Registered Nurse, Radiation Oncology
Per diem, days
This position will provide a full range of nursing practice guided by the American Nursing Association’s (ANA) Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice (2004) and dependent upon experience, role, and population served. Primary nursing responsibilities include assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation and evaluation. Standards of professional performance required include quality practice, education/competency, professional practice evaluation, collegiality, collaboration, and ethics, research/best practice integration, resource utilization and leadershiP..
Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) standards of care are also the guides used to serve the patients referred to the Ruby L. Golleher Oncology Center Radiation Therapy. The ONS standards are used to provide comprehensive care to the patients and family in the management of the disease and treatment related symptoms.
- Effective oral and written communication skills.
- Knowledge of adult education techniques.
- Knowledge of cancer and cancer care including radiation therapy and pain management.
- Ability and knowledge to work with patients ages adolescence through elderly.
- Must have a current CA RN license
- Must provide proof of CEU's every two (2) years to maintain RN LicenseCPR/BLS (Basic Life Support)
- Minimum of one (1) year experience in the care of oncology patient in an acute facility.
- Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) preferred
About the Hospital
Our Whittier campus delivers outstanding and compassionate care to patients, every day.
Among other awards, PIH Health Hospital - Whittier has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® for the third consecutive year by Truven Health Analytics.
PIH Health Hospital in Whittier, CA is located 30 minutes east of Los Angeles, close to the Los Angeles and Orange County border. There are many great communities in which to live that surround the hospital. This means easy access to work, great dining, shopping, entertainment and spectacular beaches. Whatever your passion, you’ll find the right place for it here.