Clinical Nurse I - Chemotherapy/Outpatient Infusion
- · 10-hour shifts
- · Day Shift hours beginning at 7:00am
- · Self-scheduling, 6-week schedules
- · Rotating Weekend Off-Shifts (10-hours on Saturdays; 8-hours on Sundays)
About our Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center - Infusion Unit The MedStar Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC) Infusion Unit is a 39 chair department specializing in the administration of Chemotherapy, Biotherapy and Blood Products. The Lombardi Infusion Unit is part of MedStar Georgetown's Comprehensive Cancer Center, established in 1971. LCCC was initially designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in 1974 and achieved NCI comprehensive status in 1990. The mission of LCCC is to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer through innovative basic science, clinical research, patient care, community outreach and the training of cancer specialists of the future.The Lombardi Infusion Unit is comprised of two units, a Clinical Trials Infusion Center (currently over 250 active clinical trials) and a Standard of Care Infusion Center. The patient population includes all hematologic diseases and cancers (leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, ITP, sickle cell anemia), autologous transplant patients, and a wide range of medical diagnoses. The Magnet nurses in the Lombardi Infusion Unit provide expert care for their patients, while focusing on cura personalis, care for the whole person.Experience:
- · Two year of oncology experience preferred. · ONS chemotherapy/biotherapy certificate and Oncology Nursing Certification preferred.
Education: · BSN Preferred. Will consider candidates enrolled in a BSN program.
As part of our compensation package, our full time, hospital-based clinical nurses may receive additional benefits that include:
- · Outstanding educational opportunities including up to $6,000 of tuition assistance annually. · Professional development opportunities including Collaborative Governance and a financially-
incentivized Clinical Advancement Ladder. · Relocation reimbursement (based on eligibility). MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all candidates for employment and employees.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The 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.