Cancer Center Nurse Clinician
Company: Hackensack Meridian Health
Posted on: December 4, 2019
SunIRef:Nurse:title Cancer Center Nurse Clinician Hackensack
Meridian Health 312 reviews Hackensack, NJ 07601 Description: he
Cancer Center Nurse Clinician, in collaboration with the medical
oncologist, collaborating APN and the entire healthcare team,
oversees and supports the oncology patient and their significant
other(s). This care is begun during initial consultation and
continues throughout the treatment continuum. Responsibilties: 1.
Provides oncology clinical expertise and utilizes evidence-based
research to achieve positive outcomes for the oncology patient,
their families and significant others. 2. Applies evidence-based
practice to make clinical decisions and establish standards of
clinical specialty. 3. Provides patient care, applying oncology
clinical skills and critical thinking to ensure optimal outcomes.
4. Maintains a communication system which ensures comprehensive and
timely transmission of information to physicians, nursing staff,
and the multidisciplinary team. 5. During all initial assessments
and all phone triage, identifies problems and helps develop
evidence-based guidelines/solutions to meet desired measurable
outcomes and documents all care/findings as per policy. 6.
Participates in the collaboration with physicians, nursing staff,
and multidisciplinary team in the assessment, planning,
implementation and evaluation of care for selected patients and
their families. 7. Identifies educational needs of the oncology
patient, their families and significant others, and collaborates
with other multidisciplinary team members to educate and develop
programs and teaching materials. 8. Participates/coordinates and
facilitates in formal or informal educational programs which
include mentoring. 9. Provides individualized and culturally
appropriate health promotion and oncology care based on age,
learning theory, epidemiological principles and developmental
levels, learning needs, readiness and the ability to learn. 10.
Supports immediate revision of the plan of care as per the
physician and collaborating APN and initiates immediate
teaching/education with the oncology patient and their significant
other(s) to support/meet desired outcomes and documents
appropriately. 11. Monitors documentation in the medical record to
ensure patient outcomes are achieved and maintained based on
established standards of care. 12. Serves as a clinical resource
person to nursing staff, patients/families, and other
multidisciplinary team members across the continuum to evaluate
complex patients and identify appropriate desired outcomes and
interventions. 13. Participates in the development of
evidence-based guidelines/protocols that are utilized in planning
patient care and monitoring achievement of patient outcomes. 14.
Participates in continuous process improvement efforts to improve
patient outcomes, assures appropriate utilization of resources and
increases patient satisfaction. 15. Identifies the needs of the
patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is
specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing
and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes
communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s)
at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.).
16. Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's
Organizational Competencies. Qualifications: Education, Knowledge,
Skills and Abilities Required: 1. Bachelor's degree. 2. Graduate of
an NLN/AACN accredited program in nursing. 3. 2 years of experience
as a registered nurse. Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Preferred: 1. Master's degree. Licenses and Certifications
Required: 1. NJ State Professional Registered Nurse License. 2.
Certification in area of specialty. Licenses and Certifications
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