Pediatric Oncology Clinical Nurse II - BSN (FT Days)
Job Title: Pediatric Oncology Clinical Nurse II - BSN (Full Time Days)
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.
Position Summary and Key Responsibilities
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. Inpatient Medical Oncology unit 4 East offers the latest technology to ensure optimal nursing care, and provides telemetry monitoring, acute care and observation for medical oncology, and overflow of surgical and hematology patients. It includes 16 private positive airflow rooms, two private negative airflow rooms, medication room, satellite pharmacy, a patient/family lounge and a conference room.
- 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
- BSN (Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing) preferred
- 1-2 years of recent clinical RN experience in Pediatric Oncology
- Current California RN License.
- Current American Heart Association BLS & PALS
- ** (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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