Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/11/2017
Job Category:
Nursing
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
RN Clinical Nurse III Bowyer Oncology Infusion Ctr
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Direct patient care for the Hematology/Oncology Patient Population undergoing treatment and infusions. Care also afforded for those patients from other specialties undergoing treatment: rheumatology, immunology, dermatology, research and other transplant services. The nurse is responsible for performing assessments of their patients and implementing the plan of care. Nurses work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team to evaluate the goals of care for a patient and to direct any care managment decisions. Other responsibilities include patient education, instilling patient safety and promoting applying critical thinking in managing the care of patients while incorporating best practices.

Job Qualifications
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, current active California RN licensure. Clinical skills applicable to nursing speciality, Oncology. Ability to perform historical, physical and behavioral status assessments of patients using appropriate framework. Demonstrated skill in the delivery of patient care, utilizing team, and total, primary or fucntional systems. Skill in implementing appropriate nursing interventions on a consistent basis. Writing skills to document accurately interventions and patient response. Ability to develop and implement and evaluate patient care plan actively involving patients, family and staff. Knowledge of POMR charting. Skill in setting priorities, organizing interventions and direct staff. Ability to work effectively with stress and in crisis situtations. Ability to comply with departmental standards on punctuality, attendance, dress codes, varied work schedules and nursing practices. Knowledge and practice in the proper use of safe body mechanics. BSNor MSN required 2 years or greater of oncology experience, required 2 years of chemotherapy infusion experience, preferred Active chemotherapy/Biotherapy Certification, required BCLS Original degree official transcripts from nursing program required upon hire

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.