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Pediatric Oncology Clinic (Bloomberg 11 N)

Acute care pediatric oncology unit ambulatory setting

Patient Population

  • Ages newborn to 25
  • Diagnoses include:
    • solid tumors
    • leukemia/hematologic malignancies
    • blood/bone marrow transplant
    • infusion therapy - biotherapy/chemotherapy
    • oncology acute care
    • cancer clinical trials

Number of Beds

  • 9 infusion spaces
  • 8 exam rooms
  • one treatment room

Nurse/Patient Ratio

  • NON standard unit

New Grad RN Orientation Length

  • Tailored to need of the applicant, but 12-14 weeks; consistent with inpatient orientation with regards to support and requirements

Rotations

  • No rotation for clinic: Monday-Friday hour dayshifts, no weekends, no holidays.

Skill Mix

  • NCIM level nurse required
    • All RN, 90 percent BSN-prepared
    • 100% of staff is chemocertified
    • 1/4 of the staff is CPHON certified
 
 
Laurie Rome

Why I Choose Pediatric Oncology Nursing

"In addition to the honor of working with these children and their families, there’s a huge capacity for professional and personal growth. You can create things to make the care better. I feel like my voice is heard and accepted. We take part in rounds with the physicians."

—Laurie Rome, RN
Pediatric Oncology

ANCC Magnet Recognition

Magnet Site Visit Announced

The Johns Hopkins Department of Nursing will host appraisers from the Magnet Recognition Program from 9/9-11/2013.

Public Notice of Site Visit