Position Summary: Reporting to the Cancer Center supervisor, the clinical nurse provides patient care to an assigned group of patients in the Cancer Center. The nurse incorporates the psycho-motor and age appropriate cognitive skills of the patient/family/significant other utilizing knowledge of patient assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation. Assists in patient research accrual by varied projects and reviewing patient schedules against available protocols. Acts as a role model to students and Clinical Nurse's new to the unit. Functions as a (PCC)Patient Care Coordinator as requested by the supervisor/manager.
Rate Minimum $47.00 Midpoint $55.76 Maximum $64.52
Required Qualifications: Ability to maintain flexibility and work well in a constantly changing environmentAbility to read, write and communicate effectively in EnglishAbility to work variable shifts including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidaysCurrent BLS certificationCurrent California RN licenseDemonstrated knowledge and practice of infection control techniquesDemonstrated strong customer service skillsKnowledge and practice of age related acuity levelsKnowledge and practice of body mechanicsMinimum of six months demonstrated nursing experience in an acute care settingPrevious Radiation Oncology RN experience
Preferred Qualifications: BSN DegreeeBilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and familiesChemotherapy CertificationUnderstanding of JCAHO requirements
Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
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