Responsible for providing comprehensive care in an ambulatory setting for patients with neurological conditions. Responsibilities include assessment of physical and psychosocial needs, patient education, and the administration of neurological infusion therapies, immunotherapy, and blood products. The nurse evaluates the patient's response to interventions and implements appropriate changes and also assist in symptom management, coordination of internal and external resources, triaging unexpected patient visits and facilitating communication between all members of the health care team. These functions are performed in collaboration with attending physicians and other clinical personnel in accordance with all applicable state and local laws and regulations and MedStar Health's policies, procedures and standards.
EDUCATION: Valid RN license in the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland depending on location; Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred.
EXPERIENCE: 2 years RN experience with at least 1 year administering infusion treatments.
LICENSE/CERT/REG: CPR certification. Certification in Infusion nursing preferred.
SKILLS: Demonstrated high level of clinical competence. Effective interpersonal skills, including verbal and written communication. Basic math skills. Basic computer skills.