Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

  • Clinical Nurse Coordinator-Registered Nurse - Gastrointestinal - Full Time

    Job ID
    13550
    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.

     

    Benefits include:

    • Relocation - Generous relocation package available
    • Time Off - 10 paid holidays plus 2 personal days, paid vacation, and paid sick time
    • Employee Health Clinic - Onsite employee health clinic services are free for employees enrolled in a Kaiser or Premera Blue Cross plan 
    • Retirement - 403(b) defined contribution plan with a 7% employer contribution after 1 year and 1000 hours of service
    • Bright Horizons Care Advantage  
    • Hutch Kids Child Care Center 
    • Employee Assistance Program 
    • Tuition Reimbursement Program   
    • Subsidized ORCA card and tax-advantaged transportation options 

    Responsibilities

    The Registered Nurse for the Gastrointestinal Clinic provides longitudinal comprehensive nursing care to GI oncology patients. This position serves as a primary point of contact for patients receiving treatment with a medical oncology provider. They will be responsible for coordination of care, education of patients and caregivers, triage, and support of providers.

     

    Care Coordination

    The Clinical Nurse Coordinator for this population should be able to effectively coordinate patient care through:

    • A high level understanding of gastrointestinal cancers and treatment modalities
    • Telephone triage
    • Development of a plan of care
    • Management of prescription refills, prior authorizations, and home health
    • Monitoring of patient response to therapies in collaboration with medical, nutrition, and pharmacy staff
    • Management of ongoing physical, emotional, and social needs of patients through continuous assessments of adaptation to illness

     

    Patient and Family Education

    • Maintains primary responsibility and coordination for provision of education required for patient and family
    • Will be expected to develop good knowledge base of chemotherapy regimens
    • Provides patient education prior to new chemotherapy/biotherapy regimens and symptom management

     

    Triage

    • Responsible for triaging patients in clinic as well as over the phone and via electronic communication

     

    Communication and Teamwork

    • 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

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Nursing degree
    • Current Washington State Nursing License
    • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card
    • One year of nursing experience

    Preferred:

    • BSN
    • Oncology experience
    • Outpatient experience
    • Nursing Certification (i.e., OCN, ACNC)

    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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