Registered Nurse - OCC Infusion Chicago
ID: 7216717 (Ref.No. JR-12941)
Posted: March 1, 2024
Salary / Pay Rate: $36.72 - $60.47 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Registered Nurse - OCC Infusion Chicago
Join the transformative team at City 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, andtreatment facilitiesin 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.Provides care to oncology patients across the adult and geriatric spectrum. An Individualized plan of care is developed and implemented, utilizing the nursing process, including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Responsible for inspiring and guiding other qualified patient care team members to ensure enhanced outcomes through effective delegation in the exercise of his/her independent judgment. Nursing care addresses physical, spiritual, emotional, and educational needs of the patient, and coordinates the plan of care with other healthcare professionals, support persons and all members of the healthcare team.
The successful candidate:
- Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents the care of ambulatory patients. Directs the care delivered by Medical Assistants and other members of the healthcare team. Demonstrates high aptitude and ability to function independently while performing patient care in accordance with provider orders.
- Care provided conforms to accepted practice standards (ONS and Intravenous Nursing Society).
- Provides treatments/procedures and other care as prescribed and according to patient care standards and plan of care.
- Demonstrates understanding of age-related characteristics and needs of patients served.
- Explains nursing procedures.
- Provides discharge teaching.
- Identifies emergency situations and independently initiates appropriate actions.
- Acts as an advocate and coordinator of patient care with other health care personnel and evaluates patient care measures instituted.
- Understands and demonstrates respect for patient rights and utilizes established mechanisms for management of ethical issues in patient care
- Consultant to the healthcare profession, patient or caregiver regarding patient advocacy and delivery of safe, competent, and quality nursing care
- Performs handoff communication as appropriate.
- Administer medications, chemotherapy, IV fluids and blood products safely and per policy
- Must be able to work M-F, 7:30a-:4:00p
Your qualifications should include:
2 years experience in chemo infusion
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Current Illinois RN License
Basic Life Support (BLS)through American Heart Association
Proof of chemotherapy infusion certification and/or training with in 6 months of hire
City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.
To learn more about our comprehensive benefits, click here:Benefits Information
Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $36.72 - $60.47 / 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.