Swedish Medical Center Registered Nurse - Radiosurgery Center in Seattle, Washington
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 for teaching, counseling, advocacy, and all supportive functions needed to assist the patient and family to cope with and adjust to their treatment, procedures and diagnosis
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.
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Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the Greater Seattle Area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. 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.
Job Category: Oncology Nursing
Req ID: 154115