Oregon Health & Science University

RN, Ambulatory Oncology Infusion, FT, Days

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
ONA union represented
Community Hematology Oncology
Salary Range
Based on ONA contracted rates
Monday - Sunday, Days
0700 - 1730 variable, 10-hour shifts
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

Department Summary:

Five ambulatory oncology infusion rooms located in the Portland metro area. Chair/bed number ranges from 10-15 depending on site. Provide care to both Oncology and non-Oncology patients. Open 7 days a week including holidays and weekends.


Department Specific Working Conditions:

  • Shared and collaborative infusion space.
  • Ability to alternate between various work sites, depending on the practices’ space allocation, division of daily work activities, etc.
  • Rotate into other assignments (conditional based on appropriate training) such as OLC, triage and charge nurse

Function/Duties of Position

Hiring Bonus and Relocation Package Available


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

Department Specific Requirements (competencies, equipment, certifications, etc.):

  • 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.
  • Have reliable transportation in order to work at multiple clinics
  • Completion of ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy administration certification during orientation
  • Communication skills including fluency in oral and written English.
  • Navigate information technology associated with the position.
  • Use Electronic Health Record information and associated tools. 
  • Current unencumbered Oregon RN license
  • Certification in Basic Life Support
  • Record, track and assign duties and processes to ensure appropriate billing and revenue generation, when applicable
  • Facilitate care coordination with other providers and services to complement ambulatory Oncology care and meet holistic needs of the patient and family.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

Department Specific Preferences (competencies, certifications, etc.):

  • ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Provider Card
  • BSN preferred for internal candidates 
  • Recent Experience working in ambulatory Hematology/Oncology preferred
    • Recent Experience working in inpatient Oncology
  • IV access proficiency.  Experience working with Central Lines, Port-a-cath

Additional Details

Usual Orientation Time:  

  • New Grads: N/A
  • Specialty Experience: 4 – 6 weeks
  • Experience, but not in specialty area: 6-8 weeks
  • ResourceDepends on experience

*Bonus Disclaimer: current RN employees at OHSU, Adventist Medical Center in Portland or Hillsboro Medical Center are not eligible for the hiring bonus.

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.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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