Orlando Health Cancer Institute
As one of Florida’s largest comprehensive cancer care providers with six treatment locations across Central Florida, Orlando Health Cancer Institute has been providing exceptional cancer care – to more than 100,000 patients – for the last 27 years. The institute’s commitment to providing excellence in care includes:
- Participating in clinical trials that offer patients access to the newest drugs and available treatments
- Offering a forum for leading researchers to share discoveries with top physicians that lead to enhanced patient care and treatment options
- Being a first-in-market leader to bring leading-edge cancer technologies to Central Florida
- Treating the “whole” person and family through holistic therapies and support services
The flagship location of Orlando Health Cancer Institute is the state-of-the-art, 10-story Charles Lewis Pavilion, with 60 medical and surgical oncology inpatient beds. This comprehensive, multidisciplinary cancer facility contains all ambulatory and other services required for cancer care, from diagnosis through all phases of treatment and follow-up. Also located on the downtown Orlando campus, adjacent to the Orlando Health Cancer Institute, is the Marjorie and Leonard Williams Center for Proton Therapy — the only proton therapy center in Central Florida and one of five in the state.
Medical Oncology PCU
The Medical Oncology Unit provides comprehensive care on a 24-hour,7 days per week basis. It has 30 beds located in the Charles Lewis Pavilion. Clinical activities include: IV therapy, blood/blood product administration, antineoplastic and biotherapy administration, respiratory therapy, wound and drain care, blood glucose monitoring, pain management, supportive care, and patient and family education.
Performs general patient care such as, hygiene, mobility, nutrition and increased/constant observation in a basic role with the guidance and mentoring of the Registered Nurse.
• Nursing student currently enrolled in an accredited nursing program at a college or university.
• Must have completed a minimum of one semester of nursing clinical rotations.
• Proof of continued enrollment in accredited pre-licensure, professional nursing program with no break in enrollment to exceed one year.
Maintains current BLS/Healthcare provider certification.