Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers/clinicians; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
The Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care Program Nurse holds a pivotal position in our Department. The Program Nurse provides nursing support for all adult patient care activities including: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s outpatient Psychosocial Oncology practice and Palliative Care Clinic, and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital inpatient consultation service. Responsibilities include phone triage of referrals to our Service from clinicians and calls from existing patient/families with pain, symptom management or follow up issues. The Program Nurse works closely with all members of our multidisciplinary team including physicians, advanced practice nurses, social workers, pharmacists, chaplains as well as clinician trainees to ensure smooth patient care flow. He/she acts as a liaison between the various areas of patient care to ensure continuity. Specific responsibilities may vary across the different programs or disease centers. The Mission, Vision and Core values of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute are incorporated into all areas of practice.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.