Job Summary: Key Job Responsibilities
Do you have a passion for the highest clinical quality and patient happiness? Would you like to use your expertise with an organization known nationally for excellence in cancer treatment, research and education? We would be happy to hear from you! Please consider the following exciting opportunity with one of the most outstanding and dynamic places to work in the medical field as your next career move.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
- Provides and precisely documents nursing process components and relevant interventions for direct and indirect patient
care services that ensures the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients in a timely manner.
- Provides experienced care and patient education on disease prevention and restorative measures.
- Provides direct and indirect comprehensive care services to complex patients, including, but not limited to, the
administration of medications and therapeutic agents necessary to implement treatment, disease prevention, or
rehabilitative plan of care.
- Performs skin tests, immunizations, phlebotomy and the initiation of peripheral venous access.
- Observes, evaluates and expeditiously alters plan of care based on signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to
medications/treatments, general behavior, and/or general physical condition.
- Demonstrates advanced assessment skills, integrating appropriate data sources to assess the signs, symptoms, reactions,
behaviors, or general appearance to determine normal versus abnormal characteristics.
- Plans and implements individualized patient care in collaboration with interdisciplinary teams based on observations.
Implements appropriate reporting, referrals and care in accordance with standardized procedures. Initiates emergency
procedures when indicated.
- Provides care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds. Identifies patient’s readiness
for learning and ability to follow directions/instructions and give consent.
- Makes special adjustments to patient care to the specific populations needs, including cultural, spiritual, age,
psychosocial, communication, gender, sexual orientation, economic, education, family and condition needs.
- Identifies and assesses patient safety concerns with respect to age and developmental considerations. Intervenes to
provide a safe environment and evaluates effectiveness of intervention for patient.
- Selects one of the three clinical advancement pathways (Clinical Quality Education, Leadership) where they serve as a
mentor/preceptor/educator, leads a clinical quality or nursing research initiative to improve outcomes, or serves as a
charge nurse or council chair and other related activities. Supports and/or provides constructive input during
unit/department meetings and initiatives focused one improving nursing outcomes and the work environment.
- Provides assistance to co-workers, new staff, temporary staff and students.
- When assigned charge nurse responsibility, coordinates unit activity throughout the shift, including the authorization of
incidental overtime, initiates chain of command as appropriate.
- Participates in at least 50% of unit meetings and provides constructive input to assist in unit direction.
- Functions as a change champion and agent and participates in departmental quality improvement activities.
- Participates in the completion of required skills and competencies.
Assoc. Degree/College Diploma Nursing (Minimum)
Bachelor’s Degree Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (state accredited program) (Preferred)
RN State License California State RN License (Upon Hire -Minimum)
Basic Life Support (BLS) Require BLS unless a higher level of certification is required (Upon Hire-Minimum)
ANCC Specialty Certification Specialty Certification (1 Year -Minimum)
Other Competencies, as required by your specialty unit (ex. ACLS, PALS, fetal heart monitoring) (1 Year-Minimum)
3 years Relevant acute care experience in their area of specialty (Minimum)
1 year Must be a Clinical Nurse II at CSMC for at least one (1) year, to be promoted within the clinical ladder. (Minimum)
Standing, Walking, Sitting, Lifting 50 lbs., Carrying 50 lbs., Pushing 75 lbs., Pulling 75 lbs., Climbing (Rarely), Balancing, Stooping, Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination, Crouching (Rarely), Crawling (N/A), Reaching, Handling, Grasping, Feeling, Talking, Hearing, Repetitive Motions, Kneeling (Rarely)
Working Title: Registered Nurse Oschin Cancer Center – 8HR Days
Department: OCC-Clinic Exams
Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops
Job Category: Nursing
Job Specialty: Nursing
Position Type: Full-time
Shift Length: 8 hour shift
Shift Type: Day