Registered Nurse, Oncology

Los Angeles, CA
Full Time
Mid Level

The Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine strives to leverage technology, spark innovation, and drive interdisciplinary evidence-based research to reimagine and redefine cancer treatment, enhance health, and transform lives.  Under the visionary leadership of David B. Agus, MD, the Ellison Institute was designed to tackle the difficult questions in health care and research to push the boundaries of medicine forward. To accomplish this, the Institute offers multifaceted programs, including a cancer center, cross-disciplinary research laboratories, a health policy think-tank, and community outreach and educational opportunities. Please visit https://www.eitm.org/ to learn more about The Ellison Institute and our brand new, state-of-the-art facility in West Los Angeles.

 

Job Summary

The cancer center is comprised of a dedicated and passionate team of two physicians, two nurses, and two physician assistants, who provide individualized, high-quality care to a low volume of patients while aiming to advance the prevention and care of cancer through the latest biomedical research, personalized medicine, and clinical trials.

 

Job Accountabilities

Individual will be responsible for delivering nursing care to adult and geriatric oncology and wellness patients in an ambulatory setting. The individual will provide skilled nursing care to patients receiving chemotherapy, intravenous infusions, and investigational drugs. Job responsibilities include venipuncture, screening tests, health/patient education, immunization administration, patient assessment, preparation and administration of chemotherapeutic agents, vascular access device management, skill with infusion pumps, and participation in research. This individual will possess the following attributes:

  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability to function on a team
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Basic proficiency in computer-based medical record retrieval (Epic preferred).
  • Ability to work (4) 10 hour shifts each week

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Experience: 1+ years oncology experience in an acute care or ambulatory setting is preferred

  • Current California RN license & CPR certified
  • Current knowledge of Oncology Practice
  • ONS/ONCC Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Certificate required
  • Excellent IV skills
  • Competency in vascular access device management
  • OCN certification preferred

 

Salary:   $51.47 - $67.39/hr. DOE

 

The Ellison Institute, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that an inclusive, collaborative team environment is just as important to our mission as stethoscopes and microscopes. We strive to always provide employees a supportive atmosphere, so they feel confident taking creative risks toward innovation. The Ellison Institute values emotional intelligence and communication with empathy and respect for others. We seek to build a diverse group of people who are curious, have a deep sense of responsibility, and the grit needed to achieve excellence. 

 

 

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