Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

RN-Nurse Navigator- Women's Health

RN-Nurse Navigator- Women's Health

Job ID 
11210
Type 
Regular Full-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

  • Assesses physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs and evaluates patients’ adaptation to health changes
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers on disease processes, treatment, side effects and symptom management
  • Coordinates with inter-disciplinary 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.
  • Communicates with patient the plan of care and tracks the patient's progress through our complex system
  • Integrates research and evidence based knowledge into clinical practice

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

Current Washington State Nursing License 

Current BLS AHA Health Provider card

Two years of nursing experience

 

Preferred Qualifications:

OCN certification preferred

Research Experience Preferred

 

Other Qualifications:

  • Good use of written and oral communication skills targeted to audience, i.e. provider versus patient
  • Effective listening skills as demonstrated through reflecting, acknowledging, summarizing, empathizing, paraphrasing, and clarifying
  • Able to work independently, prioritize effectively, and implement critical thinking
  • Highly organized with strong time management and problem-solving skills
  • Focus on team engagement and follow through

     

 

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.