Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Registered Nurse - Per Diem - SCCA at Northwest Hospital

Registered Nurse - Per Diem - SCCA at Northwest Hospital

Job ID 
10287
Type 
Regular Per-Diem
Company 
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Location 
US-WA-Seattle

More information about this job

Overview

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 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. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.  Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!

 

At Seattle Cancer Care Alliance every patient, every life matters. Our dedicated nurses are a driving force making SCCA a global leader in the prevention, treatment, and cure of cancer. Our nurses rank among leading experts in oncology. Our nurses provide exceptional patient and family-centered care as they coordinate and assist in individualized treatment. They integrate care with support for the research and development of innovative therapies.  Embarking with each patient on a journey through cancer treatment and survival, our compassionate nurses walk hand-in-hand with courage and hope with each individual to ensure the best possible patient outcomes.

This position is directly responsible for providing longitudinal comprehensive care to oncology and hematology patients. It has primary responsibility for the coordination of care, patient and caregiver education, plan of care formulation and documentation, and nursing management of patients receiving care in the medical oncology clinic. This care management includes patient assessment, symptom management, and administration of parenteral fluids, chemotherapy agents, biologic therapy, and supportive care medications.

Responsibilities

  • Follows scope of practice for registered nursing as defined by the Department of Health.
  • Develops, translates and supports evidence based nursing practice
  • Develops and follows departmental policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates and teaches phlebotomy and venous access skills
  • Demonstrates expertise in Infusion Therapy/Medication Administration and Care Coordination
  • Demonstrates an expert understanding of oncology illness and treatment modalities, as well as the ability to assess baseline physical, emotional and social needs.
  • Performs aspects of patient scheduling/ appointment making
  • Assures the safety of patients and other staff
  • Triages patients for immediate care
  • Learns, implements, and executes continuous improvement process
  • Provides care to patients as part of the overall care team
  • Documents all nursing care activities accurately and in a timely fashion
  • Upholds a positive, creative, fair, and non-intimidating workplace culture
  • Takes action to protect healthcare recipients from harm
  • Provides Patient-Family Centered Care
  • Provides care and services to patients and families in a respectful, caring, and professional manner

Qualifications

Required

  • Current WA state Registered Nurse License
  • Current BLS AHA Healthcare Provider Certification
  • 2 years of Oncology and Infusion Experience
  • Preferred:
  • OCN (Oncology Certified Nurse)
  • ONS Chemotherapy certification
  • BSN 

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.