Swedish Health Services RN - Medical Oncology in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Registered Nurse (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Medical Oncology at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.
This Registered Nurse is responsible for planning and providing comprehensive outpatient care to patients and their families being cared for by the Medical Oncology physicians at the Cancer Institute. The nurse’s understanding of the pathophysiology of cancer as well as the major treatment modalities and investigational protocols enables him/her to participate fully in all phases of care for the patient and their support system.
The Swedish Cancer Institute has been a leading provider of innovative cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery since 1932. We are one of the largest institutes of our kind in Western Washington and a leading clinical trial site in the Western United States. We offer personalized medicine which means we combine the newest, most advanced science with extraordinary medicine and patient-focused care in order to customize patient treatment. As an RN with the Swedish Cancer Institute you will be a member of the team providing these treatments to our patients!
In this position you will:
Be responsible for triage, symptom management, patient/family education, and end-of-life care
Identify special needs of patients and make referrals to other healthcare professionals to facilitate holistic care of each patient
Responsible for providing nursing care adapted to individual patient needs based on the nursing process, which includes assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation
Required qualifications for this position include:
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 license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
Current BLS certification
12 months Oncology Nursing experience
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Oncology Certified Nurse through the State of Washington
Successful completion of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course
Experience working as an RN in an outpatient oncology setting
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 nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all 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 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. 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: 257793