Triage Nurse (RN) - Pancreas Cancer Clinic
Requisition #: 187611
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21201
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: May 24, 2019
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The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Join the Johns Hopkins Hospital Nursing team and become part of a collaborative work environment at a world renowned, Magnet designated, academic medical facility.
Johns Hopkins nurses are committed to patient safety, clinical excellence, optimizing outcomes through evidenced based practice, and life-long learning.
The Specialty Nurse for the Pancreas Cancer Multi-Disciplinary Clinic works closely with the advanced practice providers, physicians and surgeons in surgical, medical and radiation oncology. The RN plays a vital role in coordinating and facilitating a new patient's journey. This nurse also works with the Surgical Oncology advanced practice team and Pancreas Cancer Multi-Disciplinary Clinic Coordinator to review records for patients newly diagnosed with both benign and malignant pancreatic disease and directs their clinical course. The RN manages the weekly education sessions associated with the multidisciplinary cancer clinic to prepare and educate patients and their families. Looking for a candidate with careful listening, decision making, critical thinking, assessment, compassion and good clinical judgment skills. The candidate must be have the ability to make quick decisions, multi-task, excellent interpersonal skills, as well as possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
Specialty Registered Nurse (RN) Qualifications:
- A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree from an Accredited School of Nursing required
An active Maryland State or Compact RN license is required
BLS CPR certification required: AHA, Red Cross, or Military Training Network accepted
- Three years of recent RN experience is required
Specialty Nurse is responsible for:
- Reviewing records of newly referred and current patients with benign or malignant pancreatic disease
- Providing education for patients and caregivers attending the weekly Pancreas Cancer Multi-Disciplinary Clinic
- Assessing the type and urgency of medical assistance needed
- Linking patients to the appropriate treatment team (Surgical, Radiation, or Medical Oncology)
- Coordinating with other provider and non provider team members from involved specialties
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