Per Diem Nurse - Extended Recovery - Nights

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7246755 (Ref:10026309)

Posted: May 22, 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

We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated nurse to join our Extended Recovery Department team. As a nurse in this department, you will play a crucial role in providing exceptional care to patients who require extended monitoring and support post-operatively or post-procedure. The schedule for this opportunity is per diem, 12-hour shifts, and is designated for the night shift. The per diem flat rate for this position is $72.605/hr and the shift differential for nights is an additional $6.50/hr. There is a minimum of 1 shift per week availability required for per diem positions.

$2,000 Sign-on Bonus Available!

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Monitoring and assessing patients' vital signs, pain levels, and overall condition during the Phase I and Phase 2 recovery periods, to ensure a smooth transition towards discharge.
  • Administering medications and treatments as prescribed by physicians, ensuring accurate dosage and proper administration techniques.
  • Recognizing and responding promptly to any changes in patients' condition, taking appropriate action to ensure their safety and well-being.
  • Collaborating with healthcare team members to develop and implement individualized care plans for patients, addressing their unique recovery needs.
  • Providing clear and thorough post-operative instructions to patients and their families, ensuring they understand and can follow the necessary steps for a successful recovery at home.
  • Providing emotional support and reassurance to patients and their families, addressing any concerns or questions they may have regarding the recovery process.
  • Maintaining a clean and organized recovery environment, adhering to infection control protocols and safety standards.

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, pleaseclick 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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Job posting number:#7246755 (Ref:10026309)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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