Clinical Nurse CoordOnc

Employer
MedStar Health
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
May 17, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Clinical Nurse Coordinator- Oncology Lombardi Clinic Job Details: Provides direct and indirect care to patients as a registered nurse, including application of clinical nursing skills such as recording patients' medical histories and symptoms, administering patients' medicines and treatments, operating and monitoring medical equipment, and evaluating quality and appropriateness of care delivery. Collaborates with physicians and staff involved in the patient's care to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care plans. Triages patient telephone inquiries and provides consultations as needed. teach patients and their families how to manage illnesses or injuries and what to do at home after treatment by providing symptom management strategies to patients in collaboration with physician and instructing patients regarding educational topics of disease process, treatment plan, and symptom management. Participate in activities for the promotion of health and prevention of illness by utilizing good research methodology in collaboration with research nursing staff to ensure collection of healthcare quality, outcome, and cost data. Utilize knowledge of clinical nursing duties to coordinate activities designed to improve performance in assigned program and to assist with new employee orientation, competency assessment and continuing education for the nursing staff as needed. Requires a Bachelor's degree in Nursing plus 5 years of experience as a nurse. Requires a valid registered nurse license from the District of Columbia. No calls please. About MedStar HealthMedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

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