• Registered Nurse - Gastrointestinal-Full Time

    Job ID
    11970
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    Category
    Nursing and Nursing Support
  • Overview

    EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES

    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.

    Responsibilities

    The Registered Nurse provides longitudinal comprehensive nursing care to sarcoma patients. This position has primary nursing responsibility for the coordination of the care and monitoring the status of a specific population of patients and is responsible for the education of patients and family. Acts as primary point of contact for patients, working collaboratively with their physicians.

    • Care Coordination
      • High level understanding of oncology illnesses and treatment modalities, ability to assess baseline and ongoing physical, emotional and social needs, assess patient’s adaptation to illness on an ongoing basis, an ability to conduct patient triage and assessment via the telephone, Ability to develop a plan of care to respond to patient symptoms and reactions resulting from the disease or the treatment, Monitors patient response to therapies, including lab values and symptom assessment, in collaboration with the medical, nutrition and pharmacy staff, Uses effective problem solving skills in complex situations, Demonstrates capability to multitask with accuracy and deal effectively with unpredictable situations
    • Documentation:
      • Documents initial and ongoing assessment accurately per assessment policy
      • Documents all medications and treatments administered
    • Patient and Family Education
      • Maintains primary responsibility and coordination for provision of education required for patient and family
    • Communication and Teamwork
      • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills
      • Able to collaborate effectively with physicians to provide comprehensive care planning for their specific population of patients
      • Serves as resources in their areas of expertise for other staff
      • Demonstrates ability to effectively intervene with a patient in crisis

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Nursing degree
    • Current Washington State nursing license.
    • Current Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Card from American Heart Association.

    Preferred:

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    • Two years of nursing experience
    • Medical Oncology experience

     

    Benefits:

    • Relocation - Generous relocation package available
    • Time Off - 12 paid holidays plus 2 personal days, paid vacation, and paid sick time
    • Employee Health Clinic - Onsite employee health clinic services are free for employees enrolled in a Kaiser or Premera Blue Cross plan
    • Retirement - 403(b) defined contribution plan with a 7% employer contribution after 1 year and 1000 hours of service
    • Bright Horizons Care Advantage 
    • Hutch Kids Child Care Center
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement Program   
    • Subsidized Orca card and tax-advantaged transportation options

    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.

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