At Doernbecher, our pediatric oncologists and cancer experts treat every type of childhood cancer and blood disorder. We are the only comprehensive pediatric cancer center in the region, offering treatments for:
We recognize that cancer treatment and transplant can create stressful life experiences for children and their families. Doernbecher Children\u2019s Hospital offers childhood cancer support resources to help.
The OHSU Hematology Oncology registered nurse (RN) provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities and patient populations. The RN\u2019s care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics and meets the standards/expectations of the OHSU Nursing Professional Practice Model. In that model, the RN demonstrates the professional role obligations of scientist, leader, practitioner, and knowledge transfer. Professional accountability enriches the RN\u2019s engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork.
The Pediatric Hematology Oncology nurse will provide comprehensive care to pediatric hematology/oncology patients in an ambulatory setting, including administration of chemotherapy, blood products and supportive care. The nurse will need to be certified to administer chemotherapy through the Association of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Nurses (APHON) curriculum. The RN also will provide infusion therapy for specialty service patients such as gastroenterology and nephrology. In addition, the nurse will be assigned to coordinate care for two to three Hematology Oncology providers\u2019 patient populations.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm