Medical-Surgical RN FT Days

Medical Center - Duarte, Duarte, CA
Aug 23, 2017
Sep 22, 2017
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Full Time
Requisition ID: 10626
Job Title: Registered Nurse III - Days
Position Summary and Key Responsibilities
Nurses who practice in Medical and Surgical Services are characterized by their passion and compassion. Working closely with their physician colleagues, these professionals deliver care, and are called upon to assess if a transfer from outpatient to inpatient status is advisable when intense treatment or observation placement may be required.
Unit East Hospital A has 23 beds and our RNs provide acute care and observational placement for medical surgical, as well as care for overflow patients from other services.
Inpatient services include:
- Chemotherapy/Targeted therapies /Biologic therapies;
- Transfusions/Antibiotics/Electrolyte replacement/Hydration therapies;
- Pre and post surgical care/Vascular Access Device management;
- Care associated with clinical trials/Pharmacokinetics;
- Palliative Care / Pain Management/End of Life Care;
- Management of the side effects of disease or treatment;
- Diagnostic and other therapeutic procedures;
- Recognition and management of oncologic emergencies;
- Patient education
Perfect Fit:
• Someone with an insatiable curiosity and sense of inquiry to learn why we treat cancer as we do - and to help us achieve the next level of care
• A heartfelt commitment to providing quality, evidence-based care to help patients achieve optimal outcomes.
• An abiding compassion for patients and their families, all of whom are fighting against cancer and for a return to health.
• A holistic view of healthcare, recognizing that professional nurses not only care for the physical symptoms of cancer, but for the mental, emotional, psychological and spiritual manifestations as well.
• A genuine desire to be challenged by a complex patient population that is aging, and may be suffering from co-morbidities like heart disease or diabetes in addition to a cancer diagnosis.
• A contagious enthusiasm for focusing - or refocusing - your career on the sense of vocation that compelled you to choose nursing in the first place.
Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:
• ADN (Associate Degree in Nursing) and/or BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) preferred.
• 3 plus years of recent clinical RN experience with solid tumor patients in medical and surgical oncology preferred.
• Current California RN License required.
• Current American Heart Association BLS required.
• ACLS certifications preferred.
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5500 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
City of Hope strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

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