Oregon Health & Science University

RN Nurse Coordinator, Neuro Oncology

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
ONA union represented
Department of Neurological Surgery or SM.NSURGE Administration
Salary Range
Based on ONA contracted rates
Variable, 0700-1600
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable
LinkedIn Job Code

Function/Duties of Position

The Registered Nurse assumes primary responsibility as the nurse coordinator of the Neuro-Oncology patients, provides direct and indirect professional nursing care.  The Registered Nurse assesses patients'  needs, develops the plan of care, implements and evaluates nursing care; provides education and consultation to staff, students, patients and the community.  The Registered Nurse identifies patient requirements relative to age-specific needs for infants, toddler, pre-school, school age, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.


The OHSU Clinical registered nurse (RN) provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities and patient populations. The Clinical RN's care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics. The Clinical RN demonstrates the professional role obligations of scientist, leader, and knowledge transferor [Onsomble Model of the Professional Role™]. Professional accountability enriches the Clinical RN's engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork. The Clinical RN exemplifies the principles of a Culture of Safety by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, a Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.

Required Qualifications

  • Associate or Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from a program accredited by Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA)
  • BSN preferred
  • Associate Degree Nurses required to enroll in BSN program within 3 years of hire and complete within 5 years of hire.
  • One year of hospital or ambulatory experience required
  • Current, unencumbered Oregon State Registered Nurse License
  • BLS at time of hire and must be issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network branch of AHA (upload documentation with online application)
  • BLS must not expire during orientation or probation period, and must have the same expiration date (upload documentation with online application)
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation



Preferred Qualifications

  • Current OHSU employees: BSN preferred
  • Oncology Nursing Certification
  • Chemotherapy Provider/Certification

Additional Details

Benefits include the following:

  • Comprehensive health care plans. Covered 100% for full-time employees and 88% for dependents.
  • $25K of term life insurance provided at no cost to the employee.
  • Two separate above market pension plans to choose from.
  • Vacation- 192 to 288 hours per year depending on length of service.
  • Sick Leave- 96 hours per year.
  • 8 paid holidays per year.
  • Substantial Tri-met and C-Tran discounts.
  • Tuition Reimbursement.
  • Innovative Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Usual orientation time: 6-8 weeks for int/ext candidates depending on experience.


Working conditions:

  • Constant exposure to usual hospital environmental conditions
  • Possible exposure to body substances
  • Requires a variety of shifts and days. Environmental factors: work in direct patient care areas-radiation, Hazardous Substances Exposure: possible exposure to blood, body fluids, chemotherapy agents

There is 1 position available.

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.


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