Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Registered Nurse-Women's Health-Full Time

Registered Nurse-Women's Health-Full Time

Job ID 
10739
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Company 
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Location 
US-WA-Seattle

More information about this job

Overview

Every individual at SCCA plays a unique role in supporting our mission. Our collective success hinges on each of us conducting ourselves in accord with a set of core values:

  • We are patient-centered. Everything we do must be linked to our ability to deliver better, safer outcomes for our patients.
  • We are innovative. We nurture an environment that fosters unconventional thinking, a passion for discovery, and the open-mindedness to invite discovery from unexpected places.
  • We are respectful. We are deeply respectful of our patients, their families, and each of our colleagues who serve them in so many different and important ways.
  • We are collaborative. We understand that asking for and offering help in how to do better is not just a right, but among our most important responsibilities.
  • We are agile. We cannot just be comfortable with change; we must embrace it as proof that we are making progress.
  • We are responsible: Because our work is focused on people's well-being, we approach it with the highest level of ethical, fiduciary, and environmental responsibility.

Employees must adhere to all SCCA policies and processes, including the SCCA Code of Conduct and all HIPAA privacy requirements.

 

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.

 

Provides longitudinal comprehensive nursing care to sarcoma patients. Has primary nursing responsibility for the coordination of the care and monitoring the status of a specific population of patients. Has responsibility for the education of patients and family. Acts as primary point of contact for patients, working collaboratively with their physicians.

Responsibilities

  1. Care Coordination

high level understanding of oncology illnesses and treatment modalitiesability to assess baseline and ongoing physical, emotional and social needsassess patient’s adaptation to illness on an ongoing basisan ability to conduct patient triage and assessment via the telephoneAbility to develop a plan of care to respond to patient symptoms and reactions resulting from the disease or the treatmentMonitors patient response to therapies, including lab values and symptom assessment, in collaboration with the medical, nutrition and pharmacy staffUses effective problem solving skills in complex situationsDemonstrates capability to multitask with accuracy and deal effectively with unpredictable situations

  1. Documentation:

Documents initial and ongoing assessment accurately per assessment policy

Documents all medications and treatments administered

  1. Patient and Family Education

Maintains primary responsibility and coordination for provision of education required for patient and family

  1. Communication and Teamwork

Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills

Able to collaborate effectively with physicians to provide comprehensive care planning for their specific population of patients

Serves as resources in their areas of expertise for other staff

Demonstrates ability to effectively intervene with a patient in crisis

Qualifications

Current Washington State Nursing License (OCN certification preferred)

Current BLS AHA Health Provider card

Two years of nursing experience.

Research Experience Preferred

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.