Oncology Nurse Specialist in Washington, DC at The GW Medical Faculty Associates.

Date Posted: 3/25/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary

To perform this job successfully you are:

  • Someone who takes initiative and is eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
  • A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that maintain high standards of nursing care.
  • Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged, using both formal and informal development.
  • Approachable and comfortable with diverse groups of people and able to make others comfortable with you.
  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
  • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work within Nurse-Physician Care Team based Ambulatory Practice model caring for Medical Hematology/Oncology patients.
  • Provide clinical support to staff members, and assist with the management of a caseload of patients.
  • Perform patient assessment, symptom management, telephone triage, assist with prior authorization and offer patient/family education.
  • Act as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide continuity of care throughout various stages of treatment and follow-up.

Job Requirements

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing required, Master of Science in Nursing preferred

Licensure

  • Current DC licensure as a Registered Nurse, or evidence of application submission.
  • Current BCLS
  • OCN/BMTCN preferred, required to obtain certification within 1 year if not certified at time of hire

Experience

  • 1 year of experience in Oncology nursing required 
  • Outpatient Medical Oncology experience strongly preferred
  • Ambulatory experience preferred