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Acupuncturist (per-diem)

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15173

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.

 

SCCA is seeking a clinical per-diem acupuncturist to serve within its Integrative Medicine clinical program.

 

As a licensed Acupuncturist, you will provide intensive symptom and side effect management as a member of a multidisciplinary care team in SCCA’s outpatient clinic. This role will collaborate closely with a core Integrative Medicine clinical team that includes the Integrative Medicine Medical Director, acupuncturists, and a nurse practitioner.  The Acupuncturist will coordinate clinical care with the larger team of SCCA Supportive Care disciplines including yoga therapy, nutrition, social work, physical therapy, psychiatry, pain management, and palliative care.  The Acupuncturist will interface with clinical fellowship trainees.

 

This position will report to clinical operations within SCCA. This role requires highly-developed clinical skills in oncology as SCCA offers acupuncture services across a diverse oncology population.

Responsibilities

  • Provide clinical expertise in implementing delivery of acupuncture services to SCCA’s oncology patient population
  • Use evidence-based acupuncture techniques to treat cancer patient symptoms and treatment side effects using acupuncture needles and other tools
  • Evaluate and document patient progress related to symptom management and services rendered, interfacing across multi-modality clinical care and electronic medical record
  • Serve on the multi-disciplinary Integrative Medicine clinical care team;
  • Be available to fill in for planned and possibly unplanned outages for permanent staff

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • Successful completion of an accredited acupuncture graduate degree program
  • Licensed by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
  • Must be a licensed acupuncturist in the state of Washington or meet criteria to obtain Washington State license
  • 3+ years acupuncture experience, including demonstrated clinical experience with cancer and/or other critically ill populations and appropriate acupuncture techniques utilized for management of symptoms and treatment side effects
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong aptitude and enthusiasm for establishing patient rapport, delivery of patient education and explaining acupuncture treatment services
  • Strength in developing, organizing and sustaining written procedures and documentation
  • Familiarity with Electronic Medical Record systems
  • Self-awareness and a professional demeanor

 

Preferred:

  • Doctorate/ post-doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM/DAOM) from Accredited Institution
  • Additional clinical degree or certification (RD, LMT, RN, MA, MSW, etc)
  • Training in Chinese herbal medicine
  • Clinical research experience, including development of clinical trial protocols, interpreting data, and publishing manuscripts
  • Process improvement experience (lean leader, six-sigma, continuous performance improvement, etc.).
  • Familiarity with medical insurance payment administration, and acupuncture coverage determination
  • Ability to navigate organizational complexity within academic, research and/or multi-modal health systems

Advanced Practice Provider (Community Site)

SCCA Medical Director Division
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15235

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.

 

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is an AAPA CHLM Employer of Excellence. We offer great generous benefits, including relocation and tuition reimbursement.

Responsibilities

 

This full time Advanced Practice Provider (ARNP or PA-C) will provide medical care at our EvergreenHealth clinics in Kirkland and Monroe. Responsibilities include management and coordination of clinical care of oncology patients in a collaboration with the attending physician. This position requires the ability to lead other clinical staff, be accountable for the work required in this position, the ability to be flexible in a dynamic environment, and the relentless pursuit of excellent patient centered care.


This role includes supervision in the infusion center, co-management of inpatients with Medical Oncologists including rounding and consults, outpatient clinical practice, and one half day of clinic at EvergreenHealth Monroe.

Qualifications

 

  • Minimum of 1 year of ARNP or PA-C experience in Medical Oncology
  • Strong team player with a can-do attitude is a must! Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team is essential
  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program required
  • Washington state & DEA licensure required
  • ACLS required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required
  • EMR experience required; prefer experience with CPOE

Advanced Practice Provider (Overlake)

SCCA Medical Director Division
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
US-WA-Bellevue
Job ID: 15357

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.

 

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is an AAPA CHLM Employer of Excellence. We offer great generous benefits, including relocation and tuition reimbursement.

Responsibilities

 

This full time Advanced Practice Provider (ARNP or PA-C) will provide medical care at our Overlake Hospital clinic. Responsibilities include management and coordination of clinical care of oncology patients in a collaboration with the attending physician. This position requires the ability to lead other clinical staff, be accountable for the work required in this position, the ability to be flexible in a dynamic environment, and the relentless pursuit of excellent patient centered care.


This role includes supervision in the infusion center, co-management of inpatients with Medical Oncologists including rounding and consults, outpatient clinical practice, and one half day of clinic at Overlake.

Qualifications

 

  • Minimum of 1 year of ARNP or PA-C experience in Medical Oncology
  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program required
  • Washington state & DEA licensure required
  • ACLS required
  • Strong team player with a can-do attitude is a must! Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team is essential
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required
  • EMR experience required; prefer experience with CPOE

Assistant or Associate Professor, Oncology (HCT / IMTX)

Clinical Research Division
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 65999

Hematopoietic Cell Transplant (HCT) and Immunotherapy (IMTX) Programs

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) and the University of Washington (UW) Department of Medicine are jointly recruiting a full-time faculty member at the Assistant Member/Assistant Professor or Associate Member/Associate Professor level without tenure due to funding (WOT), commensurate with experience, in the Clinical Research Division of the Fred Hutch and the Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine at the UW. This position has an annual service period of 12 months [July 1-June 30].  The Fred Hutch, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation and immunotherapy, Fred Hutch and the UW provide a unique environment for conducting translational research and clinical care. The Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s, is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center.

The primary appointment will be in the Clinical Research Division of Fred Hutch. The selected individual for the advertised position is expected to enhance our clinical care and clinical research programs in hematopoietic cell transplantation and immunotherapy. All clinical research interests will be considered however, there is a particular interest in applicants with demonstrated experience in the field of immunotherapy. Applicants with extensive research experience will also be considered. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

Anticipated start date January 2, 2019

Assistant or Associate Professor, Oncology (Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Program)

Clinical Research Division
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 70543

Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Program

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) and the University of Washington (UW) Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, are jointly recruiting a full-time faculty member at the Assistant Member/Assistant Professor or Associate Member/Associate Professor level without tenure due to funding (WOT), commensurate with experience, in the Clinical Research Division of the Fred Hutch and the Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine at the UW. This position has an annual service period of 12 months [July 1-June 30].  The primary appointment will be in the Clinical Research Division of Fred Hutch. The selected individual for the advertised position is expected to enhance our clinical research and clinical care programs in hematopoietic cell transplantation and immunotherapy. The successful candidate will be a prominent thought leader in the field of Stem Cell Transplantation who is engaged in innovative laboratory-based research investigating the mechanisms and/or treatment of malignant relapse after transplantation, which may include leukemia intrinsic and/or immunological mechanisms of immune escape. Fred Hutch and University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

The Fred Hutch, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation and immunotherapy, Fred Hutch and the UW provide a unique environment for conducting translational research and clinical care. The Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s, is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center.

Anticipated start date would be June 1, 2020.

Assistant/Associate Faculty Position - Biostatistics

Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 71290

The Biostatistics program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington is recruiting a full-time faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Member level (corresponding to Assistant or Associate Professor). There are strong collaborative ties between the Fred Hutch and University of Washington and an affiliate appointment in a relevant department at the University of Washington may be possible.

The successful candidate will establish a dynamic research program consisting of independent projects and collaborative studies pertinent to the mission of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. We seek candidates with outstanding methodologic and analytic skills whose objective is to innovate and become leaders within their field. We will consider applicants specializing in any relevant quantitative area but individuals with expertise in the methodologic areas of data mining, mobile health, and image analysis are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants should have a doctoral degree in statistics, biostatistics, data science, or an equivalent qualification.

The mission of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is the elimination of cancer and related diseases as causes of human suffering and death. The Fred Hutch conducts research of the highest standards to improve prevention and treatment of cancer and related diseases.

The Biostatistics Program at the Fred Hutch is located within the Division of Public Health Sciences, an interdisciplinary research collaborative consisting of statisticians, epidemiologists, health economists, behavioral scientists, computational biologists, and clinical and basic scientists. The Division of Public Health Sciences, in conjunction with the Fred Hutch's Clinical, Basic Sciences, Human Biology and Vaccine and Infectious Disease Divisions, provides many opportunities for collaboration across the spectrum of disease etiology, prevention and treatment.

