The purpose of the Clinical RN role is to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, direct, and appropriately delegate to ensure the delivery of safe, quality patient care. The registered professional nurse will function within the scope of RN licensure, according to the California Nursing Practice Act. The clinical RN will provide assessment, development, and implementation of the plan of care, evaluate the effectiveness of that plan, and direct timely interventions for acute side effects that may develop throughout the course of radiation therapy. The clinical RN is an integral component to the radiation team, working collaboratively with other members of the team, including the radiation oncologists, radiation therapists, oncology social worker, and dietician. The nurse acts as patient advocate, when appropriate. In 2009, the American College of Surgeons gave the Marin Cancer Institute nine out of nine possible commendations. Nine Marin Cancer Institute radiation therapists were honored by Zero Breast Cancer with the 2010 Healing Professional Award, during the 11th annual Honor Thy Healer awards ceremony on May 6, 2010.
Qualifications: Oncology nursing experience with radiation therapy experience required. California RN license required Current BLS certification required OCN certification preferred
** This position is expected to start 2/8/13 to assist in coverage for a maternity leave **