Registered Nurse - Hematology/Oncology Infusion Clinic
Company: Mount Auburn Hospital
Posted on: November 18, 2023
When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a
job, you're making a difference in people's lives.Job
Type:RegularScheduled Hours:36Work Shift:Day (United States of
America)Registered Nurse - Hematology/Oncology Infusion ClinicJob
Description: Primary Responsibilities Promote healthcare outcomes
in concert with currently accepted clinical practice guidelines.
Assess learning needs and educates the patient and family in
disease process, chemotherapy treatment plan, side effects, and
side effect management. Works independently when caring for
patients Has a comprehensive understanding of chemotherapy Educate
patients and families regarding administration of home injections.
Review patient's clinical status and laboratory values
pre-treatment and consults with physician when appropriate. Triage
patient phone calls. Evaluate patient responses to interventions
and follow through to resolution of issues. Serve as a resource to
medical personnel in other health facilities, providing telephone
consultation to engender optimal Oncology practices and knowledge
among healthcare professionals caring for cancer patients. Work
collaboratively with VNA and Hospice to provide for care at home.
Demonstrate excellent communication skills. Able to access,
maintain and discontinue central and venous devices.Required
Qualifications Must have current RN license Minimum 2 years
experience required. Oncology experience preferred. BSN preferred.
Specialty training in Oncology/Hematology, OCN Certification,
preferred. Outpatient experience preferred. Knowledge of
chemotherapy/biotherapy protocols. Knowledge of resources provided
by practice and those that are available in the community.FLSA
Status:Non-Exempt As a health care organization, we have a
responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and
protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth
Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against
influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn
more about this requirement. More than 35,000 people working
together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers,
teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your
skill and compassion can make us even stronger. Equal Opportunity
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