Mar 26, 2020

RN - Community Oncology Practice

  • UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Encino, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Full time Nursing

Job Description

Responsibilities

As a Clinical Nurse, you will provide direct nursing care, infusion therapy and related care to patients in our Community Oncology Practice. You will be responsible for patient assessment and evaluation; preparation and administration of chemotherapeutic agents and other intravenous drugs; patient education; and psychosocial support. The RN will float to clinics in: Westlake Village, Ventura, Encino, Porter Ranch, Santa Clarita, Burbank, Alhambra and Pasadena.

Qualifications

We’re seeking a self-directed professional with a current California RN license and:
BSN or MSN
BCLS certification
ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy certification
Ability to push, pull or carry 30 pounds or more
OCN and PICC line certification preferred
2 years of recent acute care/outpatient oncology experience preferred
Ability to float to other locations within a certain radius as needed for staffing issues
Knowledge of the Oncology patient population and practice operations
Background with all aspects of infusion therapy in an oncology setting
Excellent blood withdrawal and IV skills
Knowledge and skill in central line catheters
Ability to use medical diagnostic equipment
Strong communication, interpersonal and multi-tasking skills

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.

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