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Job #31588
Clinical Nurse, RN, BSN
Pediatric Chemotherapy
Full Time, 7 AM - 5:30 PM
3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007
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The Division of Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Hematology and Oncology offers state-of-the-art clinical care, consultation, education, and follow-up in a compassionate, family-centered environment to all patients with cancer and blood disorders. Our multidisciplinary, collaborative team comprises pediatric hematologists/oncologists, oncology nurse practitioners, APHON-certified oncology nurses, clinical research associates, social workers, case managers, psychiatrists, art therapists, nutritionists, patient advocates, and chaplains.  We specialize in treating patients with all pediatric cancer and blood disorders—from infants to 29 years of age in an academic setting utilizing the latest advancements in treatment and research.

The division is part of the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center—the area’s only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center and one of only 41 in the nation. Our Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Program is a Full Member of the Children’s Oncology Group, offering eligible patients participation in state-of-the-art clinical trials.

The Division of Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Hematology and Oncology is currently seeking a clinical nurse to provide comprehensive care. Responsibilities include:
  • Assessment of physical and psychosocial needs.
  • Patient education.
  • Administration of chemotherapy, immunotherapy and blood products, along with other infusion therapies.
  • Evaluation of the patient's response to interventions, implementing appropriate changes, assisting in symptom management, and coordination of internal and external resources.
  • Triaging unexpected patient visits.
  • Facilitating communication between all members of the healthcare team.

Required Education/Training:
  • BSN preferred.
  • APHON oncology certification preferred.
  • Chemotherapy certification required within 3 months of hire.

Required Experience:
  • Minimum of two 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.

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.
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