Pediatric Hematology Oncology Nurse Career Guide
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If you're driven by a desire to make a positive impact on the lives of children facing complex medical challenges, becoming a Pediatric Hematology Oncology Registered Nurse (RN) might be the ideal career path for you. These specialized nurses provide essential care and support to pediatric patients with blood disorders and cancers.
Pediatric Hematology Oncology RNs work closely with
Staff and Travel Pediatric Hematology Oncology RNs need a combination of clinical skills, including administering chemotherapy and managing central lines and soft skills like empathy, communication and teamwork. Patience, resilience and the ability to provide emotional support are critical.
Pediatric Hematology Oncology RNs manage the care of pediatric patients with blood disorders and cancers, coordinating treatments, administering medications, monitoring reactions and educating patients and families about treatment plans and potential side effects.
The average salary for a Pediatric Hematology Oncology Nurse is $2,246.64 per week.
Last updated on September 25, 2023. Based on active jobs on Vivian.com.
Pros & Cons
Becoming a Pediatric Hematology Oncology RN offers the chance to be a beacon of hope for young patients and their families during one of the most challenging times in their lives. This specialty provides a deep sense of purpose and fulfillment, and it can lead to lifelong connections with patients and their families.
On the other hand, the emotional toll of
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