RN Clinical – Radiology Therapy – Full Time 8 Hour Days (Non-Exempt) (Union) – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

As an integral part of the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse utilizes the nursing process to provide therapeutic care to patients. The Registered Nurse is accountable for the coordination of patient care and education to the patient and family in accordance with the standards, policies, and practices in a compassionate, supportive, and therapeutic environment.

Customers receive high quality services that meet or exceed professional, organizational, community and regulatory standards and provide customer satisfaction.

Essential Duties:

  • Assesses patients to determine actual or potential problems.
  • Assists in the formulation of plan of care with physician and other health care professionals.
  • Facilitates continuity of care for patients to assure transition during hospital stay and between hospital, home, and ambulatory care setting.
  • Acts as patient and family advocate using the nursing process and problem-solving techniques.
  • Demonstrates awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient care.
  • Provides direct and indirect patient care services, including, but not limited to, the administration of medications, and implementation of diagnostic and /or therapeutic procedures as order by the physician.
  • Provides care appropriate to the age of the patient (adolescent, adult, elderly); demonstrates knowledge of growth and development
  • Provides patient and family education based on assessed needs regarding diagnosis, treatments, protocols, and diagnostic testing.
  • Participates in the development of patient education materials.
  • Directs patients to available internal and external resources (e.g., support groups, social services, patient education library, American cancer society national cancer institute, etc.)
  • Promotes positive interpersonal relations and demonstrates effective communication methods.
  • Maintains professional code of ethics and scope of practice by adhering to national, institutional and/or departmental standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Prioritizes assignments for timely completion of work.
  • Floats as needed toother patient care areas.
  • Follows departmental procedures to capture patient care charges for supplies and [procedures and controls the
  • Utilization of patient care supplies and equipment in a cost-effective manner.
  • Arrives to work and meeting on time.
  • Works carefully to prevent equipment breakage and loss.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Req Bachelor’s degree Nursing Degree in Nursing (BSN) *Grandfathered from BSN if hired prior to 12/2019
  • Req 1 year Experience in radiation oncology department.
  • Req Must have excellent communication skills, including the ability to speak, read and write English proficiently.
  • Req Knowledge of medical procedures and conditions and ability to understand, follow and successfully perform duties, including whole blood collection, and apheresis procedures, in accordance with administrative and clinical policies, regulations and procedures.
  • Req Committed to excellence in patient care and customer service.
  • Req Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimal direction and supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pref 2 years Experience in a comparable unit immediately prior to application strongly preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Req Registered Nurse – RN (CA Board of Registered Nursing)
  • Req Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association
  • Req Fire Life Safety Training (LA City) If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)

 

The hourly rate range for this position is $41.00 – $88.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

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