An Oncology nurse specializes in providing health care for cancer patients and for individuals at risk of developing cancer. Oncology nurses monitor their patients conditions at all times and create treatment plans to relieve their symptoms as much as possible. They administer medicine and cancer treatments such as chemotherapy. It is their responsibility to maintain an excellent working knowledge of cancer and to pass this information along to patients and their families. Oncology nurses regularly consult and collaborate with other health care professionals such as cancer specialists and physicians to provide the best possible level of service to their patients.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
A minimum of one-year current experience (within a year) as an R.N. in the specialty they are applying for.
Current active Registered Nurse license in the state of assignment without disciplinary action.
Must maintain a current American Heart Association BLS
Must pass all prerequisite screening requirements (testing, medical and criminal, etc).
Interpersonal and communication skills/ team player.
Maintain professional level of conduct as per office policy and Nurses24/7 code of conduct
Additional Salary Information: Dependent on level of Experience