Swedish Health Services RN - Swedish Cancer Institute, Issaquah in Issaquah, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Registered Nurse (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work at the Swedish Cancer Institute in Issaquah, 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. This position is accountable and responsible on a continuing basis for planning and providing comprehensive outpatient care to patient/families with cancer being cared for by the Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology physician(s) at the Swedish Cancer Institute
In this position you will:
Collect pertinent assessment data that includes present condition, past history, physical, spiritual and psychosocial information utilizing input from patient, significant other, and/or healthcare team members as applicable. Interprets data to identify the patient’s needs and potential problems.
Develop, review, and revise an individualized care plan within the time frame identified in documentation standards. Establish expected outcomes that are measurable and achievable.
Coordinate care with medical oncology, radiation oncology, infusion and other disciplines as necessary e.g. social services, hospice, assisted living, and inpatient care.
Provide office support. Assumes responsibility for management of the patient’s care needs in the radiation oncologists’ clinic and medical oncologist clinic as established by the patient care team.
Evaluate patient’s response to care and initiates independent and/or collaborative changes where appropriate. Document changes in condition and interventions.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Nursing degree/diploma upon hire
All Registered Nurses (RN) without a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) must obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 6 years of hire
A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)
ACLS required within 3 months of hire or transfer to Medical Oncology
Twelve (12) months acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency located at that facility
Bachelors of Nursing degree (BSN)
Oncology Certified Nurse certification
IV Therapy certification
About the Issaquah Campus:
With advances in technology, an environmentally friendly design and new hospital infrastructure, the campus is designed to be different. The new campus provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient medical services including oncology, cardiac care, obstetrics, pediatric specialty care, emergency services, primary care and a host of other medical and surgical services and specialists.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Our Vision is Health for a Better World.
Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other 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: Nursing - Other
Work Locations: Issaquah Main Bldg (WA171) 751 Ne Blakely Dr Issaquah, 98029
Req ID: 280125