EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES
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.
Our ground-breaking clinic supports cellular immunotherapy therapies and clinical trials. Our team consists of advanced practice providers, physicians, infusion nurses, clinical nurses coordinators, social worker, dietician, pharmacist, schedulers, research, and lab staff working together to support patients.
The Registered Nurse provides patient centric care and is primarily responsible for nursing assessment and diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Responsibilities include:
- Administers supportive medications, hydration, chemotherapy, blood and cellular products to patients undergoing immunotherapy treatments (if applying for infusion role)
- Functions as a resource for rotating physician staff regarding standard practice and operations in the clinic
- Maintains knowledge of immunotherapy clinical research protocols
- Participates in continuous process improvement activities for the department
- 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
- 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
- ONS Chemotherapy Immunotherapy Provider Card (required within 6 months of hire)
- CITI Training – Good Clinical Practice and Human Subjects Research (required within 6 months of hire)
- OCN or BMTCN Certification
- ACLS and/or PALS
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 206-667-4700.