In collaboration with other cancer care providers and health team members, the Oncology RN will utilize oncology focused assessment skills and knowledge to coordinate and provide comprehensive care throughout the cancer disease continuum.
The Oncology RN will be a patient advocate and educator, as well as a liaison between inpatient, outpatient and home care.
The nursing process will be utilized when providing patient care, to include: administering infusion treatments, monitoring patients during and after treatments; assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the nursing care of patients receiving treatment; managing symptoms related to treatments as well as to the disease process.
The Oncology RN must demonstrate problem solving and decision making skills, close attention to detail, and sensitivity and empathy in all interactions with patients and caregivers.
Organizational standards for Joint Commission, Patient Safety and the Department of Health will be met or exceeded.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
BSN or above in Nursing required
Licensure and Certification:
Valid, current and unencumbered RN license by the State of California.
Current AHA or equivalent BLS certification
Oncology National Certification highly preferred, if not in place, must obtain within three years of hire .
ONS Chemo/Bio Provider Course, Internal certification in chemotherapy administration with OCN preceptor within 3 months of hire.
Experience, Knowledge, and Skills:
Minimum of two year’s experience on a dedicated oncology unit or outpatient cancer center Infusion unit required.
Demonstrates competence in clinical specialty (oncology), experienced in the administration of chemotherapy and biologics including the recognition and management of chemotherapy side effects.
Demonstrates effective time management.
The NorthBay Way principles consist of Caring, Communication, Collaboration, and Competence. Ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate these principles.
Additional Salary Information: Benefit package
Internal Number: req4008
About NorthBay Healthcare Cancer Center
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NorthBay Healthcare enjoys one of the highest employee retention rates in our industry. Professionals who join our staff often remain part of the NorthBay family for many years. What’s our secret? A unique combination of our close-knit professional environment and competitive wages and benefits, all located in a livable and supportive community.
About NorthBay Healthcare
NorthBay Healthcare is a not-for-profit organization based in upper Solano County, California. Since we began in 1960, NorthBay Healthcare has grown in both size and sophistication. We offer you a skilled and supportive environment enhanced by modern technology. We received and maintained Magnet designation in 2014.
Our Fairfield hospital, NorthBay Medical Center, is a certified chest pain center/stroke center as well as a trauma level 2 emergency room. The Fairfield hospital, a baby-friendly designated facility, delivers more than 1,600 babies per year and has the most sophisticated services for premature or ill newborns within 50 miles. VacaValley hospital holds our state-of-the art... cancer program. It is the only one in the County certified by the American College of Surgeons. The regionally renowned joint replacement Center is also located at VacaValley Hospital. NorthBay Healthcare is the only healthcare system in northern California that is a member of the Mayo Clinic Network.
The NorthBay’s Cancer Center, located at the system’s new Vacaville facility since 2016, provides multidisciplinary surgical, medical, and radiation oncology cancer care across a broad array of disease types. The Center, accredited by the American College of Surgeons since 1996, offers a state-of-the-art infusion center, advanced PET/CT and Linear Accelerator equipment, genetic counseling, nurse navigators, and the opportunity to tap the expertise of Mayo Clinic subspecialists through the Mayo Clinic Care Network. The Center had approximately 15,000 patient visits and 600 unique patients in 2018.