Administers chemotherapy and biologicals, assisting in obtaining informed consent, discussing side effects and treatment with patients and families. Provides emotional support (together with social worker) and instructions to patients and families. Administers study drugs and biologicals. Triage duties. Provides education services to patients and their families and other hospital staff. Develops content, resource materials and coordinates educational plan. Shares and learns new approaches in the care of patients through conferences and workshops.
Minimum of two years experience as oncology nurse, familiarity with vascular access devices. Typing and computer skills necessary. Good interpersonal communication skills; able to work effectively with medical professionals at all levels including Hematology/Oncology Clinic staff; administrative personnel in the Division of Hematology/Oncology; Unit personnel; and Social service workers. Active DC RN License.