Clinical Nurse III - Outpatient Medical & Surgical Oncology (GI)

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7249028 (Ref:10026191)

Posted: May 30, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $57.55 - $83.45 / hour

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 dedicated and experienced Outpatient Medical and Surgical Oncology Nurse, with an emphasis on Gastrointestinal (GI). The successful candidate will deliver exceptional patient care, education, and support to patients undergoing GI oncology treatments and procedures in an outpatient setting. This role requires a strong background in oncology nursing, excellent communication skills, and a passion for patient-centered care. This opportunity is for full-time, 8-hour shifts (5 shifts per week), and is designated for the day shift (8/8:30am start time). The clinic is open Monday-Friday, closed weekends and holidays.

Up to $20,000 Sign-on Bonus Available!

As a successful candidate, you will:

Patient Care

  • Conduct thorough pre-treatment assessments, including obtaining comprehensive patient histories.
  • Prepare and educate patients for GI oncology treatments, including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and surgical procedures.
  • Administer and monitor treatments, ensuring patient comfort and safety.
  • Assist in minor GI-related surgical procedures and provide postoperative care.
  • Monitor patients' vital signs, manage symptoms, and provide pain management.
  • Respond to patient emergencies and implement appropriate interventions.

Patient Education

  • Educate patients and their families about GI cancers, treatment options, and side effect management.
  • Provide detailed instructions on post-treatment care, including dietary and lifestyle modifications.
  • Ensure patients understand their medication regimens and follow-up care plans.

Collaboration and Communication

  • Collaborate with oncologists, surgeons, nurse practitioners, and other healthcare professionals to develop and implement individualized care plans.
  • Communicate effectively with patients, families, and the healthcare team to ensure seamless care coordination.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary team meetings, case conferences, and tumor boards.


  • Maintain accurate and thorough patient records, including assessments, interventions, and outcomes.
  • Ensure compliance with all legal and regulatory documentation requirements.
  • Utilize electronic health record (EHR) systems proficiently to document patient care activities.
Your qualifications should include:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s degree in Nursing is required
  • Current California RN license
  • Minimum of three (3) years related experience
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support CPR Card
  • Prior Charge Nurse experience, preferred

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, pleaseclick here.

To learn more about our Comprehensive Benefits, pleaseclickhere.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $57.55 - $83.45 / 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:#7249028 (Ref:10026191)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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