Chemotherapy Nurse Resume

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Melissa Zuniga
1240 Hillhaven Drive
North Hollywood, CA 91605
(333)-139-1943
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Job Objective To work as a Chemotherapy Nurse and practice my skills and past experiences.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Exceptional experience in an oncology environment
  • Thorough knowledge of the purpose and use of medications in the treatment of cancer
  • Proficient in computers
  • Excellent phlebotomy, documentation and communication skills
  • Superior skills in sterile technique for procedures
  • Ability to assess patient via telephone and act accordingly
  • Ability to work with the physician and other team members to deliver safe and effective care to patients
  • Remarkable ability to perform multi-tasks

Professional Experience:

Chemotherapy Nurse, August 2005 – Present
St. Jude Heritage Healthcare, North Hollywood, CA

  • Assisted physician with exams and procedures.
  • Consulted protocol and treatment plan with physician regarding dosage modifications, problems, and symptom management.
  • Provided instruction to the patient and caregiver in the use of the pump at home.
  • Documented nursing assessments, patient teaching and fluid and medication administration in the patient chart.
  • Participated in professional development activities and maintained professional affiliations.

Chemotherapy Nurse, May 2000 – July 2005
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, North Hollywood, CA

  • Performed patient education to cover chemotherapy agents following physicians designated regimen for patient.
  • Assessed patient via the telephone and acted accordingly.
  • Coordinated patient education and assessment for drug toxicities on a daily basis.
  • Helped physicians and team members to meet the patient’s needs.
  • Maintained efficient and appropriate patient flow in and out of exam rooms.
  • Cared for patients and assisted patients with activities of daily living.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Adrian College, Adrian, MI


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