City of Hope
We are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of people with cancer, diabetes and other serious illnesses.
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By bringing together advanced medical research and compassionate patient care in a bench-to-bedside approach, City of Hope has become a center of tangible progress in treating and one day curing cancer and diabetes. We offer all employees from, the lab to the hospital to the business offices, the chance to help us turn discovery into hope.

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Delivering safer, less invasive medicine, we are harnessing the power of the human body to heal itself in the fight against some of the most difficult-to-treat cancers with therapies like Car T Cell. We’re also on the forefront of diabetes treatment, developing new research, and creating the most advanced medicines.

Duarte, California

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City of Hope’s main campus is in Duarte, one of the many small communities below the San Gabriel Mountains communities in easy commuting distance. It’s just 30 minutes from downtown L.A. and an hour from the beach. For outdoor lovers, Big Bear, Palm Springs, Joshua Tree and the Angeles National Forest are all close enough for a day trip!

Career Opportunities

Sterile Processing Technician
Requisition: 15191Union: SEIUHourly Range: 18.11 - 27.17About City of HopeCity of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.Position Summary:Processes supplies, instruments and equipment. Restocks and maintains storage of supplies and case cart system. Assists in other departmental functions/duties as needed or directed to assure safe, effective, efficient, speedy patient care.Essential Functions:Processes instruments, supplies and equipment according to established policies and procedures.Maintains an adequate supply of packs and supplies to meet area needs including inventory control, proper labeling and labeling of packages.Responsible for reporting faulty equipment and deficiencies in procedures. [5]Participates in educational programs and inservice meetings.Assists with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, includingadherence to theworkplaceCode of Conduct and Compliance Plan. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.The following shared, organization-wide competencies describe the desired behaviors that will facilitate success at City of Hope:Communication - Expresses ideas clearly and constructively (written and spoken, upward and downward, one-on-one and with groups).Customer Service - Seeks to understand customer needs and works to exceed customer expectations (internal and external).Initiative - Looks for opportunities to improve performance; manages time, work, and relationships effectively and efficiently.Professionalism - Treats others with respect; abides by the institutional values; displays a positive and cooperative attitude; adheres to the workplace Code of Conduct and compliance policies.Stewardship - Identifies efficiencies to reduce redundancy and/or elimination of tasks resulting in savings of cost, resources, and or/time.Teamwork - Works proactively and collaboratively with others to streamline work and achieve mutual goals.Position Qualifications:Minimum EducationPost High School Vocational/Specialized TrainingExperience may substitute for minimum education requirementsMinimum ExperienceOne year sterile processing experience in an acute care setting.Required Courses/TrainingMaintains knowledge in surgical and medical technology through inservices/coursesReq. Certification/LicensureCPR, required.CRCST (Certified Registered Central Service Technician), preferredExperience: OtherPrevious experience in central supply operations. Knowledge of instrumentation and sterilization and case cart systemsSkills: OtherFoster/promote a positive image and professional appearance Sensitivity to intercultural relationsAptitude: Req./Pref.Answer telephonesInstruct/train othersMonitor and/or document environmental parametersTroubleshoot problemsSterile techniqueMachines/Equip: Req./Pref.Steam autoclavesSterrad MachineInstrument washersScope WashersSurgical instruments, scopes and power equipmentWorking / Environmental ConditionsMay be exposed to infections and contagious diseasesLikely exposure to infectious, radioactive or biohazardous agentsSubject to burns and cutsOccasional exposure to unpleasant patient or unit elementsSubject to varying and unpredictable situationsHandles emergency or crisis situationsOccasionally subjected to irregular hoursRegularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne pathogensPotential exposure to mutagenic substancesAtmosphere and environment associated with operating room settingsReq. Protective EquipmentEye Protection/GogglesGownsFace ProtectionMaskNon-Sterile Medical GlovesRespiratorProtective Shoe CoversPhysical DemandsHeavy physical effort (lift/carry up to 50 lbs.)Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walkingLifts supplies/equipmentManual dexterity and mobilityConsiderable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouchingWorks at tasks involving focused concentrationCommunicationExcellent oral/written communication and organizational skillsCity of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Sterile Processing Technician
