Registered Nurse II – Oncology


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 requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. ***** ***** supports the development of RN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large.

Minimum Education

AA Graduated from an approved school of nursing (Required)
BSN Graduated from an approved school of nursing. (Preferred)

Minimum Work Experience

1 year RN experience (Required)

Required Skills/Knowledge
The licensed Registered Nurse will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at Children’s *****.
Keep knowledge base current with new information or changes in specialty area.

Required Licenses and Certifications

Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Registered Nurse licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia dependent upon location of practice. (Required)
Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Functional Accountabilities
Transformational Leadership

Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent updating of professional profile and initiation of council involvement, committees, task forces and /or community outreach.

Demonstrate critical thinking skills by problem solving appropriately during patient care.

Communicate to reflect development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients’ needs.

Independently initiate escalation of issues utilizing chain of command.

Demonstrate proper use of the currently identified hand off processes.

Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with ancillary staff.

Participate in implementing change and support management decisions.

Role model behavior that reflects empathy, concern and a desire to help others.

Structural Empowerment

Independently maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS.

Plan for attendance at mandatory education and professional activities to enhance nursing practice.

Demonstrate professional review of peers through timely participation in evaluations.

Seek out opportunities to participate in enhancing departmental goals by ensuring adherence to ***** safety standards and service excellence standards; support advancement of education and certification as well.

Collaborate with members of the healthcare team and role model professional behavior and teamwork with coworkers.

Utilize resources as needed and know when to escalate to next level.

Exemplary Professional Practice

Utilize assessment data gathered from patient and family to ensure completion of data base and plan of care within identified timeframes.

Demonstrate clinical skills with complex patients that reflect analysis of patient status and appropriate interventions.

Role model skill in prioritization and organization for complex patient with rapidly changing needs.

Documentation exemplifies adherence to the highest standards of practice.

Anticipate and proactively plan for educational needs verified with patient and family throughout the hospital/outpatient stay and prior to discharge.

Role model organizational skills, adjust for changes and is able to complete assignment on time.

Demonstrate caring in all encounters with patient and family as evidenced by feedback from parents and an increase in patient satisfaction scores.


Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance

Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation

Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation

Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication

Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers

Attend carefully to important details – practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Organizational Accountabilities
New Knowledge, Innovations, and Improvements

Identify ways to improve operations through quality improvement and assist in implementation of solutions.

Identify self learning needs and take initiative to meet those needs.

Ensure care is based on evidence with the literature and benchmarking

Organizational Commitment/Identification

Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization

Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences

Demonstrate personal and professional integrity

Maintain confidentiality at all times

Customer Service

Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met


Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior

Partner with all team members to achieve goals

Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving

Contribute to a positive work environment

Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change

Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes

Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility

Use resources efficiently

Search for less costly ways of doing things

Roles Responsibility
Contribute to Magnet re-designation, Demonstrate critical thinking skills, Communicate to reflect plan of care, Independently initiate issue escalation, Demonstrate proper hand off processes, Role model behavior reflecting empathy, Independently maintain regulatory requirements, Demonstrate professional review of peers, Utilize resources and know when to escalate, Utilize assessment data from patient and family, Demonstrate clinical skills with complex patients, Role model skill in prioritization and organization, Documentation exemplifying highest practice standards, Anticipate and plan for educational needs, Speak up against unsafe behaviors, Continuously validate information, Stop in the face of uncertainty, Demonstrate clear and timely communication, Actively promote safety for all, Attend carefully to details, Identify ways to improve operations, Identify self learning needs, Ensure evidence-based care, Demonstrate personal and professional integrity, Maintain confidentiality, Anticipate and respond to customer needs, Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior, Contribute to positive work environment, Use resources efficiently, Search for cost-effective solutions
Desired Qualification
ADN Associate Degree in Nursing, BSN Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Full Time
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