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Company: City of Hope
Location: Carson
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

About City of HopeCity of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 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 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.Position Summary:Provides professional nursing care for the City of Hope Community Practices.Key Responsibilities include:Greets patients and escorts them to a treatment chair or bedAssists physician in preparing for minor proceduresProvides general nursing care to patients; administers and controls narcotics, prescribed medications, in accordance with nursing standards.Observes, records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physician and records in EMR; administers prescribed medications as directedUpdates patient chart utilizing EMROversees infusion appointment bookings and ensures emergency situations are scheduled appropriately; maintains timely flow of patients.Responds to and refers incoming telephone calls.Instructs patient and family regarding treatment medications, side effects and gives instruction on how to alleviate systemsTelephone prescription requests to pharmacy or utilizes electronic transmission of prescriptions in EMRDisposes of contaminated items according to OSHA, CLIA and COLA regulationsFollows all OSHA guidelines to minimize exposure to blood borne pathogensCommunicates physician referral requests to staff via EMR for necessary processingEnsures proper insurance authorization prior to treatmentPerforms patient education when appropriateReplenishes supplies, stocks and cleans radiation rooms and manages pharmaceutical suppliesOversees infusion room and medical assistant's preparation of infusion room, including re-stocking of treatment areas.Participates in professional development activities and maintain professional affiliations.Follows established policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental and infection control guidelines.Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining patient confidentialityArranges for all biohazardous waste pick-upAttends annual CPR, OSHA, CLIA and COLA training programsAttends all regular staff meetingsAdheres to all documentation guidelines as instructed by Practice Administrator and Clinical Director and provides accurate documentation in the patient's electronic medical record.Performs all other tasks and projects assigned by the Clinical Director, Practice Administrator or the physicianUtilizes leadership skills in overseeing and assisting other members of the health care team to prioritize and resolve issuesDemonstrates a level of professional practice that supports the delivery of appropriated care and positive working relationships.Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, including adherence to the workplace Code of Conduct and Compliance Plan. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.Basic Education, Experience and Skills required for consideration:Must have an Associate's Degree in Nursing3+ years of experience as a Registered NurseRequired Certification/Licensure:Must have current and valid California Registered Nurse LicensureCurrent BLS certification from American Heart AssociationONS card or OCNPreferred Experience:BSN highly preferredTwo (2) years of experience in a physician office or hospital.One (1) year chemotherapy infusionElectronic Medical Record (EMR) experienceAdditional Information:To protect the health of patients and stuff and to comply with new State of California mandates, City of Hope staff are required to show proof of full vaccination by September 30, 2021. Compliance is a condition of employment.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.#RNPosting Date: Oct 28, 2021Job Field: NursingEmployee Status: RegularShift: Day Job

Keywords: City of Hope, Carson , RN, Healthcare , Carson, California

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