Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

  • Certified Nursing Assistant - Infusion Services - 0.8 FTE

    Job ID
    14240
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Company
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
  • Overview

    The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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 Children's. 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.


    The Infusion Room Nursing Assistant (NAC) assists in the delivery of patient care and activities under the direction and supervision of an assigned registered nurse (RN).

    Responsibilities

    • 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

    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Certification as a Nursing Assistant in the state of Washington required.
    • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
    • 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.
    • Ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve
    • Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) in a clear and concise manner
    • Ability to follow direction and guidance
    • Ability to recognize limitations and seek help
    • Ability to identify learning needs and plan learning opportunities
    • Ability to appropriately respond to emergencies or disasters per clinic protocol and scope of practice
    • Experience with Electronic Medical Records
    • Strong interpersonal and customer services skills
    • Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare environment

    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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