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Baystate Health RN, Oncology Practice Nurse- Cancer Center in Springfield, Massachusetts

The Baystate Regional Cancer Program includes a multidisciplinary team of the region's most extensive and accomplished cancer specialist providing the highest caliber treatments including chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery is looking for a full time Registered Nurse to join the Oncology Practice team.

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RN PRACTICE OFFICE-ONCOLOGY NURSE for the Medical Hematology / Oncology Clinic with the Cancer Center - The practice nurse in the clinic acts as a link between patients and care providers to assist patients/families/caregivers and facilitate patient care.

Works closely with physician, infusion staff, clinic staff, radiation staff, and other disciplines and/or external resources to coordinate patient care and follow patient throughout the care continuum. Manages telephone calls from patients and families: triages patient calls, assesses the clinical problem, and implements a plan related to patient need. Facilitates referrals to appropriate disciplines or services (internally or externally), including but not limited to home care services and transitions to palliative care or hospice in collaboration with the cancer care team.

  • RN provides to support the practice office and physicians

  • Responsible for phone triage, symptom management, and overall coordination of care.

Required Work Experience:

  • MA RN License, BSN and CPR required.

  • OCN Certification strongly preferred or must obtain within 18 months of hire.

  • 3 years of acute care nursing experience required.

  • Oncology experience and knowledge of oncology care, protocols is required

Experience:

  • MA RN License and BLS CPR Required.

  • OCN Certification strongly preferred or must obtain within 18 months of hire.

  • BSN and 3-5 years of acute care nursing experience required. For candidates without a BSN- Must have 7 years acute care experience

  • Oncology experience and knowledge of oncology care, protocols, knowledge of chemotherapy, biotherapy, immunotherapy, IV therapy and related supportive measures strongly preferred.

Schedule & Location

  • Location - D ’Amour Center for Cancer Care- 3350 Main Street.

  • Full Time - 36 hours working 4- 9 hours shifts Monday -Friday- No Weekends / holidays.

Advantages of Working with Baystate Health

  • Established career ladders with guaranteed compensation increases.

  • Excellent Benefits, Compensation and generous PTO

  • Nursing forgivable loan program

  • First time home buyers’ program

  • High-quality, low-cost medical, dental and vision Insurance

  • Competitive 403b retirement match

  • Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical and financial health.

We strive to be the place where we can help you build the career you deserve – apply today – YOU belong at Baystate!

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

Assoc of Science in Nursing (Required), Bachelor of Nursing Degree

Certifications:

Advanced Cardiac Life Support - ACLS, Basic Life Support - Other, Oncology Certified Nurse - Oncology Nursing Society/Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation, ONS/ONCC Chemotherapy Immunotherapy Certificate - Oncology Nursing Society/Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation, PALS - Pediatric Advance Life Support, RN Nurse Practitioner - Other

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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