Requisition: 15191Union: SEIUHourly Range: 18.11 - 27.17About City of HopeCity of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.Position Summary:Processes supplies, instruments and equipment. Restocks and maintains storage of supplies and case cart system. Assists in other departmental functions/duties as needed or directed to assure safe, effective, efficient, speedy patient care.Essential Functions:Processes instruments, supplies and equipment according to established policies and procedures.Maintains an adequate supply of packs and supplies to meet area needs including inventory control, proper labeling and labeling of packages.Responsible for reporting faulty equipment and deficiencies in procedures. [5]Participates in educational programs and inservice meetings.Assists with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, includingadherence to theworkplaceCode of Conduct and Compliance Plan. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.The following shared, organization-wide competencies describe the desired behaviors that will facilitate success at City of Hope:Communication - Expresses ideas clearly and constructively (written and spoken, upward and downward, one-on-one and with groups).Customer Service - Seeks to understand customer needs and works to exceed customer expectations (internal and external).Initiative - Looks for opportunities to improve performance; manages time, work, and relationships effectively and efficiently.Professionalism - Treats others with respect; abides by the institutional values; displays a positive and cooperative attitude; adheres to the workplace Code of Conduct and compliance policies.Stewardship - Identifies efficiencies to reduce redundancy and/or elimination of tasks resulting in savings of cost, resources, and or/time.Teamwork - Works proactively and collaboratively with others to streamline work and achieve mutual goals.Position Qualifications:Minimum EducationPost High School Vocational/Specialized TrainingExperience may substitute for minimum education requirementsMinimum ExperienceOne year sterile processing experience in an acute care setting.Required Courses/TrainingMaintains knowledge in surgical and medical technology through inservices/coursesReq. Certification/LicensureCPR, required.CRCST (Certified Registered Central Service Technician), preferredExperience: OtherPrevious experience in central supply operations. Knowledge of instrumentation and sterilization and case cart systemsSkills: OtherFoster/promote a positive image and professional appearance Sensitivity to intercultural relationsAptitude: Req./Pref.Answer telephonesInstruct/train othersMonitor and/or document environmental parametersTroubleshoot problemsSterile techniqueMachines/Equip: Req./Pref.Steam autoclavesSterrad MachineInstrument washersScope WashersSurgical instruments, scopes and power equipmentWorking / Environmental ConditionsMay be exposed to infections and contagious diseasesLikely exposure to infectious, radioactive or biohazardous agentsSubject to burns and cutsOccasional exposure to unpleasant patient or unit elementsSubject to varying and unpredictable situationsHandles emergency or crisis situationsOccasionally subjected to irregular hoursRegularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne pathogensPotential exposure to mutagenic substancesAtmosphere and environment associated with operating room settingsReq. Protective EquipmentEye Protection/GogglesGownsFace ProtectionMaskNon-Sterile Medical GlovesRespiratorProtective Shoe CoversPhysical DemandsHeavy physical effort (lift/carry up to 50 lbs.)Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walkingLifts supplies/equipmentManual dexterity and mobilityConsiderable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouchingWorks at tasks involving focused concentrationCommunicationExcellent oral/written communication and organizational skillsCity of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Research Associate I | Shih Lab | DMRI
About City of HopeCity of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.Requisition 15189Research Associate I | Shih Lab | DMRIPosition Summary:Under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigator, or designee, the Research Associate I performs a variety of routine and increasingly complex research experiments.Essential Functions:Utilizing laboratory equipment and established protocols, performs a variety of research experiments. Records and validates results for accuracy and completeness.May modify protocolsWrite standard operating procedures and reports.Maintains records of work performed including results and methodology; utilizing records may calculate, graph and compile data.Develops techniques and expertise in one or more areas relevant to laboratory research project.Ensures that all laboratory activities are carried out in compliance with safety procedures and guidelines in handling, storage and disposal of materials.Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, includingadherence to theworkplaceCode of Conduct and Compliance Plan. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.The following shared, organization-wide competencies describe the desired behaviors that will facilitate success at City of Hope:Communication - Expresses ideas clearly and constructively (written and spoken, upward and downward, one-on-one and with groups).Customer Service - Seeks to understand customer needs and works to exceed customer expectations (internal and external).Initiative - Looks for opportunities to improve performance; manages time, work, and relationships effectively and efficiently.Professionalism - Treats others with respect; abides by the institutional values; displays a positive and cooperative attitude; adheres to the workplace Code of Conduct and compliance policies.Stewardship - Identifies efficiencies to reduce redundancy and/or elimination of tasks resulting in savings of cost, resources, and or/time.Teamwork - Works proactively and collaboratively with others to streamline work and achieve mutual goals.Position Qualifications:Minimum EducationBachelor's degree in biological sciencesMinimum Experience0-2 years of research/laboratory experience.Skills: OtherExcellent computer skillsMachines/Equip: Req./Pref.Personal computerBasic Laboratory equipment; such asCentrifugeMicroscopeWorking / Environmental ConditionsSmoke free environmentMay be exposed to toxic chemicalsSubject to regularly changing priorities or work assignmentsProtective Equip: May be RequiredMust wear PPE as requiredCommunicationExcellent verbal and written communication skillsExcellent interpersonal skills.City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Research Associate I | Shih Lab | DMRI
