Swedish Health Services RN - Cancer Treatment Center in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Registered Nurse (0.9 FTE, Variable Day ) to work for the Cancer Treatment Center at Swedish First 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. This position is accountable and responsible on a continuing basis for providing infusions (including chemotherapy and biologic therapy), blood products, and procedures to the ambulatory patient at the direction of a physician. The RN is responsible for the organization and collaboration of care between the physician's clinic and the SCI Treatment Center. This is accomplished through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.
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 tem 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. Establishes expected outcomes that are measurable and achievable.
Evaluate patient’s response to care and initiate independent and/or collaborative changes where appropriate. Documents changes in condition and response to interventions.
Utilize nursing process to incorporate teaching into delivery of patient care. Documents teaching and learning.
Maintain annual clinical and institutional competencies. Delivery patient care based on pathophysiology and nursing principles. Performs technical skills with accuracy and efficiency. Establishes and adjust priorities based on patient acuity and changing clinical situations.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire
All Registered Nurses without a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing must obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 6 years of hire
Current Washington State Registered Nursing license
Successful completion of the ONS Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)
One (1) year current oncology, or infusion oncology nursing experience, preferably in an acute care facility
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
Oncology Certified Nurse
IV Therapy certification
Outpatient clinic experience
About the First Hill Campus
The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.
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: First Hill Arnold Bldg (WA181) 1221 Madison Seattle, 98104
Req ID: 279946