Chemotherapy Infusion Nurse – Hematology Oncology Care Unit *2023 ***** Daisy Team Award winner | $25,000 sign on Bonus

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Hematology/Oncology Care Unit (HCU): is a 32-bed inpatient unit admits children of all ages with hematological and/or oncology, and blood and marrow transplant inpatient clinical needs. They work closely with the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders Clinic and Infusion clinic to meet patient’s needs.
Significant populations include:
· Newly diagnosed oncology diseases (leukemia/lymphoma, solid tumors, neuro oncology)
· Chemotherapy
· Sickle cell disease
· Pain crisis in hemoglobinopathy
· Fever/neutropenia
· Bacteremia
· Anemia/blood disorders
· Acute chest syndrome/pneumonia
· Thrombocytopenia
· Blood and marrow and hematopoectic stem cell transplantation
All Nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, ***** and specialty nursing standards, ***** ***** Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The professional Model of Care require registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. ***** ***** support the development of RN relationships with the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large. A RN is an independent practitioner who functions as an identified resource to staff in a patient care area. He/She will provide comprehensive patient care to a variety of patients. Incorporate all members of the health care team in the planning and delivery of patient care. Will deal successfully with complex clinical problems. Conduct quick assessment of patients and handle emergency situations appropriately. Demonstrate evidence based practice through participation in unit project and activities.

Roles Responsibility
Administrate chemo/biotherapy, handle and dispose of hazardous drugs, communicate with patients and families, manage care of patients with central lines, contribute to Magnet re-designation, communicate plan of care, implement change, maintain regulatory requirements, attend mandatory education, model professional behavior, utilize assessment data, prioritize and organize, improve operations, meet self-learning needs, ensure evidence-based care, anticipate educational needs, model caring behavior, identify solutions for improvement, demonstrate collaborative behavior, achieve goals, use resources efficiently, promote safety, validate information, promote safety
Desired Qualification
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, At least 2 years of hematology/oncology/BMT experience, Registered Nurse in District of Columbia, Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider, APHON Chemobiotherapy Provider
Type
Full Time
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