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Oncology Clinical Educator

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Stockton
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

**Oncology Clinical Educator**

St Josephs Medical CenterStockton, California

**Requisition ID** 2022-273912 **Employment Type** Full Time **Department** Education **Hours/Pay Period** 80 **Shift** Day **Weekly Schedule** Based on business needs. **Remote** No **Category** Education and Training


St. Josephs Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health. The word dignity perfectly defines what our organization stands for showing respect for all people by providing excellent care. St. Josephs Medical Center was founded in 1899 under the direction of the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael is a not for profit fully accredited regional hospital with 395 beds a physician staff of over 400 and more than 2400 employees. Specializing in cardiovascular care comprehensive cancer services and women and childrens services including neonatal intensive care. St. Josephs is the largest hospital as well as the largest private employer in Stockton California. Nationally recognized as a quality lead St. Josephs is consistently chosen as the most preferred hospital by local consumers.


**Job Summary:**

+ The Oncology Educator is a Registered nurse with advanced preparation in the area of Clinical practice and is responsible for ensuring Quality Nursing Care for the patient diagnosed with cancer.

+ This responsibility includes utilization of specialized advanced Clinical Nursing skills and knowledge in a relatively independent fashion in the area of direct and indirect Patient Care consultation and education of patients families and staff.

+ As a recognized expert the Oncology Educator acts as a mentor to the nursing staff providing consultation and education and is responsible for the ongoing review revision and management of staff clinical competencies.

+ The Oncology Educator is responsible for facilitating organizing planning and in some case directly providing classes and educational opportunities that will support the successful completion of Oncology Nurse continuing education requirements.

+ The Oncology Educator does not assume responsibility for an assigned case load of patients but is required to maintain clinical competence by working directly with nursing staff in the assigned patient care areas on a routine basis.

+ The Oncology Educator is also available throughout the organization as a resource to the nursing and ancillary staff and assists with organizing hospital-wide clinical skills day if needed and participates in the development and coordination of specialty programs/service and maintains certification where appropriate.

+ As such the Oncology Educator may be called upon to assess a particular patient/family need and assist with development of an appropriate plan of care.

+ The Oncology Educator is responsible for the coordination of quality improvement activities and/or research studies as directed and approved by the organization.

+ The Oncology Educator is involved in quality improvement activities surrounding the hospital Joint Commission Certifications Sepsis care and other key quality of care initiatives.

+ The Oncology Educator participates in hospital and specific Cancer committees that involve clinical quality improvement and is responsible for bringing the information back and educating the staff at the bedside so quality of care goals are achieved.

+ The Oncology Educator will be available to orient new nurses providing one on one at the elbows clinical hands-on patient care training.

+ Due to the nature of assigned departments being operational 24/7 the Oncology Educators schedule will vary so all staff have access to the Oncology Educator and the Oncology Educator has the opportunity to reach each staff member individually as needed.

**We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:**

+ Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

+ Flexible spending accounts

+ Voluntary Protection: Group Accident Critical Illness and Identity Theft

+ Adoption Assistance

+ Free Premium Membership to with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults

+ Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

+ Paid Time Off (PTO)

+ Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

+ Retirement Programs

+ Wellness Programs


**Minimum Qualifications:**

+ Minimum of two (2) years acute care experience in combination of intensive care medical-surgical and telemetry.

+ Graduate of a school of nursing. Bachelors degree in nursing.

+ Current RN licensure in the State of California.

+ Current BLS certification.

+ Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) within 6 months of hire.

+ Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Certified

+ ACLS Preferred

+ Excellent communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills.

+ Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning principles and teaching skills.

+ Ability to articulate and apply quality improvement and nursing research principles.

**Equal Opportunity**

CommonSpirit Health--- is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected

by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,

pleaseclick here. (\_0/EEOC\_KnowYourRightsEnglish.pdf)

CommonSpirit Health--- will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health--- participates in E-Verify.

Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Dignity Health, Stockton , Oncology Clinical Educator, Healthcare , Stockton, California

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