At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek faculty members who bring new ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is committed to ensuring that all candidates hired for faculty appointments share our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Assistant/Associate Member Faculty Position in Prostate Cancer Research – Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Human Biology Division
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 67488

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center invites applications from scientists working in the area of prostate cancer research. Applicants will be considered at the rank of Assistant or Associate Faculty member, and we are seeking individuals who share our goals to advance an understanding of the biological basis of prostate cancer, and to translate findings to the clinic. This position will primarily support an office-based ‘dry-lab’ faculty member and research team, though limited ‘wet-lab’ space and attendant resources will be available. We will consider PhD, MD/PhD, or MD scientists working in areas that include, but are not limited to: the microenvironment, metastasis, systems biology, computational biology, the biology of therapeutic response/resistance, genetics/genomics, and population science domains involving etiology, environmental and host risk, and cancer prevention.

The successful candidate will enter a vibrant and dynamic research environment with opportunities to collaborate with basic and clinical researchers across diverse disciplines. The Prostate Cancer Program is one of 8 designated research programs in the Fred Hutch/University of Washington Cancer Consortium and is anchored by the NCI Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE).

Opportunities exist for joint and/or affiliate appointment in the Fred Hutch Divisions of Human Biology, Clinical Research, Basic Sciences, Public Health Sciences, or Vaccine and Infectious Disease, as well as Departments at the University of Washington, depending on mutual interests. Applicants will also be eligible for membership in the Fred Hutch-based Seattle Translational Tumor Research (STTR) program, a multidisciplinary consortium of more than 500 faculty from Fred Hutch, the University of Washington, and Seattle Children’s, who work collaboratively on all aspects of solid tumor basic, translational, and clinical research.

Additional information about Fred Hutch and the Scientific Divisions can be found at: http://www.fhcrc.org/science/

For consideration, applicants need to have a PhD, MD/PhD, or MD or other doctorate degree.

At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek faculty members who bring new ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is committed to ensuring that all candidates hired for faculty appointments share our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae; a concise research statement that describes accomplishment and future goals; a diversity statement [describing your past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and your future plans for continuing these efforts as a faculty member (one page or less) and mentoring statement; and the names and contact information of at least three (3) references.

Applications should be received by December 1, 2019 to assure consideration. Applications that arrive after that date may be considered as long as the position remains open.

Assistant/Associate Member Faculty Position – Computational Biology and Biomedical Data Science

Integrated Research Center
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 67789

Overview The Translational Data Science Integrated Research Center (TDS IRC) of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Member (equivalent to Assistant or Associate Professor). We seek candidates with biological or clinical research programs that develop and use novel computational methodologies, including algorithms or genome-scale biotechnologies, or that use multiple existing techniques together in innovative ways. We especially encourage applications from candidates whose research is related to one of the following: immuno-oncology, single-cell analysis, spatial transcriptomics, machine learning, or cancer genomics. Faculty rank will depend on qualifications and experience.

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is a world-renowned research institution with a wide diversity of faculty research programs, spanning fundamental biological research, clinical disease-focused research, and population sciences. The Center has five Scientific Divisions:

* Basic Sciences, focused on fundamental biological research

* Human Biology, which blends fundamental, applied, and translational research performed in model organisms and in vitro systems

* Clinical Research Division, where researchers are continually developing new therapeutic approaches and leading clinical trials

* Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Division, focused on prevention and treatment of infectious diseases

* Public Health Sciences, where researchers apply statistical, behavioral, epidemiological, computational, and translational methods to reduce the incidence and mortality from cancer and other diseases

Fred Hutch faculty and administration are highly collegial, and strongly supportive of junior faculty.

The Translational Data Science Integrated Research Center (TDS IRC), which launched in November 2018, is a cross-divisional, collaborative research effort that will enable the Hutch to leverage recent advances — and spur future innovation — in large-scale biological experiments, computational methods and infrastructure. The TDS IRC promotes collaborative approaches to data science research across all five Scientific Divisions. Faculty rank will be dependent on qualifications and experience.

Qualifications

Applicants should have a PhD or MD. While we particularly encourage candidates with strong quantitative training (e.g., computer science, statistics, bioinformatics or related quantitative disciplines) to apply, candidates without these specific credentials, but who have significant interest in computational science and/or interest in developing new high throughput technologies (as proven by publications and/or grants), will also be considered. The candidate will receive an appointment in the Fred Hutch Scientific Division that is best suited to support the candidate's research program. Fred Hutch has state of the art research facilities, extensive Shared Resources (more information here) and excellent support for scientific computing.

At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek faculty members who bring new ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is committed to ensuring that all candidates hired for faculty appointments share our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Candidates should send a C.V., a concise statement of research plans and career goal and a diversity statement [describing your past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and your future plans for continuing these efforts as a faculty member (one page or less).

Applications will be reviewed immediately and those received by December 1, 2019 will be guaranteed full consideration for the position. Applications that arrive after that date will be considered as long as the position remains open.

Assistant/Associate or Full Faculty Member –Immunology of the Tumor Microenvironment

Integrated Research Center
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 67733

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) is recruiting a full-time faculty member at the Assistant, Associate or Full Member (equivalent to Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) level to join the Immunotherapy Integrated Research Center ( IIRC) and an appropriate FHCRC Division. The successful candidate for this position will be a prominent thought leader in the field of Cancer Immunology who is engaged in innovative laboratory-based research investigating the regulation of immune responses in the tumor microenvironment, which may include immune checkpoints, stromal interactions, regulatory T cells, myeloid suppressor cells, or other factors that impact tumor progression or regression. This position will be a full-time, multi-year appointment. Candidates must demonstrate an outstanding track record of high quality, peer-reviewed publications of original research in the cancer immunology field, and success in obtaining extramural funding.

The primary appointment will be in an appropriate Division of the FHCRC with a joint appointment proposed at a commensurate rank at the University of Washington (UW). The successful candidate will enter a dynamic research environment with opportunities to collaborate with scientists across a diverse range of disciplines. The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation and immunotherapy, Fred Hutch and the UW provide a unique environment for conducting translational research and clinical care. The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s, represents the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest.

Applicants must have an MD or PhD degree (or foreign equivalent). FHCRC faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek faculty members who bring new ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is committed to ensuring that all candidates hired for faculty appointments share our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Candidates should send a C.V., three letters of reference, a concise statement of research plans and career goal and a diversity statement [describing your past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and your future plans for continuing these efforts as a faculty member (one page or less)].

Assistant/Associate/Full Member Faculty Position in Dissemination and Implementation Science

Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 73202

The Cancer Prevention Program at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is seeking a candidate in dissemination and implementation science for a full-time faculty member at the Assistant, Associate or Full Member level (equivalent to Assistant/Associate/Full Professor). We invite candidates whose research is focused on cancer-related dissemination and implementation science. Areas of research interest include developing and testing dissemination or implementation strategies, observational studies of real-world dissemination or implementation, hybrid implementation-effectiveness trials, and research on barriers and/or facilitators to disseminate and implement evidence-based practices across the cancer care continuum.

Candidates should have experience with a variety of implementation theories, models and frameworks or those commonly used in behavioral, communication, organizational sciences, or related fields as they apply to dissemination and implementation research. Candidates should also have experience with a variety of evaluative and data analysis methods. Candidates who study social, behavioral, economic, and management factors that impact implementation of evidence-based cancer-related health interventions will be highly valued. The successful candidate will develop an independent research program within our collaborative, multidisciplinary environment.

Applicants must have a research or clinical doctorate (e.g., PhD, MD or equivalent degree) with training in anthropology, behavioral science, behavioral economics, communication, decision sciences, psychology, organization behavior, sociology, or other related fields and a focus on dissemination and implementation science. Candidates with relevant research experience including a strong track record of peer-reviewed publications and research funding success will be prioritized.

Research Environment

The mission of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is the elimination of cancer and related diseases as causes of human suffering and death. The Fred Hutch conducts research of the highest standards to improve prevention and treatment of cancer and related diseases.

Fred Hutch’s Division of Public Health Sciences is home to an extensive portfolio of population sciences research, large biospecimen and data repositories, a SEER cancer registry, a prevention center with an exercise research facility and a research kitchen, and a large multidisciplinary faculty who conduct observational and intervention research across the cancer control continuum. Fred Hutch, together with the University of Washington, Seattle Children’s, and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with active training programs for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Fred Hutch has an active Office of Community Outreach and Engagement, which also oversees the Center for Community Health Promotion in the Lower Yakima Valley in central Washington state. Opportunities exist for joint and/or affiliate appointment in Fred Hutch’s Divisions of Clinical Research, Human Biology, Basic Sciences, or Vaccine and Infectious Disease, as well the University of Washington, depending on mutual interest.

