Registered Nurse, Pediatric BMT Infusion Nurse

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

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. This position will be working with our pediatric transplant population.

The schedule will be three 10 hour shifts throughout the week.

The essential responsibilities are as follows:
- Performs 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 in Washington State required
- BLS required
- 3 years of oncology nursing experience
- Nursing experience in Bone Marrow Transplant experience required
- Experience working with pediatric patient population required
- BSN preferred

If interested, please apply online at http://track.tmpservice.com/ApplyClick.aspx?id=2236363-2647-2121

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