Nurse Lead (RN or LPN) - 1.0 FTE - Specimen Collection
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research CenterSeattle, WA
Posted: over a month ago
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children's, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients. SCCA's purpose is to provide state-of-the-art, patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond.
The Nurse Lead directs the nurses, phlebotomists and the Patient Service Representatives (PSRs) in the overall functioning of the clinic and is responsible for the flow of the patients for the assigned providers each day. They may also contribute to the assessment of a patient's care, assist in the development of the plan of care, implement aspects of care as directed, and participate in evaluating care
They perform duties and procedures as described in the Primary Responsibilities section
+ Assists the supervisor/manager in the daily staffing of nurses, phlebotomists and PSRs.
+ Provides performance-related feedback to nurses, phlebotomists and PSRs.
+ Facilities orientation, training and competency assessments for the nurses, phlebotomists and PSRs.
+ Administers medications, injections and vaccines as ordered by licensed providers and within their scope of practice and SCCA policy.
+ Educates patients, families and caregivers, and answers their questions with clinical supervision.
+ Performs any procedures as necessary within their scope of practice.
+ Education enabling a LPN license or RN
+ Valid Washington State Nursing License (LPN or RN)
+ Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
Key Skills and Abilities:
+ Willingness to participate in process improvement initiatives
+ Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
+ Ability to observe and record patient's signs or symptoms of distress and respond appropriately to those symptoms
+ Ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
+ Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
+ Ability to practice critical thinking skills such as logical reasoning, analysis, standard application and the transformation of knowledge into action
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External Company Name: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center