At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek faculty members who bring new ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is committed to ensuring that all candidates hired for faculty appointments share our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Bone Marrow Transplant/Immunotherapy Fellow

Clinical Research Division
Category: Internships
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 73966

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) and the University of Washington (UW) Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology are jointly recruiting a full-time faculty member at the Research Associate/Acting Instructor level. This is a full-time, 12-month service period, annual appointment. The primary appointment will be in the Clinical Research Division of Fred Hutch.

The Fred Hutch, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation and immunotherapy, Fred Hutch and the UW provide a unique environment for conducting translational research and clinical care. The Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s, is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center.

The selected individual for the advertised position is expected to participate in a year-long fellowship program with the goal of becoming an expert in blood and marrow transplantation (BMT) and immunotherapy (IMTX) services at Fred Hutch. The individual holding this position will rotate through outpatient and inpatient BMT (autologous and allogeneic, long-term follow-up) and IMTX services, and initially function as a primary care provider with increasing levels of patient care responsibility over the course of the year.  Approximately 8 months will be devoted to clinical activities with the remaining time available for the opportunity to participate in clinically focused research projects.  University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

Anticipated start date would be July 1, 2020.

CT Technologist

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15331

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The CT Technologist performs and/or assists with CT procedures according to department procedure manual utilizing correct anatomic positioning while adjusting technical factors of equipment in proportion to patient and body part being examined while minimizing radiation and applying immobilization devices and/or shielding as required.

Responsibilities

  • Manages electronic data, processes information (subtraction or other digital manipulation) for interpretation, reviews exam for proper positioning, technique, identification, and records required information
  • Transfer images to PACS and verifies the action. Reviews the case, patient medical history, protocol, and prior images, using clinical judgement to ensure a successful outcome.
  • Instructs radiology students and/or new staff according to clinical and department requirements; assists in the orientation of department and hospital personnel with emphasis on radiation safety
  • Performs visual maintenance and quality controls checks, records and reports results to appropriate personnel, identifies problems and communicates them to immediate supervisor, takes appropriate corrective action when necessary, and offers solutions as appropriate.
  • Responsible for ensuring an adequate inventory of supplies, linens, and accessories
  • Coordinates and schedules examinations
  • Initiates intravenous access for the administration of contrast and/or radio pharmaceutical isotopes; accesses patency; understands emergency procedures in the event of extravasations and/or allergic response

Qualifications

Required:

  • Degree or program that provides you the eligibility to attain certification or licensure
  • Washington State Radiologic Technologist Certification
  • Obtained ARRT CT certification or will acquire within 12 months of employment
  • Certified as a Radiologic Technologist by ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) and currently registered and/or have an unrestricted state license
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Ability to work independently, organize, and prioritize concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to assess patients' conditions and request assistance when necessary
  • Ability to assist in the movement of patient to and from wheelchairs, carts and radiographic tables


Preferred:

  • Three years of CT technologist experience
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records

Cellular Therapy Lab (CTL) Technologist II/III

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14601

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Cellular Therapy Lab (CTL) at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) is on the cutting edge of new technologies for cancer therapy, including cell-based immunotherapy. We are committed to advancing treatment options for our patients through the translation of innovative research into clinical practice. We collaborate with our Alliance members (University of Washington, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Children’s) as well as corporate entities.


CTL is responsible for all minimally manipulated therapeutic cell processing occurring at the SCCA. Procedures range from cryopreservation to flow cytometric enumeration of cell proportions to more complex procedures such as cell selection, enrichment, and depletion. The laboratory is regulated by the FDA cGTP/cGMP standards, maintains CAP certification, and is accredited by the Joint Commission and FACT.


We currently have an opening for a Cellular Therapy Technologist II. This a full-time position (40 hours per week).

Responsibilities

  • Process cellular products/specimens according to standard operating procedure (SOP), and specific guidance for clinical trials, using aseptic technique.
  • Perform and analyze results of quality control testing of components, including automated nucleated cell counts and flow cytometry
  • Document processing steps accurately, generate processing reports and prepare patient/donor laboratory charts; review processing reports and charts
  • Understand and stay current with SOPs as needed, and perform SOP qualifications. Provide input/feedback to Lab Supervisor on documentation and process improvements
  • Thaw cryopreserved components and assist with infusion at the patient bedside
  • Meet unrelated donor (URD) component couriers and perform necessary testing and processing of components prior to release  
  • Perform special processing:
    • CliniMACS® cell selection e.g. CD34+ cell enrichment, CD3+ cell depletion
    • Potentially assist with the bone marrow collection within operating room

Qualifications

Required qualifications:

  • Four-year college degree with major in medical technology or biological sciences required
  • 2+ years of cell therapy, or relevant laboratory experience
  • Basic hematology knowledge
  • Motivation and initiative to learn new scientific theory and applications
  • Excellent judgment and ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively across functions
  • Interpret data thoroughly
  • Strong trouble-shooting capabilities
  • Scientific writing skills, including preparation of clear, concise SOPs and technical reports
  • Strong math skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility in scheduling: night, weekend, holiday and on-call rotations

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • 2+ years of clinical cell therapy experience
  • Advanced knowledge of oncology, hematology and/or immunology
  • Flow cytometry expertise
  • Immunotherapy experience
  • CliniMACS® operation experience
  • Surgical tech experience
  • LabWare LIMS knowledge
  • A good understanding of cGMP/cGTP standards
  • Proven record of completing projects efficiently and effectively

Certified Medical Assistant - 0.8 FTE - Blood and Marrow Transplant

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14917

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Medical Assistant participates as a team member in the overall functioning of the clinic. The Medical Assistant is responsible for the flow of the patients for assigned providers (as applicable) each day.

Responsibilities

  • Rooms patients and families to exam/procedure area
  • Documents vital signs and other patient information per clinic policy
  • Assists with procedures as directed
  • Conducts clerical tasks, patient transport, cleaning and restocking of exam rooms and other r requests to maintain clinic flow
  • Recognizes symptoms of common medical illnesses, abnormal vs., and new/existing pain and immediately escalates to RN and/or provider
  • Acts as a liaison between patients/families and health care providers

Qualifications

  • Education enabling obtainment of Medical Assistant Certification
  • Currently is a Certified Medical Assistant in the State of Washington and must be familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant course accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA)
  • Current Surgical Technologist Registration in the State of Washington State and must be familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice (obtain within 3 months of hire)
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Willingness to participate in process improvement initiatives
  • Ability to appropriately respond to emergencies or disasters per clinic protocol
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Experience with electronic medical records
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare environment
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and problem solve
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) in a clear and concise manner

Certified Medical Assistant - 1.0 FTE General Oncology

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15004

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Medical Assistant participates as a team member in the overall functioning of the clinic. The Medical Assistant is responsible for the flow of the patients for assigned providers (as applicable) each day.

Responsibilities

  • Rooms patients and families to exam/procedure area
  • Documents vital signs and other patient information per clinic policy
  • Assists with procedures as directed
  • Conducts clerical tasks, patient transport, cleaning and restocking of exam rooms and other requests to maintain clinic flow
  • Recognizes symptoms of common medical illnesses, abnormal vs., and new/existing pain and immediately escalates to RN and/or provider
  • Preforms Blood Draws as directed
  • Acts as a liaison between patients/families and health care providers

Qualifications

Required:

  • Completion of a Medical Assistant course accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA)
  • Certified Medical Assistant in the State of Washington and must be familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice
  • Surgical Technologist Registration in the State of Washington State and must be familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice (Application must be submitted within 1st 30-days of hire)
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Strong interpersonal and customer services skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare environment
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to follow direction and guidance
  • Ability to recognize limitations and seek help
  • Ability to identify learning needs and plan learning opportunities

 

Preferred:

  • Willingness to participate in process improvement initiatives
  • Ability to appropriately respond to emergencies or disasters per clinic protocol
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records

Certified Medical Assistant - 1.0 FTE - Blood and Marrow Transplant

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15119

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) 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.

 

The Medical Assistant participates as a team member in the overall functioning of the clinic. The Medical Assistant is responsible for the flow of the patients for assigned providers (as applicable) each day.

