RN, Surgical Oncology, Resource

  • Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Feb 23, 2021
Full time Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Description

Department Overview

The Surgical Oncology Clinic provides total family-oriented medical care in a practice setting staffed by faculty (physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants) and residents of Oregon Health and Sciences University.  The Clinic coordinates patient care provided through other practices and hospitals.  The Surgical Oncology Clinic conducts patient care five days per week.  Approximately 30 patients may be seen per day. 

Function/Duties of Position

The OHSU registered nurse (RN) provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities and patient populations.   The RN’s care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics.  The RN demonstrates the professional role obligations of scientist, leader, practitioner, and knowledge transferor.  Professional accountability enriches the RN’s engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork.  The Registered Nurse working as a member of a multi-disciplinary team has the primary responsibility for and provides direct and indirect professional nursing care for patients.  The Registered Nurse assesses patient and family needs, develops a plan of care, and implements and evaluates the care delivered.  The Registered Nurse is expected to practice in accordance with professional standards, core values, and with a commitment to service excellence.

Required Qualifications

  • External applicants: Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing Degree from a program accredited by Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA)
  • Internal applicants: Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Current, unencumbered Oregon State Registered Nurse License
  • BLS must be issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network branch of AHA (upload documentation with online application)
  • BLS must not expire during orientation or probation period, and must have the same expiration date (upload documentation with online application)
  • At least 2 years hospital nursing experience.
  • Communication skills including fluency in oral and written English
  • Basic computer skills including the ability to send/receive email, navigate information technology associated with the position, and use Electronic Health Record information and tools.
  • Constant exposure to usual hospital environmental conditions including possible exposure to blood and body fluids for which staff is provided education and protective equipment to minimize risk
  • Ability to lift, bend, stoop, reach, carry, push, pull and walk throughout the work period
  • Must be able to use all senses: seeing, hearing, touching, smelling, and speaking
  • Able to lift 35 lbs.
  • OHSU provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

Orientation Period: 6-8 weeks

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

Specialty

Oncology Nursing