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Pediatric Oncology RN - On Call, Capitol Hill Medical Center

Location: Washington, DC Job Number: 913449 Date posted: 10/16/2020

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Description:

To provide comprehensive nursing care to patients undergoing treatment in Kaiser Permanente clinical oncology departments.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs comprehensive patient assessment prior to appointments with providers and appointments for chemotherapy to identify essential information for that visit. Provides ongoing assessment as appropriate during the course of the patient's visit.

  • Administers medications, including chemotherapy, to oncology patients following all principles of safe medication administration and established Kaiser Permanente policies and procedures, to include monitoring and observation of patients receiving those drugs.

  • Maintains a clean and safe working environment according to established regulations and Kaiser Permanente policies and procedures. Disposes of bio-hazardous waste according to established regulations and Kaiser Permanente polices and procedures; abides by applicable federal, state and/or local standards regarding drug accountability. Ensures safeguards for handling toxic drugs are practiced at all times to protect self and others from hazardous exposure.

  • Completes documentation of all care given in KP Health Connect and documents on chemotherapy flow sheets as appropriate.

  • Acts as a liaison between oncology patients and primary care providers, discharge planning nurses, psychiatric social workers, medical consultants and other parties as necessary to facilitate the patient's plan of care.

  • Provides comprehensive patient and family education including information about treatments, medications, chemotherapy, and investigational drugs (if appropriate); details of the patient's plan of care including follow up visits and required laboratory tests; instruction about other pertinent medical conditions the patient may have; and information about internal Kaiser Permanente and community resources.

  • Functions as an integral member of the oncology team; acts as a resource for LPN and CA staff. Maintains competency by completing all annual required and assigned nursing competencies and attending continuing education programs.

  • Performs other related duties as directed.

  • Basic Qualifications:

    Experience

  • Minimum two (2) years of current Pediatric Oncology experience including chemotherapy administration.

  • Education

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program.

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • Current RN license in the District of Columbia (DC) is required.

  • BLS certification is required.

  • Current Association of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Nurses Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider cardis required.

  • Certified Pediatric Oncology Nurse within twelve (12) months of hire.


  • Additional Requirements:

  • N/A


  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSN preferred.
  • Primary Location: District of Columbia,Washington,Capitol Hill Medical Center Additional Locations: United States Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: M38|UFCW|Local 400 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Nursing Licensed Department: Pediatric Sub-Specialties Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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