Responsibilities

  • Rooms patients and families to exam/procedure area
  • Documents vital signs and other patient information per clinic policy
  • Assists with procedures as directed
  • Conducts clerical tasks, patient transport, cleaning and restocking of exam rooms and other r requests to maintain clinic flow
  • Recognizes symptoms of common medical illnesses, abnormal vs., and new/existing pain and immediately escalates to RN and/or provider
  • Acts as a liaison between patients/families and health care providers
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job in order to carry out the primary responsibilities

Qualifications

  • Education enabling obtainment of Medical Assistant Certification
  • Currently is a Certified Medical Assistant in the State of Washington and must be familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant course accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA)
  • Current Surgical Technologist Registration in the State of Washington State and must be familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice (obtain within 3 months of hire)
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Willingness to participate in process improvement initiatives
  • Ability to appropriately respond to emergencies or disasters per clinic protocol
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Experience with electronic medical records
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare environment
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and problem solve
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) in a clear and concise manner

Certified Medical Assistant - Clinical Trials Unit - 1.0 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14772

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Medical Assistant participates as a team member in the overall functioning of the clinic. The Medical Assistant is responsible for the flow of the patients for assigned providers (as applicable) each day.

Responsibilities

  • Rooms patients and families to exam/procedure area
  • Documents vital signs and other patient information per clinic policy
  • Assists with procedures and phlebotomy draws as directed
  • Conducts clerical tasks, patient transport, cleaning and restocking of exam rooms and other r requests to maintain clinic flow
  • Recognizes symptoms of common medical illnesses, abnormal vs., and new/existing pain and immediately escalates to RN and/or provider
  • Acts as a liaison between patients/families and health care providers

Qualifications

  • Education enabling obtainment of Medical Assistant Certification
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant course accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA)
  • Certified Medical Assistant in the State of Washington and must be familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice
  • Surgical Technologist Registration in the State of Washington State and must be familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice (Application must be submitted within 1st 30-days of hire)
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Strong interpersonal and customer services skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare environment
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to follow direction and guidance
  • Ability to recognize limitations and seek help
  • Ability to identify learning needs and plan learning opportunities

Clinic House Supervisor

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14849

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The SCCA House Supervisor (HS) is responsible for ensuring that departments are staffed in accordance with established guidelines, with quality, patient safety and fiduciary expectations in mind. The HS acts as the single point of contact for physicians, departments, nursing and administrative management team, to assist in the timely and accurate placement of patients, and all aspects of patient movement and coordination of care.


The House Supervisor is also responsible for coordinating patient transfers & admissions to the SCCA hospital, University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC), or Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH). The HS oversees the work of the Transition Coordinator(s) to achieve these goals. The HS works closely with the Administrator On-Call (AOC) to appropriately navigate both routine and unexpected situations that can affect patients or staff.

Responsibilities

Staffing:

  • Directs and supervises the Department Coordinator to implement and adjust staffing plans
  • In coordination with clinical units, deploys and manages resource nurses and staff to units in need of additional staffing
  • Works closely with clinic leaders to reallocate staff resources to best meet the needs of the clinic, when necessary and appropriate
  • Authority and accountability over adherence to staffing policies on all units
  • Coordinate with charge nurses and clinical leaders to deploy Resource RNs to departments in need of supplemental staffing
  • Aides in development of charge nurse’s competencies in determining appropriate and cost-effective staffing
  • Continuously monitors daily operations – integrating data from electronic systems, personal communication, and physical unit round to assure patient care effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction
  • Rounding routinely 1-2 times per shift
  • Assists staff to understand a more global perspective in decision making
  • Ability to serve as a clinical and administrative coach to assist staff in identifying problems and evaluating patient/family care
  • Actively Participate in DOSH meetings; holds attendees accountable to staffing guidelines and insures collaborative approach to staffing decisions; intervenes with solutions to resolve challenges
  • Provides leadership for effective communication and collaboration between disparate stakeholders to achieve the common goal of safe, high quality patient care
  • Coordinates interdepartmental efforts to facilitate a safe environment for patients, visitors, and staff. Evaluates each situation and implements emergency responses as appropriate

 

Patient Placement:

  • Leads SCCA clinic-wide wide patient flow meeting with charge nurses and central staffing office to expedite patient placement and ensure appropriate staffing levels
  • Maintains ongoing communication with all units, including UWMC and SCH
  • Establishes strong collaborative relationships with charge nurses and nurse managers/ managers in each department and with key physicians and APPs
  • Reviews patient flow data for upcoming one to two weeks and plans for anticipated census in collaboration with Unit leadership


Fiscal Responsibilities:

  • Has authority and accountability to validate personnel decisions when workload targets are either +/-. These would include most efficient and cost effective use of:
    • Per diem personnel
    • On Call personnel
    • Travelers
    • Overtime
    • Resource team
  • Accountable for appropriate use of financial resources including staffing resources
  • Accountable in ensuring adherence to organizational programs and/or initiatives designed to maximize the return on organization financial resources through improvements and service delivery, reduction in expenses, and/or optimization of revenue


General Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with the Administrator on Call in a timely manner of potential disasters or safety issues
  • Assumes leadership role in protecting patients, families, visitors and staff when actual unsafe situations are identified
  • Responds to and effectively manages patient complaints that are escalated to the House Supervisor
  • Participates in quality improvement projects that affect patient flow and staffing
  • Participates as member of various Code response teams and demonstrates effective leadership performing defined response roles
  • Role-models family centered approach to care
  • Role-models collaboration and teamwork to facilitate decision making
  • Exhibits strong interpersonal skills and proven conflict resolution skills
  • Creates and fosters a working environment that promotes effective communication, collaboration, creativity and optimal productivity
  • Maintains clinical knowledge in oncology nursing
  • Uses clinical judgment and collaborative skills to make decisions in the best interest of the patient
  • Supports the purpose and vision of the SCCA

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing required
  • Current State of Washington Registered Nurse Licensure
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Experience in one or more areas of medical surgical or critical care nursing
  • Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Proficient computer knowledge and skills with all systems and existing technology relating to staffing and patient flow. Ability to adapt to changing technology requirements.


Preferred qualifications:

  • Charge RN experience
  • Oncology experience in an ambulatory setting
  • At least 5 years of nursing experience

Clinical Courier

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15336

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Clinical Courier is responsible for the pick-up, transportation and delivery of lab specimens, medical records and patient related documentation among various departments within SCCA clinic, on SCCA/Fred Hutch campus and University of Washington Medical Center via shuttle service or by driving an SCCA vehicle.

Responsibilities

  • Pick up, transport and deliver lab specimens, medical records and patient related documentation among various departments and within the SCCA/Fred Hutch campus and University of Washington shuttles or by driving an SCCA vehicle
  • Complete all scheduled and requested pickups
  • Monitor courier phone and manage shifting priorities to maintain route schedule
  • Maintain courier logs in pickup/delivery locations and ensure courier entries are legible, accurate and adhere to standard written procedures
  • Report and assist with tracking of missing or damaged specimens and charts
  • Assist with review and revision of routes and training new couriers as needed

Qualifications

  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • One year of relevant experience
  • Ability to professionally and effective communicate in person and in writing
  • Excellent multi-tasking and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of computerized or automated system operations and record keeping practices
  • Basic math skills and knowledge of units of measure
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds using proper techniques
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to consistently walk during most of eight hour shift, an average of 10-12 miles per day
  • Current Washington State Driver's License
  • Current Abstract of Driving Record (ADR), ADR (due upon hire or 30 days post hire)
  • Ability to Pass the online Defensive Driving Course (upon hire)

 

Preferred:

  • One year experience in a hospital/clinic environment
  • Basic computer skills
  • Knowledge and practice of safe blood borne pathogen handling techniques
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals and carry out instructions in written, oral or diagram form

Clinical Informatics Nurse

SCCA IT Shared Services Division
Category: Information Technology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15239

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The SCCA Clinical Informatics Nurse is responsible for promoting the understanding, integration and innovation of information technology at the SCCA to improve the clinician and patient experience. This role supports organizational goals and initiatives using the input, analysis, and retrieval of data to improve processes. The Clinical Informatics RN participates in patient care and maintains a reporting relationship with operational leadership and IT.

