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Kimmel Cancer Center nurses perform essential roles within the interprofessional care team, providing exceptional patient and family-centered care. The work is both challenging and rewarding. Kimmel Cancer Center nurses are clinical experts, highly knowledgeable and skilled in the care of individuals with cancer and their caregivers across the continuum of care. Opportunities are available in inpatient and ambulatory settings, where continual professional growth is both expected and greatly valued.

Our Units

Laura Hoofring

Why I Choose Oncology Nursing

"What I find amazing is how our patients take devastation and make riches out of it. It's an honor to be a part of their lives at such a time."

—Laura Hoofring, BSN, MSN
Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Alice Pons

She Traded Horses for Humans

"She loves the farm so deeply that it's hard to envision her leaving it four days a week to work 12-hour shifts as an oncology nurse."

—Laura Hoofring, BSN, MSN
Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Pivotal Role

Listen as RN Wendy Warrell
discusses the pivotal role nurses play in the lives of oncology patients.