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Occupational Health Nurse

Occupational Health Nurse

Job ID 
10254
Type 
Temporary Part-Time
Company 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Category 
Nursing and Nursing Support

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Overview

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation, the Center’s five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. The Hutchinson Center, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s, is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest. Join us and make a difference!

 

In coordination with the overall efforts of the Occupational Health Program, the Occupational Health Nurse provides support for occupational health nursing services to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance employees, affiliates and volunteers.

Responsibilities

Responsibility includes the support of the Immunization and TB Screening program and other occupational health programs as needed or assigned. The Occupational Health Nurse follows Center and departmental policies and procedures in the development and implementation of programs and works under the direction of the Occupational Health Manager.

 

JOB DUTIES

  • Administration of vaccinations and TB skin testing to staff members and volunteers as outlined in the Occupational Health policies and procedures. Vaccinations include: Influenza (live virus and inactivated), MMR (measles, mumps, rubella), Varicella, Tetanus Diphtheria and Pertussis, and Hepatitis B Vaccines.
  • In conjunction with vaccine administration, use of electronic equipment and applications that provide real-time data management (i.e. laptop computer or iPad).
  • Assist with scanning and uploading applicable documents related to the various Occupational Health Programs.
  • Provision of one-on-one counseling for individuals who are declining the influenza vaccine or who need increased education prior to receiving it.
  • Ability to have a flexible schedule and work occasional evenings and weekends to provide services to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance after-hours staff.

 

Ability to provide mobile influenza vaccination clinics in the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance clinic by utilizing the supply cart that weighs approximately 75-100lbs and includes pushing/pulling (maximum lifting 15 pounds).

Qualifications

Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Washington with at least 5 years of experience. Familiarity and proficiency with use of laptop computers required. Experience with administration of large-scale vaccination clinics preferred.

 

Hours: First 2 Tuesdays of every month, 730-4; Every Wednesday 9-1