Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Clinical Nurse Coordinator - GI Oncology

Job ID
19725
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 Clinical Nurse Coordinator (CNC) in the GI Oncology clinic provides direct and indirect care to GI Oncology patients, including those participating in research.  The CNC will work with other members of the GI Care Team including Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Medical Assistants, research coordinators, and non-clinic staff to provide collaborative, patient centered care. The CNC will build rapport and trust with the patient population and will be expected to communicate and work effectively with other members of the team.   


Direct Patient Care 

  • Education patients and families: chemotherapy, central lines, injections, home care
  • Telephone and email symptom triage
  • Dressing changes, medication administration, injections
  • New patient orientation


Caregiver support

  • Assessment of needs for additional supportive care resources 
  • Prescription refills
  • Result reviews 
  • Indirect Patient Care 
  • Supportive care referrals
  • FMLA paperwork, disability paperwork, Ferry passes
  • Coordination of outside clinical care
  • Ensuring continuity of care with outside providers
  • Collaboration with research team for patients on trial 


Communication and Teamwork 

  • Attend regular team meetings with provider and nursing teams
  • Coordination of care with ancillary services 
  • Delegation of tasks to appropriate team members 
  • Coordinating patient schedules with clinic team
  • Collaboration with infusion RN to assure patient needs are met 
  • Real-time management and escalation of issues in clinic 

 

Professional Development and Clinic Engagement 

  • Opportunity to attend educational events: Nursing Rounds, Swartz Rounds, Conferences, etc.
  • Opportunity to participate in committee work, special projects
  • Continuing education benefit (financial and time off support)
  • Tuition reimbursement

Qualifications

Required: 

  • Nursing degree
  • Current Washington State nursing license
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • CITI Training – Good Clinical Practice and Human Subjects Research (required within 6 months of hire)


Preferred: 

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • OCN (Oncology Certified Nurse) or BMT RN
  • Two years oncology nursing experience 
  • Previous telephone triage experience 
  • Previous outpatient clinic experience 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Skilled at multitasking and organization

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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