PRN Nurse, Group II (RN, BSN)
2 Bles, Hematology / Blood & Marrow Transplant Unit
PRN / Per Diem, Rotating Shifts
3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007
EXPERIENCED NURSES ONLY!!!
Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant - 2 Bles
2 Bles is an 18-bed, newly renovated, Hematology/Oncology/Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit. 2 Bles is one of two adult inpatient oncology units at MedStar Georgetown, caring for the patients of the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, established in 1971. Lombardi was initally designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in 1974 and achieved NCI comprehensive status in 1990. The mission of Lombardi 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 patient population of 2 Bles includes all hematologic diseases and cancers (leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, ITP, sickle cell anemia), autologous PBSC transplant patients, oncologic solid tumor, and a wide range of medical diagnoses. The nurses on 2 Bles provide expert care for their patients, often utilizing a number of hematology/oncology research protocols. In the spring of 2013, MedStar Georgetown entered into an affiliation with Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) to establish a Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation Program. This agreement creates greater access for people with cancer, blood diseases and immune deficiency conditions to receive lifesaving treatment in the Washington, D.C., area. In 2016, the Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation Program received FACT accreditation for autologous transplants.
Education and Certification:
One year of oncology experience required and/or two years of clinical experience preferred.
PRN Schedule Requirements:
BSN preferred. Will consider candidates enrolled in a BSN program.
ONS chemotherapy/biotherapy certificate and Oncology Nursing Certification preferred.
Scheduled to work a minimum of five shifts in a six-week period.
Three of the five shifts must be off-shifts, nights or weekends.
The incumbent in this position is responsible for providing competent professional nursing care using the nursing process. These functions are performed in accordance with the District of Columbia Nurse Practice Act, all other applicable laws and regulations, and Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Current D.C. license as a Registered Professional Nurse.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS).
Experience to meet unit criteria.
Ability to perform the nursing technologies.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to set priorities and work under stress.
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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