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Apheresis Nurse Supervisor, Seattle, WA


Organization: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Category: Nurse
Location: Seattle, WA
Date Job Posted: June 6, 2022
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Apheresis Nurse Supervisor ($10k Sign on Bonus)

Job ID 20787 Type Regular Full-Time Company Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Location US-WA-Seattle

Overview

At Fred Hutch Cancer Center, every patient, every life matters. Our dedicated nurses are a driving force making Fred Hutch Cancer Center 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.

Benefits include:

  • 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

This registered nurse supervisory position collaborates with the Nurse Manager and the Apheresis Professional Practice Coordinators. The primary role of this position is to support the Nurse Manager in the continuous daily operation and oversight of the Apheresis 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

  • Hours of Business: Monday – Friday 0700-1730; Evening/Holiday on-call shifts
  • Patient Population: adults at SCCA; mobile procedures for adults at University of Washington and Pediatrics at Seattle Childrens Hospital
  • Nurse-to-patient ratio is 1:1 up to 2:1
  • The Apheresis Program is well supported by two Medical Directors, Physician Assistant, a Professional Practice Coordinator, Research Coordinator, Medical Assistant, Program Coordinators and Assistants and the SCCA Cellular Therapy Division

$10,000 sign on bonus available for full time positions.

Responsibilities

  • Hiring, training, supporting, disciplining and evaluating nursing staff.
  • Assist in P&P, SOP, and patient education development.
  • Assist in goal setting for the clinical service in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team and work towards achieving goals.
  • Lead efforts towards Continuous Process Improvement for the clinical service
  • Assist in assuring regulatory compliance with applicable standards.
  • Further the practice of nursing within the clinical service by using current evidence to support change through committee and project work

Qualifications

Required:

  • BSN or BA/BS in related field
  • Current, active Washington State Registered Nursing license
  • Apheresis and/or dialysis experience
  • 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

Preferred:

  • Master's degree in nursing or related field
  • Active specialty certification at the basis (RN) or advanced (APN) level with an SCCA-recognized certification
  • Prior supervisor or leadership experience
  • 2 years of apheresis experience
  • Outpatient experience

SCCA has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, and there are no exceptions for any employee who is patient-facing and/or requires access to SCCA facilities.

Exceptions exist only for employees whose positions are fully remote, with no required access to campus. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees requiring access to campus must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, 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 hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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