Clinical Nurse III, Infusion (RN) - Oncology Speciality
ID: 7199742 (Ref.No. 10024070)
Posted: December 8, 2023
Salary / Pay Rate: $57.55 - $83.45 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Clinical Nurse III, Infusion (RN) - Oncology Specialty
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, andtreatment facilitiesin 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.
We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Oncology Infusion Nurse at City of Hope Lennar Foundation Cancer Center, you are the forefront of providing specialized and compassionate care to patients undergoing chemotherapy. This role is multifaceted, encompassing a range of responsibilities aimed at ensuring the well-being of patients and supporting them through their cancer treatment journey.
As a valued member of the City of Hope nursing team, you play an instrumental role in enhancing the quality of life for cancer patients. Your expertise, empathy, and dedication contribute to creating a supportive and healing environment for individuals undergoing cancer treatment. To learn more about more City of Hope Lennar Foundation Cancer CenterCLICK HERE.
This RN opportunity is eligible for $20,000,00 Sign-on Bonus.
As a successful candidate, you will:
Assessing of Patients’ Health Status:
- Conduct thorough assessments of patients' health status before, during, and after chemotherapy infusion sessions.
- Monitor and document vital signs, symptoms, and overall response to treatment.
Care Planning and Implementation:
- Develop comprehensive care plans tailored to each patients’ unique needs and treatment regimen.
- Implement nursing interventions in line with established care plans, ensuring optimal outcomes.
- Administer chemotherapy support to patients and their families regarding the treatment process, potential side effects, and self-care strategies.
- Offer emotional support, fostering a caring and empathetic environment for patients facing the challenges of cancer.
Coordination of Care:
- Collaborate with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to coordinate patient care and ensure seamless transitions between various stages of treatment.
- Schedule and facilitate follow-up appointments, actively participating in the continuity of care.
Management of Side Effects:
- Assist patients in managing and coping with side effects and complications arising from cancer treatment.
- Proactively address and alleviate symptoms, collaborating with healthcare providers as needed.
- Participate in quality improvement initiatives to enhance the overall are provided in the outpatient infusion clinic.
Your qualifications should include:
- Bachelor’s degree in nursing or master’s degree in nursing
- Three to five years related experience (oncology)
- Current California Registered Nurse license
- Current BLS certification from American Heart Association
- Current ONS chemotherapy/immunotherapy certification
- National certification (must obtain within three years and must be maintained thereafter to retain Clin III status)
City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please click here.
Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $57.55 - $83.45 / hour
The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.
City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.