Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Full-Time

Job ID
17890
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.


The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) is an advanced practitioner, prepared at the Master of Nursing level or higher. The APRN contributes to the advancement of evidence-based nursing practice and continuous improvement of comprehensive quality patient care. The APRN advances oncology nursing practice as an expert clinician, interdisciplinary consultant, educator, researcher, and nursing leader. They achieves this through involvement in clinical support, education, research, organizational support, quality initiatives and professional growth. They are accountable to be responsive to the dynamic needs of the organization, staff and patients within the changing health care environment.

Responsibilities

  • Uses knowledge of differential illness diagnoses and treatments in comprehensive, holistic assessments of patients within the context of disease and treatments – the outcome being a diagnosis of the etiologies of problems that require nursing interventions to prevent or alleviate symptoms, functional problems and complications
  • Design, implement and evaluate innovative individual and/or population-based programs of care to achieve targeted nursing-sensitive patient outcomes
  • Consults with staff regarding assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care. Serves as a role model and provides information and resources to cultivate staff skills and enhance nursing practice
  • Serves as a leader, consultant and change agent in advancing the practice of nursing among other nurses and across organizations
  • Contributes clinical expertise and nursing perspectives to decision-making processes through committees, project development and work groups that align with the organization’s mission, goals and values
  • Leads selected projects or programs with focus on fiscal responsibility, quality and patient safety
  • Develops collaborative inter-professional relationships and draws on these relationships to enhance clinical care and achieve positive outcomes
  • Interprets the multiple dimensions of nursing care that require system-level resources and provides leadership to ensure the system obtains needed resources
  • Advances the practice of nursing through innovative evidence-based professional practice guidelines, standards and organizational policies
  • Communicates information and conducts educational services regarding advancements in nursing practice- within the organization and to the community at large
  • Expands the practice of nursing through ongoing generation and acquisition of scientific knowledge and skills to maintain expert clinical practice and associated best-practice outcomes
    Fosters collegial relations with APRNs in other hospitals or agencies.
  • Participates in professional organization activities that promote both the nursing profession as well as the profession's relationship with consumers
  • Expert clinician
  • Interdisciplinary consultant
  • Educator
  • Translate research into Nursing practice
  • Participates in Nursing research
  • Nurse Leader

Qualifications

Required:

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing
  • Current Washington State nursing license
  • 2 years of relevant patient care experience

 

Preferred:

  • ANCC recognized Specialty Certification
  • Oncology patient care experience

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, 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 hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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