Assist in the case management of cancer patients such as scheduling appointments and referrals, vascular access, and orders as appropriate for laboratory, radiology, and pharmacy and schedules referrals to other clinics, treatment facilities and ancillary services for total patient care.
Assist in counseling and monitoring patients entering clinical trial protocols.
Explain procedures and treatments to patients and significant others to alleviate apprehension and gain cooperation and support.
Obtain initial health history of cancer patients, including obtaining recent hospital summaries, pathology reports, operation records, laboratory, radiological, and pharmaceutical information related to patient encounters to screen for disease and surgically related problems.
Serve as intermediary for community resources to aid oncology patients and assist in providing ongoing patient education programs.
Provide info to institution/national headquarters on routine basis for the follow up of patients on protocols.
Provide specialized nursing care to oncology patients as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
Work productively as a part of a team of professionals to assess the effectiveness of existing programs and plan for providing further development of patient care programs.
Provide individual and family counseling for cancer patients.
RDstaffCo is a growth and service-oriented SBA certified, minority woman-owned and operated healthcare staffing services and contract management company headquartered in Bowie, MD. We staff and successfully operate numerous Federal, military and private sector contracts, one of which is staffing the Radiation Oncology Dept at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, near Alexandria/Fairfax Virginia.