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Registered Nurse - Oncology to Stem Cell Transplant

City of Hope

City of Hope

Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Registered Nurse - Oncology to Stem Cell Transplant

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

The successful candidate:

Provide nursing care to oncology patients across the adult and geriatric spectrum in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Demonstrate competency across the continuum of malignant hematology and stem cell transplantation. Deliver high-quality care across all domains of practice when caring for patients receiving cellular therapies. Develop and implement an individualized plan of utilizing the nursing process, including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Be responsible for inspiring and guiding other qualified patient care team members to ensure enhanced patient outcomes through effective communication, collaboration, mentorship, and effective delegation in the exercise of his/her independent judgment. Address physical, spiritual, emotional, and educational needs of the patient and caregiver in the delivery of nursing care. Coordinate the plan of care with other healthcare professionals, support persons, and all members of the healthcare team.

  • Competent in providing care for immunocompromised patients with complex needs.

  • Competent in the delivery of effective nursing care to prevent, detect, and manage early and late effects associated with cellular therapies.

  • Conducts and reinforces patient education, including treatment plan/regimen, symptom management, side effects, patient family responsibilities related to self-care, and available resources at home or at facility.

  • Demonstrates competence in collection of blood specimens and blood cultures. Assists with coordination of specialty lab and diagnostic testing, pharmacokinetics, disease staging, and research based clinical trials.

  • Demonstrates competence in chemotherapy administration through ONS.

  • Competently administers medications via all routes, using the 6 rights, medication bar scanner and monitors patient for side effects.

  • Care for, assess, and monitor patients with Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA) and epidural catheters.

  • Highly experienced in providing care for patients with IV lines, central lines, and ports.

12 Week Training Program

Full Time - Nights preferred

18% Night Shift Differential

Up to 10% pay rate increase upon successful completion of the program

Qualifications

Your qualifications should include:

  • Prior experience in Inpatient Oncology, Inpatient Malignant Hematology or Outpatient Oncology Infusion required

  • Associates Degree in Nursing; BSN preferred

  • AZ Registered Nurse License or a Registered Nurse License from a Compact State

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification- an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training site, American Safety & Health Institute, or Red Cross BLS certification is required upon hire. If their current certification does not meet the guidelines, stakeholders will have (30) days from the date of hire to attend an onsite initial BLS course and will be required to renew every two years.

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification-Stakeholders will have thirty (30) days from the date of hire to acquire American Heart Association (AHA) ACLS certification and will need to be renewed every two years. Will not be allowed to provide ACLS for patients independently until AHA ACLS cards are obtained

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefits, click here: Benefits Information