Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Apheresis Nursing Supervisor

Apheresis Nursing Supervisor

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Regular Full-Time
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

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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.




Apheresis Unit Profile

  • Business hours are M-F, 7:00 am - 5:30 pm, with on-call services 24 hours a day (call duty is minimal and rarely results in a worked assignment: 1 night every 1-2 weeks, 1 weekend every 6-8 weeks, 2 holidays / year).
  • Nurse-to-patient ratio is 1:1
  • We are supported by two Medical Directors, a Professional Practice Coordinator, Research Coordinator, Certified Nurse Assistant, Program Coordinators and Assistants and the SCCA Cellular Therapy Division.
  • New hires are provided a comprehensive apheresis training program, including in-house bone marrow transplant and oncology courses, and are encourage to attend apheresis-specific conferences.
  • SCCA Nurses have a say in our governance and make decisions collaboratively with our clinical partners.
  • Our Apheresis Nurses have over 220 years of combined apheresis experience!



• Hiring, training, supporting, disciplining and evaluating nursing staff.

• Assist in P&P, SOP, and patient education development.

• Assist in goal setting for the clinical service in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team and work towards achieving goals.

• Lead efforts towards Continuous Process Improvement for the clinical service

• Assist in assuring regulatory compliance with applicable standards.

• Further the practice of nursing within the clinic.





• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Proven project management skills and committee experience

• Proficiency in basic computer skills (EMR, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)

• Ability to work under pressure related to work/time deadlines

• Ability to provide feedback about staff performance to staff

• Strong teaching ability

• Ability to lead committeesc