Pediatric Oncology Per Diem Nurse BSN (Days)

Requisition Number: 13238

Job Title: Pediatric OncologyPer Diem Nurse BSN (Days)

Department Summary:

The 18 beds on the inpatient pediatric unit (3W) include 16 positive pressure rooms. , as well as two negative pressure rooms for the management of disseminated zoster, pneumonia and other diseases requiring negative airflow. Delivered with the sensitivity to each patient’s condition, services include chemotherapy, transfusion therapy, antibiotic therapy, hydration therapy, hematopoietic cell transplants, pre and post-surgical care, pain management, care associated with clinical trials, terminal/palliative care, management of the side effects of disease or treatment, diagnostic and other therapeutic procedures, oncology/hematology treatment, psychosocial support including child life services, recreational therapy, clinical social work, psychology, school reintegration programs and rehabilitation services.

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.

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:

†BSN (Bachelors in Nursing)

†2 years of clinical experience in Pediatric Oncology preferred

†Current California RN License

†American Heart Association BLS and PALS

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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