Medical-Surgical RN FT Nights
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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/24/2016
JOB DESCRIPTION- - - # Medical\-Surgical RN FT Nights Department:
East Hospital\- A - - - # Description Requisition ID:
6358 Job Title:
Registered Nurse II \- BSN*
* Position Summary and Key Responsibilities
* Registered Nurses who practice in Medical and Surgical 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\. Unit East Hospital A has 23 beds and our RNs provide acute care and observational placement for medical surgical, as well as care for overflow patients from other services\. Inpatient services include:
\- Chemotherapy/Targeted therapies /Biologic therapies; \- Transfusions/Antibiotics/Electrolyte replacement/Hydration therapies; \- Pre and post surgical care/Vascular Access Device management; \- Care associated with clinical trials/Pharmacokinetics; \- Palliative Care / Pain Management/End of Life Care; \- Management of the side effects of disease or treatment; \- Diagnostic and other therapeutic procedures; \- Recognition and management of oncologic emergencies; \- Patient education*
* 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 \(Bachelor of Science in Nursing\) required\. - 2 years of recent Registered Nurse experience with solid tumor patients in medical and surgical oncology preferred\. - Current California Registered Nurse License required\. - Current American Heart Association BLS required\. - ACLS certifications preferred\.*
* About City of Hope
* City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5000 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\. City of Hope is 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\. .