Ambulatory Direct Care Nurses - Baystate Health

Req#: R22907
Category(s): Nursing, Ambulatory Direct Care Nurses
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: First

PRACTICE OFFICE-ONCOLOGY NURSE for the Medical Hematology / Oncology Clinic- The practice nurse in the clinic acts as a link between patients and care providers to assist patients/families/caregivers and facilitate patient care.

Works closely with physician, infusion staff, clinic staff, radiation staff, and other disciplines and/or external resources to coordinate patient care and follow patient throughout the care continuum. Manages telephone calls from patients and families: triages patient calls, assesses the clinical problem, and implements a plan related to patient need. Facilitates referrals to appropriate disciplines or services (internally or externally), including but not limited to home care services and transitions to palliative care or hospice in collaboration with the cancer care team.

  • RN provides to support the practice office and physicians
  • Responsible for phone triage, symptom management, and overall coordination of care.

Required Work Experience: 

  • MA RN License, BSN and CPR required
  • OCN Certification required to be obtained within 2 years of being hired
  • 3 years of acute care nursing experience required
  • Oncology experience and knowledge of oncology care, protocols is required

Other Information

  • Full Time, 36 hours working 4- 9 hours shifts Monday -Friday
  • Location Cancer Center

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Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Diploma in Nursing (Required)


Advanced Cardiac Life Support – American Heart Association, Basic Life Support – American Heart Association, Oncology Certified Nurse – Oncology Nursing Society/Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation, PALS & ACLS required for PACU – other, Pediatric Advanced Life Support – Other, Registered Nurse – State of Massachusetts

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Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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