Registered Nurse BMT Infusion - Relocation Offered!
Company: MEDSTAR HEALTH
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Job SummaryThe professional nurse is responsible for providing
comprehensive care in an ambulatory setting for patients in Adult
Hematology/Oncology. Responsibilities include assessment of
physical and psychosocial needs, patient education, and the
administration of chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and blood products
along with other infusion therapies. The nurse evaluates the
patient's response to interventions and implements appropriate
changes and also assist in symptom management, coordination of
internal and external resources, triaging unexpected patient visits
and facilitating communication between all members of the health
care team. These functions are performed in accordance with all
applicable laws and regulations and Georgetown University
Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and
standards.ScheduleMonday- Friday, Days, 4 days per week, no
- Education/Training:B.S.N. required
- Experience:3-5 years of Oncology experience preferred. Minimum
of one year of oncology/infusion experience required.
- License/Certification/Registration:Current D.C. licensure as a
Registered Nurse; Oncology certification preferred. Chemotherapy
certification required within 3 months of hire.
- Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:Excellent phlebotomy skills,
Experience with electronic medical record documentation. Primary
Duties and Responsibilities
- Performs initial and ongoing assessment of a designated patient
population's physical, psychosocial and educational needs.
Identifies goals, and evaluates the patient's response to
- Provides the patient and family/significant other with
information (oral, written, or audio-visual) regarding diagnosis
treatment, potential side effects, symptom management, and
resources available within and outside G.U.H. This may be
face-to-face or via telephone.
- Administers chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and blood products
according to policy and procedure. Obtains blood samples from
Central Venous Access devices according to policy and
- Provides psychosocial support to patient/family/significant
other throughout their care experience. The nurse identifies and
coordinates resources for the patient. i.e. Counseling services,
support groups, etc.
- Supports biomedical research at the Lombardi Cancer Research
Center through specimen collection, patient education and
continuous review of current research and new technologies.
- Contributes to his/her own professional growth and development
through attendance at national and/or regional conferences, reading
and sharing current literature, and identifying knowledge or skill
- Triages patients who "walk-in' to the outpatient department.
Identifies and prioritizes needs, initiates appropriate
treatment(s), and communicates with the clinical fellow, Attending
Physician and if applicable, Nurse Practitioner/Physician
- Performs other duties and responsibilities that are appropriate
to the position and area. The above responsibilities are a general
description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this
classification and is not to be considered as all-inclusive. About
MedStar Health MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest
quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C.,
region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education,
innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated
physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system,
including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations,
the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly
respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the
medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for
more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the
next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education
and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health
offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal
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