The Medical Oncology Nurse Clinician operates under a clinical case management model to provide care to adult and geriatric patients during all phases of their treatment. Duties are to provide and coordinate patient care, including: direct Medical Oncology clinics to provide for physician patient consultation, initiate processes to ensure labs and test are completed and checked in a timely fashion providing for accommodating schedules. The Nurse Clinician will schedule initial chemotherapies, provide for educational support for patients and their families to enhance family centered care outcomes and interact with triage to provide for an extension of clinical support. The Nurse Clinicians use nursing practice competencies to achieve safe, optimal care for patients and families.
Certifications: Current RN license in Kentucky. CPR required. OCN certification required within two years of employment.
Education: Graduation from an accredited/approved school of nursing. BSN preferred.
Experience: Three years of oncology patient care experience required.