Clinical RN - Oncology, DTLA

Clinical RN - Oncology, DTLA

02 Jun 2022
California, Los angeles, 90001 Los angeles USA

Clinical RN - Oncology, DTLA

ResponsibilitiesUnder supervision of the Director of Nursing or Medical Director, in this role, you will provide direct nursing care, infusion therapy and documentation to patients in the Community Oncology Practice. Major functions include patient assessment, patient evaluation and preparation and administration of chemotherapeutic agents and other intravenous drugs, patient education and psychosocial support.QualificationsRequired:Possession of current California RN license

Possession of BCLS certification

Possession of ONS Chemotherapy/Immunotherapy certification

Knowledge of the Oncology patient population and practice operations

Knowledge of all aspects of infusion therapy in an oncology setting

Ability to organize, prioritize, and follow through for multiple patient treatments on an ongoing basis

Excellent blood withdrawal and IV skills

Knowledge and skill in Central line Catheters

Experience to accurately screen and triage acute patients

Knowledge to recognize abnormal laboratory values and report to Physicians

Skill in usage of medical diagnostic equipment, as well as working knowledge of instruments and supplies required to perform necessary blood tests and provide infusion therapy

Ability to accept direction from leadership and act promptly

Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with patients, peers, physicians and administrators

Skill in listening perceptively, conveying awareness and responding to patients and visitors with health concerns using tact and discretion

Ability to interact diplomatically and sympathetically with patients, their families, and general public in a high volume, clinical setting

Skill in performing with frequent interruptions an/or distractions including the ability to accept equivocal circumstances and respond to changing priorities and deadlines

Ability to maintain equanimity in the face of resistance, indifference, and hostility

Ability to maintain confidentiality and to work wit

Ability to push, pull or carry 30 pounds or more

Strongly Preferred:Possession of OCN certification

Possession of PICC line certification

Possession of a BSN degree

Minimum of two years of acute care/oncology outpatient experience

Knowledge and ability to understand, assume responsibilities, and perform duties associated with moderate complexity laboratory testing, including quality control, calibration, proficiency testing, as well as review and approve test results prior to release

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.UCLA Health welcomes all individuals, without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or disabilities, and we proudly look to each person’s unique achievements and experiences to further set us apart.

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