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Job Req ID:  84761

Infusion Nurse (Oncology)

Green Spring Medical Oncology is an infusion center for adult solid tumor patients. The patients are treated with chemotherapy and immunotherapy for various types of cancer. There is a multidisciplinary approach to care for all patients and we do practice primary nursing. We are seeking a Clinical Nurse who is an integral part of that practice.

 

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating care for assigned patients to promote the achievement of clinical outcomes
  • Provide direct patient care based on the nursing process while mentoring others to promote quality and excellence of care
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary health care team to optimize team performance
  • Promote improvements in treatment area processes and cost-effective use of resources
  • Accountable for own decisions regarding patient care
  • Identifies impending changes in patient condition and individual performance issues
  • Analyzes patient care data to deliver and evaluate care
  • May focus in the area of clinical practice or education
  • Knowledge of nursing process; social, behavioral and physical sciences; nursing research and application; leadership and management as normally acquired through completion of bachelor’s program in nursing
  • Knowledge of current health care environment
  • This position communicates regularly with the Nurse Manager so that the Nurse manager can be aware of trends for longer term problem solving
  • Mentors others to promote quality, safety, and excellence in clinical care
  • Precepts RN’s and CMA’s
  • Promotes and identifies quality improvement initiatives that are aligned with the departmental and organizational safety and operational goals

 

Supervision of Others

  • As needed

 

Equipment, Machine, or Tool Requirements: 

  • General physiologic monitoring and patient care equipment such as defibrillator and glucometer monitor

 

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) is required
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing (MSN) is preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of related nursing experience
  • More experience preferred

 

Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date. 

 

Licensure, Certification, Registration:

  • Registered nurse licensure in the State of Maryland

 

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of nursing process, social, behavioral, biological and physical science
  • Knowledge of current health care environment
  • Ability to analyze data to synthesize and summarize information and make judgments regarding patient care
  • Highly effective verbal communication and interpersonal skills to establish working relationships that foster optimal quality patient care
  • Ability to document legibly using a writing instrument
  • Ability to use a computer keyboard to input and obtain data
  • CPR and AED certified
  • Ability to properly conduct general physiologic monitoring and patient care equipment such as an EKG.
  • Knowledge of nursing process, social, behavioral, biological and physical science
  • Knowledge of current health care environment
  • Working knowledge of Epic and Epic’s Beacon ordering system
  • Ability to analyze data to synthesize and summarize information and make judgments regarding patient care
  • Highly effective verbal communication and interpersonal skills to establish working relationships that foster optimal quality patient care
  • Ability to document legibly using a writing instrument
  • Ability to use a computer keyboard to input and obtain data
  • CPR and AED certified
  • Ability to properly conduct general physiologic monitoring and patient care equipment such as an EKG and IV pumps
  • Accountable authority for decisions regarding patient care; may act in absence of the nurse manager
  • Ability to analyze data to synthesize and summarize information and to make judgments regarding patient care
  • Highly effective verbal communication and interpersonal skills to establish working relationships that foster optimal quality patient care
  • Ability to use a computer keyboard to input and obtain data
  • Ability to document legibly using a writing instrument
  • Maintain confidentiality per clinical and operational standards and holds others accountable
  • Listens actively top opinions, ideas and feelings expressed by others and responds in a courteous and tactful manner; holds others accountable for same behaviors
  • In collaboration with the Nurse Manager, sets unit goals, which contributes to the accomplishment of the practice and organization goals
  • Ability to monitor unit and foster teamwork
  • Support clinical practice at the discretion of the nurse manager and practice administrator
  • Ability to assist the Nurse Manager with performance management and regulatory requirements and holds self-accountable
  • Ability to manage personnel resources and allocation to meet patient care, staff and organizational requirements of the treatment area
  • Ability to address internal and external concerns regarding safety, customer service and/or quality improvement, responding to these within one week of receipt, utilizing service recovery methods as appropriate

 

Work Conditions:

  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, radiation and pharmacological agents
  • Work requires standing and/or walking for extended periods of time
  • Work requires lifting and/or positioning patients and transporting wheelchairs, beds and related equipment
  • Work requires manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination to perform patient care procedures
  • Work may require contact with aggressive and/or combative patients
  • Employees in this position will be required to adhere to work availability and scheduling requirements
  • This may include, but is not limited to availability status, mandatory overtime, on call and shift work
  • May require on call work and may be required to cover in other JH infusion locations

 

Classified Title: Clinical Nurse
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/ME 
Starting Salary Range: $61,550 - $84,700 annually (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F 8am-4pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: JH at Greenspring Station 

Department name: SOM Onc Greenspring 
Personnel area: School of Medicine

 

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

 

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

 

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

 

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

 

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

 

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