Registered Nurse - OCC Infusion Phoenix

City of Hope

Scottsdale, AZ

Job posting number: #7199749 (Ref:JR-12112)

Posted: February 29, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $36.72 - $60.47 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Registered Nurse - OCC Infusion Phoenix

About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope’s translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution. AccessHope™, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope’s specialized cancer expertise.

A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation’s “Best Hospitals” in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California, Arizona, Illinois and Georgia.

Job Description:

Full Time

Provides the Mother Standard of 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

JOB RESPONSIBLITIES

  • 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.
  • 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
  • Administer medications, chemotherapy, IV fluids and blood products safely and per policy

INFUSION RN RESPONSIBILITES

  • The Infusion nurse initiates, monitors, and completes intravenous/intramuscular therapies, including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, blood products, pre-meds and hydration.
  • Ability to care for patients with IV lines, central lines and ports.
  • Administer and monitor blood products safely.
  • Demonstrates competence in chemotherapy administration through ONS.
  • Ability to assess and recognize normal/abnormal responses to treatments and institute appropriate interventions.
  • Demonstrates skills to assess and intervene in life-threatening situations.
  • Administer medications via all routes, using the 6 rights, medication bar scanner and monitoring patient for side effects.
  • Ability to collect blood specimens and blood cultures.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Experience: 1 year experience in area

Education: Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN)

Licensure: Registered Nurse, Arizona

Certification: American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)

Administration Provider card completed within 30 days of hire.

Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Fundamentals of Chemotherapy Immunotherapy Administration Card within 30 days of hire and renewal every two years.

Special Skills: Oncology

Pay Range

$36.72 - $60.47

Placement within the identified pay range is based on individual and market factors including, but not limited to, experience, education, credentials (including licenses and certifications), geographic location, market competition, skill set (including market availability of required skills), assigned/anticipated job tasks, and level of responsibility. These factors are considered without regard to an individual’s status as a member of any protect group pursuant to federal, state, and/or local law.

City of Hope’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds, and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding. We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

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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.


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Job posting number:#7199749 (Ref:JR-12112)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
Duarte,California
United States
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