Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

  • Registered Nurse-Clinics Trials-Full Time

    Job ID
    11187
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
  • 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 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.

     

    The essential responsibilities are as follows:

    • Perform nursing assessment prior to each infusion, review relevant lab results, pain assessment and other symptoms.
    • Assure the safety of patients by following all procedures related to verification of orders and products when administering chemotherapy and blood products.
    • Demonstrate an awareness of the potentially hazardous nature of many of the agents administered and uses correct precautions when handling them.
    • Follow all procedures regarding safe disposal of any materials used in the administration of chemotherapy or other toxic agents and blood products.
    • Communicate patient symptoms including complaints presented upon arrival to the case manager or team nurse.
    • Request consultation from social work, dietician or pastoral care staff when patient's situation indicates.
    • Document all nursing care activities accurately and in a timely fashion.
    • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of patient privacy rights. 

    Qualifications

    Required:  

    Current WA State Registered Nurse License
    Current BLS AHA Healthcare Provider Certification

    Preferred: 
    OCN (Oncology Certified Nurse) or BMT RN
    ONS Chemotherapy Provider Card (will be required within 6 months of hire
    ACLS and/or PALS 
    2 years of previous RN Oncology experience
    CITI Training – Good Clinical Practice and Human Subjects Research (will be required within 6 months of hire)

    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.

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