Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Clinical Nurse Coordinator - Integrative Medicine (1.0 FTE)

Job ID
20140
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 Registered Nurse is a member of an interdisciplinary care team. This role provides patient centric care and is primarily responsible for nursing assessment and diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

  • Assesses physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs and evaluates patients’ adaptation to health changes
  • Develops a plan of care based on patients’ disease, symptoms, and response to treatment
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers on disease processes, treatment, side effects and symptom management
  • Coordinates with inter-disciplinary team to ensure continuity of care
  • Refers patients, families and caregivers as appropriate to other clinical resources/professionals such as social work, home health care, clinical nutrition, etc.
  • Implements, evaluates and modifies plan of care
  • Integrates research and evidence-based knowledge into clinical practice

 

In Addition, the Integrative Medicine Clinical Nurse Coordinator (CNC) provides clinical support to medical providers, providing care management to their entire panel of patients. As the primary point of contact for complex outpatients, the Integrative Medicine CNC provides continuity of care through nursing assessments, triage, patient education and care coordination. The clinical nurse coordinator is an integral part of a dedicated multidisciplinary team which collaborates closely to provide the highest level of care for patients. In the CNC position, you will:

  • Engage in meaningful patient follow up, deliver patient education and deliver more complicated reviews of information with patients regarding symptom management, supplement use, etc.  
  • Triage patient requests and questions and provided information and education to patients as needed
  • Assist with patient communications following clinic visits including sending appropriate resources to patients 
  • Manage EMR communications between patients and staff
  • Update dietary supplement information into the medication list at the beginning of each visit
  • Follow up with patients having dietary supplement reviews to assess need for further discussion with the IM provider and/or SCCA pharmacist
  • Help educate patients re: evidence-based, well-research IM interventions for symptom management
  • Act as additional liaison between IM, other disease groups, and other supportive care services
  • Educating staff re: SCCA’s IM department, sharing info about our program at regular staff meetings
  • Participate in research efforts
  • Coordinate lab tests and notification of patients (primarily Vitamin D results)
  • Coordinate with Supportive Care and medical care teams as needed, across SCCA sites

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
  • Additional certification may be required dependent upon department
  • Interest in integrative medicine
  • Critical thinking; the ability to practice the cognitive skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge
  • Strong 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

 

Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Two years of Nursing experience
  • Outpatient nursing experience
  • Experience with integrative medicine
  • Interest in research
  • Oncology nursing experience
  • Oncology Certification

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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