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Clinical Nurse 2 - Radiation Oncology

Job ID: 138349
Nursing
FT
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Jun 20, 2022

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

RadOnc RN will perform duties as a Proton Triage RN who supports, but not limited to, the Penn Medicine Virtua Proton patients and resides in the Virtua Voorhees location with a rotation to other Penn Medicine sites to continue active RadOnc clinical practice. RN will triage patients via phone. RN will perform intake to evaluate the patient for appropriateness of treatment. RN will collaborate with the Penn Medicine providers to direct patient care. RN will educate patients about Proton therapy and support the Radiation Oncology Proton patient at the onset of treatment. RN will provide resources as appropriate. RN will be required to have PA and NJ nursing license. 

At Penn Medicine Radiation Oncology, the RN plays a critical role in the planning and delivering of cancer care.
The RN should demonstrate advanced cancer care knowledge, strong assessment skills and can educate patients on their care and treatment, while applying clinical leadership and problem-solving skills. The Clinical Nurse 2 complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies and maintains an expert level of knowledge and skill with technical procedures.


Requirements:

Current Pennsylvania License as a Registered Nurse; 3 years of Oncology or Radiation Oncology experience
Current BLS Certification
Oncology Nurse Certification or ability to obtain preferred


We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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