Radiation Oncology Charge Nurse at UCHealth
Posted on: September 18, 2022
Come join a strong team of oncology nurses specialized in radiation
oncology! This is a unique nursing specialty with opportunities for
professional growth and development as an oncology nurse. Nurses
lead care coordination, manage radiation related toxicities in
partnership with a strong team of providers, assist in complex
innovative high dose radiation procedures and provide important
patient education and supportive care.
The charge nurse role provides clinical care -50% of the time and
oversees clinic operations at the grassroots level. Some of the
primary responsibilities of the charge nurse include 1) staffing
and scheduling, 2) new hire onboarding and clinical coaching, 3)
serve as a clinical support and resource, 4) ensure regulatory
compliance and patient safety, 5) support complex brachytherapy
procedures and equipment management, and 6) team building and
mentoring of team members.
If you do not have radiation clinical experience as a nurse, no
worries; we can train you! Ideally seeking a strong leader who has
a passion for developing people and supporting RNs and MAs
performing at their highest potential. Come join our team and
expand your knowledge and skill set as a radiation oncology nurse
and serve as an important front line leader making a huge impact on
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
Supervises and mentors nursing and support staff during assigned
shift. Determines staffing level and assignments based on staff
availability, staff abilities, census, and patient acuity.
Provides direct patient care as needed. Floats between staff to
assist with problem-solving. May take patient assignments to meet
staffing needs. Evaluates the effectiveness of patient care and
identifies any issues that affect desired patient outcomes.
Responds to complaints about patient care and related services, and
manages through established channels. Performs role-specific duties
as assigned, including entering orders, performing admissions or
discharges, and coordinating transfers.
Ensures staff has necessary equipment and supplies to provide safe,
quality patient care.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive
judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be
able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate
* Basic Life Support
* Registered Nurse
* Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Certified Nurse
- Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited or state
board of nursing approved Registered/Professional Nursing program
if less than 3 years experience. Preferred: Bachelor's degree in
- Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a
Registered Nurse (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider
and any relevant life support certification as determined at
- Minimum Experience: 1 year nursing experience.
- ADDITIONAL POSITION LEVEL CREDENTIAL INFORMATION: ONS
chemotherapy/biotherapy certification within 3 months of
- BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red
Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before
start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of
hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either
the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for
the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional
Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be
through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
Are you a RN New Grad? Visit
https://www.uchealth.org/professionals/residencies/ to find out
about our exciting New Grad opportunities!
The pay range for this position is: $34.73 - $53.83 / hour. Pay is
dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee's
contributions to our success in quality, patient experience,
organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth.
The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in
October following completion of five years' employment.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive
total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this
package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement
plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance
with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing
education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits
such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees
and their family members have full access to our Employee
Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits
and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In
addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending
upon their need.
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