Medical Oncology RN FT Days

Medical Center - Duarte, Duarte, CA
Sep 01, 2017
Sep 25, 2017
Hemo / Oncology
Contract Type
Full Time
Requisition ID: 10357

Job Title: Registered Nurse II - BSN

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities

Registered Nurses who practice in Medical Oncology 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 B has 25 beds and our Registered Nurses provide care to.

Inpatient services include:

- Pre and post surgical care;

- Care associated with clinical trials/Pharmacokinetics;

- Pain Management;

- Management of the side effects of disease or treatment;

- Diagnostic and other therapeutic procedures;

- Recognition and management of surgical 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.

• 2 years of recent Registered Nurse experience in Medical Oncology preferred.

• Current California Registered Nurse License.

• American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification.

• ACLS and PALS certifications preferred. CCRN preferred.

** (Internal Clinical Nurse in Job Code 9011, 9020, 9013, or 9014)

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 is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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