#81017 (RN) Clinical Nurse - San Diego Cancer Center 9/3/2016
University of California - San Diego Medical Centers
San Diego, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY This position will remain open until filled.
UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is prestigious recognition that applies to only 6% of all U.S. hospitals. Magnet is the gold standard for nursing excellence and is based on strengths in five key areas which include transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge, innovation and improvements and empirical quality results. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.
The Cancer Center is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center one of only 40 nationwide. As such, it ranks among the top centers in the nation conducting basic and clinical cancer research, providing advanced patient care and serving the community through outreach and education programs. The Cancer Center maintains a membership roster of 342 faculty members whose academic appointments are in 18 different departments which often creates complex, unique and one of a kind insurance situations.
Autonomous nursing care is the ability of a nurse to assess and provide nursing actions as appropriate for patient care populations based on competence, professional expertise, and knowledge. The nurse is expected to practice autonomously consistent with ANA Standards of Practice and Professional Performance. Independent judgment is expected to be exercised within the context of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to patient care. All performance expectations associated with this position are performed at the PRACTITIONER Level.
RN License issued by the State of California.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in 6 months of hire date.
Must have more than six months of active nursing experience.
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Oncology Infusion Nurse - Two (2) years experience.
ACLS and/or ART.
Current ONS Chemo-Biotherapy Card.
Experience as Triage Nurse and / or Case Manager Preferred OCN Certification.
* Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.