Apheresis Nurse II - BSN
Job Title: Apheresis RN II
This position supports our exciting CAR T cell Therapy Program!
About CAR T Cell Therapy:
City of Hope continues to be at the forefront of a powerful form of immunotherapy known as chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy. Using this approach, immune cells are taken from a patientâ€™s bloodstream, reprogrammed to recognize and attack a specific protein found in cancer cells, then reintroduced into the patientâ€™s system, where they get to work destroying targeted tumor cells. To learn more about this exciting therapy, please visit https://www.cityofhope.org/research/car-t-cell-therapy
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 nationâ€™s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
TheTherapeutic Apheresis RN will work10 hours shifts. Duties would primarily include collection of autologous and allogeneic stem cells or other mononuclear cells utilizing Optia and Amicus technologies as well as other therapeutic apheresis procedures, and performing related patient care. Must be able to assess patient/donor condition during apheresis procedures, recognize and treat reactions according to standard operating procedures. Must also perform complete and accurate documentation of patient/donor information in both electronic and writtenchart formats, have a flexible schedule and may occasionally include Saturdays.
- Minimum Experience: Three years donor or Therapeutic Apheresis experience required.
- Minimum Education: BSN Degree required
- Required Certification/Licensure: Current California Registered Nursing License; current BLS certification.
City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and 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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