Feb 18, 2020

RN - Oncology - 4SW

  • UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Santa Monica, CA, USA
Full time Nursing

Job Description


Under direct supervision of the AMN Med Surg nurse manager, the incumbent will perform the
following patient care responsibilities and safety measures: assist patient with admission procedure;
assist patients during transfer procedure; assist patients with discharge procedure; provide for
patients' personal hygiene; assist with patients' excretory needs; assist patients with meals and
nourishment; and assist in providing for patient safety and comfort measures. Provide clerical
support to the Administrative Nurse of the designated unit. Transcribe Doctor's orders; verify,
record, post and file information materials via manual and/or automated systems; evaluate and
report data pertinent to the functioning of the patient care unit; interpret and apply medical
terminology; coordinate intra-departmental communications; foster public relations; participate in
meetings and continuing education.Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, current active California R.N. licensure and clinical skills
applicable to nursing specialty. Ability to perform historical, physical and behavioral status
assessments of patients using appropriate framework. Demonstrated skill in the delivery of patient
care, utilizing team, total, primary or functional systems. Skill in implementing appropriate nursing
interventions on a consistent basis. Writing skills to document accurately interventions and patient
response. Ability to develop and implement and evaluate patient care plan actively involving
patients, family, and staff. Knowledge of POMR charting. Skill in setting priorities, organizing
workload to effectively administer direct patient care. Skill in speaking English clearly and distinctly
to interpret and describe patient assessments and identify nursing interventions and direct staff.
Ability to work effectively with stress and in crisis situations Ability to comply with departmental
standards on punctuality, attendance, dress code and varied work schedules. Knowledge and
practice in the proper use of safe body mechanics.
BSN/MSN required
Biotherapy Chemotherapy Certification preferred
Official Transcripts and/or original diploma from a registered nursing program must be provided
upon hire

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.