Chemotherapy Nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Registered nurse with over 25 years of experience providing quality care to Oncology patients and infusion therapy patients in the out patient-office setting as well as in the home.

  • EMR skills
  • IV/Port access skills
  • Quality patient assessment skills
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Strong clinical judgement



  • Strong Patient advocate

  • Substancial organizational qualities

  • Detail oriented

  • Significant experience in infusion therapy, chemotherapy.

Work History
11/2007 to Current Chemotherapy Nurse Hca | Lexington, MO,
        • Clinical assessment of Oncology/Hematology patients.
        • PIV placement, assessment, maintenance.
        • Use, access, assessment, maintenance of Implanted ports, PICC, Intrathecal-Ommaya reservoirs and large bore cell collection catheters.
        • Administration of various chemotherapy, monoclonial antibody therapy, IVIG, antibiotics.
        • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
        • Patient and family education reagrding the disease process, chemotheraputic agents and their potential side effects.
        • Collaboration with Physicians, home infusion services, radiation therapy, hospital contacts, social workers regarding the patient assessments and specific issues related to the treatment plan and disease processes.
        • Maintaining the integrity of office EMR.
        • Ensured HIPPA compliance.
        • Delegated medical assistant and staff nurse duties.
        • Ensured proper regimen administration as prescribed by ongoing, through monitoring of treatment regimens in the EMR
        • Participated in Policy and Procedure development for the chemotherapy unit.
        • Participated in developing, implimenting a Unit based patient acuity tool that provided guidelines for scheduling and nurse staffing based upon patient acuity.
        • Completed daily treatment schedule acuity assessment followed by nursing staff requirements based upon this acuity.
        • Completed daily nurse assignments for the treatment schedule using the unit acuity scale.
        • Participated in EMR complaince with mandated govermental regulations for specific nursing documentaion.
        • Provided coverage of the unit Pharmacist as needed and performed drug mixing as required.
        • Provided unit orientation and instruction to new staff members.
        • Assisted unit scheduling staff as necessary to ensure proper patient scheduling according to treatment regimen orders.  


01/2006 to 03/2012 Home Infusion Nurse Kabafusion | Columbia, SC,
  • Provided all aspects of IV therapy to patients in their homes.
  • Educated patient and family members in all aspects of infusion therapy.
  • Maintained collaborative communication with various disciplines during patients treatment plan.
  • Maintained integrity of medical records.


01/2005 to 2007 Office Infusion Nurse The Center For Cancer And Hematologic Disease | City, STATE,
  • Clinical assessment of Oncology/Hematology patients.
  • PIV placement, assessment and maintenance.
  • Central venous access use, maintenance and assessment.
  • Administration of various Chemotherapy agents.
  • Laboratory value interpretation and reporting.
  • Patient and family education regarding the disease process, chemotherapeutic agents and potential adverse effects.
  • Collaboration with Physicians, home infusion services, radiation therapy regarding patient assessments and specifis issues related to treatment plans and disease processes.
  • Maintaining the integrity of medical records.
  • Monitored patient reacitons to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
01/2000 to 2005 Office Infusion Nurse Dr. Cantor, Bierman, Fellin And Associates. Hematology Oncology Practice | City, STATE,
  • Mixed and prepared all Chemotherapeutic agents for administration.
  • All other responsibilities as listed in prior position.
01/1996 to 2000 Infusion Nurse Case Manager Olsten Kimberly Quality Care Home Infusion Organization | City, STATE,
  • Facilitated delivery of efficient, cost efficient, cost effective infusion therapy to a diverse, complex patient population utilizing an interdisciplinary approach with ongoing assessment.
  • Patient-family educator providing comprehensive training of independent therapy administration in the home setting.
  • Developed, completed and monitored daily Continuous Quality Improvement monitors. Prioritized interventions and identified possible risk exposures.
  • Provided hands on care including placement of Sub-Cutaneous, PIV access, PICC/Midline catheters.
  • Administered Therapies: antibiotics, TPN, Hydration, antiemetics, pain management, blood products and chemotherapy.
  • On-Call Supervisor coordinating and managing services.
  • In- Service Educator responsible for comprehensive orientation, supervision and evaluation of new home care employees.
01/1996 to 1997 Office Infusion Nurse Preventative Medicine Group Holistic Medicine | City, STATE,
  • Mixed, administered various Holistic infusions including High Dose Vitamin C, Chelation therapy.
  • Managed and oversaw all aspects of infusion therapy including client assessment, PIV insertion, IV assessment and maintenance.
  • Interfaced with referring phusicians, patients, families and the community.
  • Patient educator and advocate.
  • Maintained integrity of the medical record.
03/1993 to 1995 Home Infusion Nurse Clinician T2 Medical Inc. Pre Merger Company With Coram Health Care | City, STATE,
  • Administered, managed and oversaw all aspects of Infusion Therapy.
  • Participated in 24 hour on-call responsibilities. Proactively identified patient care needs and coordianted services.
  • Quality and Assurance/Improvement Coordinator. Developed indicators and monitors. Responsible for data collection, analysis, reporting and follow up.
01/1987 to 1993 Oncology/Medical Staff Nurse Albert Einstein Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Administered care to 7-10 oncology/medical patients with complex nursing care needs.
  • Coached, guided, directed, supervised, evaluated LPN, MA in the delivery of care. Ensured compliance to Policies and Procedures.
  • Delivered hands on care including ostomies, decubitus ulcers, pain managment including epidurals, administration of IV chemotherapy , blood products, antibiotics, antiemetics. Care of various medical devices/tubes (chest/NG/nephrostomy/Peg/G-tubes), ventilators, tracheostomy management.
  • Participated in all facets of treatment planning, case management.
  • Assisted in the development and implementation of unit-based policies, procedures and documentation tools.
Expected in | La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA GPA:
Completed Nursing Related Associate Degrees classes.
Expected in 1987 | Completed Diploma Program Albert Einstein Medical Center School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA GPA:
  • Current Registered Nurse Licenses in Pennsylvania and New Jersey
  • Prior PICC/Midline Intravenous Certifications
  • Current BCLS certification
  • Chemotherapy Administration Certification
  • Qualified to sit for the ONC certification exam

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School Attended

  • La Salle University
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center School of Nursing

Job Titles Held:

  • Chemotherapy Nurse
  • Home Infusion Nurse
  • Office Infusion Nurse
  • Office Infusion Nurse
  • Infusion Nurse Case Manager
  • Office Infusion Nurse
  • Home Infusion Nurse Clinician
  • Oncology/Medical Staff Nurse


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