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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 11/4/2016

University of California - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

Company
University of California - Los Angeles
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
24551
AJE Ref #
576076904
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB SUMMARY

Requisition Number:
24551

Job Title:
CLINICAL NURSE II

Working Title:
CLINICAL NURSE II

Salary:
$44.32 - $65.87 hourly

Job Type:
Career

Department Name:
1916-CANCER PREVENTION & CNTRL RESEARCH

Department Website URL:


Job Summary Statement:
Under the general supervision of Dr. Patricia Ganz, Director of the UCLA Center for Cancer Prevention and Control Research (CPCR), provide clinical nursing support for a range research and clinical studies that Dr. Ganz is performing. These include, but are not limited to supporting clinical cancer survivorship consultations that occur weekly, provide leadership for survivorship education in a clinical trial of younger breast cancer survivors, and recruiting for and enrolling patients in a limited number of cancer prevention or treatment clinical trials. As part of these activities, the incumbent will provide navigation for patients seen for survivorship consultations, lead an already developed survivorship education seminar for younger breast cancer survivors that will be given twice a year, and determine eligibility for clinical studies. Routine activities will include, perform telephone intakes and chart reviews, document complete medical histories and survivorship care plans. Perform nursing assessments, interventions, and obtain blood specimens as appropriate with research patients. Administer study medications per protocol regimens. Counsel patients on survivorship care, health promotion and wellness during individual patient visits and for educational intervention sessions. Assist with other research related activities as part of a multi-disciplinary research team. Maintain thorough and accurate clinical and research records and files.

Percentage of Time:
50

Shift Start:
variable

Shift End:
variable

QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION

18 Records


QUALIFICATIONS
REQUIRED/PREFERRED


A current CA Registered Nurse license

Required


Primary Care/ Oncology Experience

Preferred


Skill in performing phlebotomy, taking medical histories, and doing physical exams.

Required


Knowledge of cancer survivorship issues, including but not limited to long term and late effects including cognitive changes after cancer treatment, cardiovascular late effects.

Preferred


Ability to interact effectively with research staff, medical staff and patients.

Required


Knowledge of current literature, journals and clinical guidelines related to cancer survivorship.

Preferred


Ability to take direction from physicians and other personnel effectively.

Required


Excellent interpersonal skills necessary for maintaining high levels of clinical care,
integrity and credibility with medical staff and patients. Ability to interact effectively with the faculty, staff, and subjects. Required


Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply clinical and research protocols.

Preferred


Organizational skills to effectively prioritize work load.

Required


Demonstrated ability to write and develop new materials for patients and research projects, write reports, correspondence, etc.

Preferred


Demonstrated analytical skills to recognize issues/situations that require action, define problems by performing research and fact finding, present alternatives in an analytical and logical format, and formulate and recommend solutions.

Required


Ability to effectively use computer information technology, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-based databases.

Required


Proficiency in UCLA Care Connect EMR system to enter notes and orders, review results, track patient appointments, obtain UCLA Medical Group authorizations and contact staff members as needed.

Preferred


Ability to write manuscripts at an advanced level and submit to professional journals.

Preferred


Detailed knowledge of Common Toxicity Criteria (CTC) for clinical trials.

Preferred


Established relationships with leaders in the Cancer Survivorship Community for collaboration and consultation.

Preferred


Ability to shift priorities, be flexible and adaptable to changes.

Required



ADDITIONAL POSTING INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit:
NX-Registered Nurses

Application Deadline:
12-12-2016

External Posting Date:


Quicklink To Posting:
hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central*quickFind=68925

Special Instructions:


Contact information:


Number of Positions:


SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT DESIGNATIONS/ REQUIREMENTS PER UC POLICY

Conflict of Interest:
N/A

Critical:
Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.

Driving Record:
N/A

E-Verify Check:

Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UCLA to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.

More Information No Response

CANRA:
Is this position designated as a mandatory reporter under CANRA* Yes - Please have the employee sign the "Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse".

Other Special Employment Requirements:
Age Requirement: Applicants must be 18 years or older to be eligible to be hired.
Hepatitis Test: Offer of employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory pre-employment physical examination (including Hepatitis A testing/immunization).
TB Test: Continued employment is contingent upon completion of satisfactory TB test.
Tdap pertussis vaccine : Position is subject to providing evidence of inoculation within 5 years.

POSITION IS SUBJECT TO PERFORMANCE STANDARDS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY WIDE POLICE POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES.


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