Responsibilities

Patient Experience and Clinician Workflow

  • Serve as an advisor and translator between IT, clinical staff, patients, and leadership collaborating with key stakeholders and advocating for clinicians and patients
  • Apply a user centered design methodology to develop systems that improve the clinicians ability to care for patients, clinic workflows, and the patient experience
  • Improve processes by systematically working through complex problems to develop innovative solutions and standard work that eliminate waste

 

Strategic and Leadership

  • Function as a spokesperson, champion, and leader for clinical IT strategy anticipating future technical needs and trends to promote system usability, quality clinical data, regulatory readiness, research, and evidence-based practice
  • Partner to develop goals and a clinical systems strategy that supports clinicians, patients, and the achievement of organizational goals and strategic initiatives
  • Contribute to clinical informatics research and review journals for clinical best practices for practical applications at the SCCA

Qualifications

Required:

  • Active clinical license and current clinical practice hours
  • Experience collecting user requirements, translating to system feature enhancements, and requesting enhancements of a system administrator
  • Demonstrated experience in training clinical end-users of various levels of technical savvy
  • Demonstrated experience working with teams in the development and support of applications, and in implementing production systems in a healthcare organization
  • Ability to evaluate user proficiency in application via direct observation
  • Ability to work exceptionally well independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent ability to communicate expectations clearly and succinctly, both in e-mail and orally
  • Good follow-up skills
  • Ability to use initiative and sound judgment in carrying out responsibilities
  • Ability to develop, maintain, and report on timelines for projects

 

Preferred:

  • Strong understanding of computer terminology and database design basics
  • Strong understanding of software usability criteria and design
  • Knowledge oncology patient care services
  • Knowledge of patient care operations in out-patient or acute care and/or research setting
  • Knowledge of TJC, DOH, and other regulatory requirements
  • Lean processes or CPI knowledge and exposure

Clinical Informatics Pharmacist - Temporary

SCCA IT Shared Services Division
Category: Information Technology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15240

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The SCCA Clinical Informatics Pharmacist is responsible for promoting the understanding, integration and innovation of information technology at the SCCA to improve the clinician and patient experience. This role supports organizational goals and initiatives using the input, analysis, and retrieval of data to improve processes. The Clinical Informatics Pharmacist provides services as a licensed pharmacist and maintains a reporting relationship with operational leadership and IT.

Responsibilities

Patient Experience and Clinician Workflow

  • Serve as an advisor and translator between IT, clinical staff, patients, and leadership collaborating with key stakeholders and advocating for clinicians and patients
  • Apply a user centered design methodology to develop systems that improve the clinicians ability to care for patients, clinic workflows, and the patient experience
  • Improve processes by systematically working through complex problems to develop innovative solutions and standard work that eliminate waste


Strategic and Leadership

  • Function as a spokesperson, champion, and leader for clinical IT strategy anticipating future technical needs and trends to promote system usability, quality clinical data, regulatory readiness, research, and evidence-based practice
  • Partner to develop goals and a clinical systems strategy that supports clinicians, patients, and the achievement of organizational goals and strategic initiatives
  • Contribute to clinical informatics research and review journals for clinical best practices for practical applications at the SCCA

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Doctor of Pharmacy degree and licensure in Washington state
  • Pharmacy Informatics Residency Training or equivalent experience in informatics
  • Experience collecting user requirements, translating to system feature enhancements, and requesting enhancements of a system administrator
  • Demonstrated experience in training clinical end-users of various levels of technical savvy
  • Demonstrated experience working with teams in the development and support of applications, and in implementing production systems in a healthcare organization
  • Ability to evaluate user proficiency in application via direct observation
  • Ability to work exceptionally well independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent ability to communicate expectations clearly and succinctly, both in e-mail and orally
  • Good follow-up skills
  • Ability to use initiative and sound judgment in carrying out responsibilities
  • Ability to develop, maintain, and report on timelines for projects

 

Preferred:

  • Strong understanding of computer terminology and database design basics
  • Strong understanding of software usability criteria and design
  • Knowledge oncology patient care services
  • Knowledge of patient care operations in out-patient or acute care and/or research setting.
  • Knowledge of TJC, DOH, and other regulatory requirements
  • Lean processes or CPI knowledge and exposure

Clinical Lab Specialist II

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15350

Overview

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.

 

Under direct supervision of supervisory staff, the Clinical Laboratory Technician II is responsible for accessioning and processing clinical and research specimens in the SCCA Pathology Laboratory, staining bone marrow aspirate smear slides, and answering phone inquiries.  Additional duties as assigned, could include filing blocks and slides, performing daily and weekly laboratory maintenance, and transcribing patient reports and documents. The successful candidate will work closely with histotechnicians, residents/fellows, and pathologists.

 

The work schedule for this position is 12:00 PM - 8:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

Responsibilities

  • Receive, accession, and process various specimens according to protocol and in a timely manner
  • Prepare reagents, maintain laboratory equipment, record data, and file tissue blocks and slides.  Assume responsibility for reagent and supply inventories.  Order supplies in a timely manner. 
  • Complete in a timely manner all assigned maintenance duties.
  • Maintain laboratory records, compute data and enter onto computer data
  • Prepare, stain, and QC bone marrow aspirate slides for handout
  • Triage incoming phone calls from providers or other laboratories
  • Actively participate in laboratory meetings and huddles

Qualifications

 

  • High school or equivalent required, Some College course work emphasizing laboratory science preferred
  • One to two years of histology laboratory experience preferred
  • Experience with the MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to identify and troubleshoot issues appropriately
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job in order to carry out the primary responsibilities

Clinical Lab Techn I - Certified

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14719

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Clinical Technologist I performs lab tests and processes on patient samples or products which involves operating analytical instruments, compiling and verifying the accuracy of clinical data and complying with the Laboratory QA/QC program. This position is for a generalist Medical Laboratory Scientist for work in both Chemistry and Hematology departments in the Alliance Lab and in 6th and 7th floor Satellite Labs.

Responsibilities

  • Handles biological specimens and products; performs clinical assays and lab processes by following the Standard Operating Procedures
  • Operates analytical instruments, compiles and analyzes clinical data, verifies its accuracy and reports results
  • Performs laboratory quality controls measurements
  • Prepares reagents and materials for clinical procedures
  • Enters patient and specimen information and results into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
  • Performs regular maintenance and troubleshooting on analytical instruments

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution OR an associate degree in a laboratory science or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution or equivalent education and training that includes 24 semester hours of science courses that includes six semester hours of chemistry, six semester hours of biology and twelve semester hours of chemistry, biology or medical laboratory technology in any combination AND have laboratory training that includes completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by an HHS-approved organization, or at least 3 months documented laboratory training in each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity testing.
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Technologist or an equivalent certification through ASCP or AMT
  • Proficiency with email, spreadsheets and word processing
  • Manual computation skills
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive and complex health care environment
  • Ability to identify and triage issues appropriately
  • Familiarity with medical terminology
  • Preferred: one year of clinical lab or research experience

Clinical Lab Technician I

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15227

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The certified Clinical Lab Technician I performs lab tests and processes on patient samples or products which involves operating analytical instruments, compiling and verifying the accuracy of clinical data and complying with the laboratory QA/QC program.

Responsibilities

  • Handles biological specimens and products; performs lab processes by following the Standard Operating Procedures
  • Operates analytical instruments.
  • Performs laboratory quality control measurements
  • Prepares reagents and materials for clinical procedures
  • Enters patient and specimen information and results in the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
  • Performs regular maintenance and troubleshooting on analytical instruments

Qualifications

  • AA/AS in Medical Technology or related field
  • Certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent
  • Prior training/working experience in a clinical laboratory is required
  • Proficiency with email, spreadsheets, and word processing
  • Manual computation skills
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to identify and triage issues appropriately
  • Familiarity with medical terminology

Clinical Nurse - SCCA Proton Therapy Center

SCCA Proton Therapy Center
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14005

Overview

The Clinical Nurse/Registered Nurse provides and coordinates all clinical aspects of care for patients receiving proton radiation therapy, in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team to achieve predetermined quality outcomes. The Registered Nurse will be expected to perform clinical research tasks that are interrelated to the daily function of the clinic. It will be the responsibility of the Registered Nurse to assure all federal regulations regarding research are followed and work in collaboration with Research. This position requires the ability to work 2 Second Shifts per week, please inquire.

