Oncology Nurse Resume

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Career Objective:

Compassionate and experienced Oncology Nurse with abilities to handle all stages of cancer treatment, and provide effective care to patients. Capable of providing support to patients undergoing different treatment procedures, and educating families about the patienets’ physical and mental status, and precautions to be taken.

Summary of Skills:

  • Hands-on experience caring for juvenile, and adult cancer patients

  • Ability to assess patients, and develop personalized care plans

  • Profound knowledge of chemotherapy, bio-therapy and their side-effects

  • In-depth information about psychological effect of cancer, and capable of providing education and support to patients’ family

  • Ability to provide optimistic support to patients undergoing chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and cancer treatments

  • Proficient at handling pediatrics, hematology, and oncology patients

  • Adept at providing care to multiple patients, and coordinating with other healthcare professionals

  • Strong communication, observational, and time-management skills

Work Experience:

Oncology Nurse

Sisters of Charity Hospital, Buffalo, New York

November 2017 – Present

  • Administering prescribed medications, providing end-of-life care and support to cancer patients

  • Assisting oncologists and surgeons for performing scans, and removing cancerous tumors

  • Guiding and educating people about cancer prevention, screening methods, detection and available advanced treatment options

  • Performing venipuncture, assessing implanted ports, and managing catheter devices

  • Initiating oral chemotherapy programs for initial stage patients, and monitoring side-effects to understand the effectiveness of the program

  • Counseling families on last stage care, preparing for termination and post mortem reports

Oncology Nurse

Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo, New York

May 2014 – October 2017

  • Assisted oncologists to communicate patient status and response to medication to families in a non-technical manner

  • Worked endlessly with patients suffering from different types of cancer like oral, pancreatic, breast, liver and blood, and gave optimal services till the last stage of cancer

  • Conducted and interpreted diagnostic test after consulting concerned oncologists, and informed family about the result and medical plans to be followed

  • Provided direct nursing services to an average of 7 patients in different stages of cancer in any particular shift, and coordinated with the concerned specialist when the condition aggravated

  • Supervised nursing interns, and junior staff about the care to be taken for post chemotherapy or biotherapy sessions

  • Participated in various seminars, multidisciplinary conferences, survivorship care, tumor board consultations conducted in hospital, and other places to learn about the new methods of cancer treatments

Oncology Nurse

Mercy Hospital, Buffalo, New York

September 2012 – April 2014

  • Coordinated with 5 oncology patients daily and collected entire medical history, lifestyle description, and family health issues to create an accurate case paper

  • Collaborated with the medical team to provide direct care to patients visiting for chemotherapy, and conducted proper follow-up by assessing vital parameters

  • Implemented new methods of symptom treatment on level 1 cancer patients, and monitored progress

  • Conducted scan tests to better understand symptoms, and determined if the tumor was malignant or benign

  • Administered lipids, IV medication, diet supplements, nutrition, fluids and blood transfusion to more than 10 patients on the last stage of the disease

  • Extended work hours to provide the best healthcare treatment as required in the oncology unit

Nursing Trainee

Mercy Hospital, Buffalo, New York

June 2010 – August 2012

  • Conducted preliminary checkups for out patient department, and made referrals to the right specialist doctors

  • Assisted various physicians during diagnostic tests, and other medical procedures

  • Interpreted lab reports, and conducted special sessions from notable oncologist to educate patients about available cancer treatments

  • Provided instructions to families about care and precautions to be followed pre and after chemotherapy

  • Explained medical plans and options to cancer patients families

  • Processed and organized patients’ medical history to falicitate quick access by any specialist if required during the course of the treatment

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

    The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY

    2011

Certification:

Certified in Oncology Nursing and Caring, 2012

Reference:

On request.