(RN) Registered Nurse - KOP Infusion - 114947
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#114947 (RN) Registered Nurse - KOP InfusionExtended Review Date: Fri 4/29/2022
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UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 6% 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 quality results. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.
The Infusion Center RN demonstrates competence, confidence and compassion in the assessment, intervention and evaluation of patients receiving therapies in the Infusion Center. This position requires giving chemotherapy, biotherapy, clinical trials infusions and other infusion-related services as well as accessing central lines, ports and performing venipunctures as needed for lab work in a fast-paced infusion setting. This position will collaborate with physicians, NPs and PAs, Medical Assistants, Registered Dietitians and Social Work to ensure that patient needs are addressed. This position requires the ability to respond and handle urgent medical emergencies. This position will float based on department needs to all Infusion Departments, including La Jolla, Encinitas, Vista and Hillcrest.
Autonomous nursing care is the ability of a nurse to assess and provide nursing actions as appropriate for patient care populations based on competence, professional expertise, and knowledge. The nurse is expected to practice autonomously consistent with ANA Standards of Practice and Professional Performance. Independent judgment is expected to be exercised within the context of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to patient care.
While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Nursing.
RN License issued by the State of California.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six months of hire date.
Chemotherapy and Biotherapy certification with recent experience (in the last six months).
Must have a minimum of one year active RN experience.
Oncology background with recent infusion center experience or recent acute care Oncology experience.
- Breast Cancer experience.
- OCN or CBCN certification.
- Clinical Trials Infusion experience.
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
- Must be able to work at least 3 weekend days a month.
- Must be able to float to Hillcrest Infusion or Moores Cancer Center if needed.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Selected candidates may be hired at the CNIII level pending review and approval by the Nurse Executive Council.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!
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