City of Hope Phase I Infusion Clinical Nurse III - ADN or BSN (Full Time Days 12 Hour Shifts) in Duarte, California
Requisition ID: 13503
â€‹ Clinical Research Unit Phase I Infusion Clinical Nurse III (ADN or BSN)
Full Time 12 Hour Days
8:30 a.m. - 9 p.m., 9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m., or 9:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Position Summary and Key Responsibilities
The Phase 1 Infusion Nurse is an experienced nurse that is ready to take her Oncology Nursing experience to the next level. The Phase 1 unit is where the next possible cancer cure is being delivered. The nurse works collaboratively with the Clinical Trial Office, and provides treatment to patients enrolled on in Phase I to Phase III clinical trials. The Phase 1 Infusion nurse provides first in human medication, as well as FDA approved medication. The Phase 1 Infusion nurse with the Clinical Research Nurse is responsible to assure that the documentation for all treatments, and related tasks are documented and completed accurately.The Phase 1 Nurse actively participates in planning and evaluation processes to improve and advance clinical research within the organization. The Phase 1 Infusion Nurse in Oncology fulfills the role in congruence with Oncology Nursing Society Competency Guidelines for Clinical Research Nurses.
Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:
â€ Associate Degree in Nursing Required. BSN (Bachelors in Nursing) preferred
â€2 years of clinical experience in Infusion and Chemotherapy (Chemotherapy Certification Preferred)
- A background in critical care may be considered if Infusion/Chemotherapy experience is limited.
â€Current California RN License
â€American Heart Association BLS
â€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
â€A heartfelt commitment to providing quality, evidence-based care to help patients achieve optimaloutcomes.
â€An abiding compassion for patients and their families, all of whom are fighting against cancer and fora return to health.
â€A holistic view of healthcare, recognizing that professional nurses not only care for the physicalsymptoms of cancer, but for the mental, emotional, psychological and spiritual manifestations as well.
â€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.
â€A contagious enthusiasm for focusing - or refocusing - your career on the sense of vocation thatcompelled you to choose nursing in the first place.
About City of Hope
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 nationâ€™s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
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.