What's this job called? "Chemo nurse?"

I want to go to college when I am older (8th grade now) and I want a job paying $70,000 a year or more. I know what I want to do, but not what it is called. I want to work with cancer patients, mainly kids? Not really a surgeon to remove the cancer, but more like the chemo nurse? I ONLY want to work with children cancer patients, not adults, or just any patient in the hospital. I was thinking maybe St. Jude. I want the job to access/decess chest ports, etc. What's it called? How much does that job pay? How long would I have to go to college for it? Thanks! :] I don't want to live in a shack. I want to get paid well for what I do, not do it for little or nothing. =| Gas will be no telling how much by then. I googled 'pediatric oncologist' and that was exactly what I was describing!! Thank you!!!!

Asked By: kittylover497 - 8/9/2008
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the specialty of nursing that deals with the patient aged infant to 18 years of age is called pediatrics... More
Answered By: simon - 8/10/2008
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You should Help these kids because you want to the money souldn't be the motivation here.
Answered By: xoxoxo - 8/9/2008
You want to be a nurse who works with pediatric oncology patients.
Answered By: thegospodinofffamily - 8/9/2008
You have to go to school to be a nurse and then get a job in an oncology department at a hospital or a cancer center. But just know that accessing port a cath is not the only part of your job, you have to clean up vomit, mucus, & stool and do all kinds of gross things like bagging dead bodies, etc. So make sure this is... More
Answered By: ICU-RN - 8/9/2008
This is a wonderful and much-needed job. GO FOR IT!!!!!!!!! Make a lot of money and help sick children. I admire you already!!!!
Answered By: moondrop000 - 8/10/2008
are u looking for a job change with good reputed hospitals?mail me
Answered By: narmis 0 - 1/20/2014
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