Mount Auburn Hospital is a teaching hospital voted one of the best places to work in Boston by the Boston Business Journal for 2011-2012. The Hematology Oncology Department is seeking a part time Registered Nurse. The Hematology Oncology practice is a member of the Mount Auburn Professional Services (MAPS) practice groups and is imbedded in the hospital outpatient Oncology clinic area. The practice is also co-located with the Outpatient Radiation Oncology Practice and treatment area.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Act in compliance with nursing philosophy, practice standards, and qualifications.
Collaborates with physicians and midlevel providers in providing direct healthcare to patients. Evaluates client outcomes and condition changes.
Communicates and documents teaching and follow-up care with patients. Documents patients’ understanding of plan/instructions.
Communicates pertinent patient information and findings to providers, associate nursing peers, and other caregivers in a timely manner.
Triages telephone inquiries, reviews lab results and diagnosis testing, and assures written patient notification of test results, missed appointments, and abnormal study follow-up when appropriate. Arranges referrals to ancillary services.
Demonstrates competency in office including testing, phlebotomy, and assists physician/midlevel provider with procedures.
Maintains and supervises the integrity of departmental logs.
Reviews and comprehends Department of Public Heath and Welfare information and recommendations for prophylaxis, treatment, and reporting of communicable diseases. Completes informational forms such as premarital and WIC. Recognizes signs and symptoms of child and domestic abuse and reports accurately.
Maintains stock of client education materials. Reviews new material available.
Knowledge of nursing process, theories, and clinical expertise related to patient care, normally acquired through the completion of a nursing training program at an NLN accredited school of nursing.
Current registration in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Interpersonal skills to interact with patients, families, and a multidisciplinary team of healthcare personnel to resolve complex problems.
Able to acquire, through training programs and continuing education, technical knowledge related to the area.
Mount Auburn Hospital employees must be able to readily adjust to change and handle a rapid-paced environment and the stresses associated with that, while continuing to provide high-quality, efficient service.