Become a keymember of a world-class health organization. Contribute to the delivery ofMagnet® designated nursing excellence. Take your career to the next level. UCando all this and more at UCLA Health.
As a Clinical Nurse III, you will providedirect nursing care, infusion therapy and related care to patients in ourCommunity Oncology Practice. You will be responsible for patient assessment andevaluation; preparation and administration of chemotherapeutic agents and otherintravenous drugs; patient education; and psychosocial support.
We’re seeking a self-directed professional with a currentCalifornia RN license and:
BSN or MSN
ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy certification
OCN and PICC line certification preferred
Knowledge of the Oncology patient population and practice operations
Background with all aspects of infusion therapy in an oncology setting
Excellent blood withdrawal and IV skills
Knowledge and skill in central line catheters
Ability to use medical diagnostic equipment
Strong communication, interpersonal and multi-tasking skills
UCLA Health is aworld-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent carecenters and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles as well asthe David Geffen School of Medicine. Through the efforts of our outstandingpeople, we have become Los Angeles’trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care. If you’re lookingto experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, UCan at UCLAHealth.
Graduated from an accredited school ofnursing with BSN or MSN.
Possession of current California RN license.
Possession of BCLS certification.
Possession of ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy certification.
Ability to push, pull or carry 30 pounds or more.
Possession of OCN certification.
Possession of PICC line certification.
Minimum of two years of acute care/oncology outpatient experience.
Working knowledge of the UCLA registration system, appointment scheduling systemand order entry system.
Ability to organize, prioritize, and follow through for multiple patienttreatments on an ongoing basis.
Experience to accurately screen and triage acute patients. Knowledge torecognize abnormal laboratory values and report to Physicians.
Skill in usage of medical diagnostic equipment, as well as working knowledge ofinstruments and supplies required to perform necessary blood tests and provideinfusion therapy.
Ability to accept direction from leadership and act promptly.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative workingrelationships with patients, peers, physicians and administrators.
Skill in listening perceptively, conveying awareness and responding to patientsand visitors with health concerns using tact and discretion.
Ability to interact diplomatically and sympathetically with patients, theirfamilies, and general public in a high volume, clinical setting.
Skill in performing with frequent interruptions and/or distractions includingthe ability to accept equivocal circumstances and respond to changingpriorities and deadlines.
Ability to maintain equanimity in the face of resistance, indifference, andhostility.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and to work with sensitive and confidentialinformation using discretion and judgment.
Knowledge and ability to understand, assume responsibilities, and performduties associated with moderate complexity laboratory testing, includingquality control, calibration, proficiency testing, as well as review andapprove test results prior to release.
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.