Travel Oncology Nurse - (Onc RN)
- Sep 06, 2017
- Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
13031043 Job Description & Requirements
Oncology Nurse - (Onc RN)
StartDate: 11/06/2017Available Shifts: 12 D Pay Rate: $30.00 - 33.00
This AMN exclusive opportunity is in a 431 bed Faith based Medical Center in Burbank California is well known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care. Come join an exceptional team in this busy ICU. This prime location that is just minutes from major studios and fun Southern California Activities. Apply today!
The role of the oncology nurse (Onc RN) is to provide care for cancer patients throughout all stages of their conditions, but usually focusing on the acute phase. The Onc RN will help patients ranging from post-surgical to near-terminal manage their disease and treatment effectively, and may also be responsible for administering chemotherapy (which requires additional certification). Oncology nurses may practice in hospitals and outpatient facilities or provide home-based care.
About the Facility
Located north of Los Angeles and proudly serving San Fernando and Santa Clarita counties, this facility is the second largest hospital in the area, boasting a robust 431 licensed beds. The hospital was founded in 1943 by the Sisters of Providence and has remained on the cutting edge of medicine since its inception. It is staffed by more than 600 physicians and its faciities are equipped with the latest in state-of-the-art medical technology, and in addition to its main facility, the hospital offers educational and support-oriented services at the Providence Health Resource Center.
The city itself is located about 12 miles to the north of downtown Los Angeles and only a few miles away from Hollywood. There are therefore many media companies, such as Walt Disney Studios, Warner Brothers and Nickelodeon that are headquartered in Burbank. Not to be forgotten is the urban mix of dining and entertainment, as well as fabulous shopping in downtown Burbank.
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:
- Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
- Medical plans with dental and vision
- Complimentary, high-quality private housing
- 401(k) and flex spending options
- Life insurance
- Accident and short-term disability coverage
- Free continuing education (CE) courses
- Travel allowances
- Guaranteed pay program
- Tuition discount program
- Referral bonuses
About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation's top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.
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