Per Diem Nurse - Hematology (1B Clinic)

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7236155 (Ref:10025086)

Posted: April 12, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the transformative team atCity 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, and treatment facilities in 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.

Position Summary

City of Hope is seeking a skilled and compassionate Hematology Nurse to join our team. As a vital member of our healthcare team, you will be responsible for providing exceptional care to patients with hematologic disorders in an outpatient setting. Your primary focus will be on delivering comprehensive nursing care, education, and support to patients preparing for transplants or as part of research protocols for BMT, Allo, Auto, etc... This opportunity is for per diem, 10-hour shifts, and is designated for the day shift (8:00am start time). The per diem flat rate for this position is $72.605/hr. There is a minimum of 1 shift per week availability required for per diem.

$2,000 Sign-on Bonus Available!

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Patient Assessment and Monitoring: Conduct thorough assessments of patients' hematologic conditions, including reviewing medical history, performing physical examinations, and assessing laboratory results. Monitor patients' responses to treatment and intervene promptly to address any changes in their condition.
  • Treatment Administration: Administer chemotherapy, immunotherapy, blood transfusions, and other hematologic treatments as prescribed by physicians. Ensure accurate dosing, monitor for adverse reactions, and provide patient education on treatment protocols and potential side effects.
  • Symptom Management: Assess and manage symptoms related to hematologic disorders, such as pain, fatigue, nausea, and anemia. Administer medications, provide comfort measures, and educate patients on self-care techniques to improve symptom control and enhance quality of life.
  • Patient Education: Provide comprehensive education to patients and their families about their hematologic conditions, treatment options, and self-management strategies. Offer guidance on medication adherence, dietary modifications, symptom monitoring, and accessing support services.
  • Care Coordination: Collaborate with physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals to develop and implement individualized care plans for patients. Coordinate appointments, diagnostic tests, and referrals to ensure seamless continuity of care.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s degree in Nursing is required. If ADN only, must obtain BSN within three years of hire or transfer.
  • Current California RN license
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in an acute care setting and/or outpatient setting
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR Card through American Heart Association

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, please click here.

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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