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Under supervision of the Charge Nurse or Director, provide direct nursing care, infusion therapy and documentation to patients in the Community Oncology Practice in Irvine. Major functions include: patient assessment, patient evaluation and preparation and administration of chemotherapeutic agents and other intravenous drugs, patient education and psychosocial support.
As a valued full-time member of our staff, youll enjoy outstanding benefits, including health, dental and vision plans that begin on your first day and a retirement plan that is one of the best in the nation. You will also receive 13 paid holidays and 15 vacation days beginning your first year. Relocation assistance is available for those who qualify.
Please be advised that ALL new hires will be required to successfully complete a criminal background investigation and a medical examination, which includes a drug screening, prior to employment at UCLA Health. The receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests, and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant's identity and legal authority to work in the United States are also required. Any misrepresentation, falsification or material omission may result in a candidates failure to receive an offer, or if already hired, an immediate dismissal from employment.In an effort to promote and maintain a healthy environment for our patients, visitors, and employees, UCLA Health is a smoke-free site.
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REQUIREMENTS: 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. Possession of current California RN license. Possession of PICC line certification. Minimum of two years of acute care/Oncology outpatient experience. Experience to accurately screen and triage acute patient. 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. 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 with sensitive and confidential information using discretion and judgment and discretion.
BSN strongly preferred.
In an effort to promote and maintain a healthy environment for our patients, visitors, and employees, UCLA Health System is a smoke-free site. Smoking is prohibited within the boundaries of all UCLA Health System owned, occupied, leased, and associated buildings and facilities