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Ambulatory Oncology Triage Nurse

Requisition #: 222563
Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC 20001
Category: Nursing
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Feb. 27, 2020

We are pleased to include a sign-on bonus in the amount of $8,000.00. If hired, you will receive this bonus in two (2) installments of $4,000.00 each, for a total of $8,000.00. The first installment will be paid within two (2) pay periods of your employment start date, and the second installment will be paid after your successful completion of six (6) months of full time employment. In addition, if you remain full time at one year, you will receive an additional $2000 and $3000 if still employed full time at 2 years.

GENERAL SUMMARY: The medical oncology nurse is an RN with at least 2 years of general nursing experience in either an outpatient or inpatient ambulatory or hospital center. Additionally, 1-3 years of dedicated oncology experience and chemotherapy administration is necessary. The medical oncology nurse is familiar with and practices evidenced-based nursing practice relevant to general nursing and oncology specific nursing. Establishes individualized outcomes measures for each patient’s care. Coordinates care to maximize desirable outcomes, patient satisfaction, and cost effective utilization of available personnel and resources. Serves as a representative of the medical oncology clinic and hospital environment as a clinical role model in all interactions with patients, families, visitors, physicians, colleagues, and other staff members.


  1. Graduate from an accredited nursing program for Registered Nurses.
  2. Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the District of Columbia.
  3. Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Bachelor degree with second degree in Nursing.
  4. Two (2) years of general nursing experience.
  5. 1-3 years of dedicated oncology experience.
  6. Minimum of 20 contact hours per year through an accredited provider.
  7. At least one year of hands-on chemotherapy administration experience.
  8. Excellent IV skills and knowledge of central line access and maintenance.
  9. Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) preferred. Must be OCN within 9 months of hire date.
  10. Chemotherapy/Biotherapy course through ONS with successful completion or must be successfully completed within 3 months of hire date.
  11. Current Basic Life Support certificate required.

    Sibley Memorial Hospital provides a smoke free workplace.


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