City of Hope Intensive Care Unit Clinical Nurse III - BSN (FT Nights) in Duarte, California
Requisition ID: 13444
Title: Intensive Care Unit (I.C.U) Clinical Nurse III BSN Full Time Nights
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.
Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nationâ€™s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
The registered professional nurse integrates and practices according to the City of Hope Professional Practice Model to deliver care service excellence. In alignment with City of Hope mission and values, the Division of Nursing and Patient Care Services vision and mission, and with continuous focus on the patient, family and community, carries out the nursing process, coordinates interdisciplinary care planning, documents according to standards, including validation of the patient and caregiverâ€™s understanding of the plan of care and expected outcomes. The nurse is a change agent, committed to lifelong learning, professional development and embodiment of City of Hope organizational mission and values, and the values and ethos of the profession of nursing.
The Critical Care/ICU at City of Hope is designed to provide the optimal setting for critical care nurses and their patients, the 18 bed, all private room Oncologic Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Unit serves City of Hopeâ€™s pediatric, adult and geriatric populations. The unitâ€™s U-shaped configuration with a central nursing station on each side enables nurses to deliver highly attentive care, providing central monitoring for all patients needing cardiac monitoring.
Intensive care and close monitoring of critically ill patients
- Care of patients with mechanical ventilators
- Monitoring patients receiving vasoactive medications to maintain blood pressure
- Close Monitoring of a medical or surgical condition
- Post-anesthesia recovery
- Continuous renal replacement therapy
Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:
â€BSN (Bachelors in Nursing)
â€ Three years of clinical experience in an Acute Care Hospital
â€Current California RN License
â€American Heart Association BLS, ACLS, and PALS
City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.