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#88674 (RN) Clinical Nurse II/III - Chemotherapy Infusion

Initial Review Date: Wed 8/9/2017

Please note that this position is a part-time appointment

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 6/28/17 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a 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.

This position is mostly in Encinitas and Vista.

UC San Diego is committed to providing community oncology care at locations throughout San Diego County, including Encinitas and Vista. Patients have the convenience of receiving services close to home, but still have access to an expanded team of experts and the array of services at Moores Cancer Center in La Jolla, including:

  • Hundreds of clinical trials
  • Psychological support
  • Support groups and classes
  • Nutrition support

Medical Oncology

Our medical oncology programs in Vista and Encinitas include:

  • Breast cancer
  • Gastrointestinal tumors
  • Gynecological cancers
  • Lung cancer
  • Hematology
  • Other solid tumors

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. Duties at this level are performed under general supervision. Broad knowledge of chemotherapy and biotherapy treatments in administration and management for both heme and solid tumor. Knowledge and experience with VAD's, and expert peripheral IV skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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 w/in 6 months of hire date.
  • Must have at least two (2) years of experience in outpatient chemotherapy infusion.
  • Knowledge of standard chemotherapy regimens including side effects and administration guidelines.
  • Must be Chemo-Biotherapy certified.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN
  • OCN certified
  • Experienced in Epic & EMR Systems.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
  • Selected candidate may be hired at the CNIII level pending review and approval by the Nurse Executive Council.

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 is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

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UCSD Health Sys
Payroll Title:
CLIN NURSE 2
Department:
Encinitas Chemotherapy Infusion Center
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Other
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
50%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri