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Registered Nurse 1 Rad Oncology
RENO NV 89505
Category: Health Care Industry
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Job code: lhw-e0-88399045

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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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Registered Nurse 1 Rad Oncology
Registered Nurse 1 Rad Oncology

Requisition id: 138450


Department: 200261 Radiation Therapy


Facility: Renown Regional Medical Center


Schedule: Full Time - Eligible for Benefits


Shift: Day


Category: Nursing


Location: Reno, NV


Position Purpose: Under the supervision of the Institute for Cancer Leadership and Radiation Therapy physicians, this position provides optimal patient care utilizing knowledge and skills within the context of the nursing process and the theory of human caring. The incumbent provides psychosocial support, education and teaching to cancer patients and their families. Nature and Scope: This position is challenged to treat human responses to health problems in the specialized population of radiation oncology patients. The incumbent must provide optimal patient care through assessment, planning implementation and evaluation of patients and their families. The incumbent must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, motor/sensor, psychosocial, and safety appropriate for children, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients and meets standards of quality as measured by the unit/department age specific competency standards. This position is responsible to demonstrate proficiency in body mechanics, fire safety, infection control, patient safety and CPR.


The incumbent uses both teaching and communication skills, both written and verbal to adequately teach patients and their families. This position coordinates between other professionals as indicated.


This position is challenged to communicate effectively with different types of people; function efficiently under stress; and be able to identify and maintain priorities; respond to simultaneous requests and remain courteous and tactful. The incumbent must be familiar with standard operating procedures in ancillary departments to schedule diagnostic tests and treatment without conflict.


Evidence based nursing practice; along with critical thinking skills are required to provide optimally safe patient care when interacting with internal and external contacts and exercising judgment and making decisions. Professional nursing practice is congruent with the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics.


This position provides direct patient care. The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job. Minimum Qualifications: Requirements - Required and/or Preferred Education: Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. Experience: 12 months experience in an Oncology setting License(s): Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Nevada RN license. Certification(s): AHA BLS certification is required upon hire. OCN certification is required three (3) years from date of hire. Radiation Therapy certificate is required within one year of hire. Computer / Typing: Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.


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