Lahey Health RN Hemo. Oncology 7W 24hrs Days in Burlington, Massachusetts

Responsibilities

Oncology nurses administer medicine and cancer treatments such as chemotherapy to help rid their patients of cancer. Oncology nurses educate their at-risk patients about ways to prevent cancer, cancer screening and the benefits of early detection. These nurses must be prepared to work with patients? who have been diagnosed with life threatening conditions. It requires emotional stability to help patients and their families work through the treatment process and cope with the disease.

Qualifications

Certified by ONS (Oncology Nurse Society) in Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course, preferred/within a year

Education: Graduate of a state approved and/or accredited School of Nursing. BSN preferred.

Licensure, Certification, Registration:

  • Current license to practice professional nursing from the Massachusetts Board of Registration

  • BLS certification from American Heart Association

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Clinical Skills/Technical Knowledge

a. Demonstrates the necessary clinical skills and technical knowledge to provide care for patients according to Nursing Policy and Procedures. See Skill Record.

b. Demonstrates the necessary clinical skills and knowledge to provide care for patients according to the unit-specific competencies. See Skill Record.

c. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

Shift

DAYS; 12hr shifts with every other weekend

About Lahey Health

At Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, as one of the world's premier health care organizations, we provide superior health care leading to the best possible outcome for every patient. We exceed our patients' high expectations for service each day. We also help advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders

We care for our patients with compassion and openness, unsurpassed expertise, a drive for continuous learning improvement, and with respect, caring, teamwork, excellence and commitment to doing our personal best.

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