Oct 14, 2019

Clinical Nurse Outpatient Oncology Clinic

  • experiencedRN Premium Placement
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA

Job Description

Clinical Nurse Outpatient Oncology Clinic

Philadelphia, PA - Full Time

Relocation and extremely comprehensive benefits. Bonus opportunity.

Entry salary for new grad FLOC NP = $99k + 5-7.5% bonus potential (annual payout)

Salaries increase for experience.  Eligible for relocation assistance ($ varies per candidate).

The Clinical Nurse practices at the level of an advanced beginner to expert practitioner of professional nursing. The nurse at this level demonstrates competence in caring for patients and families and progresses to caring for those with the most complex problems/highest acuity in the designated clinical area. Provides age/developmentally appropriate care. Care is delivered through RN leadership for patient care within the framework of family-centered care.

The Clinical Nurse adheres to the organizational and nursing department mission, vision, and values. S/he practices in accordance with the ANA Code of Ethics; the ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice and practice standards of applicable specialty nursing organizations. The professional nurse practices within the defined scope of practice designated by the Nurse Practice Acts of Pennsylvania and/or New Jersey, depending on the assigned work site.

Equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran. 

Required Education and Experience Required Education:  Diploma in Nursing 

According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing Graduation from ACEN and/or CCNE accredited school of nursing or college.

Required Experience: At least 12 months of previous RN experience.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Preferred Education: BSN Preferred Experience: Prior pediatric experience or prior experience in your area of specialty. Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: Active membership in a professional nursing organization.

Looking for:

-Candidates to work full-time which is 80 biweekly hours M-F, and there is a minimal weekend requirement (a couple Saturdays per year).  Clinic is not currently open Saturdays, but they would have to come in and be the phone nurse for that day. The clinic just extended their hours to 10PM M-F, so candidate will have to be open to work days and evenings, but no overnights.

-Will potentially consider candidates interested in a part-time status if they have previous pediatric Oncology experience.  If hired part-time the candidate has to be available to orient for 6-8 weeks at a full-time status.

-They prefer candidates with previous pediatric oncology specific experience.  So experience administering chemotherapy, blood products, and experience with central lines.  They may also consider nurses with inpatient pediatric experience at a Pediatric focused hospital and from high acuity unit.

-They will also consider candidates with adult oncology experience if it was on an oncology focused unit, and if they have experience administering chemo

-BSN is preferred

Info about clinic:

-Very fast paced, high acuity.  Our clinic sees some of the sickest cases from around the world.                                                                                                                                                    

-Clinic is made up of three sections and nurses work amongst all three:  one side is set up like Doctor’s office setting where they do assessments, vitals, lab draws, etc.  The other section is where they administer chemo, blood products, and CAR-T cell infusions, and the third is where they do small procedures- lumbar punctures, intrathecal chemo (in this area nurses will recover patients from GA)