Licensed Practical Nurse, Sarcoma Clinic

Organization
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Job Location
Seattle, WA
Job Description

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 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 oncology patient care services, research and education. Join us and make a difference!

Primary Duties:
- Monitor Arrival
- Room patient
- Vital signs (Ht, Wt, BP, HR, RR, Temp)
- Blood draw (peripheral and central)
- Blood processing (centrifuge)
- Medication Reconciliation
- Manage clinic flow in conjunction with Clinic RN
- Surgery Yellow-Packets
- Work with orthopedic surgeon and Clinic RN
- Responsible for pre-op education of patient
- Coordinate surgical patients with surgical PCC at UWMC
- Ensure pre-logging of lab tests is complete
- Accurate documentation of nursing care

Secondary Duties:
- Administration of: Injections and TPA
- Wound and line dressing changes
- Receive patient/family phone calls

Required:
- Current Washington State LPN license required
- Past LPN experience or equivalent MA experience drawing blood
- Moderate computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize and problem solve
- Ability to perform well and multi-task in a very busy, high pressure environment
- Ability to adapt in a rapidly changing environment

Preferred:
- One year of blood drawing experience
- One year oncology experience
- Strong knowledge of ORCA
- Basic knowledge of EPIC

We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

If interested, please apply online at http://track.tmpservice.com/ApplyClick.aspx?id=2241272-2647-8221

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