Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Clinical Nurse Coordinator - Sarcoma Surgery

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 Registered Nurse for the Sarcoma Surgery Clinic provides longitudinal comprehensive nursing care to surgical sarcoma patients. This position serves as the primary point of contact for surgical patients in the sarcoma clinic. He or she will be responsible for coordination of care, education of patients and caregivers, triage, and support of providers.

  • Care Coordination - The Clinical Nurse Coordinator for the Sarcoma Surgery population should be able to effectively coordinate patient care through a high level understanding of sarcomas 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 surgical procedures conducted both within the clinic and in the operating room
    • Provides patient education about procedures including preparation for and care after.
  • 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



  • 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


  • 2 years nursing experience
  • Oncology experience
  • Surgical experience
  • Outpatient experience
  • Nursing Certification (i.e., OCN, ACNC)
  • Takes initiative 
  • Well organized 
  • Sense of humor 

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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.


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