University of Miami Registered Nurse 2 - Chemotherapy/Infusion - SCCC-Research Services - Up to $25,000 Sign-up Bonus in Miami, Florida
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The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center-Research Services has an exciting opportunity for a C hemotherapy/Infusion Registered Nurse 2. The Chemotherapy nurse:
Administers research study agents, standard chemotherapy and biotherapy agents, and non-chemotherapy medications.
Monitors therapeutic responses and side effects, and obtains pharmacokinetic blood samples and other laboratory specimens as required by each protocol.
Assists in maintenance of up-to-date protocol information in clinical areas.
Documents in a concise, accurate and legible manner according to each clinical protocol and clinical practice standards.
Provides documentation to the Research Nurse and/or Data Manager.
Meets study timelines and objectives as defined by protocols.
Abides by requirements in accordance with the Oncology Nursing Society’s Manual for Clinical Trials Nursing.
Supports patients and their families during trial treatment.
Works with research nurse and principal investigator to educate patients and their families about their treatment and protocol requirements.
Follow policies and procedures for clinical trials.
Functional knowledge about each protocol.
Utilizes independent learning methods to become knowledgeable about new protocols and protocol changes.
Attends and participates in regularly scheduled Phase 1 Clinical Research meetings.
Performs assessments and reassessments focusing on the physical and psychosocial health status of the patient in an ongoing timely and systematic manner.
Obtains baseline information utilized for the development of individualized patient plan of care.
Provides direct and indirect patient and family care to assess needs.
Facilitates/patient/family education with interdisciplinary team involvement.
Monitors patient’s progress against plan of care until discharge from designated patient care area.
Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members to identify potential barriers and variances to the plan of care
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
Bachelor degree required
Current/valid Florida nursing license.
3 years recent oncology/nursing experience required
Recent experience in administering chemotherapy and biotherapy agents
Oncology Nursing Society Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Administration Guidelines provider course
Oncology certification preferred
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Proven track record of building relationships with physicians, direct reports and key staff
Moderate to advanced computer literacy and skills
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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