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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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Registered Nurse – Outpatient Pediatric Infusion
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MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, a 609-bed academic hospital, is one of the nation's leading teaching and research hospitals. As Washington, D.C.'s first Magnet® hospital and one of the few hospitals to receive Magnet re-designation, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is deeply committed to your professional development.

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 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.
  • Administration of chemotherapy, immunotherapy and blood products, along with other infusion therapies.
  • Evaluation of the patient's response to interventions and implementing appropriate changes.
  • Assisting in symptom management, coordination of internal and external resources, and triaging unexpected patient visits.
  • Facilitation of communication between all members of the healthcare team.

Requirements:
  • BSN preferred.
  • APHON Oncology certification preferred.
  • Chemotherapy certificaton required within 3 months of hire
  • Minimum of three years experience in pediatric care; pediatric oncology background a plus; ambulatory care experience preferred.

We have excellent benefits, including a generous PTO and holiday plan; retirement savings plans; health, dental and vision insurance; and tuition benefits, to name just a few.
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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