 

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Responsibilities

  • Educates patients in the proton therapy clinics; responds to consultations made by physicians.
  • Performs patient histories and physical examinations under physician supervision; evaluates results and monitors treatment plans; maintains medical records.
  • Oversees patient schedules, appointments, and procedures
  • Participates in educational in-services and seminars for health care providers at the ProCure Proton Therapy Center as well as the surrounding area; maintains current certification through continuing education.
  • Accountable for the management of patient care in assigned service(s).
  • Utilizes critical thinking skills to recognize and solve patient problems.
  • Identifies the age specific growth and developmental needs of the patients, and utilizes the nursing process and nursing standards to prevent or manage actual/potential problems in the assigned service of the Proton Therapy Clinic.
  • Identifies patient /family nursing needs and assures that they are met.
  • Inputs, retrieves, and interprets data from multiple manual and computer information systems.
  • Maintains patients rights and demonstrates respect for persons of all ages and diverse cultures.
  • Utilizes organizational skills to assure continuity of care in collaboration with other disciplines through appropriate planning, education, and coordination of other services.
  • Collaborates with the medical staff to facilitate and optimize patient care.
  • Acts on behalf of the patients and family to ensure care that is safe and appropriate with consideration for values, diversity, and human rights.
  • Participates in nursing and medical research and facilitates transfer of new knowledge to patient care.
  • Ability to have a flexible schedule.

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Qualifications

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • One year of experience in patient care required
  • Two years of oncology experience or pediatric OR/Recovery preferred

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of medical procedures, terminology, and equipment
  • Patient assessment skills
  • Ability to apply good clinical judgment
  • Ability to plan work, establish priorities, and remain flexible
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Knowledge of general nursing principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of scientific principles and specialized techniques used in the practice of nursing.
  • Knowledge of medications and treatments.
  • Knowledge of current literature in the field of nursing and hospital administration.
  • Ability to assess the effectiveness of nursing care.
  • Ability to maintain records, prepares reports, and composes correspondence.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, subordinates, superiors, partner hospitals/medical practices, the general public, representatives of public and private organizations and others sufficient to exchange or convey information.
  • Able to work evening hours twice a week.

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Problem Solving/Conflict Resolution
  • Performance Standards
  • Flexibility/Managing Change
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Fostering Teamwork

 

EDUCATION/DEGREE

  • Graduate of an approved RN program, with bachelors degree in nursing preferred; supplemented with two years of related clinical nursing experience
  • Washington State RN licensure required
  • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) required
  • Certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) preferred

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Clinical Nurse Coordinator - Bezos Family Immunotherapy Clinic/BMT Flex - 0.95 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14566

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES


Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 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. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!


At Seattle Cancer Care Alliance every patient, every life matters. Our dedicated nurses are a driving force making SCCA 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 

Responsibilities

Right now, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) is changing the way cancer is prevented, treated and cured. Our doctors and nurses are leaders in this revolutionary field. Here, we offer a broader range of immunotherapy options for cancer patients.


The nurse accomplishes this through the provision of direct patient care, clinical implementation of research protocols, phone consultation, maintaining clinical standards, patient teaching and involvement in educational activities. The nurse is part of a team, which consists of an attending physician, primary medical provider (PA, ARNP, Fellow, Visiting MD), a clinical Pharmacist, a social worker, a nutritionist, and a Team Coordinator.

  • Assesses physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs and evaluates patients’ adaptation to health changes
  • Develops a plan of care based on patients’ disease, symptoms, and response to treatment
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers on disease processes, treatment, side effects and symptom management
  • Coordinates with inter-disciplinary team to ensure continuity of care
  • Refers patients, families and caregivers as appropriate to other clinical resources/professionals such as social work, home health care, clinical nutrition, etc.
  • Implements, evaluates and modifies plan of care
  • Integrates research and evidence-based knowledge into clinical practice
  • Administers supportive medications, hydration, chemotherapy, blood and cellular products to patients undergoing immunotherapy treatments
  • Functions as a resource for rotating physician staff regarding standard practice and operations in the clinic
  • Maintains knowledge of clinical research protocols
  • Participates in continuous process improvement activities for the department

Qualifications

Required:

  • Nursing degree
  • Current Washington State Nurse License
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • CITI Training – Good Clinical Practice and Human Subjects Research (required within 6 months of hire)
  • ONS Chemotherapy Provider Card (required within 6 months of hire)

 

Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • OCN (Oncology Certified Nurse) or BMTCN
  • ACLS and/or PALS
  • 2 years of previous RN Oncology experience

Clinical Nurse Coordinator - Bezos Family Immunotherapy/Bone Marrow Transplant - 0.95 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14391

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES


Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 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. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!

 

At Seattle Cancer Care Alliance every patient, every life matters. Our dedicated nurses are a driving force making SCCA 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

Responsibilities

Immunotherapy is one of the greatest clinical care advancements of our time. We’ve known that ever since the pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation began more than 40 years ago. Right now, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) is changing the way cancer is prevented, treated and cured. Our doctors and nurses are leaders in this revolutionary field. Here, we offer a broader range of immunotherapy options for cancer patients.


The promise of immunotherapy is boosting survival rates for patients with leukemia and other cancers. Our patients have access to a greater number of investigational immunotherapy treatments — using T cells, monoclonal antibodies and gene therapy—in clinical trials that are available at SCCA.


The Registered Nurse is a member of an interdisciplinary care team. This role provides patient centric care and is primarily responsible for nursing assessment and diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Responsibilities include:

  • Assesses physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs and evaluates patients’ adaptation to health changes.
  • Develops a plan of care based on patients’ disease, symptoms, and response to treatment.
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers on disease processes, treatment, side effects and symptom management.
  • Coordinates with inter-disciplinary team to ensure continuity of care.
  • Refers patients, families and caregivers as appropriate to other clinical resources/professionals such as social work, home health care, clinical nutrition, etc.
  • Implements, evaluates and modifies plan of care.
  • Integrates research and evidence-based knowledge into clinical practice.
  • Administers supportive medications, hydration, chemotherapy, blood and cellular products to patients undergoing immunotherapy treatments.
  • Functions as a resource for rotating physician staff regarding standard practice and operations in the clinic.
  • Maintains knowledge of immunotherapy clinical research protocols.
  • Potential to train to function in Charge RN role.
  • Participates in continuous process improvement activities for the department.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Nursing degree
  • Current Washington State nursing license
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • CITI Training – Good Clinical Practice and Human Subjects Research (required within 6 months of hire)
  • ONS Chemotherapy Provider Card (required within 6 months of hire)
  • Critical thinking; the ability to practice the cognitive skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge
  • Ability to develop clinical judgment
  • Time Management skills; the ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively by looking and listening for cues, asking open-ended questions, exploring cues, using pauses, screening responses, and clarifying response
  • Ability to effectively listen by using reflecting, acknowledging, summarizing, empathizing, and paraphrasing skill
  • Ability to effectively provide information by checking what information the person knows already, giving small amounts of information at a time, using clear terms and avoiding jargon, avoiding detail unless it is requested, checking for understanding, and pausing and waiting for a response


Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • OCN or BMTCN Certification
  • ACLS and/or PALS
  • Two years of nursing experience

Clinical Pharmacist

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17356

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.

Responsibilities

Clinical

  • Collaborate with providers to individualize drug therapies promoting safe, effective and economical patient care.
  • The pharmacist will manage anticoagulation therapy for clinic patients under a collaborative drug therapy agreement.  Patient care activities include management of all aspects of anticoagulant therapy including initiation, patient education, short term and long term monitoring and management, bridging, care transitions, and consults. 
  • Perform comprehensive medication therapy review and other activities as necessary to ensure safe transitions of care.
  • Assume responsibility for monitoring and modifying the drug regimen when referred, to include the ordering and interpretation of laboratory testing.
  • Provide refill authorization in conjunction with assessment of adherence, disease states, drug interactions, efficacy, and safety.
  • Act as a drug information resource to providers, nursing staff and patients.
  • Ensure patient access to specialty medications by assisting with providing required clinical information to insurers when needed.
  • Identify patients with indications for drug therapy who are under-treated and optimize drug therapy.
  • Identify barriers to adherence to medication regimen, incorporating patient characteristics i.e. language, culture/religious practices, physical, cognitive, emotional, pain/discomfort, socioeconomic status.
  • Utilize tools in educating the patient on self-management of disease and drug therapy.
  • Review clinic prescribing patterns with clinic staff to design targeted education to promote consistency with UWP guidelines (or other nationally recognized guidelines when needed)

 

Education and Research

  • Provide primary preceptorship of pharmacy residents and student pharmacists
  • Provide education to medical/surgical residents, nursing staff and medical students
  • Present at educational conferences to multidisciplinary staff, as requested
  • Develop and provide nursing in-services
  • Provide didactic teaching to student pharmacists at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy, as requested
  • Participate in collaborative research projects with healthcare professionals, pharmacy residents and student pharmacists.
  • Submit unique work for publication in professional journals

 

Practice Management

  • Implement and maintain departmental policies and procedures related to the safe and effective use of medications
  • Routinely evaluate current updates in service specific literature
  • Develop and maintain drug therapy monitoring systems for patients
  • Establish and maintain efficient lines of communication between pharmacists, physicians, nurses and other members of the health care team.
  • Participate in pharmacy and hospital committees as requested
  • Participate in the development and implementation of quality assurance programs for pharmacy services, including, but not limited to, prevention of medication errors
  • Perform drug utilization evaluation and cost containment analyses, as needed

 

Dispensing 

  • Perform duties of a Pharmacist II

Qualifications

  • State of Washington Pharmacist License and one year of experience in hospital pharmacy practice.
  • Months spent in the completion of an American Society of Health System Pharmacists accredited residency training program may substitute month-for-month for the required experience.
  • Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

Clinical Research Coordinator II

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Clinical Research Support Services
Kirkland, WA, US
Job ID: 15249

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Clinical Research Coordinator II functions independently at SCCA's clinic on the EvergreenHealth campus in Kirkland. This coordinator participates in all aspects of clinical research trials except those that require medical expertise or licensure and leads key tasks such recruitment/screening/enrollment, supporting the management of patients being treated in a clinical trial, accurate record keeping, data collection and management, and correspondence.

