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Oncology Registered Nurse

Springfield, MA

Posted: 03/14/2023 Employment Type: Temp to Hire Job Number: 10457

Job Description

Oncology cares for newly diagnosed patients with cancers and or hematologic diseases to those with complications of treatment all the way through the end of life. Chemotherapy competent nurses administer chemo to patients on and off unit and the unit is looking to orient additional staff to chemotherapy which has increased need for travelers. The unit also cares for medical surgical overflow patients, typically most of those patients have a cancer history.

Unit Size/Beds: Total 23 beds, 7 private 16 double rooms

Expected Ratios: Days 1:5/6; Nights 1:6/7
Cases seen: Newly diagnosed patients with cancer, patients receiving chemotherapy, FTT, complications of cancer treatment (i.e. toxicities), end of life, FTT, medical surgical patients.

Years of Exp preferred: 3+ years (oncology experience strongly preferred)

Certifications required: Chemotherapy/biotherapy provider card strongly preferred
?CPR - BLS - American Heart Association
Non tele, comfortable with central lines, knowledge of cytotoxic precautions, and strong med/surg skills

Meet Your Recruiter

Melissa Cartier
Director of Staffing Services, Healthcare and Office Services, Springfield Office

Melissa Cartier is an Account Manager in our J. Morrissey Springfield Office. Melissa has been with J.Morrissey for over 3 years and brings to us several years of career services and counseling experience. Melissa works with large and small companies in the Springfield area, and is responsible for managing new and current clients as well as recruiting and onboarding temporary candidates for temporary positions. 

Prior to joining J. Morrissey, Melissa was the Director of Career Services at Premier Education Group where she performed various career development functions and achieved company benchmark placement rates. Melissa started her career as a Certified Medical Assistant, which has provided her with valuable insights into the healthcare industry and has helped her form strong connections with her clients and candidates.

In addition to her passion for recruiting and building relationships, Melissa volunteers her time public speaking in schools where she delivers presentations on career development and growth. Melissa also belongs to the Chicopee Chamber of Commerce. Her industry knowledge, commitment to quality service, and enthusiasm for people make her an invaluable member of the J. Morrissey team.

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