Oncology Nurse Educator- BMT/IMTX

Job ID
21116
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 (SCCA), 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. 

 

The BMT/IMTX Oncology Nurse Educator will support patient care in our hospital setting located at University of Washington campus

  

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 

The Oncology Nurse Educator is an advanced practice nursing role, central to the continuous improvement of comprehensive state-of-the-science oncology patient care in collaboration with the entire SCCA clinical care team. The Oncology Nurse Educator enhances oncology nursing practice as an expert clinician, interdisciplinary consultant, educator, researcher, and leader.  The Oncology Nurse Educator engages in assessing and facilitating clinical practice, staff education, research inquiry, organizational operations support, quality initiatives and professional staff growth.  The Oncology Nurse Educator is accountable to the dynamic needs of the SCCA patients and the staff to assure the provision of excellence in oncology care within the ever-changing health care environment at the institutional level, in the greater Seattle community, the state, the national and global level. 

Responsibilities

  • Uses knowledge of differential illness diagnoses and treatments in comprehensive, holistic assessments of patients within the context of disease and treatments – to develop nursing interventions to prevent or alleviate symptoms, functional problems and complications.
  • Design, implement and evaluate innovative individual and/or population-based programs of care to achieve targeted best patient outcomes.
  • Consults with staff regarding assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care. Serves as a role model and provides information and resources to cultivate staff skills and enhance nursing practice.
  • Serves as a leader, consultant and advisor to oncology nursing across SCCA clinical sites
  • Contributes clinical expertise and nursing perspectives to decision-making processes through committees, project development and work groups that align with the organization’s mission, goals and values.
  • Leads selected projects or programs with focus on fiscal responsibility, quality and patient safety.
  • Develops collaborative inter-professional relationships and draws on these relationships to enhance clinical care and achieve positive outcomes.
  • Advances the practice of nursing through innovative evidence-based professional practice guidelines, standards and organizational policies.
  • Communicates information and conducts educational services regarding advancements in nursing practice- within the organization and to the community at large.
  • Expands the practice of nursing through ongoing generation and acquisition of scientific knowledge and skills to maintain expert clinical practice and associated best-practice outcomes.
  • Fosters collegial relations with advanced practice nurses in other hospitals or agencies locally and nationally.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Current Washington State Registered Nurse license
  • Master’s, DNP, or PhD degree in nursing (may be enrolled in a graduate nursing program)
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in Oncology nursing
  • Broad understanding of oncology nursing including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, biologic therapy, hematopoietic stem cell transplant and immunotherapeutic agents use in oncologic settings

Preferred:

  • Oncology Certification (OCN) or Bone Marrow Transplant Certification (BMTCN) and or Advanced Oncology Certification (AOCN) desired

SCCA has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, and there are no exceptions for any employee who is patient-facing and/or requires access to SCCA facilities.

Exceptions exist only for employees whose positions are fully remote, with no required access to campus. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees requiring access to campus must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment.

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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