SUMMARY:

Oncology Nurses specialize in the support and care for patients diagnosed with cancer. They offer a wide range of service, from cancer prevention to direct care through acute, palliative, supportive, and rehabilitative services.

Oncology RNs practice in a variety of settings including hospitals, ambulatory care clinics, private oncologists' offices, radiation therapy facilities, home healthcare agencies, and community agencies.

An Oncology Nurse may work in a variety of areas, including surgical Oncology, gynecologic Oncology, radiation Oncology, pediatric Oncology, and general medical Oncology.

DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

*Providing direct nursing care for specified patients, including appropriate supportive care and administration of chemotherapy, blood components, fluid and electrolyte replacements, and other oncology treatments as prescribed.

*Performing nursing assessments and triaging patient care needs for new and ongoing patients.

*Providing education to patients, families, and significant others; acts as an information resource to students, health care professionals, patients, and the public.

*Providing family support as required, including applicable referrals and bereavement counseling.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1+ years of recent work experience as an Oncology RN

  • Current BLS certification

  • Current TB Screening

  • Active/Unencumbered State Nursing license

  • Valid Photo Identification or Driver's License

  • Successful completion of a Background Check and Medely's screening process

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