Clinical Nurse C-Radiation Med
Company: Loma Linda University Health
Location: Loma Linda
Posted on: March 14, 2023
Radiation Medicine - Temporary Assignment (Full-time, Day Shift) -
Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, excellence, humility, integrity, justice, teamwork and wholeness.
The Clinical Nurse C-Radiation Medicine specializes in providing patient-centered care for patients of all ages with malignant and non-malignant tumors that are treated with radiation and/or proton therapy. Must be knowledgeable about these highly specialized courses of treatment that employs the use of external ionizing radiation including x-rays, proton and brachytherapy using sealed sources of radioactive material. Supports and participates in cancer research approved by the Internal Review board (IRB). Performs the nursing process with minimal supervision in the outpatient clinic setting. Facilitates the empowerment of the nursing profession and embraces new knowledge, innovations and improvements in practice to enhance the patient experience and clinical outcomes. Functions in a skills mix environment and may directly supervise and delegate tasks to licensed and unlicensed staff. Performs other duties as needed.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required. If hired prior to September 1, 2018, Bachelor's Degree may be in progress with expected completion date prior to December 31, 2021, or, an Associate's Degree in Nursing with a Bachelor's Degree in another field and a Master's Degree in Nursing required. If hired prior to September 1, 2018, Master's Degree may be in progress with expected completion date prior to December 31, 2021. Minimum two years of general clinical nursing experience required. Minimum one year in oncology nursing or procedural area preferred. Must meet standards outlined in the Clinical Nurse Ladder handbook. New hires are granted one year to meet CNC standards outlined in the Clinical Nurse Ladder handbook. Active California Registered Nurse (RN) license required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association required. Other certification(s) as required in the department-specific Plan for Providing Care and may be obtained during orientation process. Valid California driver's license and automobile insurance required.
Demonstrates basic competencies in clinical oncology nursing including radiation and proton therapy. Ability to apply theoretical concepts to clinical practice and continually expands knowledge base and clinical skills with a focus in oncology and specialized treatment modalities. Basic knowledge of healthcare regulations and accreditation required. Exhibit professional behavior at all times. Able to: speak, read and write legibly in English (and Spanish preferred) with professional quality; use computer, printer and software programs necessary to the position, e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, electronic medical record, electronic event reporting program; troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment; perform technical patient care activities; relate and communicate positively, effectively and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach and collaborate; accept direction; think critically; work independently with minimal supervision; perform basic math and statistical functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; organize and prioritize workload; work well under pressure; problem solve; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail; distinguish colors and smells as necessary for patient care; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records and written documents necessary to position; discern temperature variances through touch.
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