Inova Schar Cancer Institute is an international center for advanced cancer care and research, serving Northern Virginia, the Washington, DC metro area, and the world beyond. Collaborating with clinical and scientific partners, we conduct genomic and translational research to better understand, predict, prevent, and eliminate cancer.
Our personalized health approach enables us to create individualized treatments and preventive analytics to predict illness for every unique individual and family we provide care.
Our Cancer Specialty Programs include:
Brain and Spine Tumors
Cancer Genetic Counseling
Head and Neck Cancer
Lung Cancer and Thoracic Malignancies
Melanoma and Skin Cancer
Molecular Tumor Board
Center for Drug Discovery and Development In addition:
Specially-trained oncologists and dedicated medical oncology units for chemotherapy
A state-of-the-art outpatient infusion center for ambulatory patients
Oncology nutrition services
Integrative Arts and Healing Program
The latest radiation oncology therapy, including intensity-modulated radiation therapy (MRT) and image guided radiation therapy (IGRT), CyberKnife® and prostate seed implants (brachytherapy) available at the Center for Advanced Radiation Oncology and Proton Therapy. (Proton therapy will be available in late 2019/early 2020.)
The Inova RN provides knowledgeable and caring clinical practice and care coordination through an understanding of patient, family, nurse and healthcare delivery team. Consistently provides safe, therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way. Incorporates differences into the provision of care. All patient care and interactions are patient and family centered. Integrates knowledge, skills, and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum to include patient and family education. Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Has respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines. Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes. Nursing serves as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment as well as successful outcomes of financial and clinical quality through relationships and access based knowledge. Utilizes standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery. The process for delivery of care is synthesized from direct patient/family communication, technology, and other healthcare team member collaboration. Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice; serves as a resource, preceptor, and mentor. Leadership skills demonstrated in decision making and problem solving.
Preferred to have Med-Surg, Palliative Care, Oncology, Infusion, and/or Chemotherapy experience.
Internal Number: 41845BR
About Inova Health System
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.