Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!
At Seattle Cancer Care Alliance every patient, every life matters. Our dedicated nurses are a driving force making SCCA a global leader in the prevention, treatment, and cure of cancer. Our nurses rank among leading experts in oncology. Our nurses provide exceptional patient and family-centered care as they coordinate and assist in individualized treatment. They integrate care with support for the research and development of innovative therapies. Embarking with each patient on a journey through cancer treatment and survival, our compassionate nurses walk hand-in-hand with courage and hope with each individual to ensure the best possible patient outcome.
Our nurses are vital to the journey of cancer care. We invite you to explore our career opportunities and apply online for more information.
Relocation -Generous relocation package available
Time Off -10 paid holidays plus 2 personal days, paid vacation, and paid sick time
Employee Health Clinic -Onsite employee health clinic services are free for employees enrolled in a Kaiser or Premera Blue Cross plan
Retirement -403(b) defined contribution plan with a 7% employer contribution after 1 year and 1000 hours of service
Bright Horizons Care Advantage
Hutch Kids Child Care Center
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Subsidized Orca card and tax-advantaged transportation options
Like our world-renowned physicians and researchers, SCCAs nurses set a world-class standard in their field, and a very high bar across an incredibly diverse range of professional skills. Our nurses bring a unique kind of compassion to their work, rooted in a profound understanding of the very human challenge our patients and their families are going through. They provide a depth of knowledge and insight that ensure our patients are well educated about the prevention and care of cancer, and empowered to make the best decisions before, during, and well after recovery from cancer. They strive for nursing excellence because they demand that level of performance from themselves, each other, and the rest of us. SCCA has always known that nurses are the backbone of our patient care, and, because of that, we have had a historic commitment to nurses practicing at the top of their license. That commitment is even stronger today.
This registered nurse supervisory position collaborates with the Nurse Manager and theApheresisProfessional Practice Coordinators. The primary role of this position is to support the Nurse Manager in the continuous daily operation and oversight of theApheresis Clinic. This position is also responsible for ensuring nursing excellence and safety in patient care, oversight of daily staffing, and assesses standards of patient care, environmental safety, and interface with other departments to best support the needs of the Unit. This position collaborates with medical leaders, peers and colleagues at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) as well as our partner institutions (Fred Hutch, UW Medical Center and Seattle Children's Hospital) to assure the provision of high quality, patient and family-centered care in an environment that facilitates the conduct of clinical research.
Apheresis Unit Profile
Business hours are M-Sun, 7:00 am - 5:30 pm,with on-call services 24 hours a day (call duty is minimal and rarely results in a worked assignment: 1 night every 1-2 weeks, 1 weekend every 6-8 weeks, 2 holidays / year).
Nurse-to-patient ratio is 1:1
We are supported by two Medical Directors, a Professional Practice Coordinator, Research Coordinator, Certified Nurse Assistant, Program Coordinators and Assistants and the SCCA Cellular Therapy Division.
New hires are provided a comprehensive apheresis training program, including in-house bone marrow transplant and oncology courses, and are encourage to attend apheresis-specific conferences.
SCCA Nurses have a say in our governance and make decisions collaboratively with our clinical partners.
Our Apheresis Nurses have over 220 years of combined apheresis experience!
Independently responsible for the direct supervision of transplant nurses including hiring, training, discipline, termination and performance evaluations
Makes operational and procedural decision with input from the Apheresis Clinic Nurse Manager
Fosters teamwork within the program and across the alliance
Provides feedback to Nurse Manager regarding staff performance and program issues
Conducts audits ofApheresis Clinic nursing practice to evaluate compliance with standards under the direction of the Nurse Manager
Collaborates with Quality department to supportcompliance with regulatory requirements in Apheresis
Assists Nurse Manager in investigation and response to incident reports filed in Patient Safety Net
Serves and participates on SCCA work teams and committees as appropriate
BSN or BA/BS in related field
Current, active Washington State Registered Nursing license
Minimum 3 years as a Registered Nurse depending on the clinical specialty
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Proven project management skills and committee experience
Proficiency in basic computer skills (EMR, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
Ability to work under pressure related to work/time deadlines
Ability to provide feedback about staff performance to staff
Strong teaching ability
Ability to lead committees
Master's degree in nursing or related field
2 years of previous leadership experience
Active specialty certification at the basis (RN) or advanced (APN) level with an SCCA-recognized certification
We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at email@example.com or by calling 206-667-4700.
The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance was incorporated in 1998 as a separate, jointly governed non-profit that included the cancer programs of three partners. Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is a cancer treatment center that unites doctors from Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, University of Washington Medical Center, and Seattle Children’s. The purpose of this organization 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 Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Northwest, and according to the National Cancer Data Base, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance patients in general have better survival rates than patients treated at other cancer treatment centers.