Location: East Portland with expectations to work at other Community Oncology sites
Full-time - Experienced
Higher Education Institution
Community Hematology Oncology
Work Unit Description
Knight Cancer Institute East Portland Community Hematology Oncology provides care to adult and geriatric patients ages 18 years and older. New patients are seen by their medical oncologist and/or hematologist for the following types of visits: new patients visit office/outpatient follow-up visits, chemotherapy and other infusion visits, laboratory only visits, or injection only visits. The physician performs bone marrow aspirations and biopsies as his/her most common procedure. Occasionally they will also perform lumbar punctures, access of Ommaya reservoirs for the purpose of chemotherapy administration, therapeutic phlebotomy (done by RN staff).
Work Schedule, Hours, FTE, Salary Range
FTE: 1.0, Full Time
Schedule: Days Variable, Hours of operations are Monday - Friday, 0800-1700
Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Portland with expectations to work at other Community Oncology sites as needed.
Job Type: Union Represented (ONA)
Functions/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 and meets the standards/expectations of a Professional Practice Model.. In that model, 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 a inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork.
External applicants- BSN required Current OHSU employees:BSN preferred.
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.
Current unencumbered Oregon RN license.
Certification in Basic Life Support and Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Provider Card/chemo competency.
Compliance: - Code of conduct- Respect in the workplace- Applicable policies, procedures and agreements related to position, department or OHSU as a whole Additional Job Requirements
This may include such items as work schedule, work location, travel and environmental exposures such as noise, human tissues/fluids or radiation.
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.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & EQUIPMENT USAGE:
This describes the physical requirements necessary to perform the essential functions of this position.
Example: Ability to carry and lift up to 35 pounds.
Ability to stand for four continuous hours a day.
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.
This position requires frequent intervals of walking significant cumulative distances (ie. escorting patients to rooms, transporting specimens/supplies to other buildings, etc.) standing for long periods of time, and bending.
Ability to lift or help position (using correctly learned body mechanics) patients weighing up to but not limited to > 200 lbs with or without assistance.
The work environment carries risk of exposure to human tissue/fluids and radiation.
Ability with or without reasonable accommodation corrective lenses and/or hearing aids to use the senses of seeing (including color vision ability), hearing, touch, and smell to make correct judgments regarding patient conditions and safely administer care.
Use of all hospital approved clinical equipment.
Significant use of computers, copiers, multi-line phones, and fax.
Must be able to deal with competing needs and priorities of internal and external customers.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and r...esearch. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm