Ambulatory Oncology Resource Nurse Annapolis Oncology Center Full-Time Days
The Oncology Resource Nurse is responsible for the triage of incoming calls and provides a variety of nursing treatment functions, including the assessment of symptoms, prioritizing patient appointments, facilitating smooth patient flow and by providing assistance to physicians and supervision of clinical support staff within the office setting.
Deliver quality professional nursing care as the expert nurse clinician through evidence based oncology nursing best practices
Provide direct care to patients and families in a culturally, developmentally, and appropriate manner
Participate in the education and orientation of new staff; evaluate delegated activities for expected patient care outcomes
Respond to inquiries from physicians, nurses, patients and families in established timeframes to promote improvement of clinical outcomes and efficiency
Develop and provide education for patients and family members related to biotherapy, chemotherapy or relation infusions, services, expected toxicities and interventions
Act as a resource and consultant for patients and families, assisting in referrals when necessary for both internal and external resources including social work, nutrition, case management, financial coordinators, nurse navigators, home health, hospice, physical therapy, and wound care
Collaborate with and participate in the care of research patients and the identification, education, documentation and compliance of patients in clinical trial protocols
Consistently communicates changes in patient status to the appropriate members of the healthcare team
Associate Degree in Nursing required (Bachelor`s Degree in Nursing preferred)
Minimum of two years oncology nursing experience
RNs are required to complete and pass the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Course within the following timeframe: Experienced registered nurses (>1 year of experience) within 6 months of hire; New graduate nurses (<1 year of experience) within 12 months of hire.
RNs will be required to keep the ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Card renewed every 24 months
Registered Nurse in the State of Maryland
Oncology Nursing Certification a plus
Maintain current CPR certification
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Anne Arundel Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace including sexual orientation and gender identity. Tobacco-Free Workplace.
Internal Number: VEL-28999
About Anne Arundel Medical Center
Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC), a regional health system headquartered in Annapolis, Md., serves an area of more than one million people. Founded in 1902, AAMC includes a 380-bed not-for-profit hospital, a medical group, imaging services, a substance use treatment center, and other health enterprises. In addition to a 57-acre Annapolis campus, AAMC has outpatient pavilions in Bowie, Kent Island, Odenton and Waugh Chapel. AAMC is nationally recognized for its joint replacement center, emergency heart attack response and cancer care. A leader in women's services, AAMC delivers the state's second highest number of births annually and has a Level 3 neonatal intensive care unit. With more than 1,000 medical staff members, 3,900 employees and 750 volunteers, AAMC consistently receives awards for quality, patient satisfaction and innovation. In August 2017, Anne Arundel Medical Center was recognized as a top hospital in the region by U.S. News & World Report. AAMC was ranked 5th on the list of Best Hospitals in Maryland. We also achieved Magnet® recognition in 2014 through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) which ensures that rigorous standards for nursing excellence are met.