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Sharp HealthCare Clinical Nurse - RN, Linear Accelerator, SCV-CC in Chula Vista, California

Sharp HealthCare

Facility:Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr

CityChula Vista

DepartmentLinear Accelerator

Job Status

Per Diem

Shift

Day Job

FTE

0.0

Shift Start Time

Shift End Time

Variable

Location

This position is located in Chula Vista, CA in San Diego County

Hours

Per diem 8 hour variable Day Shift; No Weekends

Variable shifts starting from 0730-1600 up to and including 0900-1730 based upon clinic volumes and special procedures.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers

  • Current unencumbered California RN licensure

  • One year experience as RN in Radiation Therapy or Oncology nursing expr

  • Knowledge/familiarity of Nurse Navigation process

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) - speak, read and write

    Summary The Radiation Oncology RN works in a fast-paced radiation therapy department that treats an average or 30-50 patients per day. This individual will work along-side a team of experienced oncology professionals. The main function of this RN is to provide intake assessment, patient education regarding upcoming Radiation Oncology procedures, and education regarding acute and chronic side effects or complications of treatment. This RN will also assist the Radiation Oncologist when performing highly complex procedures such as HDR brachytherapy and frame-based SRS. Will keep detailed records of patient interactions via the ROIS application called ARIA as well as viewing necessary documents in Cerner. The RN will perform community outreach navigation tasks and assist patients in accessing Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center and The Douglas and Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center for the first time and for all successive physician/provider and/ or treatment appointments. Sharp Chula Vista Comprehensive Cancer Center is a state-of-the-art treatment facility. The technology encompasses an "all Varian" platform: two True Beam linear accelerators, capable of performing SRS (frame-based and frameless, SRT/SBRT/SABR, IMRT, Rapid Arc, Respiratory Gating, Brain Lab ExacTrac and 6 DOF couch, and includes Aria ROIS, Eclipse treatment planning system, Brainlab iPlan treatment planning system, Varisource, GE Big Bore CT – Simulator. This department is an all paperless and wireless environment. Our technology is complemented by beautiful and serene gardens, a waterfall, fireplaces and a healing environment that this Comprehensive Cancer Center offers to our employees, patients and family members alike in line with the Planetree design. Our professional staff consists of board certified professionals including: 2 Radiation Oncologists, 2.5 Physicists, 2 CMDs, 2 RN’s, 4 Radiation Therapists, as well as front office, patient navigation, cancer registry, and patient support service staff. Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343-bed hospital with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay. A Designated Planetree Patient-Centered Care Hospital (http://www.sharp.com/chula-vista/sharp-chula-vista-receives-planetree-designation.cfm) , Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and also offers exceptional services for orthopedic care and women and infants. The Douglas and Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center (http://www.sharp.com/chula-cancer-center/index.cfm) offers patients the most advanced treatment technology, a unique healing environment and an extraordinary level of care. Essential Physical Requirements may include Sitting Walking Standing Twisting (trunk) Twisting (neck) Bending (waist) Flexing/Extending (neck) Gripping/Grasping Fine Manipulation / Pinching Reaching below shoulder level Reaching above shoulder level Kneeling Squatting Bed mobilization (scooting / rolling) Lateral transfers (bed to gurney) Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer Lifting up to 50 pounds Push/Pull over 100 pounds Carrying up to 25 pounds Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview. Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class. Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, Registered RN, Radiation Therapy RN

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