Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Certified Nursing Asst. - Per Diem - Infusion Services

Certified Nursing Asst. - Per Diem - Infusion Services

Job ID 
10539
Type 
Regular Per-Diem
Company 
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Location 
US-WA-Seattle

More information about this job

Overview

The Infusion Room NAC assists in the delivery of patient care and activities under the direction and supervision of an assigned registered nurse (RN). Functions within the boundaries of the role and responsibilities of the NAC position.

 

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children's and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients.
 
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is ranked among the top ten cancer hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Our care combines powerful science with devoted collaboration.
 
Above all, we exist to move patients forward, past boundaries and toward hope.

Responsibilities

  • Performs basic technical skills:

    • Demonstrates proficiency in CPR.
    • Takes and records vital signs in ORCA.
    • Recognizes and immediately reports abnormal vital signs and symptoms.
    • Demonstrates sensitivity to patient’s/families emotional, social, and mental health needs
    • Rooms patient into bay at scheduled appointment time and notifies RN of arrival.
    • Performs ECGs and understands proper billing criteria
    • Orients patients, families and visitors to the Infusion Room.
    • Changes bed linens and cleans patient care areas after each patient visit.
    • Acts as a courier for the RN , e.g. medications from pharmacy.
    • Recognizes different types of isolation requirements and uses appropriate precautions

Qualifications

  • Certification as a Nursing Assistant in the state of Washington required.
  • Knowledge of human growth and development to modify care to age and developmental stage of the patient.
  • Physically able to perform the tasks of the role, such as walking, standing, pushing, and bending; lifting patients, equipment and linen supplies; and performing nursing procedures.
  • BLS Certification

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.