Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Nursing Assistant, Certified - 0.8 FTE - Infusion Services

Nursing Assistant, Certified - 0.8 FTE - Infusion Services

Job ID 
11183
Type 
Regular Part-Time
Company 
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Location 
US-WA-Seattle

More information about this job

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES
 
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!
 
At Seattle Cancer Care Alliance every patient, every life matters. Our dedicated nurses are a driving force making SCCA a global leader in the prevention, treatment, and cure of cancer. Our nurses rank among leading experts in oncology. Our nurses provide exceptional patient and family-centered care as they coordinate and assist in individualized treatment. They integrate care with support for the research and development of innovative therapies. Embarking with each patient on a journey through cancer treatment and survival, our compassionate nurses walk hand-in-hand with courage and hope with each individual to ensure the best possible patient outcome. 
 
Our nurses are vital to the journey of cancer care. We invite you to explore our career opportunities and apply online for more information.

 

Responsibilities

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.

  • 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
  • Transports stable patients, at the direction of the RN
  • Acts as a courier for the RN, e.g. medications from pharmacy
  • Changes bed linens and cleans patient care areas after each patient visit.
  • 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.