Registered Nurse - Intermediate Care Unit

City of Hope

Newnan, GA

ID: 7254616 (Ref.No. JR-13810)
Posted: June 13, 2024
Salary / Pay Rate: $31.90 - $52.55 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Registered Nurse - Intermediate Care Unit

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.

Job Description Summary
Directs the care of the patient through the nursing process and through collaboration with the patient, their family and other health care professionals. Provides leadership to non-licensed staff by setting an example of excellence.

The successful candidate:

  • Must be able to work FT Nights; 7p - 7a.

  • Assessment and Communication: Continuously assesses patient needs through a holistic approach and communicates any changes in patient condition to physicians and other healthcare professionals. Adjusts treatment based on the multidisciplinary plan of care.

  • Therapeutic Interventions: Plans, delivers, directs, coordinates, and evaluates therapeutic interventions based on the assessment process. Documents interventions provided and supervises care delivery by unlicensed support staff.

  • Patient/Family Education and Support: Provides patient and family education regarding the disease process, treatment side effects, and health promotion. Offers support and reassurance to ensure informed decision-making regarding the therapeutic plan. Documents education and support provided according to department standards.

  • Compliance and Quality Improvement: Ensures compliance with hospital policies and accrediting agencies. Participates in the development, review, and updating of policies and procedures. Actively engages in the Performance Improvement plan of the unit to enhance patient care quality.

  • Medical History Documentation and Medication Management: Obtains patient medical history and medication information and documents appropriately in the patient's medical record. Verifies and notes physician orders. Provides safe delivery of prescribed medications and treatments and evaluates outcomes promptly.

Overall, this role involves a comprehensive approach to patient care, encompassing assessment, treatment planning, education, compliance, and medication management. It requires strong communication skills, clinical expertise, and a commitment to quality improvement to ensure the delivery of safe and effective patient care.


Your qualifications should include:

  • Current Georgia State Registered Nurse License required

  • BSN required or enrolled within 6 months of hire and BSN completed within three years from hire date.

  • Current BLS required (Obtain AHA certificate within 30 days of hire)

  • Current ACLS required (Obtain AHA certificate within 30 days of hire)

  • 1-3 years RN experience in a bedside care setting preferred

  • Oncology experience preferred

  • Recent ICU and/or step down preferred

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: $31.90 - $52.55 / 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.