Oncology Nurse (ICU)
Appointment Type: Definitions
Staff - Regular: Full Time
Working Title (if applicable):
Oncology Nurse (ICU)
$24.09 min to $34.46 midpoint (Hourly)
UNM Health Sciences Center (Abq)
The University of New Mexico Cancer Center (UNMCC) is a statewide provider of cancer care and is influential in the cancer field throughout New Mexico and the nation. The Official Cancer Center of New Mexico, the UNMCC is the only academic healthcare facility dedicated to both cancer research and patient care. We are also the only cancer center in New Mexico designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and one of just 67 premier NCI-designated centers nationwide. We employ the largest staff of research scientists and clinicians in the state and participate in approximately 300 clinical trials at any one time. Our clinical and laboratory researchers were awarded $60 million in funding in 2011 and our clinic saw over 15,800 cancer patients from every county in New Mexico in more than 137,000 patient visits. We currently serve 65 percent of the adults and virtually all of the children in New Mexico who are newly diagnosed with cancer. The UNMCC is currently recruiting for an Oncology RN to provide professional nursing care and coordinate the delivery of oncology treatments (includes chemotherapy administration and blood products), often in intensive care conditions, to assigned patients in a medical oncology facility, ensuring adherence to hospital or department and University policies, and nursing procedures, standards, and practices. This position is benefits eligible. The University of New Mexico (UNM) provides a diversified package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependant education programs. For a more complete explanation of the benefits, Click here.
Associate's degree in Nursing; at least 2 years of experience that can be demonstrated to be applicable to the duties listed in the job description. OR Bachelor's degree in Nursing; State of New Mexico Licensed Registered Nurse or licensure pending as documented by temporary licensure OR current RN licensure from a state participating in the "multistate privilege to practice" compact with New Mexico.
Experience in: Oncology Ambulatory Clinic or SAC/ICU Oncology certification Bilingual in English/Spanish Administering chemotherapy and/or blood products
For Best Consideration:
Open Until Filled
Application type required for this position:
Staff/UNMTemps Employment Application
Additional requirements for this position:
Candidates for this position must be eligible for employment as verified by the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Government Services Administration (GSA); those individuals on the OIG/GSA Exclusion Lists will not be considered for hire. Once hired, periodic checks will be made for eligibility of continued employment. Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check. CPR Certified Please review the UNM Position Classification Description for additional requirements: Oncology Nurse (ICU)
Required Applicant Documents:
Resume Cover Letter
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT NAMES OF 3 PRESENT/PAST SUPERVISORS AS REFERENCES THAT THE HIRING OFFICIAL WILL BE ABLE TO CONTACT. ONLY PAST/PRESENT SUPERVISORY REFERENCES ARE ACCEPTED. FAILURE TO DO SO MAY DELAY AND/OR PREVENT YOU FROM BEING HIRED. IF SELECTED FOR THIS POSITION YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A COPY OF YOUR HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR OFFICIAL COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS DEPENDING ON EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION. YOU MUST SUBMIT THESE BEFORE YOUR HIRE CAN BE PROCESSED.
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UNM Cancer Center
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University of New Mexico - 18 months ago