Swedish Medical Center Registered Nurse - Radiosurgery Center in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Registered Nurse (0.8 FTE, Days) to work for Radiosurgery Center at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing nursing care adapted to individual patient needs based on the nursing process, which includes assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The nurse’s understanding of the pathophysiology of cancer as well as the major treatment modalities enables her/him to participate fully in all phases of care for the patient and their significant support system, and have an understanding of the treatment modalities of Gamma Knife and CyberKnife, and all procedures involved to deliver the treatment

In this position you will:

  • Be responsible on a continuing basis for planning and providing comprehensive outpatient care to patients/families with cancer being cared for by the Radiation Oncologists of the Cancer Institute, and patients who will be undergoing Gamma Knife and CyberKnife treatment

  • Be responsibe forteaching, counseling, advocacy, and all supportive functions needed to assist the patient and family to cope with and adjust to their treatment, procedures and diagnosis

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing Baccalaureate degree (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing or must actively pursue and attain a BSN within six years of hire

  • Current Washington State Registered Nursing License

  • Current BLS and ACLS certification

  • Minimum of one year of current medical oncology or radiation oncology nursing experience, and/or Gamma Knife experience, preferably in an acute care facility

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Oncology Certified Nurse certification

  • Outpatient clinic experience strongly preferred

  • Previous procedural sedation experience strongly preferred.

About the Cherry Hill Campus

What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish healthcare system.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission

Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

About Us

Since 1910, Swedish has been a hallmark of excellence. Swedish has grown to become the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area with 11,000 employees, more than 2,800 physicians and 1,700 volunteers. Swedish is committed to being the best place to receive care, and also the best place to work. We reward our employees with generous compensation and benefits, individualized orientation, education and a supportive work environment. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Oncology Nursing

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 154115