Clinical Nurse III - Hematology (4 East)

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7247426 (Ref:10026370)

Posted: May 24, 2024

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

The Hematology unit provides comprehensive care to patients with hematologic malignancies such as leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. In addition, the unit also specializes in managing patients undergoing CAR T therapy and those participating in clinical research trials. The unit is equipped to diagnose, treat, and manage various blood-related cancers through a multidisciplinary approach that involves medical oncologists, hematologists, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals. This opportunity is for 12-hour shifts (3 shifts per week) and designated for the day shift, with a 7:00am start time.

Up to $20,000 Sign-on Bonus Available!

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Patient Assessment and Monitoring: Nurses in the Hematology unit conduct thorough assessments of patients with hematologic malignancies, including physical exams, review of medical history, and assessment of symptoms such as fatigue, bruising, and bleeding. They monitor vital signs, laboratory results, and response to treatment to detect any changes in patient status.
  • Chemotherapy Administration: Nurses are responsible for administering chemotherapy and other systemic treatments according to established protocols and guidelines. They ensure accurate dosing, monitor for potential side effects, and provide supportive care to minimize treatment-related complications.
  • Symptom Management: Nurses assess and manage symptoms associated with hematologic malignancies and their treatments, such as pain, nausea, anemia, and neutropenia. They administer medications, provide comfort measures, and educate patients on self-care techniques to improve symptom control and quality of life.
  • Patient Education: Nurses play a crucial role in educating patients and their families about their diagnosis, treatment options, and potential side effects. They provide information on managing treatment-related symptoms, adhering to medication regimens, and accessing support services such as counseling, nutrition therapy, and financial assistance.
  • Care Coordination: Nurses collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to develop and implement individualized care plans for patients with hematologic malignancies. They coordinate appointments, diagnostic tests, and consultations with specialists, ensuring seamless continuity of care throughout the treatment process.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s degree in Nursing is required
  • Current California RN license
  • Minimum of three (3) years related experience
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR Card through American Heart Association

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, pleaseclick here.

To learn more about our Comprehensive Benefits, pleaseclickhere.

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.

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Job posting number:#7247426 (Ref:10026370)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
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