Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

  • Registered Nurse - 1.0 FTE - Transfusion Services

    Job ID
    11859
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
  • Overview

    The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, located 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 Childrens.

    Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Join us and make a difference!

     

    The Transfusion Services RN provides collaborative support for the transfusion management of the SCCA Transplant, Hematology, and Heme-Malignancy in the inpatient and outpatient settings.  The RN operates in a multidisciplinary environment and across multiple institutions. 

    Responsibilities

    • Review patient records for individual patient clinical issues related to transfusion.
    • Gather and review transfusion and transplant history to establish the patient transfusion profile.
    • Prepare reports to communicate individual patient transfusion profiles to the blood bank serving the patient and patient care locations.
    • Gather clinical data regarding transfusion reactions and facilitate appropriate changes to transfusion profile.
    • Evaluate, track and process blood bank laboratory reports.
    • Consult and collaborate with inpatient and outpatient care teams.
    • Facilitate consultation with the Transfusion Medicine Attending.
    • Help develop and communicate a transfusion plan of care to patient care teams.
    • Serve as a liaison between partner patient-care areas for transfusion issues.
    • Assist in management of HLA-selected platelets.

    Qualifications

    • Current Washington State nursing License
    • Current Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Card from American Heart Association
    • Strong interpersonal and critical thinking skills.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Affinity for standard work.
    • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with staff and other institutions.
    • Competent in basic computer skills.
    • Ability to take direction and work in a team environment with minimal supervision.
    • 2+ years of oncology, BMT nursing or blood banking experience. 
    • Experience with MS Outlook, Excel, and Word. Readiness to learn multiple electronic medical record systems.

    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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