Job Description

Registered Nurse - Educator

About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope’s translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution.  AccessHope, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope’s specialized cancer expertise.

A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation’s "Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California, Arizona, Illinois and Georgia. 

Job Description:

Full Time

This role is responsible and accountable for providing clinical education to clinical and non-clinical Stakeholders.  Facilitates education, delegation, and coordination of clinical care for optimum patient outcomes.

Ensures and assesses stakeholders understanding of clinical related programs.

Oversees New Hire orientation processes, hands-on skill training and other needs as necessary to ensure a successful onboarding process.

Collaborates with leaders and external educators to provides in-services to meet the ongoing needs of clinical teams.

Provides just in time training as needed.


  • Develops and organizes in-services, and educational programs for clinical and non-clinical Stakeholders.
  • Coordinate, develop and present education programs designed to empower, support, and encourage clinical Stakeholders.
  • Develop, keep current and be prepared to present the education materials and sessions to stakeholders under the appropriate guidelines, such as chemotherapy biotherapy courses, and other oncology courses.
  • Active participation and documentation of completion of hospital and department required continuing education programs.
  • Creates/provides programs that conform to accepted practice standards i.e. Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), etc.
  • Adheres to the hospital and department infection control policies including but not limited to hand hygiene, asepsis, isolation practice, and employee health practice.
  • Assists in departmental policy development and acquisition of new technology and procedures.
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate the new nursing employee orientation process.
  • Plan, coordinate and facilitate ongoing education and support for clinical staff, including new products and equipment.
  • Effectively communicates with peers to resolve conflict.
  • Assists in the on-boarding of new Stakeholders.
  • Collaborates with department leaders to determine effectiveness of education programs to Stakeholders.
  • Works collaboratively with physicians, Stakeholders, outside agencies and the Education Department to create and implement effective clinical educational programs.

Able to proficiently train on the following skills

* Ability to interpret and operate cardiac and other invasive and noninvasive monitors, recognize normal/abnormal rhythms/trends, and institute appropriate interventions.
* Completion of Basic ECG course in HealthStream.
* Initiation and maintenance of complex IV therapy, including thrombolytic administration, vasoactive medications, central IV catheters.
* The care of IV lines, central lines, ports, chest tubes, pleural catheters, arterial lines,
* Application and utilization of restraints
* Medication administration via all routes, using the 6 rights, medication bar scanner and monitoring patient for side effects.
* Collecting blood specimens and blood cultures.
* The care for, assess and monitor patients with PCA and epidural catheters.
* The administration and monitor blood products safely, transfusion reaction protocols.
* The use of chemotherapeutic agents and medications.
* Care of the patient with a tracheostomy tube or endotracheal tube
* Knowledge of critical care patients such as titrating drips
* Staple and suture removal, surgical tape and wound drain removal.
* Knowledge of care of patients on ventilators and high flow
* Knowledge of phlebotomy adverse reactions.


Experience: 3 years; 5 years preferred

Education: Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN); Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) preferred

Licensure: Arizona Registered Nurse License or a Registered Nurse License form a Compact State

Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification-an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training site, American Safety & Health Institute, or Red Cross BLS certification is required upon hire.

  • If their current certification does not meet the guidelines, stakeholders will have (30) days from the date of hire to acquire attend an onsite initial BLS course and will be required to renew every two years.

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification
* Stakeholders will have thirty (30) days from the date of hire to acquire American Heart Association (AHA) ACLS certification and will need to be renewed every two years. Will not be allowed to provide ACLS for patients independently until AHA ACLS cards are obtained.

Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Fundamentals of Chemotherapy Immunotherapy Administration Provider card within 12 months of hire.

Special Skills: Microsoft Office; High Fidelity Mannequin Experience preferred

Training: Critical Care experience

Pay Range

$74,149.92 - $122,107.44

Placement within the identified pay range is based on individual and market factors including, but not limited to, experience, education, credentials (including licenses and certifications), geographic location, market competition, skill set (including market availability of required skills), assigned/anticipated job tasks, and level of responsibility.  These factors are considered without regard to an individual’s status as a member of any protect group pursuant to federal, state, and/or local law.

City of Hope’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities.  Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds, and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding.  We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

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