Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Professional Practice Coordinator (PPC)

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance



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 Professional Practice Coordinator (PPC) for will be responsible for supporting and implementing unit and systemwide practice standards, onboarding and orientation processes, adaption of training methods to unique learning styles, as well as has the potential to provide direct patient care.   This position will be expected to work collaboratively in a team environment and communicate effectively with other PPCs, unit leadership, and frontline staff.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of oncology specialty including disease processes, standard treatment regimens, and potential side effects
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with multidisciplinary teams across SCCA
  • Contribute to systemwide initiatives through support of change management and providing expertise
  • Actively evaluate and maintain up-to-date policy and procedures to reflect evidence-based standards for research and clinical practice
  • Actively collaborate with leadership to set unit goals, implement process improvements, and measure outcomes
  • Participate in Shared Leadership and systemwide committees 
  • Support EMR transition as well as participate in order and charting requirement review, updating, and regulatory standards
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job in order to carry out the primary responsibilities



  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree
  • Current (or ability to obtain before employment) 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)
  • ONS Chemotherapy Provider Card (required within 6 months of hire)
  • Critical thinking; the ability to practice the cognitive skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge
  • Ability to develop clinical judgment.
  • Time Management skills; the ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively by looking and listening for cues, asking open-ended questions, exploring cues, using pauses, screening responses, and clarifying response.
  • Ability to effectively listen by using reflecting, acknowledging, summarizing, empathizing, and paraphrasing skill.
  • Ability to effectively provide information by checking what information the person knows already, giving small amounts of information at a time, using clear terms and avoiding jargon, avoiding detail unless it is requested, checking for understanding, and pausing and waiting for a response.
  • Ability to apply different learning and teaching methodologies for a culturally and generationally diverse group


  • Master of Science in Nursing, Education, or Healthcare Leadership
  • OCN (Oncology Certified Nurse) or BMT RN
  • ACLS and/or PALS AHA Health Provider Card
  • LEAN or CPI application
  • 2 years of previous RN Oncology 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 or by calling 206-667-4700.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed