Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
: Yawkey Center for Cancer CareJob Family
: NursingFull/Part Time
: On DemandRegular/Temporary
: RegularFLSA Status
: NonexemptJob Summary
The staff nurse's responsibilities include assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care for a complex patient population. The staff nurse provides patient and family education and psychosocial and emotional support. He/she is a member of a multidisciplinary care team that requires effective communication and collaboration with co-workers and staff at the Institute, BWH, and other collaborating institutions and agencies. The staff nurse identifies his/her own professional goals and learning needs. The role requires critical thinking, collaborative practice, excellent communication skills and an understanding of the principles and practices of clinical research. The Mission, Vision and Core values of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute are incorporated into all areas of practices.Job Qualifications
1.Licensed as a registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
2.Baccalaureate degree required; baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred
3.Minimum of 1 year (or equivalent) of nursing experience
4.Certification in Oncology Nursing preferred - OCN, AOCN, CPON
5.Demonstrated ability to work as an effective member of an interdisciplinary team.
6. Demonstrated skills in critical thinking, problem solving, and ability to make independent decisions.
7.Ability to function in a busy work setting with patients with complex needs.Schedule
Per Diem, flexible shifts with weekend & Holiday commitment