Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Registered Nurse - 1.0 FTE - Infusion Services

Registered Nurse - 1.0 FTE - Infusion Services

Job ID 
10625
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Company 
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Location 
US-WA-Seattle

More information about this job

Overview

Nurses are fundamental to the excellent care that Seattle Cancer Care Alliance provides to patients. Our nurses are partners, researchers—and life changers. Ranked among leading experts in oncology, our nurses provide exceptional patient and family centered care as they coordinate and assist in individualized treatment.

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is based on the value of collaboration, as three renowned institutions—Fred Hutch, UW Medicine and Seattle Children’s—combine their expertise to create one world-class cancer center. SCCA nurses embody this collaborative spirit, combining powerful science with compassion and partnering with patients to move them forward, past boundaries and toward hope. We consider our work more than a job. It’s our mission.

 

Responsibilities


The Registered Nurse is a member of an interdisciplinary care team. This role provides patient centric care and is primarily responsible for nursing assessment and diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation.

  • Assesses physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs and evaluates patients’ adaptation to health changes
  • Develops a plan of care based on patients’ disease, symptoms and response to treatment
  • Educates patients, families and caregivers on disease processes, treatment, side effects and symptom management
  • Coordinates with interdisciplinary team to ensure continuity of care
  • Refers patients, families and caregivers as appropriate to other clinical resources/professionals such as social work, home health care, clinical nutrition, etc
  • Implements, evaluates and modifies plan of care
  • Integrates research and evidence based knowledge into clinical practice.

Qualifications

  • Critical thinking; the ability to practice the cognitive skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting and transforming knowledge
  • Ability to develop clinical judgment
  • Time Management skills: the ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently.
  • Ability to communicate effectively by looking and listening for cues, asking open-ended questions, exploring cues, using pauses, screening responses and clarifying response.
  • Ability to effectively listen by using reflecting, acknowledging, summarizing, empathizing and paraphrasing skill
  • Ability to effectively provide information by checking what information the person knows already, giving small amounts of information at a time, using clear terms and avoiding jargon, avoiding detail unless it is requested, checking for understanding and pausing and waiting for a response.

Required:

  • Current Washington State nursing license
  • Current Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Card from American Heart Association

Preferred:

  • ACLS/Peds
  • Oncology experience

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.