Responsibilities

  • Provides day-to-day coordination of clinical research studies including screening patients for protocol eligibility, ensuring informed consent has been properly obtained, enrolling subjects, collecting data and communicating with clinic staff
  • Collaborates with clinic providers and staff, ancillary services, and research staff regarding protocol implementation and operations
  • Collects and enters data in a timely manner in accordance with the protocol
  • Collects and maintains regulatory documents
  • Submits reports and documents as required
  • Coordinates the study drug management process
  • Coordinates research protocol monitoring and auditing visits and takes action to correct problems such as deviation from protocol requirements to ensure research quality
  • Participates in the development of department and/or protocol standard operating procedures and tools
  • Participates in the startup of a study including protocol implementation

Qualifications

Required:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a clinical research setting
  • Proficiency with email, spreadsheets, word processing, and databases
  • Experience with electronic medical records systems
  • Ability to understand and follow multiple complex protocols at multiple sites
  • Ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Ability to develop and/or present content to senior leaders and other groups
  • Problem solving skills


Preferred

  • Oncology research experience
  • Bachelor's degree or 2 years of clinical research
  • Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (ACRP), Certified Clinical Research Professional (SOCRA), or equivalent certification
  • Knowledge of regulations and guidelines for conducting clinical research; for example, good clinical practice (ICH-GCP), Human Subjects Protocol, etc.

Clinical Technologist I - Certified

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14720

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Clinical Technologist I performs lab tests and processes on patient samples or products which involves operating analytical instruments, compiling and verifying the accuracy of clinical data and complying with the Laboratory QA/QC program. This position is for a generalist Medical Laboratory Scientist for work in both Chemistry and Hematology departments in the Alliance Lab and in 6th and 7th floor Satellite Labs.

Responsibilities

  • Handles biological specimens and products; performs clinical assays and lab processes by following the Standard Operating Procedures
  • Operates analytical instruments, compiles and analyzes clinical data, verifies its accuracy and reports results
  • Performs laboratory quality controls measurements
  • Prepares reagents and materials for clinical procedures
  • Enters patient and specimen information and results into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
  • Performs regular maintenance and troubleshooting on analytical instruments

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution OR an associate degree in a laboratory science or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution or equivalent education and training that includes 24 semester hours of science courses that includes six semester hours of chemistry, six semester hours of biology and twelve semester hours of chemistry, biology or medical laboratory technology in any combination AND have laboratory training that includes completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by an HHS-approved organization, or at least 3 months documented laboratory training in each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity testing
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Technologist or an equivalent certification through ASCP or AMT
  • Proficiency with email, spreadsheets and word processing
  • Manual computation skills
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive and complex health care environment
  • Ability to identify and triage issues appropriately
  • Familiarity with medical terminology
  • Preferred: one year of clinical lab or research experience

Clinical Technologist I - Certified

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14472

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Clinical Technologist I perform lab tests and processes on patient samples or products which involves operating analytical instruments, compiling and verifying the accuracy of clinical data and complying with the Laboratory QA/QC program. This position is for a generalist Medical Laboratory Scientist for work in both Chemistry and Hematology departments in the Alliance Lab.

Responsibilities

  • Handles biological specimens and products; performs clinical assays and lab processes by following the Standard Operating Procedures
  • Operates analytical instruments, compiles and analyzes clinical data, verifies its accuracy and reports results
  • Performs laboratory quality controls measurements
  • Prepares reagents and materials for clinical procedures
  • Enters patient and specimen information and results into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
  • Performs regular maintenance and troubleshooting on analytical instruments

Qualifications

Required:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution OR An associate degree in a laboratory science or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution or equivalent education and training that includes 24 semester hours of medical laboratory technology courses or 24 semester hours of science courses that include six semester hours of chemistry, six semester hours of biology and twelve semester hours of chemistry, biology, or medical laboratory technology in any combination AND have laboratory training that includes completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by an HHS-approved organization, or at least 3 months documented laboratory training is each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity testing.
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Technologist or an equivalent certification through ASCP or AMT
  • Proficiency with email, spreadsheets, and word processing
  • Manual computation skills
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to identify and triage issues appropriately
  • Familiarity with medical terminology


Preferred:

  • One year of clinical lab or research experience

Community Sites Pharmacy Operations Manager

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
US-WA-Bellevue
Job ID: 15211

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


SCCA has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Community Sites Pharmacy Operations Manager. This position will manage the SCCA Pharmacy Services over a few of the SCCA community sites will need to provide oversight of the operations and direct supervision of pharmacy services at the SCCA ambulatory clinic pharmacies. Substantial responsibility for formulating institutional policy at the department level and assists in the oversight of annual drug expenditures. The Community Sites Pharmacy Operations Manager will also: develop, implement, and evaluate pharmacy services; resolve day-to-day practice issues at the inpatient hospital and SCCA ambulatory pharmacies; and collaborate with nursing, medical staff, and other healthcare professionals to ensure safe and efficient medication processes.

Responsibilities

Management:

  • Oversee day-to-day operations in the SCCA Pharmacy Services
  • Assist in planning, developing, organizing and evaluating SCCA Pharmacy Services
  • Assist in maintaining appropriate computer operations and other automation systems for the pharmacy
  • Ensure compliance with all pharmacy laws and regulations including USP 797, USP 800, The Joint Commission, and National Patient Safety Goals
  • Maintain security systems for the pharmacy's physical plant and computer software
  • Ensure that policies and procedures are updated and followed in coordination with the Director of Pharmacy
  • Oversee activities related to drug use, control, storage, inventory, and billing
  • Participate in quality assurance programs.
  • Maintain effective communication with other persons on the administrative staff with other SLU clinic departments
  • Provide management reports as required by the Director
  • Ensure proper control of controlled substances and maintain proper records and inventories
  • Serve as a member of committees as assigned
  • Assume other responsibilities in the management of the pharmacy department as delegated by the Director of Pharmacy
  • Participate in geographic expansion projects

 

Financial:

  • Assist with the annual budget preparation and maintain continuous statistical reports
  • Provide billing information for inquiries from patients and third-party payers
  • Ensure that patient charges and credits are processed on a timely basis

 

Personnel:

  • Assist in the recruitment and evaluation of Pharmacists, Pharmacy Assistants, Pharmacy Technicians, and Pharmacy Interns as applicable to the SCCA pharmacy
  • Assist with personnel performance reviews and the development and retention of competent personnel in coordination with the Director of Pharmacy
  • Ensure pharmacy staff development, new employee orientation, and training in coordination with the Director of Pharmacy
  • Ensure appropriate pharmacy staffing
  • Ensure accuracy of timesheets and leave records, in coordination with Lead Pharmacists

Educational:

  • Coordinate the experience of IPPE and APPE School of Pharmacy graduate students in outpatient pharmacy practice with the Clinical Pharmacy Manager
  • Provide lectures for the School of Pharmacy in its graduate and continuing education programs
  • Coordinate externship experiences for pharmacy technician students following contract agreements

 

Research:

  • Participate in collaborative research with the Schools of Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health
  • Ensure maintenance of records for dispensing of investigational drugs and other drug-related studies

 

Other Duties:

  • Participate in professional pharmacy organizations
  • Promote an image of service and goodwill to the patients, public, and hospital staff
  • Perform other related tasks as required
  • Traveling will be required

Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited School of Pharmacy
  • 4-5 years of Pharmacist experience
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Months spent in the completion of an American Society of Health System Pharmacists accredited residency training program may substitute month for month of the required experience
  • Eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the State of Washington

CryoEM/Structural Biology Faculty Position

Basic Sciences Division
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 64580

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center invites applications for an open faculty position in the Division of Basic Sciences. Recruitment at an Assistant Member level is preferred but we will consider more senior applicants. We seek an exceptional structural biologist conducting fundamental research within areas of molecular and cellular biology that possess significant potential for novel biological insight and discovery. A particularly strong expertise and focus on the use of Cryo-electron microscopy (CryoEM) as their primary experimental approach is required.

