monitor and record vital signs including temperature, blood pressure, and pulse rate.
  • Administer chemotherapy, injections, and perform lab draws as ordered.
  • Administer patient medications as directed by the physician.
  • Assist Physician during follow-ups and new consultations as needed
  • Implement treatment plan for patients, including chemotherapy, lab work, and supportive care.
  • Maintain accurate patient records, including charge sheets, chemotherapy administration records, and nursing progress notes.
  • Chart all patient transactions, phone calls, and prescription refills.
  • Serve as intermediary between patients, families, and physicians, facilitating communication and providing support.
  • Counsel patients and family members about chemotherapy drugs side effects, treatment plan, etc.
  • Educate patients and families on home care procedures and support services available.

Job Experience

  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.N.) from four-year college or university; or Associate's degree (A.D.N.); or has completed a nursing program.
  • 3 years' experience as a Registered Nurse a plus, however new nurses are encouraged to apply.
  • Oncology experience a plus.

More about Great Bend, Kansas

Great Bend is a vibrant community of approximately 16,000 people located in the heart of America; near the geographical center of Kansas. The central location of the city allows for short travel to anywhere in the state, including Wichita and Kansas City.

The people of Great Bend enjoy conveniences of a lager city, like first rate educational, medical and recreation facilities. For all of the large city conveniences the community still retains its small-town charm.

Culturally, Great Bend features the Shafer Art Gallery at Barton County Community College.  It’s also known for the natural existence of Cheyenne Bottoms near Great Bend, the largest marsh in the interior United States.

Recreational opportunities abound with Great Bend showcasing one of the largest zoos between Kansas City and Denver, a state-of-the-art raptor rehabilitation center, and a splashing-good-time water park. There are four golf courses in a 25-mile radius of Great Bend: Stoneridge, Lake Barton, Ellinwood, and Larned.  Community theater and musical products, concerts, band performances, and numerous art exhibits provide cultural experiences throughout the year.

Great Bend is the county seat of Barton County. It is named for its location at the point where the course of the Arkansas River bends east then southeast. Barton County has a population of more than 27,000 people.

Featured Attractions:

Brit Spaugh Park and Zoo
Cheyenne Bottoms
Great Bend Raptor Center
Kansas Oil & Gas Museum
Kansas Wetlands Education Center
Wetlands Aquatic Center
Shafer Art Gallery
Veteran’s Memorial Park & Lake

Nearby:
Fort Larned National Historic Site