About City of HopeCity of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.Requisition 15189Research Associate I | Shih Lab | DMRIPosition Summary:Under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigator, or designee, the Research Associate I performs a variety of routine and increasingly complex research experiments.Essential Functions:Utilizing laboratory equipment and established protocols, performs a variety of research experiments. Records and validates results for accuracy and completeness.May modify protocolsWrite standard operating procedures and reports.Maintains records of work performed including results and methodology; utilizing records may calculate, graph and compile data.Develops techniques and expertise in one or more areas relevant to laboratory research project.Ensures that all laboratory activities are carried out in compliance with safety procedures and guidelines in handling, storage and disposal of materials.Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, includingadherence to theworkplaceCode of Conduct and Compliance Plan. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.The following shared, organization-wide competencies describe the desired behaviors that will facilitate success at City of Hope:Communication - Expresses ideas clearly and constructively (written and spoken, upward and downward, one-on-one and with groups).Customer Service - Seeks to understand customer needs and works to exceed customer expectations (internal and external).Initiative - Looks for opportunities to improve performance; manages time, work, and relationships effectively and efficiently.Professionalism - Treats others with respect; abides by the institutional values; displays a positive and cooperative attitude; adheres to the workplace Code of Conduct and compliance policies.Stewardship - Identifies efficiencies to reduce redundancy and/or elimination of tasks resulting in savings of cost, resources, and or/time.Teamwork - Works proactively and collaboratively with others to streamline work and achieve mutual goals.Position Qualifications:Minimum EducationBachelor's degree in biological sciencesMinimum Experience0-2 years of research/laboratory experience.Skills: OtherExcellent computer skillsMachines/Equip: Req./Pref.Personal computerBasic Laboratory equipment; such asCentrifugeMicroscopeWorking / Environmental ConditionsSmoke free environmentMay be exposed to toxic chemicalsSubject to regularly changing priorities or work assignmentsProtective Equip: May be RequiredMust wear PPE as requiredCommunicationExcellent verbal and written communication skillsExcellent interpersonal skills.City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Medical/Surgical/Telemetry Clinical Nurse East Hospital C
Requisition Number: 15182Title: Clinical Nurse III BSN East Hospital C Full Time DaysAbout City of HopeCity of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.Position Summary:The registered professional nurse integrates and practices according to the City of Hope Professional Practice Model to deliver care service excellence. In alignment with City of Hope mission and values, the Division of Nursing and Patient Care Services vision and mission, and with continuous focus on the patient, family and community, carries out the nursing process, coordinates interdisciplinary care planning, documents according to standards, including validation of the patient and caregiver's understanding of the plan of care and expected outcomes. The nurse is a change agent, committed to lifelong learning, professional development and embodiment of City of Hope organizational mission and values, and the values and ethos of the profession of nursing.Position Qualifications:Minimum Education:Bachelor's Degree or Master's degree in Nursing is required.Minimum Experience:Three to five years related experienceRequired Courses/Training:Req. Certification/Licensure:Current California RN licenseBasic Life Support (BLS) CPR Card through American Heart AssociationCity of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Medical/Surgical/Telemetry Clinical Nurse East Hospital C
Requisition Number: 15182Title: Clinical Nurse III BSN East Hospital C Full Time DaysAbout City of HopeCity of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.Position Summary:The registered professional nurse integrates and practices according to the City of Hope Professional Practice Model to deliver care service excellence. In alignment with City of Hope mission and values, the Division of Nursing and Patient Care Services vision and mission, and with continuous focus on the patient, family and community, carries out the nursing process, coordinates interdisciplinary care planning, documents according to standards, including validation of the patient and caregiver's understanding of the plan of care and expected outcomes. The nurse is a change agent, committed to lifelong learning, professional development and embodiment of City of Hope organizational mission and values, and the values and ethos of the profession of nursing.Position Qualifications:Minimum Education:Bachelor's Degree or Master's degree in Nursing is required.Minimum Experience:Three to five years related experienceRequired Courses/Training:Req. Certification/Licensure:Current California RN licenseBasic Life Support (BLS) CPR Card through American Heart AssociationCity of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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