Per Diem Nurse -ICU Days

Employer
City of Hope
Location
Duarte, California
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 13, 2022

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Discipline
Health Sciences, Medicine
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital

Job Details

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 and in Arizona.

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.

Position Summary

Provides professional nursing care as assigned; coordinates care planning with other disciplines to maintain multi-disciplinary approach. Performs all duties within the scope of licensure utilizing the nursing process. Acts as a patient advocate in all ethical and legal aspects.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Utilizes the City of Hope nursing process in clinical practice, which includes: assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation and documentation.
  • Administers and controls narcotics and medications.
  • Assists all members of the health care team with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care.
  • Responsible for triaging, assessing, implementing and evaluating a plan of care for patients, visitors and employees.
  • Provides health care instruction to patient and family members.
  • Provides telephone advice to patients using developed protocols and nursing judgment.
  • Consults and collaborates with other disciplines, as required, and adjusts care plan as necessary to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Maintains patient charts to ensure an accurate record of the patient's medical treatment.
  • Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients/families in accordance with hospital standards.
  • Demonstrates a level of professional practice that supports the delivery of appropriate care and positive working relationships.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reviewing current literature, attending inservice meetings, and workshops.


Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

Graduate from nursing school with a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Graduate from a nursing school with a diploma, Associate Degree in Nursing and currently enrolled in a BSN program (must obtain BSN within two years of hire or transfer).

1-3 years experience in an acute care setting and/or outpatient setting

Required Certification/Licensure:

Current California RN license

Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR Card through American Heart Association

ACLS

Preferred education experience and skills:

ICU

Additional Information:

As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be 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.

Company

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 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.

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