We are looking for an experienced infusion RN for our 22-bed Pediatric Oncology unit. Patient population is birth to 21 years old. The majority of patients on the unit are children and adolescents with cancer. The unit also sees pediatric orthopedic and trauma patients. Patient-to-nurse ratio is typically 3 to 4 patients to a nurse.
Schedule: Full time day/night rotating shifts. Open to straight nights as well.
** Open to an RN Fellow - experienced RN looking to change specialty**
The Inova Nurse provides knowledgeable, caring and effective clinical practice and care coordination in collaboration with the patient, family and all members of the healthcare delivery team. Coordinates all infusion activities to assure delivery of compassionate, safe and quality care that is in compliance with professional practice standards. Serves as a liaison between physicians, staff and administration to improve and maintain quality and safe patient care. Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Has respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines. Uses an integrated approach toward patient outcomes. 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. Demonstrates leadership skills in decision making and problem solving. Provides comprehensive patient and family education including information about treatments, medications, chemotherapy and other items as appropriate. Keeps patient and family informed about all aspects of patient's plan of care. Works with members of the healthcare team to provide patient and family with appropriate resources and support as necessary. IND1
Internal Number: 51453BR
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