Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse III - Pediatric Oncology Clinic in Los Angeles, California
Do you have a passion for the highest clinical quality and patient happiness? Would you like to use your expert clinical competencies with an organization known nationally for excellence in cancer treatment, research and education? We would be happy to hear from you! Please consider the following exciting opportunity with one of the most outstanding and dynamic places to work in California as your next career move.
The Samuel Oschin Cancer Center , nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report, treats more than 60 types of cancer. Its team of experts works to create a treatment plan to meet each patient's specific needs. The center's outpatient infusion center offers chemotherapy and supportive services, including 18 private rooms for treatment sessions six hours or longer.
As a Clinical Nurse III, you will serve in a leadership role and delivers direct patient care to assigned population. This position allows you to demonstrate independence in assessing patient care needs and learning needs on routine and complex adult and geriatric patients to develop a plan of care, as well as plan care and education based on disease process and desired patient outcomes.
Summary of Essential Duties:
Assess patients during clinic visits, facilitate patient flow during clinic
Manage plan of care for patients including treatment schedules for chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and biotherapy
Educate patient/family regarding disease, progression, treatment, side effects and symptom management
Connect patients with resources such as social work, nutrition, supportive care medicine, spiritual care
Maintain communication and coordinate interdisciplinary care amongst all providers to facilitate the best care and support for each individual patient situation
Triage phone calls from patients to assess immediate needs and provide solutions, contact other clinicians to facilitate solutions, and/or provide advice to the patient for appropriate measures
Graduate of an accredited nursing program required
Current, unrestricted RN license in the state of California required
BLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required
Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) required (or willing to obtain within one year from start date)
A minimum of 3 years of acute care nursing experience required
At least 2 years of Pediatric Oncology experience required
Applicants with more than 1 but less than 3 years of experience may be considered as a Clinical Nurse II
Competency in intravenous skills and vascular access device management required
Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, Oncology, Cancer, Pediatric, Healthcare, Hospital, Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, California
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