Loma Linda University Medical Center Murrieta

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RN-MedSurg Oncology

at Loma Linda University Medical Center Murrieta

Posted: 7/25/2018
Job Reference #: 102404
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

Patient Unit Care-Nursing

Loma Linda University Medical Center-Murrieta

Job Details:

Job Summary:

The staff R.N. is a professional care giver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a patient or a group of patients for a designated time frame and provides care to these patients via therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the therapeutic environment, treatment, and modalities and interdisciplinary collaboration within the scope of practice set forth for Registered Nurses. Utilizes discretion and independent judgment in applying the nursing process to the provision of age specific and developmentally appropriate quality patient care in all areas of Department. Meets qualifications, licensure/certifications and competencies as defined in the department specific plan for providing care. Applies theoretical concepts to clinical practice and continually expands knowledge base and clinical skills with a focus in department specialty. Utilizes interpersonal skills to maximize excellence in customer service, safe patient care and professionalism. Contributes to a work environment of caring and cooperation among a culturally diverse workforce and patient population. He or she consistently displays behaviors that model LLUMC-Murrieta Mission and Vision statements. May be required to take call nights, weekends, and holidays. Performs other duties as needed.

Job Specifications:

Knowledge and Skills: Good communication skills and writing skills. Physical and emotional stamina. Able to use a computer and/or learn hospital system. Customer service abilities including effective listening skills. Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment. Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, and lifting of patients and/or equipment. Demonstrate an understanding of the department specialty process. Demonstrate the ability to read and interpret data and document appropriately.

Required Education and Experience: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Possesses a current Registered Nursing license in the state of California. At least one year of acute care nursing experience required. At least one year of acute care nursing experience in area of specialty preferred. Recent appropriate nursing practice (Within the past 2 years) or completion of approved refresher course.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration: California Registered Nursing License. Current BLS certificate through the American Heart Association. Current ACLS certificate through the American Heart Association. Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy Provider Card certification is required for all RNs working on the Medical/Oncology unit. This certification must be obtained within 6 months. Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN) and/or Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) certification preferred.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability