RN - Adult Oncology Inpatient Unit

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    Bethesda, MD, 20892
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    Oncology - ST, Healthcare
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    Contract - Full Time
Maxim Healthcare Services is currently seeking a Registered Nurse to provide Oncology services on the adult inpatient unit at a world renowned research hospital in Bethesda, MD, just minutes outside of Washington DC!

This is an exciting opportunity to work with the largest research hospital in the country, and travel packages are available! 


• Excellent opportunity to gain entry into federal employment
• Rewarding experience in public service for your country    
• Easy travel: federal Property allows you to work on any active, unrestricted state license


The Oncology nurse is responsible for evaluating, planning, implementing and documenting nursing care for oncology patient populations.

Responsibilities:
    • Provides specialized oncology nursing care to patients in a hospital or clinic setting.
    • Performs nursing procedures and prescribed medical treatments.
    • Observes and assesses chemotherapy patients' conditions.
    • Assures patient safety and stability; reports significant changes to supervisor or physician; records nursing notes on patient chart.
    • Interviews and observes patients to ascertain medical history and current condition; reviews patients’ records; takes vital signs, assesses current condition and pain level.
    • Administers chemotherapy, blood products, IV fluids and medications.
    • Validates chemotherapy doses for accuracy.
    • Reviews and carries out physician’s orders.
    • Reports progress and unusual occurrences.
    • Identifies patient needs and healthcare problems; develops goals, service delivery protocols, and nursing plan of care; evaluates patient progress and modifies care plans as needed.
    • Records and reports all information within scope of authority.
    • Performs assessment of patients; evaluates symptoms, and determines essential care required.
    • Prepares patients for physician’s examination, and assists in examination and treatment of patient.
    • Educates patients and families about cancer diagnosis, prognosis and treatment options.
    • Instructs individual patients and family on follow-up care, toxicity and side effects of chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
    • Assists in assessment of pain management.
    • Other duties as assigned
Requirements:
  • Active, unrestricted RN license in any state
  • 2-3 yrs of  recent strong Oncology or Med Surg experience in an acute care setting 

  • ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy certification preferred 

  • Current BLS card  

Hours

Full time Night shift– 8 and 12 hr shifts Monday-Friday and holidays as needed

For further information and/or to apply to this opportunity, please contact a recruiter at  govrecruiter@maxhealth.com


Benefits
At Maxim Healthcare Group, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
**CO Specific Benefits: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Health Advocacy (company paid if enrolled Medical), Health Advocate Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account , 401(k), 401(k) Company Match, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Primary Caregiver Leave, Parental Leave, Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Hospital Expense Protection Plan, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Home and Auto Insurance, Pet Insurance, Transportation Benefits, CommonBond, Educational Assistance Program, College Partnership Program, Paid Time Off/Company Holidays

About Maxim Healthcare Group
Maxim Healthcare Group has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim’s commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.  

Maxim Healthcare Group is 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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