Surgical Oncology RN FT Nights

Duarte, CA
Dec 06, 2017
Jan 05, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Requisition ID:12277

Job Title: Surgical Oncology RN FT Nights

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 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.

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities

Registered Nurses who practice in Surgical Oncology/Telemetry 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.

4W is the surgical inpatient unit that has the capability to monitor all 18 beds with cardiac telemetry. Nurses who choose to practice in this unit are specially trained to provide care to patients requiring close monitoring of flap reconstructions. Care provided on 4W includes:

  • Pre and post-surgical care to adult patients of general oncologic surgery, gynecologic surgery, neurosurgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, urology and bone marrow donors

  • Pain management

  • Hydration therapy

  • Transfusion therapy

  • Infection management

  • Terminal and palliative care

  • Management of the side effects of disease or treatment

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration

  • A.D.N. (Associate Degree in Nursing ) or BSN (Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing) preferred.

  • 2 years of recent clinical RN experience in Medical Oncology/Telemetry preferred.

  • Current California RN License.

  • Current American Heart Association BLS & ACLS required.

  • CCRN preferred. OCN preferred.

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

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be 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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