Oncology Hematology Nurse Practitioner resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic Oncology/Hematology Family Nurse Practitioner with 31 years of oncology experience eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of Hematology, Oncology, Palliative, and Hospice care . Motivated to learn, grow and excel in the Oncology/Hematology/Palliative Care Industry.

  • Administering medication
  • Oncology
  • End-Of-Life Care
  • Palliative care
  • Treatment plan development
  • Patient education
Clemson University Clemson, SC Expected in 05/2007 Master Of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Lander University Greenwood, SC Expected in 05/2004 Bachelor Of Applied Science : Nursing - GPA :
Tri County Technical College Pendleton, SC, Expected in 05/1990 Associate Degree In Nursing : - GPA :


Work History
Spectrum Health - Oncology/Hematology Nurse Practitioner
Grandville, MI, 05/2007 - 11/2020
  • Explained medications and side effects to patients, family members and caregivers, and thoroughly reviewed physician-ordered tests.
  • Recorded patient medical history, applicable test results and vitals into medical records.
  • Discussed care plans with patients and explained test results and proper use of medications.
  • Educated patients and caregivers on healthcare protocols and processes.
  • Prescribed appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities to support health and comfort of patients.
  • Educated patients on treatment options, medical needs and non-medical options for treatments and therapy.
  • Coordinated with physicians, specialists and other medical staff to develop treatment plans for chronic conditions, including diabetes and heart disease.
  • Teamed with physicians to provide comprehensive patient care, referrals and high-risk management strategies.
  • Ordered and interpreted diagnostic tests to develop and implement treatment plans.
  • Assessed patients to determine individual needs and develop care plans in coordination with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals, including physicians, case managers and social workers.
  • Supported patients in maintaining prescribed regimen of care.
  • Performed patient physicals and compared and contrasted results with established medical records to provide proper diagnosis and facilitate appropriate treatment.
Prisma Health Cancer Institute - Oncology Infusion Registered Nurse
City, STATE, 04/1999 - 05/2007
  • 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.
  • Prepared chemotherapy doses and iron infusions for patient treatments as per physicians' orders.
  • Educated patient, family or caretaker about post discharge care procedures to facilitate care continuum.
  • Educated patients on proper nutrition and medication side effects.
  • Remained current on advances in nursing care by participating in educational programs and oriented and educated new staff in nursing techniques and departmental procedures.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers and provided compassionate emotional support.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Monitored patient reactions after administering medications and IV therapies.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
Anderson Area Medical Center - Oncology Staff Registered Nurse
City, STATE, 08/1990 - 04/1999
  • Educated patients on such topics as nutrition, medication side effects and proper skin treatments after radiation.
  • Recorded all patient discussions and transactions in charts for future reference.
  • Completed chemotherapy administration as dictated by physician's instructions on each patient's chart.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Counseled patients and provided listening ear and emotional support.
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Performed ongoing assessments to evaluate mental health needs, working with multidisciplinary team to develop, initiate, manage and modify individualized plans of care.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Explained course of care and medications, including side effects to patients and caregivers in easy-to-understand terms.

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School Attended

  • Clemson University
  • Lander University
  • Tri County Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Oncology/Hematology Nurse Practitioner
  • Oncology Infusion Registered Nurse
  • Oncology Staff Registered Nurse


  • Master Of Science
  • Bachelor Of Applied Science
  • Associate Degree In Nursing

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