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chemotherapy infusion nurse resume example with 7+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Skill Highlights
  • Experienced Ocology/Chemotherapy nurse
  • Oncology Nursing Society Certified
  • Oncology Nursing Society Member
  • Experienced Gastrointerology nurse
  • Experienced Gastrointerology procedures nurse
  • Experienced Infusion nurse
  • Experienced Interventional Radiology nurse
  • Experienced sedation nurse
  • Experienced Pre-op nurse
  • Experienced Post-op nurse
  • ONS, ACLS, BLS Certifications
Professional Summary

Skilled Infusion Nurse coordinates and administers infusion activities to deliver compassionate patient care to meet standards of practice. Coordinates and performs infusion nursing care for patients in clinical and home setting and works cooperatively with patient, family and multidisciplinary team to establish priorities and goals of patient care. Monitors patient and processes to identify areas for performance improvement to enhance quality of care delivery and improve patient outcomes.


Chemotherapy Infusion Center nurse certified by the Oncology Nursing Society for Baptist Hospital, Pensacola Fl.

Endoscopy procedures nurse also performing pre-op and post-op nursing duties for Sacred Heart Hospital, Pensacola Florida.

Interventional Radiology sedation nurse, also performing pre-op and post-op nursing duties Interventional Radiology at Sacred Heart Hospital, Pensacola Florida.

Medical Surgical unit nurse for White County Medical Center, Searcy Arkansas. Experience with primary care and education for patients and the family. Communicating directly with physicians and their staff.

Professional Experience
09/2021 to Current Infusion Nurse Specialist Us Oncology, Inc. | Clifton Park, NY,
  • Administered IV fluids, medications and blood products through peripherally inserted central venous catheter to support long-term treatment for infections, cancer or heart and kidney problems.
  • Educated patient, family or caretaker about post discharge care procedures to facilitate care continuum.
  • Remained current on advances in nursing care by participating in educational programs and oriented and educated new staff in nursing techniques and departmental procedures.


  • Adhered to strict safety measures by carefully determining proper dosages before administering medications.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
05/2016 to Current Chemotherapy Infusion nurse Cleveland Clinic | Tallmadge, OH,

Administers chemotherapy infusions to cancer patients. Verifying correct dosages. Ordering and interpreting lab studies tailored to individual treatment. Providing education to patients and family.

Familiar with various chemotherapy regimens and associated medications as a chemotherapy nurse.

Performed various other non-chemotherapy related infusions including blood transfusions, IV antibiotics, IV Iron, Phlebotomies, etc...

Experience in titration schedules as well as other special administration and handling requirements.
Handled chemotherapeutic cytotoxic spills.

Treated allergic reactions safely.

Ensured correct drug dosages were calculated according to pt's current BSA.

Managed the side-effects of cancer treatments.

Provide cancer education to the patient and family.

Evaluated patients status regularly and provided appropriate care and support/

Supported patients and family throughout the chemotherapy regimen.

Assessed patients undergoing radiation therapy.

Participated in clinical research and on-going education

07/2014 to 02/2015 Endoscopic nursing Sacred Heart Hospital | City, STATE,

Assisted Physicians in performing Endoscopic procedures to include: Esophogastroduodinoscopy or EGD

Colonoscopy

Specimen collection and processing

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, or ERCP

Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy tube (PEG Tube) placement and replacement.

Bronchoscopies.

Cauterization, including Argon Gas Cauterization.

Pre-op/Post-op nursing including patient and family education.

Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.

Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.

Kept detailed records of nursing assessments, administered treatments and medication, discharge procedures and follow-up care needs.

08/2015 to 05/2016 Interventional Radiology Sacred Heart Hospital | City, STATE,

Performed as sedation nurse assisting the patient through the surgical procedure and communicating to the physician all pertinent status of the patient. Keeping the family informed during procedures.

Duties included:

-Pre-op assessment and preparation

-The surgical procedure itself

-Post-op nursing and assessment

-Patient and family education

-Arranging follow up care

Performed in the role of charge nurse on occasion.

Prepared and administered contrast materials, radiopharmaceuticals, anesthetic and antispasmodic drugs for imaging procedures.

Handled private and confidential information in compliance with hospital policies and procedures, including HIPAA.

11/2012 to 05/2014 Medical/Surgical Floor Nurse White County Medical Center | City, STATE,

Charismatic, energetic nurse who quickly establishes rapport with patients, family and colleagues.

Assisted families by answering questions, supplying general information and providing frequent updates on patient progress.

Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.

Partnered with the team of Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients.

Coordinated with doctors and nurses to develop care plans for patients.

Monitored post-op vitals, set up Patient Controlled Anestesia pump, reviewed post-op orders and oriented patients to the unit.

Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards.

Connected with patients and families from variety of cultural and economic backgrounds to establish and maintain open communication for improved patient outcomes.

Communicated medical information and discharge instructions to patients and families to reduce return visits.

Licenses

Registered Nurse

Oncology Nursing Society Certified 

Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) Certification (2011 to present)

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification (2011 to present)

Certified Nurses Aid since 2011

Education and Training
Expected in 2012 to to Associate of Science | Nursing Arkansas State University, Beebe, Ar. GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Arkansas State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Infusion Nurse Specialist
  • Chemotherapy Infusion nurse
  • Endoscopic nursing
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Medical/Surgical Floor Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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