The Registered Nurse works as a key member of a multidisciplinary Radiation team and has the primary responsibility for and provides direct and indirect professional nursing care for patients undergoing radiation treatment. The RN serves as a key communication link between the patient, his/her family, and the care team. The RN is a continuous advocate for patients and their families, ensuring that clinical and business systems are customer service focused.
Job Requirements Knowledge of/Skill/Ability to: A thorough knowledge of nursing principles and procedures; knowledge and skills in techniques of good patient care whether medical or surgical, including multiple monitoring techniques. Demonstrates proficient computer skills. Must be flexible as needs arise and possess willingness to acquire new skills and adapt to a changing environment. Must possess assessment skills for all age groups. Must be familiar with chemotherapy “OCN” standards, practices, and recommendations. Must be able to read and write English, as well as speak and understand English. Must be able to operate office machines, as well as medical related equipment
License/Certification Current active and unencumbered Oregon RN license • Current Washington RN license • Current AHA BLS certification ONS Radiation Therapy Certificate Course must be obtained within 3 months of hire
Education and/or Experience Minimum Education: Graduate of accredited School of Nursing. Minimum Experience: A thorough knowledge of nursing principles and procedure, and skills and techniques for adult care. Must possess assessment skills. Two years acute care or outpatient oncology experience preferred. Radiation oncology experience ideal. For RNs graduating within the last 12 months, or RNs that have not practiced in an acute care facility within the last 24 months and have not previously completed a residency program will be required to complete the CMH-provided program.
CMH offers 100% employer-paid health care benefits with very affordable dependent premiums, including: Vision insurance, Prescription coverage, Dental and orthodontics insurance.
Some of the other great benefits of being a CMH caregiver include:
70% discount on hospital services for employee and insured dependents (you pay only 30% after insurance).
Up to 28 days paid time off for full-time employees to cover vacation, sick time and holidays.
Retirement savings plans, including generous matching and profit share contributions.
Shift differentials for evenings, weekends and nights.
Complimentary access to our hospital gym.
Employer-paid life insurance, with optional life insurance for dependents.
Pharmacy, central supply, gift shop, coffee stand and cafe discounts.
Employee Assistance (EAP) counseling on a variety of topics.
Come join our team! If you want to join a team that values caregivers and is as deeply committed as you are to improving the health of people and the community, then we encourage you to consider a career with Columbia Memorial Hospital.
CMH is located in Astoria, Oregon, which has been listed as a top place to live by numerous magazines and websites. We also have clinics in the nearby communities of Seaside and Warrenton. The natural beauty of the North Oregon Coast, the friendliness of small-town life, and the vibrant arts and restaurant scene make this a great place to live.
Whether you enjoy outdoor recreation, award-winning dining, history, festivals or family fun, we have it all. Hiking, beachcombing, tide-pooling, fishing, zip-lining, cycling, kayaking, kiteboarding, hunting and surfing are just some of the recreational opportunities.
Astoria is also home to a vibrant art scene and a charming downtown district known for its hilltop Victorian homes reminiscent of old San Francisco.