The Registered Nurse (RN), Oncology records patient histories, performs various diagnostic tests, administers medications including chemotherapy, and develops patient care plans in conjunction with other medical professionals. Provides professional nursing care to assigned oncology patients. Being a Registered Nurse (RN), Oncology observes patients’ progress and records observations in patient medical records. Assists oncologists during examinations and procedures, operating and monitoring medical equipment as necessary. In addition, Registered Nurse (RN), Oncology teaches patients and families about conditions and treatment options. Requires graduation from an approved nursing program. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. May require ONS/ONCC certification to deliver chemotherapy. Requires a state license to practice. Registered Nurse (RN), Oncology’s years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position’s specialty is the main requirement.
Oncology RN (Registered Nurse) Job Description Template
Our company is looking for a Oncology RN (Registered Nurse) to join our team.
- Provide professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an oncology clinic or infusion center environment;
- Age specific admission and ongoing assessments are completed, documented and used to develop a plan of care.
- BSN preferred;
- Must maintain continuing education requirements and protocols for chemotherapy administration;
- Local BioChemotherapy Certification required;
- Individual must also possess excellent communication skills and a positive customer service attitude;
- 2 years experience experience in oncology, administering chemo, bio and immunotherapy drugs, preferred;
- Current CPR/BLS certification;
- Licensed as Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of California;
- Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN), desired.