These are the main roles and duties of an oncology nurse: Oversee patient health history Take note of the patient's physical, emotional and mental state Monitor laboratory test results as well as imaging tests Administer needed treatment and medication (Ex. ... Coordinate with specialist and doctors to monitor treatment plan Educate patients regarding the diseases, treatment as well as its side effects More items...What is oncology nursing?
An Oncology Nurse works with patients who have, or who are at risk of getting, cancer. Oncology Nurses are in demand because the number of cancer patients in the US is increasing every year. Work hands-on, directly with patients.