Registered Nurse (RN-CN1), Radiation Oncology, PRN, ONA

Job Description

Registered Nurse (RN), PRN Days, Radiation Oncology

UC Health is hiring a PRN Registered Nurse (RN) for the Radiation Oncology for the dayshift at Barrett Cancer Center. The Radiation Oncology Nurse will support the Medical Center's leading Oncology care and Level III Trauma Center, delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures.

The Registered Nurse in Radiation will take care of a variety of patients including Veterans' Affair patients, inpatients from the main hospital, Cincinnati Children's Hospital patients, and a variety of patients from the community. The RN is responsible for managing side effects of radiation daily as well as assisting physicians with day-to-day care of patients undergoing radiation treatments which includes prescriptions refills, FMLA forms, etc. The RN is also responsible for caring for patients undergoing special high dose radiation procedures known as brachytherapy procedures.

About UC Health Ambulatory Services

UC Health Ambulatory Services supports the majority of the academic health system's outpatient and non-hospital-based facilities and operations. This includes almost 200 specialty and primary care physician offices in nearly 60 locations across Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

More than 130 UC Health ambulatory physicians and advanced practice providers have been recognized as the top 1% of clinicians in the nation for their patient experience scores.

Unit Details :
  • Be a part of a small and cohesive team that collaborates well together.
  • There are no weekends or holiday requirements.
  • Work on a normal Monday through Friday schedule (hours are 8 AM-4:30 PM)

  • 401k
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Employee paid long-term and short-term disability


The Registered Nurse (RN) is an individual who holds a current state license to practice nursing. The practice of nursing requires specialized knowledge, judgment, and skills to provide care to groups and individuals. The RN utilizes knowledge derived from the principles of biological, physical, behavioral, social and nursing sciences to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care. The care is culturally based and age-specific.
  • Prepares, implements, evaluates, revises and coordinates interdisciplinary plan of care for each assigned patient in a collaborative effort with the other healthcare team members and patient/family within the time frame indicated by unit's standards of practice.
  • Communicates formulated plan of care, as appropriate, to all levels of associates involved in the patient's care, and demonstrates ability to establish priorities of care based on patient's assessment and needs.
  • Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment, and involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment, and continuing care of the patient.
  • Identifies and responds appropriately to different patient needs resulting from behavioral health problems, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious/cultural norms.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking, accountability, flexibility, and a cooperative attitude in meeting the needs of the unit.
  • Nursing process is accurately and concisely documented, including evaluation of treatment and in accordance to hospital policy and procedure.
  • Acts as a resource person and mentor for new personnel, floater, and/or supplemental staff working on the unit.

Assumes responsibility for personal professional development and contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues, and others


  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Associate's Degree, minimum required
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, preferred
  • Current OH RN License
  • 4-5 years of experience (preferred)

About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at