Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Registered Nurse 1.0 FTE - Transfusion Services

Registered Nurse 1.0 FTE - Transfusion Services

Job ID 
10059
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Company 
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Location 
US-WA-Seattle

More information about this job

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's.

Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Join us and make a difference!

 

The Transfusion Services RN provides collaborative support for the transfusion management of the SCCA Transplant, Hematology, and Heme-Malignancy in the inpatient and outpatient settings.  The RN operates in a multidisciplinary environment and across multiple institutions. 

Responsibilities

  • Review individual patient clinical issues related to transfusion.
  • Consult and collaborate with inpatient and outpatient care teams.
  • Facilitate consultation with the Transfusion Medicine Attending.
  • Help develop and communicate a transfusion plan of care to patient care teams.
  • Serve as a liaison between partner patient-care areas for transfusion issues.
  • Assist in management of HLA-selected platelets.
  • Gather clinical data regarding transfusion reactions and facilitate appropriate changes to transfusion profile.
  • Evaluate and processes blood bank laboratory reports.
  • Communicate individual patient transfusion profiles to the blood bank serving the patient and patient care locations.

 

Qualifications

  • Current Washington State RN License

  • Strong interpersonal and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with staff and other institutions.
  • Competent in basic computer skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with minimal supervision.
  • 2+ years of oncology, BMT nursing or blood banking experience.

 

  Preferred:

  • Experience with MS Outlook, Excel, and Word.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.