Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Certified Nursing Assistant

Job ID
20801
Type
Regular Full-Time
Company
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Location
US-WA-Kirkland

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.

The Nursing Assistant (NAC) participates as a team member in the overall functioning of the clinic. The NAC is responsible for the flow of the patients each day and perform duties as described in the Primary Responsibilities section.

Responsibilities

  • Documents vital signs and other patient information per policy
  • Demonstrates proficiency in CPR
  • Recognizes symptoms of common medical illnesses, abnormal vital signs (including pain) and immediately escalates to RN and/or provider.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to patient’s/families emotional, social, and mental health needs
  • Rooms patients and families to patient care are upon arrival and notify providers
  • Clean 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 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
  • 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
  • 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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