RN, Disney Family Cancer Center

Providence is calling a full time, day shift Registered Nurse to our Providence Medical Institute Disney Family Cancer Center location in Burbank, CA.
In this position you will:
Provide professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment
Be accountable for the delivery of coordinated, safe, compassionate, therapeutic, evidence-based quality care to patients and families, based on individual physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and appropriate care strategies throughout the lifespan
Engage in ongoing professional development; practices to the top of license within the legal parameters of the Nurse Practice Act, the Nursing Social Policy Statement, the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses, and specialty standards
Lead and coordinate teams, appropriately delegate, coordinate care and collaborate with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge
Extensive knowledge of chemotherapy administration and side effects, infusion therapy, pain management, knowledge and skills with port-a-caths and all venous access devices and excellent IV skills.
Apply the nursing process in direct patient care, coordinating the interdisciplinary team to intervene according to assessment findings.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Unencumbered California Registered Nurse license
If the Registered Nurse holds a multistate license through the Nurse Licensure Compact, the RN must adhere to the requirements of licensure in the new state(s) of hire
Nursing degree/diploma
All Registered Nurses without a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Nursing must obtain a Bachelor's degree or higher within 3 years of hire
A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN
Any previously agreed upon effective date for obtaining a Bachelor's degree in nursing between individual and facility will remain in effect
Any collective bargaining contract with specific time frames for obtaining a bachelor's degree in nursing will supersede the above point and will remain in effect
Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis at each facility by the most senior administrative nursing leader in consultation with the Human Resources leader
12 months acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency located at the facility
Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association ( AHA ), American Red Cross ( ARC ), or Military Training Network ( MTN ) upon hire
Experience in Chemotherapy infusion
Chemotherapy Biotherapy Certification
Advanced knowledge and proficiency in the following areas:
Age appropriate IV access and infusion
Cancer treatment and care
Venous access devices
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's degree in Nursing
A minimum of two years experience in out-patient chemotherapy infusion
Familiar with Radiation Oncology
Advanced knowledge and proficiency in:
Chemotherapy certification
Age appropriate IV access and infusion
Cancer treatment and care
Venous access devices
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years.
Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building.
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.

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