Registered Nurse , Oncology
Employment Type: Full-Time
Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is the flagship hospital of Community Medical Centers - a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Fresno, California, and the largest healthcare provider and private employer in central California. We measure up with top hospitals nationally and are the 3rd largest in California. CRMC encompasses several additional campuses totaling 909 beds to offer the most comprehensive care to our region which includes; the Fresno Heart and Surgical Hospital, a behavioral health center, a subacute and transitional care center, a cancer center, and home health services.
CRMC is home to the only Level 1 Trauma Center and has the only comprehensive burn care in the Valley serving 2.5 million people within 9 counties. The 56,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in the state. We have an 84 bed Level 3 NICU and a brand new pediatric specialty care unit. Future plans include building a women and children's facility on campus and expanding with 65 additional beds.
We are affiliated with one of the top medical schools in the nation - University of California San Francisco Medical School that offers our employees to work with some of the brightest physicians and medical specialists in the nation.
We provide excellent health benefits along with a 403(b) package to plan for your future. Additionally, you will accrue paid time off (PTO) from your first day of employment. Other Benefits include; Long-term Disability Insurance, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage, Educational Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Credit Union Membership, Retirement Planning classes, onsite Fitness Center with free Personal Trainers, 24 hour Subway and concierge services.
Our ability to provide the highest level of care begins with our incredible staff. This is why we provide unparalleled resources, benefits and a variety of incentives - including referral bonuses, special compensation packages and generous relocation bonuses for eligible positions.
In this role you will work closely with the Hospitalists, Oncologists, Oncology Nurse Practitioner, Oncology Fellows and the Oncology nursing staff. You will use your expertise in assessing a patient's physical and emotional status, past health history, health practices, and both the patient's and the family's knowledge of the disease and its treatment.
You will manage a team of 4 medical or surgical oncology patients per shift and work expertly with the multidisciplinary oncology team to achieve realistic healthcare goals for an individual and family.
You will plan your nursing care to promote patient comfort, provide patients and their families with information related to pain control and patient education.
You will maintain ONS certification and deliver chemotherapy. In addition, you will closely monitor patients, manage emergencies and provide ongoing supportive care. After treatment, you will help to transition patients to the appropriate level of care.
Minimum requirements include; Graduation from an accredited registered nursing program. Current RN license for the state of California, BLS. Adult Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification within one year of hire or transfer into job. Basic Arrythmia must be obtained within 6 months of hire or transfer into job. Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy/Biotherapy certification must be obtained within 6 months of hire or transfer into job.
Preference: ONS chemotherapy/biotherapy certification. Must be obtained within 6 months of hire
Qualities and experience we are looking for:
* Ability to expertly work with a multidisciplinary Oncology team
* Excellent communication & problem solving skills