Registered Nurse - Outpatient Clinic
About City of Hope
City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.
Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope’s translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution. AccessHope, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope’s specialized cancer expertise.
A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation’s "Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California, Arizona, Illinois and Georgia.
**Hours are 8a-4:30p, Mon-Fri.**
To demonstrate support of the hospital mission and vision by providing nursing, case management/disease management services to clients and families to help in the coordination and management of individuals’ health needs through the full continuum, as needed. The Centers Registered Nurse demonstrates the ability to assess, coordinate, plan, monitor, implement and evaluate the patient’s plan of care while ensuring and facilitating the achievement of optimal quality, clinical and financial outcomes. Performs assessment of clinical and life issues for the patients of CTCA. Provides professional nursing services in support of the physician, in the direct and indirect care of patients.
Provides disease management with an understanding of oncology, chemotherapy and the side effects, is able to monitor and address symptoms. Works with patients and families to provide an understanding of their disease, their treatment plans, and address patient quality of life issues. Documents assessment and interventions entered in a timely manner in the electronic medical record. Collaborates with, and supports provider team with daily assistance in managing and coordinating patient care. Evaluates and assesses health issues presented by patients and their caregivers and communicates pertinent and necessary issues to the physician.
Effectively and efficiently triages patient medical issues either in person or by telephone. Intervenes appropriately with use of orders and/or consultation with the interdisciplinary health care team. Provides professional nursing services to address patient’s health and other related issues in cooperation with other clinical and clerical team members.
Meets patients at follow-up appointment and supports the physician to ensure patient has all information to make informed decisions regarding treatment and how to access all ancillary services appropriately. Documents timely and thoroughly in the electronic medical record.
Works as a part of the team as a resource to facilitate communication and services between physicians, patients, families and other healthcare team members including external health care agencies, to facilitate the plan of care, including home services and medical equipment if needed. Provides patient education, utilizing appropriate resources to meet the needs of the patient and documents education in SCM
Performs tasks as outlined in facility policies and procedures, as required by regulating agencies and according to best nursing practices, including but not limited to central line care, patient education, procedure assist and medication administration.
Works as a part of the health care team to provide excellent customer service to increase patient satisfaction and retention. Works to achieve positive outcomes and resolution of variances. Covers for other members of the team to ensure efficient delivery of service to the patient. Receives and returns patient calls, and provides care for drop-ins and appointments, in a timely manner in accordance with hospital "turn-around time" goals.
Skills, Education and Additional Information
Current Georgia RN license from an accredited college
BSN required or enrolled in a BSN program within 6 months of hire and completed within 3 years of date of hire
1 year clinical oncology experience preferred
BLS certification required. ACLS preferred
OCN Certification preferred
Bio/Chemo Certification preferred
Pay Range$31.90 - $52.55
Placement within the identified pay range is based on individual and market factors including, but not limited to, experience, education, credentials (including licenses and certifications), geographic location, market competition, skill set (including market availability of required skills), assigned/anticipated job tasks, and level of responsibility. These factors are considered without regard to an individual’s status as a member of any protect group pursuant to federal, state, and/or local law.
City of Hope’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds, and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding. We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.
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