Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Clinical Nurse - Chemotherapy Verification Nurse-Outpatient Ambulatory Services, NYC ( flexible scheduling) in New York, New York

Clinical Nurse – Chemotherapy Verification Nurse-Outpatient Ambulatory Services, NYC ( flexible scheduling)

Job Posting Number: 20738

Nursing – Ambulatory

New York,NY

March 30, 2018

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

Clinical Nurse – Chemotherapy Verification Nurse-Outpatient Ambulatory Services, NYC (10 hour shifts)

Hours: Full-time days 10 hour days flex (7:30am-8pm) Monday-Friday with potential for two days telecommuting from home available when fully trained.

We are:

  • Providers of compassionate, evidence-based nursing care to Oncology patients and families living with cancer in a healing and innovative environment

  • Nursing at MSKCC

You are:

  • Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

  • A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that maintains high standards of nursing care within the organization.

  • Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged,using both formal and informal development channels.

  • Approachable and comfortable with diverse groups of people and able to make others comfortable with you.

  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.

  • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

You will:

  • Work within a Nurse-Physician based Ambulatory Care Practice Model.

  • Review each chemotherapy/biotherapy order for completeness and accuracy

  • Communicate with Prescribers for clarification or corrections to orders

  • Participate in creation and review of research protocol order templates

  • Improve patient safety by recording and reporting chemotherapy errors and “near misses”

  • Participate in multidisciplinary activities, as well as the creation, review, and revision processes of new and current chemotherapy and biotherapy guidelines.

You need:

  • New York State RN license and BSN

  • 2 years of related chemotherapy experience required

  • Chemotherapy certification strongly preferred.

  • Medical Oncology experience strongly preferred

  • Excellent problem solving and negotiation skill

  • BCLS

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