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#88780 (RN) Clinical Nurse II/III -Moores Cancer Infusion

Initial Review Date: Wed 9/13/2017

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 07/05/2017 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 requires giving chemotherapy, biotherapy, clinical trials infusion and other infusion related services as well as blood work, dressing change, injections in a fast paced outpatient infusion center setting. This position also requires caring for post Bone Marrow Transplant patients. This position will be trained to give clinical trials infusion. This position requires the ability to respond and handle urgent medical emergencies.

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current California RN license.
  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in 6 months of hire date.
  • Chemotherapy and Biotherapy certification with recent experience (in the last 6 months).
  • Oncology background with recent infusion center experience or recent acute care Oncology experience.
  • More than 6 months of active RN experience required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSN.
  • Recent infusion center experience.
  • BMT experience.
  • Clinical Trials Infusion experience.
  • OCN certification.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Variable schedule, 8-10 hours staggered shifts but mostly working the late shift.
  • Must be able to work at least 3 weekend days a month.
  • Must obtain OCN within 18 months of hire.
  • Must be able to float to Hillcrest Infusion if needed.
  • 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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UCSD Health Sys
Payroll Title:
CLIN NURSE 2
Department:
Cancer Center Infusion
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Various
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
80%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
4
Work Schedule:
Variable, variable, variable