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Job #32424
Clinical Nurse I, RN, BSN
Pediatric Chemotherapy
Full Time, 8 AM - 6:30 PM
3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007
EXPERIENCED NURSES ONLY!!

The professional nurse is responsible for providing comprehensive care in an ambulatory setting for patients in the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Clinic. 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, implements appropriate changes and assists in symptom management, coordination of internal and external resources, triaging unexpected patient visits, and facilitating communication between all members of the healthcare team. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Required Education/Training:
  • ADN required; BSN preferred.
  • Current D.C. licensure as a Registered Nurse.
  • APHON oncology certification preferred.
  • Chemotherapy certification required within 3 months of hire.

Required Experience:
  • Minimum of five years of experience in pediatric care; pediatric oncology background a plus.
  • Ambulatory care experience preferred.

Special Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Excellent phlebotomy skills.
  • Experience with electronic medical record documentation.
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