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Oncology RN

Oncology RN

Job Title: Registered Nurse, Oncology
Job Category: Nursing
Division: Torrance Memorial Physician Network
Position Type: Full-Time
Shift Length: TBD
Location: Redondo Beach, CA

Torrance Memorial Physician Network is recruiting for a Registered Nurse for one of the most highly acclaimed and respected oncology medical practices in the Los Angeles area.

The medical practice has been caring for cancer patients and their families for nearly 40 years, serving the South Bay, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Torrance, San Pedro, and surrounding areas. The physicians are specialty board certified in the treatment of blood disorders (hematology) and in the treatment of cancer (oncology).

As a Registered Nurse in our infusion center, you will administer and mix chemotherapy according to the patient treatment plan, conduct patient assessments and develop and implement nursing care plans to foster quality outcomes. You will have the opportunity to apply sound judgment, clinical expertise, and execute critical nursing interventions to all patient populations within the patient care setting.

Responsibilities/Expectations:

  • Carry out physician orders accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Plan and administer antiemetics according to protocol.
  • Asses patients and make recommendations for intervention; document all teaching/assessment and all orders, utilize resources and referrals, practice within the scope of practice.
  • Provide patient education to patients and families related to oncology diagnosis, including but not limited to symptom management, medications, appointments, access devices (PICC, PAC, IV), and document teaching.
  • Follow regulatory body guidelines such as OSHA, HIPPA, etc.
  • Interact with patients, families, and staff in a respectful and collegial manner.

Position Requirements:

  • Hold and maintain a current state license to practice as a Registered Nurse
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, prefer OCN
  • Preferred ACLS
  • Preferred PALS
  • Preferred BSN or advanced nursing degree
  • Preferred Current Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Provider Card
  • Minimum 1 year of experience
  • Ability to apply sound judgment with clinical skills to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Accept and support changes in work assignments as related to department and patient needs.
  • Participate in all departmental and hospital wide educational offerings related to the position along with an ongoing pursuit of Continuing Education Credits in clinical subjects, and personal growth and development.
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective quality outcomes.

Qualified candidates who wish to be considered should submit their resume to Brian.Lee@tmmc.com.