oncology nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Patient-driven Oncology Nurse who is a team player with the ability to remain poised even in the most stressful environments. Excellent at multitasking. Dedicated to ensuring patient dignity, safety, and offering quality care. Participated in significant projects for a large hospital with great outcomes that are visible today.

  • Staff evaluation abilities
  • Positive staff engagement
  • Team collaboration
  • Resource advocate
  • Problem resolution
  • Planning and coordinating
  • Data gathering and analysis
03/2001 to Current
Oncology Nurse Baylor Scott & White Health Lometa, TX,
  • Promoted a kind, compassionate, and empathetic environment, utilizing active listening and effective communication skills for oncology/medicine patients receiving a variety of related treatment/care.
  • Provided direct and specialized nursing care via a fast-paced/high-volume caseload within a skilled oncology setting.
  • Helped patients prepare, comprehend, and ease personal journeys with high risk and investigational medications for treatment, such as chemotherapy, biotherapy, and immunotherapy.
  • Helped patients prepare and comprehend required tests, procedures, soft telemetry monitoring, and supportive treatment high-lighted with multiple transfusions, electrolytes replacements, chemotherapy regimens, and medicine treatment.
  • Assessed patient conditions, behaviors and updated front-line providers with observations and concerns.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team/nursing hand-offs in order to prepare quality level care plans, patient education, and administration of treatment regimens to enhance continuum of care and delivery of quality patient care/services.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care for life-saving to end-of-life interventions.
  • Provided patients and caregivers with emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Recommended social workers, spiritual care, wound and nutritional consults.
  • Applied core measures, patient satisfaction, HCAPs, infection control maintenance, safety protocols, and other policies/procedures based on evidence-based models adopted by the hospital within daily practice.
  • Documented detailed notes/flowsheets regarding patient discussions, medications, individualized care plans/patient education in Electronic Medical Record.
  • Performed charge nurse duties under the supervision of nursing management by addressing and/or exalting unit staff concerns, safe staffing ratios, resource management, allocation of responsibilities, and individualized nursing caseload planning.
  • Maintained participation in continuing education programs to enhance nursing knowledge.
  • Guided newly hired RNs on current best practice hospital policies and standards of care with kindness, empathy, and compassion.
01/2013 to 01/2014
Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Nurse The Mount Sinai Hospital City, STATE,
  • Educated hospital nursing staff and newly hired RNs on ground breaking technology project.
  • Handled CQI Nurse position with a goal for safe administration of IV medications via Gaurdrails®️smart infusion pumps to promote safe outcomes for patients receiving IV medications.
  • Performed duties under the supervision of the Nursing Quality Department and led by the Dept. of Nursing Education.
  • Formatted data of Guardrails®️system.
  • Compiled results for leadership presentations followed by nursing staff presentations with nursing leadership approval.
  • Collaborated pump nursing alerts.
  • Channeled nursing staff concerns via hashtag emails and in collaboration with a leading pharmacist of the hospital from a CQI Nurse’s perspective role.
  • Enhanced quality patient care by applying CQI skills learned from experts of the Gaurdrails®️system company.
  • Attended Gaurdrails®️CQI meetings presented by the manufacturing company/vendors relating to data and infusion pump usage.
  • Escalated barriers and concerns with vendors, meetings, and pharmacist to appropriate leadership departments, as needed.
01/2009 to 08/2011
EPIC Inpatient Team The Mount Sinai Hospital City, STATE,
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines regarding all nursing documentation transitioned into EPIC.
  • Supported all nursing departments by compiling paperwork for nursing documentation and taking detailed meeting minutes.
  • Reviewed current nursing workflow combined with documentation provided on paper vs. future nursing workflow utilizing the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) EPIC, in collaboration with EPIC Inpatient Team.
  • Applied selection of current and new nursing content transitioned into EPIC based review with nursing policies, procedures, regulatory agencies, and evidenced-based practice approved and/or adopted by appropriate hospital leadership department(s).
  • Attended initial required classes and updated classes presented by EPIC Corporation as required.
  • Performed hospital site evaluations and audits on Oncology units for doctors and nurses utilizing the EMR system.
  • Created solutions to problems with transitioning from paper to an EMR.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings, oncology and medicine nursing units, and leadership meetings.
  • Delegated task to super-users on each oncology inpatient and outpatients nursing areas.
  • Provided face-face and phone communication with nursing staff.
  • Utilized EPIC to compile data gathered from various sources within it’s electronic system.
  • Completed Epic project in collaboration with team members resulting in creating an EPIC foundation used system-wide by hospital staff.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2008 to to
Master of Science: Nursing Education
Molloy College - Rockville Centre, NY
Activities and Honors
  • Member, Oncology Nursing Society
  • Member, Epsilon Kappa Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau, 2000-present
  • Chemotherapy Provider Card, 2002-present
  • Registered Nurse #521029, New York 2001-present
  • Magnet Conference Attendee, 2019

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School Attended

  • Molloy College

Job Titles Held:

  • Oncology Nurse
  • Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Nurse
  • EPIC Inpatient Team


  • Master of Science

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