Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Registered Nurse in Seattle, Washington

This position provides direct patient care and is critical in the management of our patients being treated with chemotherapy/biologic therapy agents, blood products, immunotherapy/CAR T-Cell and Stem Cell infusion, IV fluids and other medications.

The essential responsibilities are as follows:

  • Perform nursing assessment prior to each infusion, review relevant lab results, pain assessment and other symptoms.

  • Assure the safety of patients by following all procedures related to verification of orders and products when administering chemotherapy and blood products.

  • Demonstrate an awareness of the potentially hazardous nature of many of the agents administered and uses correct precautions when handling them.

  • Follow all procedures regarding safe disposal of any materials used in the administration of chemotherapy or other toxic agents and blood products.

  • Communicate patient symptoms including complaints presented upon arrival to the case manager or team nurse.

  • Request consultation from social work, dietician or pastoral care staff when patient's situation indicates.

  • Document all nursing care activities accurately and in a timely fashion.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of patient privacy rights.

Registered Nurse

Oncology experience

BLS

PAL and ACLS preferred

ID: 10039

Organization: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

External Company Name: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

External Company URL: www.fhcrc.org