Medical/Surgical Oncology Practice Nursing Specialist

Pocono Medical Center East Stroudsburg, PA
Job Details

JOB SUMMARY:

The Oncology Nursing Specialist provides care to designated patients within the Pennsylvania Registered Nurse Scope of Practice. Provides care coordination across the continuum. Participates in Network quality improvement initiatives. Demonstrates annual competence with clinical skills, clinical equipment, and electronic medical record system. Performs administrative functions as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduated from an accredited School of Nursing, Diploma Program, and Associate Degree Program.

OCN Certification within three (3) years from hire date required.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) within five (5) years of hire date, required.

Must have current license or temporary practice permit to practice as Registered Nurse or Graduate Nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

ONS Chemo/Bio provider card required within one (1) year of hire date, required. Active member of a professional nursing organization preferred.

One (1) year oncology nursing experience required.

Must successfully complete orientation including, but not limited to, successful completion of medication validation and written medication examination.

Must maintain current CPR certification.

Must be able to meet health standards for employment.

Basic computer skills, data entry required.