The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located 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. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric.
The Nursing Assistant (NAC) participates as a team member in the overall functioning of the clinic.
Scope of Responsibilities:
Provide transport assistance and Safe Patient Handling assistance for patients meeting specified requirements to move between clinic appointments
Assist staff with difficult transfers, and use of lift equipment
Transport patients between clinic appointments, upon clinic arrival and clinic departure
Assists with difficult transfers per the Safe Patient Handling policy
Provide assistance for patients who require more than a stand-by assist from chair to table/bed
Utilizes lift equipment to assist with patient transfers
Assists with post-procedural discharges
Ensure wheelchair stock is adequate and continually accessible in all clinic areas and parking garage
High School Diploma or equivalent
Certification as a Nursing Assistant in the state of Washington required.
Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
Knowledge of human growth and development to modify care to age and developmental stage of the patient
Physically able to perform the tasks of the role, such as walking, standing, pushing, and bending; lifting patients, equipment and linen supplies; and performing nursing procedures
Ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve
Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) in a clear and concise manner
Ability to follow direction and guidance
Ability to recognize limitations and seek help
Ability to identify learning needs and plan learning opportunities
Ability to appropriately respond to emergencies or disasters per clinic protocol and scope of practice
Experience with Electronic Medical Records
Strong interpersonal and customer services skills
Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare environment
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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.