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Queen's Health System RN - Radiation Therapy (Call In, Varied Shifts) in Honolulu, Hawaii

RESPONSIBILITIES

I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for coordinating clinical care of patient. Integrates all health care providers to ensure high quality patient/family outcomes, and establishes a consistent and accountable relationship with patient/family. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, initiation and development of the plan of care, patient/family education, utilization management and discharge planning.

II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Essential functions- Continuous: lifting up to 1/2 lb., seeing, hearing, talking, grasping, fingering. Frequent to continuous: standing, walking, stooping, forward reaching, handling. Frequent: pushing and pulling up to 30 psi, lifting up to 10 lbs., sitting, bending. Occasional to frequent: squatting, twisting. Occasional: pushing and pulling up to 70 psi; lifting: horizontal lift/carry up to 75 lbs. with assistance, floor to waist up to 35 lbs., waist to shoulder up to 25 lbs., overhead level up to 15 lbs.; carrying up to 35 lbs, running, climbing, side bending, kneeling, crouching, overhead reaching. Operates various machines/tools/work aids.

III. TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS

Inside work. Exposure to body fluids, blood products, and communicable diseases. Work environment may be highly stressful, fast paced and hectic. Assignment to inpatient adult psych areas and Family Treatment Center includes occasionally accompanying patients outdoors. Management of confused/disoriented and combative patients may involve tasks which may compromise physical safety.

IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A. Education/Certification and Licensure:

1.Licensure: Registered Nurse, State of Hawaii

2.Diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing; Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred.

3.Current BLS/HCP card in all areas; ACLS, NALS and/or PALS in designated areas.

4.Ability to read, write, speak and understand English effectively.

SCOPE OF SERVICE

The Radiation Oncology Program is accredited by the American College of Radiology. The area includes, three linear accelerators (including tomotheraphy), CT simulator, High Dose Rate brachytherapy unit, exam rooms, patient waiting area and office.

The program provides care to cancer patients of all ages who will benefit from radiation therapy. Nearly half of all patients treated have breast, lung or prostate cancer as their primary diagnosis.

The majority of radiation therapy patients are ambulatory and self-supportive. At the same time, we treat many inpatients who require intensive monitoring and services. Sedation/analgesia care provided as needed. The scope of care include: external beam radiation with intensive monitoring therapy, low and high dose rate brachytherapy, Stereotactic Radiosurgery and total body irradiation.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet

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