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Registered Nurse III, Oncology / 10HR - The Angeles Clinic & Research Institute

Los Angeles, California

Overview

Make a difference in Nursing at Cedars-Sinai. Use your compassion, expertise and dedication in work that truly matters – improving the lives of our patients in their most vulnerable times. As a Nurse at Cedars-Sinai you'll work alongside some of the most talented staff in the industry and be exposed to innovative research and technology. Nurses at Cedars-Sinai are expected to be among the best in the industry and are given support to do something incredible – for yourself and for others.

Success Profile

What makes a successful RN at Cedars-Sinai? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Compassionate
  • Detail-oriented
  • Positive
  • Resilient
  • Communicator
  • Good Listener

Career Path

We offer many career paths to support your immediate and future success.

  • New-Graduate Nurse (Registered Nurse I) leads to Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Registered Nurse II leads to Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse III ends this path
  • Registered Nurse IV ends this path

Responsibilities

Requisition # 74

Job Description

A Clinical Nurse III, Oncology (CN III), is a proficient and expert clinician who provides nursing efficiently and effectively using a high standard of technical and organizational skills as well as critical thinking ability. Possesses an in depth knowledge in all aspects of nursing care for Oncology patient population and consistently applies specialized knowledge and skills in the management of nursing care for individual or groups of patients and their families. A CN III is regarded as a resource for staff on patient care issues.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides and accurately documents nursing process components and relevant interventions for direct and indirect Oncology patient care services that ensures the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, and protection of patients in a timely manner.
  • Provides direct and indirect comprehensive care services to complex patients, including, but not limited to, the administration of medications and therapeutic agents needed to implement treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitative plan of care.
  • Performs skin tests, immunizations, phlebotomy and the initiation of peripheral venous access.
  • Observes, evaluates and expeditiously alters plan of care based on signs and symptoms of illness, reactions to medications/treatments, general behavior, and/or general physical condition.
  • Plans and implements individualized patient care in collaboration with interdisciplinary teams based on observations. Implements appropriate reporting, referrals and care in accordance with standardized procedures. Initiates emergency procedures when indicated.
  • Provides care to special patient populations and patients with diverse cultural backgrounds. Identifies patient’s readiness for learning and ability to follow directions/instructions and give consent.
  • Makes special adjustments to patient care to the specific populations needs, including cultural, spiritual, age, psychosocial, communication, gender, sexual orientation, economic, education, family and condition needs.
  • Identifies and assesses patient safety concerns with respect to age and developmental considerations. Intervenes to provide a safe environment and evaluates efficiency of intervention for patient.
  • Provides assistance to co-workers, new staff, temporary staff and students and may serve as a preceptor.
  • When assigned charge nurse responsibility, coordinates unit activity throughout the shift, including the authorization of incidental overtime, initiates chain of command as appropriate.
  • Participates in at least 50% of unit meetings and provides constructive input to assist in unit direction.
  • Functions as a change champion and agent and participates in departmental quality improvement activities.
  • Participates in the completion of required skills and proficiencies.
  • Establish IV access utilizing peripheral or central catheters per protocol. Drug should only be prepared once an IV access is established and labs verified.
  • Administer IV therapy as ordered by MD.

Qualifications

Education:

Associates Degree/College Diploma required. Bachelor's degree of Science in Nursing (state accredited program) preferred.

License/Certification:

  • RN California state license required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) from American Heart Association or American Red Cross required.
  • ONS Chemotherapy and Biotherapy required.
  • OCN Oncology Certified Nurse required.
  • Advance Oncology Certificate Nurse preferred.

Experience:

Three (3) years of RN experience in an acute care setting required. Three (3) years of experience in an Oncology specialty area high preferred.


About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

With a growing number of primary urgent and specialty care locations across Southern California, Cedars-Sinai’s medical network serves people near where they live. Delivering coordinated, compassionate healthcare you can join our network of clinicians and physicians to improve the healthcare people throughout Los Angeles and beyond.

Req ID : 74
Working Title : Registered Nurse III, Oncology / 10HR - The Angeles Clinic & Research Institute
Department : Angeles Clinic - Wilshire
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Care Foundation
Job Category : Nursing
Job Specialty : Nursing
Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 10 hour
Base Pay : $51.58 - $82.53

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We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role. Cedars - Sinai's EEO and AA Policy Statement

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We are caretakers and innovators committed to the pursuit of equitable healthcare. But health equity is not possible without representation. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond demographics or checking boxes. Our people must reflect the diverse identities, experiences and geographies of the communities and patients we serve – because that’s what our patients, colleagues and communities deserve. Quality Care and Research—For All, By All.

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