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!
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. He or she is also responsible for delegation and supervision of personnel, as states above, that participate in the provision of care to ensure that patient needs and expected outcomes are met.
In this position you will:
Collects 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.
Develops, reviews, and revises an individualized care plan within the time frame identified in documentation standards. Establishes expected outcomes that are measurable and achievable.
Evaluates patient’s response to care and initiates independent and/or collaborative changes where appropriate. Documents changes in condition and interventions.
Utilizes nursing process to incorporate teaching into delivery of patient care. Documents teaching and learning.
Utilizes the nursing process to prepare for discharge/transfer, beginning with admission and continuing throughout hospitalization. Document the discharge/transfer process.
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 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: 270258