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:
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.
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
Documents initial and ongoing assessment accurately per assessment policy
Documents all medications and treatments administered
Maintains primary responsibility and coordination for provision of education required for patient and family
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
Current Washington State Nursing License (OCN certification preferred)
Current BLS AHA Health Provider card
Two years of nursing experience.
Research Experience Preferred