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Pacific Medical Centers Registered Nurse (RN) Infusion Unit - Madison Clinic in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Find what you’re looking for in your career, at PacMed as a Registered Nurse (RN) Infusion Unit (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to the Madison Infusion in Seattle, WA.

The RN provides professional nursing care as directed by the Washington State Nurse Practice Act and PMC policies, procedures, and protocols, i.e., provides primary and specialty health care services in collaboration with other members of the health care team while integrating clinical, teaching, consulting, care coordination/case management, and leadership nursing roles. Utilizes a systematic approach to nursing practice, incorporating the principles of Nursing Process when delivering care. Provides care requiring specialized skills, experience, knowledge and demonstrated competency.

In this position you will:

  • Clinical Role:

  • Assesses patient needs, delivers direct care, evaluates outcome of care, and adjusts plan and subsequent interventions accordingly.

  • Administers chemotherapy agents and miscellaneous medications within the scope of registered nursing practice.

  • Institutes health promotion and preventive care measures, based on patient needs assessment.

  • Documents subjective and objective assessment, evaluation, plan, interventions and chemotherapy administration.

  • Reviews laboratory values and responds accordingly, e.g., ordering blood products PRN, adjusting EPO doses per clinical pathway, and initiating neutropenic or bleeding precautions PRN.

  • Teaching Role:

  • Reinforces teaching related to disease process, chemotherapy treatment regimen and management of associated side effects.

  • Instructs patients individually or in groups, using a variety of methods, reinforcement and review.

  • Providers chemotherapy and biological agent teaching; teaches self-care to minimize complications and adverse events.

  • Performs central access teaching.

  • Consulting Nurse Role:

  • Provides medical information, advice and health care teaching to patients and their families in person and via the telephone.

  • Care Coordination/Case Management Role:

  • Coordinates chemotherapy plan with doctor and/or nurse appointments and outside services.

  • Coordinates and manages medication regimen with patient.

  • Assesses emotional status of patient and family and refers to community support and counseling agencies as appropriate.

  • Counsels patients and families regarding dying, end-of-life care, and advance directives.

  • Leadership Role:

  • Coaches, instructs and role models for designated health care team workers.

  • Delegates clinical and non-clinical tasks to designated health care team members according to PMC approved scope of practice guidelines.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's or Associate's Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing.

  • Nursing degree Diploma from an accredited school of nursing.

  • One (1) year of recent RN experience in a patient care setting.

  • For oncology infusion: Oncology chemotherapy administration experience.

  • Proficiency in IV access of all types.

  • Currently licensed to practice in Washington State.

  • Basic Life Support certification within 3 months of hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position include :

  • Two (2) years of recent RN experience in a patient care setting.

  • Recent prior experience in an outpatient setting.

  • Ability to use an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

http://pacmed.jobs/benefits/

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide respectful, high-quality, patient-focused healthcare to each person and to the communities we serve.

About Us

Quality and respect. These are the words Pacific Medical Centers (PacMed) employees live and work by. PacMed is a private, not-for-profit, primary and integrated multispecialty health care network with 10 outpatient clinics across the Puget Sound region and more than 175 primary and specialty care providers. Affiliated with the Providence Health & Services system, PacMed provides patient-focused health care — and even same-day appointments — to patients in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties. We provide immediate access to cutting-edge technology, first-class facilities and board-certified specialists, many of whom have been listed as among “Seattle’s Best Doctors.”

Pacific Medical Centers, PacMed, and their Affiliates' (collectively “PacMed”) comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. PacMed does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinic/Ambulatory Care Nursing

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 258743

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