Registered Nurse Lead - RN - Radiation Oncology

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Unit Description



Lead for Radiation Oncology dept Mon-Fri 7am-5pm, sometimes ending later if volume is high.

Front line leadership for nursing functions/patient care, and for staffing for direct patient care to patient volume, providers, nursing assessment/nursing care/education, and monitoring and management of radiation side effects/toxicities.  Special procedures also require monitoring  - for all stereotactic radiosurgery patients, stereotactic body radiotherapy, and brachytherapy procedure (post surgical implantation of devices).

Care Site Description
Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.
Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health – and hope – to our patients.
Fast Facts
  • Denver (estab.1873)
  • Largest acute care provider in Denver area
    • 2,397 associates, 1,332 medical staff, 108 residents
    • 371 beds
    • New $623 million, 360-bed, 826,000-square-foot replacement facility (December 2014)

Services & Expertise

  • Breast Care Center
  • Cardiovascular Services
  • Center for Women and Infants
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Emergency Services
  • Medical Imaging
  • Orthopedics
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Rehabilitation
  • Surgical Care
  • Weight Loss Surgery Center

Kudos: Saint Joseph Hospital offers excellence across the continuum of care for patients.



Work under the supervision of the Clinical Manager. Provide shift leadership and serve as the shift clinical resource.  Assist with the management of staffing resources and patients. Supervise, provide and coordinate patient care activities and maintain quality of care in accordance with policies and procedures.

  • RN degree
  • Three years nursing experience
  • As of July 1, 2014 any associate who is newly hired for or promoted into an SSC position and does not have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree, must, as a condition of employment, complete a BSN within 5 years of the date of hire or transfer.
  • Current Colorado RN license
  • Current BLS certification
  • ACLS/NRP/PALS as appropriate for unit or service


  • Two years leadership experience
  • BSN degree preferred and is required to be completed within 5 years by all new and promoted employees on or after July 1, 2014 as outlined in Minimum Required Qualifications.


Organization: Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO
Primary Location: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Denver
Department: SJD-Radiation Therapy
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Shift
Job Posting: 3/9/2017 3:28:20 AM
FTE: 0.9
Job Number: 17001648
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