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Medical Oncology Nurse, NorthBay Healthcare, Vacaville, CA

Post Date

Feb 5, 2020

End Date

May 5, 2020

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.
  2. BSN or above in Nursing required.

Licensure and Certification:

  1. Valid, current and unencumbered RN license by the State of California.
  2. Current AHA or equivalent BLS certification.
  3. Oncology National Certification highly preferred, if not in place, must obtain within three years of hire.
  4. ONS Chemo/Bio Provider Course, Internal certification in chemotherapy administration with OCN preceptor within 3 months of hire.

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills:

  1. Minimum of two years’ experience on a dedicated oncology unit or outpatient cancer center Infusion unit 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 principles consist of Caring, Communication, Collaboration, and Competence. Ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate these principles.


Donna Dabeck, MHA, BSN, RN, PHN, CHCR
Manager, Talent Acquisition
NorthBay Healthcare, Human Resources
707-624-7937 (office) * 707-816-1637 (text)