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#97008 (RN) Registered Nurse - Oncology Clinic

Filing Deadline: Tue 2/19/2019

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/10/2018 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/19/2018. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

The qualifications of this position have been slightly modified as of 12/12/2018.


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.

Case Manager for a high volume Oncology Clinic physician that specializes in Breast Cancer. Clinics in North County, Encinitas and Vista. Will be responsible for assisting provider in clinic, patient education, coordinating care for scans, surgery and appointment both within the UC system and working with community services. Assisting patients and their families in coordinating patient treatment and care. Work with supporting care team and infusion staff in providing patient education, counseling, and triaging calls. Ability to work well both independently and as part of the clinical team.

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.

While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.


  • Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing.

  • RN License issued by the State of California.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Minimum of six (6) months RN Nursing experience.

  • Excellent communication skills and customer service skills.


  • BSN.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of Hematology/Oncology experience, specifically in OB/GYN surgical oncology.
  • OCN preferred or commitment to obtain within 12-18 months.
  • Oncology/Breast Cancer experience
  • Experience with EPIC.
  • Bilingual: Spanish/English.
  • Triage experience


  • Must be able to work Monday through Friday, 8 hour day shift. Must be willing to go between the 2 North County clinics in Encinitas and Vista.
  • Selected candidate may be hired at the CNIII or CNIV level pending review and approval by the Nurse Executive Council.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
Encinitas Cancer Clinic
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
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Appointment Percent:
NX Contract
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri


As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.