Professional Practice Coordinator - General Oncology

Job ID
24150
Type
Regular Full-Time
Location
US-WA-Seattle
Category
Nursing and Nursing Support

Overview

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.

 

With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.

 

At Fred Hutch we value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion

 

In addition to the essential functions noted in the Registered Nurse job description, the Professional Practice Coordinator (PPC) will be responsible for onboarding and orientation of clinical staff, guiding continuing education, providing staff with opportunities for professional growth and development, functioning as an educational resource and subject matter expert for staff, promoting improvement initiatives and processes, supporting and implementing evidence-based practice standards, supporting unit-specific needs, and providing direct patient care in an RN capacity.    This position works collaboratively with Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, frontline staff, multi-disciplinary healthcare teams, and organizational leadership.

Responsibilities

The PPC will have the following primary responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop, and facilitate new hire orientation curriculum
  • Support professional growth and development for frontline staff by supplying resources, organizing and teaching classes and demonstrations, and providing educational opportunities
  • Function as unit-based education and practice resource
  • Assess professional nursing practice and intervene when knowledge gaps are identified to promote standardized, evidence-based nursing care
  • Contribute to systemwide initiatives by supporting change management and providing unit-based expertise
  • Support students and learners
  • Actively create, evaluate, and maintain up-to-date policies, procedures, and staff and patient education materials to reflect evidence-based standards for clinical practice and research
  • Actively collaborate with leadership to set organizational goals, unit goals, implement process improvements, and measure outcomes
  • Serve as a consultant for Electronic Health Record improvement & optimization as a subject matter expert
  • Participate in or lead committees and workgroups to support organizational practice
  • Support unit-specific research implementation as needed
  • Assist in investigation and response to incident reports filed in Patient Safety Net
  • Provide direct patient care in a unit-based RN capacity per RN job description

KEY SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, & ABILITIES:

  • Critical thinking and clinical judgement: the ability to practice the cognitive skills of analyzing, applying standards, discerning, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge
  • Time management skills: the ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently and prioritize competing activities
  • Multidisciplinary coordination: ability to organize and facilitate work groups and engage multidisciplinary stakeholders across the organization
  • Communication skills: ability to communicate effectively by looking and listening for cues, asking open-ended questions, exploring cues, using pauses, screening responses, and clarifying response.
  • Listening and receiving information: ability to effectively listen by using reflecting, acknowledging, summarizing, empathizing, and paraphrasing skill.
  • Content creation: ability to create and revise curriculum and policies according to best practice, while meeting needs of a culturally and generationally diverse group
  • Teaching skills: ability to effectively provide information through a variety of teaching methodologies including but not limited to: didactic teaching, demonstrations, simulations, competencies, virtual and in-person trainings, in-services
  • Lifelong learner: interest in and ability to proactively seek out learning opportunities for own professional growth and knowledge of current best practices
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job in order to carry out the primary responsibilities.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree
  • CITI Training – Good Clinical Practice and Human Subjects Research (required within 6 months of hire)
  • ONS Chemotherapy Provider Card (required within 6 months of hire) if required by unit

Preferred:

  • Master of Science in Nursing, Education, or Healthcare Leadership
  • OCN (Oncology Certified Nurse) or BMT RN
  • ACLS and/or PALS AHA Health Provider Card
  • LEAN or CPI application
  • 2 years of previous RN Oncology experience

 

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

 

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists. 

 

The hourly pay range for this position is from $38.67 to $73.48 and pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications.  Registered Nurses are paid on a step-scale basis and are also eligible for shift differentials and other pay premiums such as advanced degree, preceptor and certification. 

 

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, well-being, and financial security. Benefits include medical/vision, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, disability, retirement, family life support, employee assistance program, onsite health clinic, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation (12-22 days per year), paid sick leave (12-25 days per year), paid holidays (13 days per year), paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks), and partially paid sabbatical leave (up to 6 months). 

 

This position may be eligible for relocation assistance.

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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