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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Registered Nurse - Specimen Collection - Temporary in Seattle, Washington

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center that is clinically integrated with UW Medicine, a world leader in clinical care, research and learning. The first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Pacific Northwest, Fred Hutch’s global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy, and COVID-19 vaccines has confirmed our reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, 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 for the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.

The Registered Nurse is a member of an interdisciplinary care team. This role provides patient centric care and is primarily responsible for nursing assessment and diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

  • Assesses physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs and evaluates patients’ adaptation to health changes

  • Develops a plan of care based on patients’ disease, symptoms, and response to treatment

  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers on disease processes, treatment, side effects and symptom management

  • Coordinates with inter-disciplinary team to ensure continuity of care

  • Refers patients, families and caregivers as appropriate to other clinical resources/professionals such as social work, home health care, clinical nutrition, etc.

  • Implements, evaluates and modifies plan of care

  • Integrates research and evidence based knowledge into clinical practice

Required:

  • Nursing degree

  • Current Washington State nursing license.

  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years

  • Additional certification may be required dependent upon department.

  • Critical thinking; the ability to practice the cognitive skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge

  • Ability to develop clinical judgment.

  • Time Management skills; the ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently

  • Ability 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.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • Two years of nursing experience

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.

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.

ID: 22542

Organization: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

External Company URL: http://www.fredhutch.org/careers

Street: 825 Eastlake Ave E

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