Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Nurse Oncology is $33.47
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Oncologies?
An entry-level Nurse Oncology with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $27.15 based on 30 salaries. An early career Nurse Oncology with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.28 based on 244 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Nurse Oncologies Do?
A nurse in the oncology field deals with the treatment of cancer patients. The nurse may assist an oncologist and other physicians in providing care to inpatients or outpatients. This job can be highly stressful, especially when working with an emergency department and/or with terminally ill patients. Chemotherapy may be carried out to the patient by the nurse, as designated by the physician. The nurse will have to administer IVs through various methods. Medication may be administered by the …Read more
- Adapt and provide nursing care for patients undergoing oncology treatment and monitoring.
- Design outpatient care plans and communicate with patients and families about updates and changes.
- Educate and council patients and families on medical information and treatment details.