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Oncology Certified Nurse
Ref No.: 18-08936
Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Job Description: Medical Staffing Services Inc., is looking for two Oncology Nurse to work in New Brunswick, NJ.

ONCOLOGY CERTIFIED NURSE


Works collaboratively with all members of the health care team to ensure oncology patients receive efficient, safe and high quality nursing care.

The scope of the position is defined by The Nurse Practice Act of the State of New Jersey and the Standard Operating Procedures of the facility.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Chemotherapy Certification
American Heart Association: Basic Life Support

OCN – Oncology Certified Nurse
Bachelor of Nursing Degree preferred.


Performs thorough assessment on assigned patients; identifies actual and potential problems specific to cancer population. Collaborates with physicians, Tumor Study Group Coordinators, Research Nurses, Social Workers and other health team members to determine appropriate clinical management strategies. Plans for the provision of traditional and individualized comfort measures. Meets patient care needs, provides assistance to other team members and responds to changing needs of the environment. Competently performs and documents technical skills as required in the ambulatory setting. Ensures documentation and sign off of orders. Notifies physician and patient of study results. Completes precertification form for admission and treatment as appropriate. Ensures continuity by providing interface to treatment nurses, APN's, physicians, and appropriate hospital staff. Monitors/evaluates toxicities secondary to chemotherapy. Anticipates problems that might arise in frequently occurring clinical situations. Administers chemotherapy, biological, investigational agents, blood/blood products and supportive care therapies to adult clients older than 18 years of age. Performs effectively in life-threatening situations by identifying emergent problems and initiating appropriate interventions based on Standard Operating Procedures. Re-establishes priorities according to the demands of the clinical setting. Provides patient education to individuals and family members. Identifies patient readiness to learn, formulates and implements individualized teaching plans and documents outcome. Provides patient and family counseling and reassurance in regard to psychological and/or psychosocial issues. Supports the research mission by collaborating with Research Nurse in protocol implementation. Assists in the coordination of patient care services from the ambulatory to in-patient setting by communicating with hospital nursing staff as needed. Provides complete documentation on all aspects of patient experience according to documentation policy.
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Other Information: Interested in this job opportunity? Please call Jeanne at [732] 353-4247 or email jeanne@medstaffservices.com