Medical Oncology Nurse
at Northbay Healthcare

Date Posted: 6/16/2019

Job Description


Medical Oncology Nurse
On Call, FTE: 0; Shift Hours: Variable according to clinic needs.
NorthBay Medical Center
Vacaville, CA

Job Summary:

  1. In collaboration with other cancer care providers and health team members, the Oncology RN will utilize oncology focused assessment skills and knowledge to coordinate and provide comprehensive care throughout the cancer disease continuum.
  2. The Oncology RN will be a patient advocate and educator, as well as a liaison between inpatient, outpatient and home care.
  3. The nursing process will be utilized when providing patient care, to include: administering infusion treatments, monitoring patients during and after treatments; assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the nursing care of patients receiving treatment; managing symptoms related to treatments as well as to the disease process. 
  4. The Oncology RN must demonstrate problem solving and decision making skills, close attention to detail, and sensitivity and empathy in all interactions with patients and caregivers.
  5. Organizational standards for Joint Commission, Patient Safety and the Department of Health will be met or exceeded.


  1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred.
  2. BSN is required by January 1, 2020 (excludes those employees grandfathered as
    outlined in March 2014 letter).

Licensure and Certification

  1. Current California RN License, without restrictions.
  2. Current AHA or equivalent BLS certification  
  3. ONS Chemo/Bio Provider Course, Internal certification in chemotherapy administration with OCN preceptor within 3 months of hire. 
  4. Obtain Oncology National Certification within two years of hire.

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills: 

  1. Minimum of two year’s acute care experience with oncology emphasis required.
  2. Demonstrates competence in clinical specialty (oncology), experienced in the administration of chemotherapy and biologics including the recognition and management of chemotherapy side effects. 
  3. Demonstrates effective time management.
  4.  The NorthBay Way is a set of value-based behaviors that are to be consistently demonstrated and role modeled by all employees that work at NorthBay Healthcare. The NorthBay Way principles consist of Caring, Communication, Collaboration, and Competence. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate these values.

Physical Effort: 

  1. Moderate (moving patients and equipment).Performs all physical duties of the job.
  2. Requires lifting, bending, pushing, pulling, sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, twisting, reaching and fine motor skills.


Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Part-Time
  • Location: Vacaville, CA
  • Job Type: Nurse
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 6/16/2019

About Us

At NorthBay Healthcare, we are committed to upholding the health, wellness, and vitality of the California community members throughout Solano County and beyond. Tracing our roots back to 1960, we are the area’s only locally-based, locally-managed non-profit healthcare organization. Our presence as a leader in innovative healthcare solutions is made possible by a talented team of professionals who enjoy making a difference as well as a living. We call it “The NorthBay Way.” The principles that lead our work include:

  • Caring– be friendly, be helpful; treat others in the way they want to be treated. Be compassionate; demonstrate genuine concern for the well-being of others. Affirm the worth and potential of others, and encourage caring behaviors.
  • Collaborationhonor promises and commitments; work in a spirit of cooperation. Establish and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships. Appreciate and use the knowledge and experience of others; fully support decisions once they are made. Be fair, be equitable, and be aware in all actions affecting others.
  • Communication be consistent; earn and maintain the trust of others. Listen first; strive to understand events as they have meaning to others. Provide frequent, direct, and truthful communications. Ensure a clear and compelling purpose for the work that needs to be done. Show appreciation, recognize results, and celebrate accomplishments.
  • Competence – take personal responsibility for uncompromising levels of service, quality, and safety. Be accountable for problems that cross your path: do whatever it takes to do the right thing. Manage resources with prudence and responsibility; encourage innovation and risk-taking in others. Engage in lifelong learning to grow more skilled, professionally and personally.

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