Oncology Nurse Coordinator  (RN)

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Location
Baltimore, MD
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 22, 2017
Closes
Nov 21, 2017
Specialty
Hemo / Oncology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
What You Will Do:

This role is considered the minimum role for all nurses at UMMC who have greater than 12 months experience. This nurse will be competent in the skills/knowledge required and fully participate in nursing governance. He/she will practice and adhere to the guidelines specified in the UMMC Professional Nurse Job Charter. Under general supervision and with attending physician input, the incumbent is responsible for coordinating, managing and communicating the plan of treatment to patients and their families. Specifically, the incumbent assists in communications with patients; triages patients and patient issues, performs symptom management, and teaches patients regarding their disease process and treatment. In addition, the nurse coordinator collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team and utilizes clinical outcomes data to support innovative and cost-effective changes to clinical practice. Is accountable to patients and families for the processes and outcomes of care during an episode of care. Is accountable to peers for the advancement of group practice on the practice setting, and to the nurse manager for the totality of work performance. This nurse will be competent in the skills/knowledge required and fully participate in practice setting governance. He/she will practice and adhere to the guidelines specified in the UMMC Professional Nurse Job Charter. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and UMMS philosophy, policies, procedures and standards

What You Need to Be Successful:

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing required Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland, or eligible to practice due to compact state requirements outlined by the Maryland Board of Nursing
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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