Do you have a passion for the highest clinical quality and patient happiness? Would you like to use your expert clinical competencies with an organization known nationally for excellence in cancer treatment, research and education? We would be happy to hear from you! Please consider the following exciting opportunity with one of the most outstanding and dynamic places to work in California as your next career move.
The Samuel Oschin Cancer Center , nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report, treats more than 60 types of cancer. Its team of experts works to create a treatment plan to meet each patient's specific needs. The center's outpatient infusion center offers chemotherapy and supportive services, including 18 private rooms for treatment sessions six hours or longer.
As a Clinical Nurse III, you will serve in a leadership role and delivers direct patient care to assigned population. This position allows you to demonstrate independence in assessing patient care needs and learning needs on routine and complex adult and geriatric patients to develop a plan of care, as well as plan care and education based on disease process and desired patient outcomes.
Summary of Essential Duties:
Assess patients during clinic visits, facilitate patient flow during clinic
Manage plan of care for patients including treatment schedules for chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and biotherapy
Educate patient/family regarding disease, progression, treatment, side effects and symptom management
Connect patients with resources such as social work, nutrition, supportive care medicine, spiritual care
Maintain communication and coordinate interdisciplinary care amongst all providers to facilitate the best care and support for each individual patient situation
Triage phone calls from patients to assess immediate needs and provide solutions, contact other clinicians to facilitate solutions, and/or provide advice to the patient for appropriate measures
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.