Nursing Supervisor, BMT Clinic

Job ID
17524
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.

 

Benefits include:

  • Relocation - Generous relocation package available
  • Time Off - 10 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

 

Like our world-renowned physicians and researchers, SCCA’s nurses set a world-class standard in their field, and a very high bar across an incredibly diverse range of professional skills. Our nurses bring a unique kind of compassion to their work, rooted in a profound understanding of the very human challenge our patients and their families are going through. They provide a depth of knowledge and insight that ensure our patients are well educated about the prevention and care of cancer, and empowered to make the best decisions before, during, and well after recovery from cancer. They strive for nursing excellence because they demand that level of performance from themselves, each other, and the rest of us. SCCA has always known that nurses are the backbone of our patient care, and, because of that, we have had a historic commitment to nurses practicing at the top of their license. That commitment is even stronger today.

Responsibilities

This registered nurse supervisory position collaborates with the Nurse Manager and the Transplant Professionl Practice Coordinators. The primary role of this position is to support the Nurse Manager in the continuous daily operation and oversight of the Transplant Clinic. This position is also responsible for ensuring nursing excellence and safety in patient care, oversight of daily staffing, and assesses standards of patient care, environmental safety, and interface with other departments to best support the needs of the Unit. This position collaborates with medical leaders, peers and colleagues at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) as well as our partner institutions (Fred Hutch, UW Medical Center and Seattle Children's Hospital) to assure the provision of high quality, patient and family-centered care in an environment that facilitates the conduct of clinical research. Responsibilities include:

  • Independently responsible for the direct supervision of transplant nurses. This includes hiring, training, discipline, termination and performance evaluations.
  • Makes operational and procedural decision with input from the Transplant Clinic Nurse Manager
  • Fosters teamwork within the program and across the alliance. Provides feedback to Nurse Manager regarding staff performance and program issues.
  • Conducts audits of Transplant Clinic nursing practice data to evaluate compliance with standards under the direction of the Nurse Manager
  • Supports initiatives related to compliance with regulatory requirements in the Transplant Clinic
  • Assists Nurse Manager in investigation and response to incident reports filed in Patient Safety Net
  • Serves and participates on SCCA work teams and committees as appropriate

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • BSN or BA/BS in related field
  • Current, active Washington State Registered Nursing license
  • Minimum 3-5 years as a RN depending on the clinical specialty and 2 years of previous leadership experience
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Bone Marrow Transplant or Hematology Experience
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job in order to carry out the primary responsibilities
  • 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 committees


Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree in nursing or related field
  • Active specialty certification at the basis (RN) or advanced (APN) level with an SCCA-recognized certification
  • Pediatric experience
  • Outpatient experience
  • OCN or BMTCN certifications
  • Strong interpersonal, management and leadership skills
  • Supervisory 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 hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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