Registered Nurses in the Cancer Center Clinics department at UC Davis Medical Center provide care to adult patients with a variety of Ambulatory (medical surgical, critical care, emergent, perioperative) needs. Patient conditions include: benign and malignant hematologic and solid tumor diagnoses, seen within a variety of sub-specialties (Hematology and Medical Oncology, Gynecology Oncology, Pulmonary Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Oncology, Urology). Patients may have a variety of medical and surgical needs.
This position will provide telephone triage for a wide-range of hematology and oncology patients. Duties may include, but are not limited to, telephone triage; symptom management; triage for walk-in patients; patient and family education; reviewing and responding to patient results; reviewing and responding to patient communications; and coordination of care/treatment.
Provides direct patient care to a diversified patient population. Applies knowledge, 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. Demonstrates accountability for own practices as defined by the Nurse Practice Act.
At least 2 years of recent RN experience in either adult medical oncology or outpatient oncology in a cancer center clinic/infusion room.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
Possession of a current California RN license.
Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
Knowledge of current trends in nursing.
Commitment to excellence in patient care.
Effective interpersonal skills.
Demonstrates accountability and professionalism.
Adapts to change in a positive, professional and productive manner.
Knowledge of legal implications in clinical practice and documentation.
Knowledge of performance improvement and evidence-based practice.
Basic computer skills.
Telephone triage experience.
Ambulatory care experience.
References reflect an overall meets or exceeds.
Ability to work overtime, float to other areas and work weekends and holidays.
Ability to safely lift 25 lbs. and assist in moving patients, and stand on feet over extended periods.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
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