Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Certified Nursing Assistant - Clinical Trials Unit/Infusion Services 0.8 FTE

Job ID
20200
Type
Regular Part-Time
Company
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Location
US-WA-Seattle

Overview

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients. SCCA's purpose is to provide state-of-the-art, patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond.

 

Every individual at SCCA plays a unique role in supporting our mission. Our collective success hinges on each of us conducting ourselves in accord with a set of core values:

  • We are patient-centered. Everything we do must be linked to our ability to deliver better, safer outcomes for our patients.
  • We are innovative. We nurture an environment that fosters unconventional thinking, a passion for discovery, and the open-mindedness to invite discovery from unexpected places.
  • We are respectful. We are deeply respectful of our patients, their families, and each of our colleagues who serve them in so many different and important ways.
  • We are collaborative. We understand that asking for and offering help in how to do better is not just a right, but among our most important responsibilities.
  • We are agile. We cannot just be comfortable with change; we must embrace it as proof that we are making progress.
  • We are responsible: Because our work is focused on people's well-being, we approach it with the highest level of ethical, fiduciary, and environmental responsibility.

The Infusion Room NAC assists in the delivery of patient care and activities under the direction and supervision of an assigned registered nurse (RN). The NAC is responsible for the flow of the patients each day and perform duties as described in the Primary Responsibilities section.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates proficiency in CPR.
  • Takes and records vital signs in EPIC
  • Recognizes and immediately reports abnormal vital signs and symptoms.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to patient’s/families emotional, social, and mental health needs.
  • Rooms patient into bay at scheduled appointment time and notifies RN of arrival
  • Performs ECGs and understands proper billing criteria
  • Orients patients, families and visitors to the Infusion Room
  • Transports stable patients, at the direction of the RN
  • Acts as a courier for the RN, e.g. medications from pharmacy
  • Changes bed linens and cleans patient care areas after each patient visit.
  • Recognizes different types of isolation requirements and uses appropriate precautions
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job in order to carry out the primary responsibilities.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Certification as a Nursing Assistant in the state of Washington required.
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Knowledge of human growth and development to modify care to age and developmental stage of the patient.
  • Physically able to perform the tasks of the role, such as walking, standing, pushing, and bending; lifting patients, equipment and linen supplies; and performing nursing procedures.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to follow direction and guidance
  • Ability to recognize limitations and seek help
  • Ability to identify learning needs and plan learning opportunities
  • Ability to appropriately respond to emergencies or disasters per clinic protocol and scope of practice
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records
  • Strong interpersonal and customer services skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare environment

 

SCCA has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, and there are no exceptions for any employee who is patient-facing and/or requires access to SCCA facilities.

Exceptions exist only for employees whose positions are fully remote, with no required access to campus. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees requiring access to campus must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment.

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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