Clinical Nurse III - Operating Room

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

ID: 7203406 (Ref.No. 10023616)
Posted: December 28, 2023
Salary / Pay Rate: $57.55 - $83.45 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the transformative team atCity 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.

Position Summary

City of Hope is seeking a skilled and compassionate Clinical Nurse to join our exceptional team in the operating room, specializing in cancer treatment. In this crucial role, you will contribute to the fight against cancer by providing outstanding surgical care to our patients. Join us in making a meaningful difference in the lives of those we serve. This opportunity is for 12-hour shifts (3 per week) and designated for the day shift, with a 6:45am start time.

$20,000 Sign-on Bonus Available!

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Assist in surgical procedures related to cancer treatment, including tumor removal, organ resection, and reconstructive surgery.
  • Ensure the operating room is prepared with the necessary equipment, instruments, and supplies for each procedure.
  • Collaborate closely with surgeons, anesthesiologists, and surgical technicians to maintain a sterile and safe surgical environment.
  • Monitor patients during surgery, assessing vital signs and assisting with the management of complications.
  • Provide post-operative care, including wound care, pain management, and patient education.
  • Maintain meticulous documentation of surgical procedures, patient conditions, and medication administration.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.


  • Opportunity to work in a world-renowned cancer center at the forefront of surgical advancements.
  • Ongoing professional development and access to specialized training in cancer-related surgeries.
  • Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package.
  • The designated OR Nurses are eligible for a unit differential of $2.59/hr, in addition to base pay.
  • The satisfaction of being part of a team that plays a critical role in the cancer treatment journey.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s degree in Nursing is required. If ADN only, must obtain BSN within three years of hire or transfer.
  • Current California RN license
  • Minimum of three (3) years related experience
  • Requirement of 1-year perioperative experience or a formal Perioperative nursing specialty course completed prior to application or within 6 months of hire or transfer.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR Card through American Heart Association
  • ACLS through American Heart Association
  • CNOR (preferred)

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, pleaseclick 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.