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Open House for Experienced Nurses at Fox Chase Cancer Center

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 23, 2008) — Come see what the attraction is about at Fox Chase Cancer Center! Experienced registered nurses are invited to an open house for RN and pool positions in a variety of settings on Wednesday, November 5 from 5 pm to 7 pm at Fox Chase Cancer Center.

"Find out why employees choose Fox Chase Cancer Center," urged Fox Chase nursing career specialist Maureen "Mickey" Mullin, BSN, RN, OCN. Part of the attraction, she added, is that the Fox Chase nursing department was the first in Pennsylvania to receive the Magnet Nursing Service Recognition Award for outstanding nursing care from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Fox Chase offers its entire staff an attractive compensation and benefit package. It includes tuition reimbursement, an award-winning, certified day-care center and a fitness center. Fox Chase nurses also receive individualized orientation, nationally recognized continuing education programs on-site, a shared decision-making model and clinical ladders.

During the open house, visitors will have the opportunity to meet members of the Fox Chase staff and take a tour of the facility. On-site interviews will be available during the open house. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 215-728-4315. Fox Chase Cancer Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of the Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence four consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach.  For more information, call 1-888-FOX CHASE or (1-888-369-2427).

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