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Nurse Manager-Specimen Collections, Seattle, WA

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance


Seattle, WA

August 13, 2019

The primary responsibility of the Nurse Manager of the Alliance Lab Specimen Collection department is to ensure quality, safety and efficiency of patient care activities. This position supervises the Patient Service Representive and Collections staff to ensure adequate staffing and workflow. The Nurse Manager reports to the Associate Director of Clinical Labs and works collaboratively with Alliance Lab operational leadership. The Nurse Manager will attend meetings and serves as a representative within SCCA for laboratory clinical care functions and develops and maintains effective working relationships with other SCCA clinical and departmental management and staff.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Current Washington State Registered Nurse License
  • Progressively responsible administrative experience for 5 or more years. Experience in Same Day Surgery, PACU or Endoscopy.
  • Works well with team members toward a common purpose; reinforces the efforts and goals of the work group; supports the team’s decisions regardless of individual viewpoint
  • Demonstrates good customer relations skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Proficiency in use of standard office computer software programs, equipment and clinical information systems
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years


  • Master’s Degree in healthcare or business or an equivalent in combination of education and experienced
  • Possesses working knowledge of financial processes, including budget preparation and asset management
  • Experience in implementing Lean principles and Continuous Process Improvement Methodology
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Lean Principles
  • Ability to perform phlebotomy via central venous catheter, PICC catheter or access Portacaths

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