At the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, we promote innovative health care, teamwork and a healing community. We are looking for exceptional nurses to provide clinical radiation oncology care in an ambulatory setting. We are recognized as an industry leader delivering world-class care to a patient population that comes from all over the world. 98.7% of our patients surveyed say they would recommend our services to others. Our leadership team provides support for oncology specific certifications and we are involved in many clinical trials. We are seeking RN candidates with compassion and willingness to learn and grow with our team in this academic environment.
Individuals will be responsible for the ongoing assessment of assigned patients and, in conjunction with other health care providers, will assist in developing a comprehensive plan of care for patients. RN Case Managers will work closely with physicians on a day-to-day basis and collaborate with other members of the health care team to insure the patient’s needs are met in a timely fashion. Positions are primarily day time hours, but some evening rotation may be required.
Qualified candidates should have excellent communication and critical thinking skills along with self-initiative and above average organizational skills. Ability to work effectively with a diverse staff and patient population is required. Must possess solid clinical assessment skills and have ability to develop, implement, evaluate, and modify a plan of care. Prior nursing experience in ambulatory health care, oncology, and case management strongly preferred. Associate degree or diploma in nursing required; BSN preferred. Must have current, valid Florida RN license in good standing and be certified in BLS.
Effective proton cancer treatment delivered with all the resources of a non-profit major academic health center.
When we opened our doors in August 2006, proton therapy was a new cancer treatment to the Southeast United States. Since then, our 150 dedicated staff members have brought hope of a cancer-free future to more than 9,500 patients from Florida, the U.S. and 33 countries. We are a regional and international resource offering proton therapy – one of the most advanced non-invasive cancer treatment tools available.
Located in Jacksonville, Florida, our proton therapy center is staffed, situated and structured as a major clinical research facility. We serve as a center for multidisciplinary research with 250 published articles involving all interests that touch cancer and its treatment.
The UF Health Proton Therapy Institute’s interest extends into other clinical and scientific disciplines, including engineering, computer science, medical and legal ethics, social science, health economics, materials science and space technology.
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