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RN - Adult Oncology/Lymphoma - Inpatient

Maxim Healthcare Group Bethesda, MD
  • Expired: October 09, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Maxim Healthcare Services is currently seeking a Registered Nurse to provide Oncology services on the adult inpatient unit at the National Institute of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD. 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 licenseBenefits include paid time off, paid federal holidays, BCBS health benefits eligibility, employee discount programs, and more! The Oncology/Lymphoma 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 required

  • Current BLS card
  • Hours

    Full time Day/Evening shift rotation – 8 and 12 hr shifts with weekends and holidays as neededORFull time Day/Night shift rotation - 8 and 12 hr shifts with weekends and holidays as needed 

    For further information and/or to apply to this opportunity, please contact Chelsea Hagerty at 410-910-2045 or email your resume to chhagert! 

    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. About Maxim Healthcare Group Maxim Healthcare Group has 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 Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

    Maxim Healthcare Group


    Bethesda, MD