Registered Nurse - 1.0 Fte - Issaquah

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center • Issaquah, WA 98027

Posted 1 month ago

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Please Enable Cookies to Continue Please enable cookies in your browser to experience all the personalized features of this site, including the ability to apply for a job.Welcome page Registered Nurse - 1.0 FTE - IssaquahJob ID 11819Type Regular Full-TimeCompany Seattle Cancer Care AllianceLocation US-WA-Issaquah Overview The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located 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. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. This position is based at the new SCCA facility in Issaquah. Responsibilities The position is directly responsible for providing longitudinal comprehensive care to oncology and hematology patients. It has primary responsibility for the coordination of care, patient and caregiver education, plan of care formulation and documentation, and nursing management of patients receiving care in the medical oncology clinic. This care management includes patient assessment, symptom management, and administration of parenteral fluids, chemotherapy agents, biologic therapy, and supportive care medicaDemonstrates a high level of understanding of oncology illnesses and treatment modalitiesDemonstrates the ability to assess baseline physical, emotional and social needsDemonstrates ability to assess patients adaptation to illness on an ongoing basisDemonstrates ability to conduct patient triage and assessment via the telephone and in personAbility to develop a plan of care to respond to patient symptoms and reactions resulting from the disease or the treatmentMonitors patient response to therapies, including lab values and symptom assessment, in collaboration with the medical, nutrition and pharmacy staffUses effective problem solving skills in complex situationsDemonstrates capability to multitask with accuracy and deal effectively with unpredictable situationsDocuments initial assessment accurately per assessment policyDocuments ongoing assessment accurately and per assessment policyDocuments patient education per policyDocuments all medications and treatments administeredPerform projects specific to department and other duties as assignedProvides initial education and clinic orientation. Reviews patient resource manual with patient and family at arrival visit.Participate in chemotherapy teaching with patients and caregiversParticipates in patient education regarding medications and therapies including home infusionsParticipates in patient education regarding procedures including bone marrow aspirations and ommaya taps/intrathecal chemotherapyParticipates in patient education regarding symptom managementMaintains a working knowledge of current protocols related to the patient population with whom they work. Knows research resources and how to access.Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skillsParticipates in committees and task forces to review and improve current standardsAble to collaborate effectively with physician to provide comprehensive care planning for their specific patient populationsServes as resource in their area of expertise for other staffDemonstrates ability to work in a team situation Qualifications Nursing Degree (Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred)Current Washington State nursing licenseCurrent Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Card from American Heart AssociationCritical thinking; the ability to practice the cognitive skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledgeAbility to develop clinical judgment.Time Management skills; the ability to organize and manage time and tasks independentlyAbility to communicate effectively by looking and listening for cues, asking open-ended questions, exploring cues, using pauses, screening responses, and clarifying response.Ability to effectively listen by using reflecting, acknowledging, summarizing, empathizing, and paraphrasing skill.Ability to effectively provide information by checking what information the person knows already, giving small amounts of information at a time, using clear terms and avoiding jargon, avoiding detail unless it is requested, checking for understanding, and pausing and waiting for a response. 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 or by calling 206-667-4700. OptionsApply for this job onlineApplyShareRefer this job to a friendReferSorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. 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