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RN-Pediatric Oncology Infusion Nurse

UCLA Health Los Angeles, CA
  • Posted: November 16, 2019
  • Full-Time

Responsibilities
Direct patient care duties for pediatric patients
requiring infusions, testing and central line care. Pediatric specialties
include but are not limited to transplant patients, hematology/oncology,
nephrology, cardiology, gastroenterology, rheumatology, dermatology,
immunology, neurology etc. Infusions include administration of chemotherapy,
immunotherapy, blood transfusions, injectables, and supportive care. Nurses are
collaborative team members that coordinate with the multidisciplinary
team to plan and provide care for the needs of these patients and their
families from a holistic point of view.Qualifications
2
years or greater of oncology experience preferred
2 years of chemotherapy infusion experience preferred
Active chemotherapy/Biotherapy Certification required
Ability to perform historical, physical and behavioral status assessments of
patients using appropriate framework.
Skill in implementing appropriate nursing interventions on a consistent basis.
Writing skills to accurately document interventions and patient
response.
Ability to develop, implement and evaluate patient care plans
while actively involving patients, family and staff.
Skill in setting priorities, organizing interventions and directing staff.
Ability
to work effectively with stress and in crisis situations.
Ability to comply with departmental standards on punctuality, attendance, dress
codes, varied work schedules and nursing practices. Knowledge and practice in
the proper use of safe body mechanics.
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
UCLA Health welcomes all individuals, without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or disabilities, and we proudly look to each person's unique achievements and experiences to further set us apart.

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