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Registered Nurse - Radiation/Oncology

Sacramento, CA | Temp-to-Hire Position

Post Date: 08/03/2017 Job ID: 38625.1 Industry: Healthcare/Medical
A leading healthcare organization in the Sacramento area is seeking a Registered Nurse with Radiation/Oncology experience to join their team. This Nurse will be responsible for prepping patients for procedures, administering medications, as well as placing and removing IV's. The ideal candidate has a background in Radiation/Oncology and is an experienced Nurse. This is a contract position with the opportunity for hire.

Responsibilities:Educates patient about treatment process. Prepares patient for treatment; captures all vital signs and other key indicators. Documents and obtains patient's history including lab results. Triages telephone calls from patients receiving treatment. Assesses and directs patients accordingly. Reviews and sorts lab reports, radiology and other correspondence that correlates with patient visit. Monitors clinical supply inventory, requisitions supplies, and coordinates restock process. Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies. Initiates and administers pre-medications ordered by the physician prior to treatment. Administers treatment while continuously monitoring patient vital signs, and observing patient for signs and symptoms of adverse reaction to treatment as ordered by the physician. Maintains patient comfort throughout treatment. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the physician.

Requirements: 2+ years' Registered Nurse with Radiation/Oncology experience. Bachelor's degree in Nursing is required. Current California Professional Nursing License. Current BLS or ACLS. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Knowledge and understanding of clinical organization structure, workflow, and operating procedures. Demonstrated knowledge of patient evaluation and triage procedures. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively work with a wide range of individuals. Ability to provide direct evaluation and consultation to patients.

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