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Registered Nurse --Infusion Services FTE 0.90 in Seattle, Washington | Careersat Seattle Cancer Care Alliance


Job ID 20254
Type Regular Part-Time
Company Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Location US-WA-Seattle
Overview

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.


Responsibilities
  • Perform nursing assessment prior to each infusion, review relevant lab results, pain assessment and other symptoms.
  • Assure the safety of patients by following all procedures related to verification of orders and products when administering chemotherapy and blood products.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the potentially hazardous nature of many of the agents administered and uses correct precautions when handling them.
  • Follow all procedures regarding safe disposal of any materials used in the administration of chemotherapy or other toxic agents and blood products.
  • Communicate patient symptoms including complaints presented upon arrival to the case manager or team nurse.
  • Request consultation from social work, dietitian or pastoral care staff when patient's situation indicates.
  • Document all nursing care activities accurately and in a timely fashion.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of patient privacy rights.
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job in order to carry out the primary responsibilities.

Qualifications

Required:

  • 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.
  • Critical thinking; the ability to practice the cognitive skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge
  • Ability to develop 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
  • OCN (Onbology Certified Nurse) or BMT RN
  • ACSL and/or PALS
  • Two years of nursing experience
  • Outpatient Oncology experience
  • 2 years previous RN Oncology experience

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 (see application details) or by calling (see application details).
Posted
08/18/2021
Salary Range
$58,000.00 - 98,000.00
per Year
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Location
Seattle, WA 98101, US