Provides an advanced level of highly specialized professional nursing care to out-patients critically ill with cancer, benign and malignant blood disorders along the disease continuum from newly diagnosed through end of life care.
Oversees or performs the administration and monitoring of complex antineoplastic agents, including chemotherapy regimens, monoclonal antibodies, biological therapy, etc.
Evaluates and coordinates all aspects of pre-and post-chemotherapy care; performs and oversees skilled practice for a variety of routine to highly complex procedures.
Provides orientation, formal and informal on-the-job education and training to assigned personnel.
Accurately interprets and executes physicians? orders and coordinates with other health care providers.
Skill to set up, operate, and monitor specialized medical equipment, both therapeutic and diagnostic; ability to recognize malfunctioning equipment and take appropriate action.
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
Selectees will be required to sign a statement (Condition of Employment) consenting to seasonal influenza vaccinations or must provide a recognized exemption.
This position is a Testing Designated Position subject to applicant testing and random drug testing. Selectees will be required to sign DA Form 5019 requiring participation in random drug urinalysis testing.
A pre-placement medical examination is required.
Immunization screening is required. Hepatitis B immunization is required for all positions with direct patient contact. Applicants may be required to show proof of other immunizations depending on the type of position.
Must be able to obtain and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification sponsored or endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA). Advanced certification (e.g., Advanced Life Support) does not supersede BLS completion.
Applicants must be able to fulfill credentialing requirements and obtain and maintain appropriate/relevant clinical privileges.
Applicants must obtain Chemotherapy Certification.
Position is designated as Inclement Weather Essential. The incumbent must make every attempt to report for work on time and/or remain on duty during severe weather conditions.
Internal Number: NCM180115546552HM
About Madigan Army Medical Center
Madigan Army Medical Center is located in the heart of the Pacific Northwest's Puget Sound region, Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) is the Defense Department's premiere military installation in the northwest and is the most requested duty station in the Army. Fort Lewis, named after Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark expedition, is one of the largest and most modern military reservations in the United States and consists of 87,000 acres of prairie land cut from the glacier-flattened Nisqually Plain.