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RN - Ambulatory-Adult Oncology Job

Job Number: RIH18726

Job Title: Registered Nurse Ambulatory - Adult Oncology

Department: Adult Oncology - 1012425

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Under the general supervision of the Clinic Administrator or Physician, and according to established procedures, provides care to patients and families. Responsible and accountable for the care provided regardless of whether it is provided solely by said nurse or if by the nurse and others under his/her supervision. Implements and coordinates the steps of the nursing process, involves the patient in decision making relative to care and is responsible for making nursing care judgements and acting upon them. Collaborates with Physicians in the management of prescribed medical plan of care. Involves implementation of the physician prescribed regimen, evaluations of patient response to the regimen and communication to the Physician of changes in the patient’s status. Functions under protocol which extend responsibilities for medical management activities. Coordinates the patient plan of care with nurses, Physicians and other member s of the Health Team and agencies within the community, to provide an integrated and comprehensive approach to care delivery. Responsible for participating in educational, quality assurance and research activities. Additionally, the Registered Nurse acts as a consultant, sharing his/her clinical expertise and knowledge with other health care providers and members of the community. Performs clinical management functions specifically delegated by the Clinical Manager. The nurse participates in organizational planning and decision making which affects patient care and Ambulatory Service operations. The Registered Nurse also participates in related nursing, medical and hospital committee activities. Practices within the framework of the philosophy, objectives, policies procedures and standards of the Hospital and his/her specific Ambulatory Service.


Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred.

Must have current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


Related experience and credentials where indicated.

ONS bio-chemo certification to administer chemotherapy. One year oncology experience.