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Registered Nurse (RN) - Inpatient Hematology/Oncology

San Diego, California
Job ID 13150 Date posted 11/19/2023 Schedule Full-Time Shift Day Department Hematology/Oncology IP

A cancer diagnosis can change a child’s and their family’s lives in an instant – and Rady Children’s is here to help. From diagnosis through treatment and beyond, the Rady Children’s Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders offers a full range of pediatric clinical services, Integrative Medicine programs, and other resources to help patients and their families navigate their new diagnosis.

The Inpatient Hematology/Oncology Unit is looking to welcome both dedicated Pediatric Hem/Onc RNs and experienced Adult Hem/Onc RNs through the Rady Children's New to Pediatrics Program. Join our passionate and hardworking at Rady Children's today and make a difference in the lives of children in San Diego and beyond!

Learn more about our compassionate, resilient, and talented team here:


  • The Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders is the largest pediatric cancer care provider and only pediatric blood and bone marrow transplant program in San Diego, Riverside, and Imperial Counties.
  • The Inpatient Hematology/Oncology Unit consists of 38 beds, all in private rooms, and includes 10 BMT beds in positive pressure rooms. The entire unit is HEPA filtered.
  • We partner with the California Proton to offer proton therapy.
  • We have a research alliance with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and UC San Diego, and follow Children’s Oncology Group (COG) treatment protocols.


  • Our Registered Nurses are certified to administer chemotherapy through APHON Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider Course
  • Our BMT nurses are educated using the APHON Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Course
  • Nurse to patient ratio is typically 1:3, with a maximum of 4 patients per nurse, dependent upon acuity
  • The unit follows a “Primary Team” Nursing model in assigning our patients


  • FTE: Full-Time
  • Schedule: Nights, 7:00 pm to 7:30 am
  • Shift Info: 12-hour shifts, scheduled 3x per week (36 hours per week)


Functions at the Standard Level of nursing practice.  Responsible for independently applying the nursing process through the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation of pediatric patient care.  Selects and administers the appropriate care, taking into consideration the age, developmental level and size of the patient.  Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing.  Should be able to identify own limitations and seek resources as needed.

Learn more about our compassionate, resilient, and talented team here:


Associate's Degree in Nursing

1 year of experience

Current California RN License

BLS for Healthcare Providers, issued by the American Heart Association

PALS or PEARS (within 6 months of hire)


Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

3 years of experience

Professional nursing certification

Pediatric nursing experience in a comparable, high-acuity department

Bilingual English/Spanish

The current salary range for this position is $51.32 to $76.20 

A candidate’s placement in the range will be determined based on the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement. Rady Children’s Hospital is committed to being externally competitive and internally equitable. We demonstrate this commitment by reviewing market data to remain competitive within the nonprofit, healthcare sector. 


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