(RN) Registered Nurse - Oncology - Encinitas/Vista - 119044
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#119044 (RN) Registered Nurse - Oncology - Encinitas/VistaFiling Deadline: Tue 10/4/2022
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Clinic Nurse for a Hematology/Oncology provider. Clinics in North County, Encinitas, and Vista. Job duties include triaging symptom management, patient education, coordinating care for scans, surgery and appointment both within the UC system and working with community services. Assisting patients and their families in coordinating patient treatment and care. Work with supporting care teams and infusion staff in providing patient education, counseling, and triaging calls. Ability to work well both independently and as part of the clinical team.
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This position will provide expert infusion care to oncology and non-oncology patients, in collaboration with the health care team. This RN will demonstrate competence in assessment, monitoring, intervention, and evaluation of patients undergoing infusion therapy, including management of toxicities associated with such therapies. This position may float to any UCSD infusion site.
The position is for oncology clinics in North Country - Encinitas/Vista.
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.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Minimum of one(1) year RN experience.
ONS Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Fundamentals of Administration Certification.
Must have outpatient oncology experience.
Excellent communication skills and customer service skills.
- Three (3+) years or more RN experience.
- Two (2+) years or more of Hematology/Oncology experience.
- Experience with Epic.
- Bilingual: Spanish/English.
- Triage experience
- Must be able to work Monday through Friday, 8-hour day shift.
- Must be able to work between all oncology ambulatory sites.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Selected candidate may be hired at the CNIII or CNIV 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).
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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