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Clinical Nurse - RN, Linear Accelerator, SCV-CC

Job ID 113330 Date posted 10/12/2021
Chula Vista, California
  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Linear Accelerator
  • Day Job
  • Per Diem
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At Sharp, being a nurse means transforming the health care experience for your patients, for your colleagues and for yourself. In a collaborative environment with state-of-the-art facilities and advanced clinical practices, we encourage you to follow your passions wherever they take you.

As a recognized leader in nursing excellence with Magnet® recognitions for high-quality, patient-centered care, we invite you to join us in providing health care the way it should be. We offer a wide variety of nursing positions — from RNs and clinical nurse leads to case managers and clinical nurse specialists.

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  • Advocate
  • Person-centered
  • Critical Thinker

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At Sharp, our mission is to improve the health of those we serve with a commitment to excellence in all that we do. We aim to offer quality care and services that set community standards, exceed patients’ expectations and are provided in a caring, convenient, cost-effective and accessible manner.

We have a vision to transform the health care experience through a culture of caring, quality, safety, service, innovation and excellence. Our goal is to be the best place to work, the best place to practice medicine and the best place to receive care.

Our team members are the driving force behind our mission and vision. At Sharp, we’re focused on providing an environment that will meet the needs of both our patients and our employees. Our team members are encouraged to connect with their passions and recommit to the purpose of their work each day.


  • Medical, vision
    dental and more

    Our flexible benefits include a choice of two HMO medical plans (both of which include vision), two PPO dental choices, flexible spending accounts, accident insurance, long-term disability insurance and life insurance.

  • Generous vacation
    holiday and sick leave

    We offer one of the most generous plans among health care systems in San Diego, and new Sharp employees start with 25 days of paid time off in just the first year.

  • Wellness

    We focus on your overall well-being by giving you tools to improve both yourself and your life — mentally, physically, spiritually, emotionally and environmentally. Our focus is on balanced health and wellness to help you reach your health goals and enjoy life along the way.

  • Employee assistance

    At Sharp, we understand that personal problems occasionally arise and you may need to seek outside professional advice. We’re here to help. Our employee assistance program helps employees develop and maintain a lifestyle that supports good health and productivity.

  • Retirement

    We’re proud to offer two retirement plans to match your needs. The Sharp$aver 401(a) plan matches your after-tax contributions and the 403(b) plan offers a long-term savings plan for pre-tax and Roth contributions with available loan and withdrawal provisions.

  • Educational opportunities
    and tuition reimbursement

    We support and encourage the growth and development of our employees through educational courses for credit in institutions of higher learning, continuing education programs (conferences, workshops, seminars) and specialty certification examinations.

  • Discount programs,
    perks and other benefits

    Our employees are eligible to participate in several group voluntary benefit plans — including group legal, college savings, critical illness insurance, group auto and home insurance and pet insurance.

Job Details

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

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