Oncology RN-SRS - 4543 Per Diem/San Diego/Chula Vista/Otay/Variable
- Frost Street Building
- Per Diem
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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- 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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Shift Start Time:Variable
Shift End Time:Variable
Additional Shift Information:Flexible hours with start time between 7am to 8am and end time between 4pm and 5pm
Weekend Requirements:As Needed
What You Will Do
Assists patients, staff and physicians as needed to maintain a high level of efficiency of operations and customer service while providing quality care to the designated patient population. Assists with the leadership of the Nursing and Patient Service Representative staff. Serves as technical nursing expert for Oncology.
- 1 Year RN experience in related clinical area.
- California Registered Nurse (RN) - CA Board of Registered Nursing -REQUIRED
- AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association -REQUIRED
- Ambulatory experience.
- Clinical expertise
Demonstrates clinical knowledge, skill and technical expertise within scope of practice.
Exhibits critical thinking skills.
Proficient IV skills.
Initial and annual training on cardiovascular access device (CVAD).
Proficient in the care and use of Vascular Access Devices.
May act as a clinical resource for assigned area.
Accurately documents patient care per protocol.
Partners with physicians to continuously learn and expand clinical knowledge base.
Triage messages- Listens to patients, collects pertinent information, recognizes the urgency of the patient's problem and routes to physicians.
Returns phone calls according to physician instruction. May schedule patient appointments.
In partnership with physician, provides specific educational material and individual teaching.
Uses universal precautions and demonstrates knowledge of infection control policies and procedures.
Acts as a role model and provides assistance to PSRs in resolving issues related to front desk responsibilities including scheduling and telephone.
Fully successful in performing/assisting with all tests and procedures in assigned department.
Administers medications safely and accurately per guideline and written order.
Participates in clinical projects as directed by the physician or manager.
- Department efficiency and effectiveness
Organizes and completes daily requirements and responsibilities.
Able to respond to adapt to changing circumstances and prioritize patient needs.
Ensures prompt and efficient return of messages using good judgement and problem solving ability.
Applications: Ensures compliance with established policies, procedures, and guidelines for EHR and computer based applications.
Daily Organization - Monitors patient flow, physician schedules and completes daily tasks to ensure quality service. Completes work within assigned hours.
Maintains appropriate PAR levels. Cost conscious in usage.
Responds to urgent and emergent situations in a calm and capable manner. Utilizes good judgment and problem solving ability.
Participates in and prepares for site inspections and inventories.
Enters authorizations and schedules surgeries and procedures in a timely and accurate manner.
Assists in other departments as assigned to meet staffing needs and travels to other sites as business needs arise.
Staff training and development: assists with training and education and serves as preceptor/mentor for new and existing staff.
Consistently pro-active in team development and in problem-solving to meet department goals and support changes.
Acts as a resource and role model for staff.
Facilitates inter-departmental cooperation and teamwork, attends and participates in departmental/unit meetings and trainings.
Adheres to Sharp HealthCare standards of conduct.
- Medication management
Maintains current knowledge of applicable medications.
Demonstrates safe and accurate administration techniques. No medication errors.
Assists with Medical Assistant medication verification in immediate area.
- Nursing Competencies
Successfully completes Nursing Competencies with a score of 90% or greater in each section = Great.
Successfully completes Nursing Competencies with a score of 90% or greater on all but one section. Passed on retesting =Good.
Unsuccessful in passing more than one section of Nursing Competency Testing and/or failed to pass testing on second attempt = Needs Improvement.
- Quality initiatives
Completes Quality Assurance (QA) assignments and ensures overall department compliance with requirements.
- Technical skills
Demonstrates knowledge of equipment and Information Systems applications.
Able to activate emergency procedure per protocol - code, fire, etc.
Documents patient care events in a thorough and accurate manner. Manages and completes AEHR tasks per prescribed time lines.
Support and knowledge of new applications and policies: AEHR, Abbreviations, etc.
Demonstrate typing skills proficiency by using a keyboard, required to type proficiently and accurately; have the ability to type a minimum of 30 words per minute with 0-2 errors; have the ability to proof work.
Knowledge of insurance, utilization review, scheduling requirements and support of front desk responsibilities.
Able to operate and maintain department equipment.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- IV proficient.
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected classCalifornia Registered Nurse (RN) - CA Board of Registered Nursing; AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association
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