Clinical Nurse I
EXPERIENCED NURSES ONLY!!! Medical Oncology & GYN Oncology Unit – 3 Bles
- 3 Bles is a 20-bed adult Medicine and Oncology Unit. Clinical nurses on 3 Bles provide expert care for acutely ill oncology patients, specifically solid tumor and GYN oncology patients. They also provide care for complex medical patients with a wide range of diagnoses. The nurses on 3 Bles are committed to cura personalis, care for the whole person, and actively involve families in the care of their patients throughout all stages of treatment.
All nurses on 3 Bles are certified to administer Chemotherapy and Biotherapy. Additionally, nearly 50% of 3 Bles nurses are Oncology Certified (OCN), demonstrating their specialty knowledge, experience and exceptional clinical judgment. Nurses on 3 Bles are active in collaborative governance, at the unit level and throughout the hospital. Both Oncology Units, 3 Bles and 2 Bles, share a Practice Council where nurses work together to improve clinical practice and promote professional development on both units.
One year of oncology or medicine experience required.
Education and Certification:
BSN Preferred. Will consider experienced nurses enrolled in a BSN program.
ONS chemotherapy/biotherapy certificate preferred.
Three 12-hour shifts per week
Self-scheduling, 6-week schedules
Full-time Night Shift or Rotating Shifts available
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The incumbent in this position is responsible for providing competent professional nursing care using the nursing process. These functions are performed in accordance with the District of Columbia Nurse Practice Act and all other applicable laws and regulations and Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards. EDUCATION AND OR TRAINING REQUIRED: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. LICENSURE AND OR CERTIFICATION: Current D.C. license as a Registered Professional Nurse; current Basic Life Support (BLS). EXPERIENCE: To meet unit criteria. SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Ability to perform the nursing technologies. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to set priorities and work under stress.