RN - 12 Hour Shift - Oncology
NJ - Elizabeth (07202)
An oncology nurse is a nursing professional who specializes in caring for people with cancer. Oncology nurses often serve as your first line of communication, and help coordinate the many aspects of your care throughout cancer treatment. They may perform a number of duties, including, but not limited to, the following: • Delivers Patient Centered Care. • Reviews health history. • Assess and monitors physical and emotional status. • Keep track of laboratory, pathology and imaging studies. • Safely administer medications, fluids and cancer treatments (e.g., chemotherapy) • Collaborate with your doctors and other clinicians about your treatment plan • Help you understand the disease, your treatment plan and possible side effects • Help translate complex medical terminology and answer questions • Empowers • Help you plan for and manage symptoms throughout treatment • Demonstrates a strong understanding of the Oncology Nursing Society’s Standards of care as it pertains to the oncologic patient. • Applies Evidence Based Practices in the care of the oncologic patient.
Current New Jersey Professional Nurse License. Ability to perform all competencies of the position is required for employment in the position. CPR within 6 months of employment in this position.