Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Licensed Practical Nurse, Per Diem - Specimen Collection

Licensed Practical Nurse, Per Diem - Specimen Collection

Job ID 
8677
Type 
Regular Per-Diem
Company 
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Location 
US-WA-Seattle

More information about this job

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 LPN assists in the delivery of patient care in the Alliance Lab Specimen Collection area.

This role is expected work around 19 hours/week

Responsibilities

  • Performs phlebotomy via venipuncture, through central venous catheter, PIC catheter, and accessed Portacaths.
  • Performs limited clinical assessment & triage.
  • Participates in SCCA wide infection control triage program. 
  • Participates and assists as needed with SCCA Emergent Care Response teams.
  • Works efficiently to minimize patient wait times.
  • Participates where required in Quality Improvement & Quality Assurance programs for the SCCA and Alliance Laboratory.
  • Promotes and maintains effective communication with patients, clients, coworkers and SCCA & Alliance Partner colleagues.
  • Promotes and maintains an environment which supports the right to privacy for patients and staff and maintains patient information, patient records, and SCCA strategic plans in a confidential manner.
  • The incumbent works with limited supervision in performing daily work responsibilities.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Current Washington State Nursing License by the Department of Health
  • Current BLS/AHA Health Provider certification

Preferred:

  • Previous work as a Licensed Practial Nurse with experience in oncology experience and/or experience in an ambulatory setting

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, 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 escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.