Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Licensed Practical Nurse-Regular Per-Diem

Licensed Practical Nurse-Regular Per-Diem

Job ID 
10543
Type 
Regular Per-Diem
Company 
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Location 
US-WA-Seattle

More information about this job

Overview

The Medical Imaging LPN provides quality nursing care for patients in the imaging setting. The nurse is knowledgeable in meeting the basic physical, psychological, cultural, and educational needs of patients. The nurse effectively escalates the care of patients with complex clinical needs to the Charge RN.

Responsibilities

1. Performs a focused basic nursing assessment, as appropriate, pre- and post-Imaging scans/procedures. Escalates the care of patients with complex clinical needs to the Charge RN as appropriate.

2. Properly reviews patient allergies and consult with Charge RN and/or Radiologist regarding any concerns (i.e.history of contrast allergy, or identified as higher risk for contrast reaction per SCCA policy).

3. Successfully initiates peripheral intravenous access according to SCCA policy and procedure.

4. Successfully identifies and manages the care of central lines (including accessing of Implanted Vascular Access Ports) according to SCCA policy and procedure.

 

Qualifications

IV.A.  Training, Education and Experience (Required)

  •   Licensure in the State of Washington as a Licensed Practical Nurse
  •   Recognizes stages of growth and responds accordingly with care options.
  •   Current CPR card
  •   Previous professional LPN experience required

IV.B.  Education and Experience (Preferred)

  •   2-3 years of professional LPN practice preferred.
  •   Recent experience in peripheral venous access  preferred.

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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.