Job Description

RN - Oncology to Stem Cell Transplant

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), part of City of Hope, takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

UP TO $10k SIGN ON BONUS OFFERED

FULL RELOCATION PROVIDED - Picture Yourself in Sunny Phoenix!

12 Week Training Program - Oncology to Stem Cell Transplant

Full Time - Days and Nights

Substantial Night Shift Diff Offered

Up to 10% pay rate increase upon successful completion of the program

The RN, Oncology to Stem Cell Transplant will: Provide the Mother Standard of nursing care to oncology patients across the adult and geriatric spectrum in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Demonstrate competency across the continuum of malignant hematology and stem cell transplantation. Deliver high-quality care across all domains of practice when caring for patients receiving cellular therapies. Develop and implement an individualized plan of utilizing the nursing process, including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation.  Be responsible for inspiring and guiding other qualified patient care team members to ensure enhanced patient outcomes through effective communication, collaboration, mentorship, and effective delegation in the exercise of his/her independent judgment. Address physical, spiritual, emotional, and educational needs of the patient and caregiver in the delivery of nursing care. Coordinate the plan of care with other healthcare professionals, support persons, and all members of the healthcare team.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and documents the care of patients across the continuum of malignant hematology and stem cell transplantation.  Assists with special procedures.  Directs the care delivered by Patient Care Technicians and other members of the healthcare team.
  • Adheres to the hospital and department infection control policies including but not limited to hand hygiene, asepsis, isolation practice, and employee health practice.
  • Effectively communicates with peers to resolve conflict.
  • Assists in the on-boarding of new stakeholders.
  • Protects the patient’s dignity, rights, and privacy.
  • Assesses the knowledge level of the patient or designated support person.
  • Delegate tasks according to the Arizona Nurse Practice Act and job descriptions.
  • Document nursing care, implants, and specimens accurately, completely, and legibly.
  • Collaborate with other disciplines as applicable.
  • Maintain required competencies.
  • Pursue professional growth and keep current with technology.
  • Completes additional duties as assigned.

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JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Prior experience in Inpatient Oncology, Inpatient Malignant Hematology or Outpatient Oncology Infusion required
  • Associates Degree in Nursing; BSN preferred
  • AZ Registered Nurse License or a Registered Nurse License from a Compact State
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification- an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training site, American Safety & Health Institute, or Red Cross BLS certification is required upon hire. If their current certification does not meet the guidelines, stakeholders will have (30) days from the date of hire to attend an onsite initial BLS course and will be required to renew every two years.

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification-Stakeholders will have thirty (30) days from the date of hire to acquire American Heart Association (AHA) ACLS certification and will need to be renewed every two years. Will not be allowed to provide ACLS for patients independently until AHA ACLS cards are obtained 

  • Competent in providing care for immunocompromised patients with complex needs.
  • Competent in the delivery of effective nursing care to prevent, detect, and manage early and late effects associated with cellular therapies.
  • Conducts and reinforces patient education, including treatment plan/regimen, symptom management, side effects, patient family responsibilities related to self-care, and available resources at home or at facility.
  • Demonstrates competence in collection of blood specimens and blood cultures. Assists with coordination of specialty lab and diagnostic testing, pharmacokinetics, disease staging, and research based clinical trials.
  • Demonstrates competence in chemotherapy administration through ONS.
  • Competently administers medications via all routes, using the 6 rights, medication bar scanner and monitors patient for side effects.
  • Care for, assess, and monitor patients with Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA) and epidural catheters.
  • Highly experienced in providing care for patients with IV lines, central lines, and ports.

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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