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Registered Nurse - Oncol job in Fairfax, VA

Company: Gifted Healthcare
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Oncology/Onc Registered Nurse (RN) Travel Job
Oncology (Onc) nurses supervise and provide nursing care to cancer patients.
Oncology/Onc RN Responsibilities:

  • Oncology Registered Nurses integrate their technical skills, scientific knowledge, and caring attitude to aid those living with cancer, including their families - starting from diagnosis, treatment, and then survivor-ship to end-of-life care.
  • The Oncology RN reviews health history
  • Assess and monitor physical and emotional status
  • Keep track of laboratory, pathology and imaging studies
  • Safely administer medications, fluids and cancer treatments (e.g., chemotherapy)
  • Collaborate with doctors and other clinicians about treatment plans. Create individualized care plans on patients under their supervision and care.
  • Help patients to understand the disease, proposed treatment plan and possible side effects.
  • Educate patients and the families regarding treatment expectations.
  • Help patients plan for and manage symptoms throughout treatment
  • Help translate complex medical terminology and answer questions
  • Communicate with doctors on behalf of the patient
  • Recognize and treat cancer-related issues.
  • Participate in research to enhance treatment protocols assigned to cancer patients.
  • Give supportive resources to both the patient and the families to promote positive outlook.
  • Watch and record the patient's progress on a constant basis.
  • Chart the patient's response to treatment and medication.
  • The RN performs other position related duties as assigned

Keywords: Gifted Healthcare, Washington DC , Registered Nurse - Oncol job in Fairfax, VA, Healthcare , Fairfax, DC

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