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Surgical Oncology Specialty Nurse (RN)

Requisition #: 187612
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Nursing
Work Shift: Rotating Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: May 24, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. When joining the Johns Hopkins Health System, you became part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. Great careers continually advance here.Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Baltimore, Maryland

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 Surgical Oncology Specialty Nurse will assist in the peri-operative outpatient care of of patients with hepatopancreaticobiliary and gastrointestinal malignancies. The Specialty Nurse works with the Surgical Oncology advanced practice team. 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 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 ongoing Surgical Oncology Patient

  • Assessing the type and urgency of post operative issues and medical assistance needed over the phone

  • Linking patients to the appropriate treatment team (Surgical, Radiation, or Medical Oncology)

  • Assisting with management of recently discharged patients, including post-operative phone calls

  • Assisting with clinical needs of long term patients and disease management followed by the surgical team


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