The Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) is a 35 bed unit with 27 acute care beds and 8 step down/Bone Marrow Transplant beds providing comprehensive care to patients who have been diagnosed with a malignancy. The surgical services are Gynecology, Urology and Surgical Oncology. The Hematology Oncology Service treats hematological disorders and patients whose malignancy may be treated with chemotherapy, radiation alone, or in combination.
REQUIRED -At least one year recent paid experience in a similar setting. -External candidate: BSN required. -Per Diem to Career: BSN required or in progress. -Possession of valid California RN license. -Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. -Passing of UCDMC Performance Demonstration, Policy Review and Medication Exam. -CPR Certification.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT -Ability to work overtime, float to other areas and work weekends and holidays. -Judgment skills to make independent clinical decisions in patient care matters. -Skill to work accurately and quickly under pressure. -Knowledge of medications, indications, dosage ranges, side effects, and potential toxicity. -Ability to safely lift 25 lbs. and assist in moving patients, and stand on feet over extended periods. -Ability to teach clinical skills. -Knowledge of legal implications for clinical practice. -Knowledge of performance improvement and research process. THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
Works within the clinical scale of the Job Performance Standards to implement the nursing process. Accountable for own practices as defined by the Nurse Practice Act. Provides direct patient care to a diversified patient population. Applies experience and judgment to determine the importance of a situation, set priorities, and use abstract thought to evaluate clinical situations. Participates in patient and staff education. Demonstrates leadership skills.
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.