(RN) Per Diem Registered Nurse, Radiation Oncology - 126373
#126373 (RN) Per Diem Registered Nurse, Radiation OncologyExtended Deadline: Mon 12/11/2023
UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.
Current UC San Diego Health CNA (NX) represented RN/NP applicants will be considered after the first 7 days of job posting. All additional applicants will be considered after 14 days of job posting, pending the status of the initial internal CNA (NX) represented applicant pool.
UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 10% of all U.S. hospitals. Magnet is the "gold standard" for nursing excellence and is based on strengths in five key areas which include transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge, innovation and improvements and empirical outcomes. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.
Using the nursing process in the planning and delivery of care, the Registered Nurse (RN) complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies and maintains a safe level of knowledge and skills with technical procedures. The Radiation Oncology RN will be responsible for completing regular biopsychosocial assessments and care plans with patients, communicating and collaborating with healthcare teams to ensure coordination of care, providing education to patients/families regarding treatment plans, medications, advance directives, appointments and so forth, assessing patients and families for additional resource and referral needs, evaluating response to plan of care and ensuring appropriate documentation.
This RN will be trained to ensure patient safety while providing pre-procedure, intra-procedure and post-procedure care for adult and pediatric patients undergoing brachytherapy and/or moderate sedation. The RN will also collaborate with the healthcare team working within the brachytherapy suite to ensure patient safety and compliance with all regulatory requirements, including infection prevention, sterile technique, instrument management and care coordination. RNs will also have the opportunity to cross-train in the clinic and work with other radiation oncology disease teams in this department as needed to ensure patient safety and continuity of care.
While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.
Must be a graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.
RN license issued by the State of California.
BLS/CPR and ACLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.
Must obtain PALS certification within six (6) months of hire.
Must have a minimum of two (2) years of recent oncology RN experience.
Must be able to function in a fast-paced environment, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and consistently demonstrate empathy and kindness to allstaff and patients.
Demonstrates critical thinking and clinical skills to identify and implement nursing interventions and evaluate results.
Demonstrates experience with or interest in providing individualized care to vulnerable populations.
RN experience in an outpatient or clinic setting.
Moderate sedation experience.
- Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call, and various locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
- Must be able to work flexible hours which may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, on-call, and some overtime, if necessary, for unexpected staffing issues.
Pay Transparency Act
Annual Full Pay Range: $160,839 - $160,839 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $77.03 - $77.03
Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
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If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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