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.
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
This RN role provides longitudinal comprehensive nursing care to Women’s Center/Specialty Oncology Clinics patients, and has primary nursing responsibility for the coordination of the care and monitoring the status of a specific population of patients. This position is responsible for the education of patients and family, and acts as primary point of contact for patients, working collaboratively with their physicians.
Demonstrates a basic knowledge of oncology patients
Demonstrates the ability to assess baseline physical, emotional and social needs
Demonstrates the ability to assess physical, emotional and social needs on an ongoing basis
Demonstrates ability to assess patient’s adaptation to illness on an ongoing basis
Demonstrates 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
Documents initial assessment accurately per assessment policy
Documents ongoing assessment accurately and per assessment policy
Documents patient education per 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
Informs Nurse Manager of high-risk patient situations or operational issues
Demonstrated ability to work in a team situation
Communicates in a professional tone and with respect in interactions with patients, colleagues and providers
Able to give feedback directly to colleagues and Providers in a timely manner. Does not use email or voicemail to give feedback. If feedback not well received, notifies manager or supervisor
Communicates concerns or problems to manager or supervisor in professional and timely manner
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 email@example.com or by calling 206-667-4700.
Internal Number: 13489
About Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
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.