Fred Hutch provides outstanding colleagues, a collegial atmosphere, and a wealth of resources to support junior faculty success. Graduate students are drawn from the outstanding ‘Molecular and Cellular Biology’ and ‘Biophysics, Structure and Design’ graduate programs at the University of Washington. Fred Hutch is located in a modern campus by Lake Union in Seattle, Washington, and is close to other non-profit research institutes and the University of Washington. See our website for further information (www.fredhutch.org/basic/).

For consideration, applicants must have a doctoral degree and a substantial record of achievement pre and post-doctoral. Applicants from underrepresented populations are particularly encouraged to apply. Application deadline for consideration for a fall interview: August 31, 2019. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis after the deadline if the position is not filled. Candidates should visit http://apply.interfolio.com/64580 for application instructions.

Director of Cancer Care, Overlake

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Executive and Management
US-WA-Bellevue
Job ID: 15188

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Director of Cancer Care for the SCCA/Overlake Cancer Center serves as the service line leader for cancer services offered by Overlake and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA). This position bridges both organizations to help achieve clinical, service, and operational excellence and reports to both SCCA and Overlake leadership.

Responsibilities

Leadership

  • Provides Cancer Service Line management and administration of cancer center in order to ensure accomplishment of organizational mission and objectives as determined by Joint Cancer Program Executive Leadership Committee
  • Leads the development and monitoring of cancer center strategic and operational goals and objectives
  • In conjunction with Overlake and SCCA planning teams conducts strategic planning projects with site specific teams, identifies clinical and resource needs to expand program
  • Develops and maintains standard monthly and quarterly reports related to patient and service volumes, migration, payer, mix, financial performance, quality and service performance
  • Serves as resource person to Overlake and SCCA Medical Staff and Overlake personnel regarding Cancer Center issues
  • Maintains communication with steering committees, Cancer Committee, Clinical and Operational Leaders, as well as coordination with Overlake and SCCA departments
  • Serves as a member of Overlake and SCCA leadership/management groups, represents the Cancer Center and ensures compliance with standards and policies
  • Works with Overlake and SCCA Marketing teams to maintain accountability for all marketing and outreach operations for cancer center


Operations

  • In conjunction with Overlake and SCCA operational leadership, benchmarks performance against appropriate regional and national measures
  • In conjunction with Overlake and SCCA operational leadership, leads analysis to understand barriers to patient access and implement actions to expand access
  • Plans, organizes, and directs all cancer center activities in accordance with established standards of patient care
  • Maintains working relationships with Overlake and SCCA Department Leaders, Faculty and Medical Staff of the parent organization
  • Develops and recommends changes to effect continual improvement of quality, efficiency, economy and effectiveness of cancer center operations and services
  • Plans, resources, develops and monitors multidisciplinary team-based care to support quality outcomes

 

Fiscal and Regulatory

  • Responsible for advising on and collaborating with Overlake and SCCA leadership to develop and monitor operational and capital budgets
  • Responsible for overall compliance with laws/standards/regulations affecting cancer center and works with Overlake and SCCA operations leadership to comply with joint requirements:
    • Department of Health (King County and WA State)
    • Joint Commission
    • American College of Surgeons - Commission on Cancer
    • American College of Radiology
    • College of American Pathologists
    • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
    • NCCN - National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Quality

  • Ensures cancer center adherence with quality standards and initiatives as required by parent institutions, government agencies, and accrediting bodies
  • Develops and leads quality initiatives
  • Develops and implements approved departmental policies, procedures, systems and standards
  • Identifies risk management improvement opportunities, aligned with Overlake and SCCA policies and plans appropriate action


Marketing and Outreach

  • In conjunction with Overlake and SCCA marketing departments, develops messaging, materials and media content to promote cancer center in the community
  • Maintains working relationships with local cancer associations and community resources
  • Represents the cancer center in educational and outreach activities in the community
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare related field or business administration
  • 5 years overall experience in the Oncology field
  • 3 years of experience in project management and administrative oversight of clinical areas
  • 2 years of experience in service line development and operation of clinical service areas including inpatient, outpatient, physician office and/or homecare/hospice
  • 2 years of experience with clinical leadership of a cancer center, physicians in private practice and/or with academic partners

 

DESIRED:

  • Master’s degree in healthcare related field or business administration
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of Lean methodology

Director, Community Oncology Clinical Operations

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Executive and Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14625

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


This position is accountable for providing clinical leadership and oversight for the SCCA Community Oncology Program in partnership with community oncology leadership, peers and physicians to achieve the organization’s strategic goals, ensure compliance with all regulations, policies and procedures and develop a collaborative work environment across all SCCA sites and with our community partners. This leader providers administrative, clinical and strategic direction while mentoring and developing leaders and staff.

Responsibilities

People:

  • Develops and maintains a culture that fosters an inclusive workplace
  • Assures effective educational services are provided for areas of responsibility
  • Develops and manages a workforce plan
  • Evaluates staff performance and provides feedback

 

Service:

  • Develops and implements an operational plan and model to deliver patient focused care and services at SCCA community oncology sites.
  • Oversees department activities related to quality improvement, risk management and safe practice
  • Assures compliance with SCCA quality improvement programs, external agencies, and regulatory bodies
  • Accountable for the development, implementation and maintenance of Standards of Practice consistent with quality care
  • Mitigates and escalates community oncology issues as appropriate
  • Assures integration and collaboration with community partners, community oncology program sites of care and SCCA at South Lake Union
  • Works in partnership with the Community Oncology Operations Director and Associate Director for Community Oncology Service Line to support SCCA strategic plans, develop department objectives and initiatives and manage budget.
  • Partners effectively with colleagues on the impact of strategic initiatives and projects across the organization.
  • Assesses, understands and communicates the impact of strategic decisions and initiatives to senior leadership
  • Promotes and supports the cultivation, dissemination and integration of local, national and international trends and best practices for academic and community cancer programs.
  • Uses lean principles to design and optimize patient experience and staff workflow

 

Financial

  • Partners with community oncology leadership in creating operating and capital budgets
  • Exercises fiscal responsibility in managing to budgets

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • Nursing or equivalent degree
  • Experience in health care leadership role
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and manage through change
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity and empathy in an emotionally challenging environment
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone and in writing in a clear concise and professional manner
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive and complex health care environment.
  • Conflict mitigation, mediation and resolution skills
  • Ability to provide constructive and effective feedback
  • Ability to communicate and work with all levels of management and physician leadership
  • Critical thinking and judgement


Preferred:

  • Masters of Healthcare Administration, Business, Public Health or related field
  • Oncology Experience
  • Experience with process improvement methodologies
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive leadership experience in an academic or community health care setting including experience leading teams, onboarding new sites of practice and integrating patient care across multiple organizations

External Relations Liaison II

SCCA Strategy Division
Category: Communications and Marketing
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15244

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


Under the oversight of the Strategy Division, the Strategic Outreach and Affiliate Network Office oversees an array of responsibilities in the service of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s goal of improving cancer care, regionally and beyond. We strive to further the reach of the SCCA’s expertise and knowledge by developing new relationships through local, regional and national events and conferences as well as maintain and cultivate deeper relationships with our existing partners. As the external ambassadors of the organization, we manage a diverse body of work including overseeing the Affiliate Network Program, managing the physician targeted outreach for the organization as well as community outreach and education for our Community Oncology cancer centers in the area.


The Oncology Outreach Liaison serves a key role in developing and implementing outreach strategies for SCCA’s growing Programs, including Geographic locations across the Puget Sound. This role will function as part of a cohesive outreach team organized by regional territories, responsible for the analysis, development and implementation of outreach plans, targeting potential referral sources to drive growth for SCCA oncology programs. Tactics will include coordination of physician to physician interactions, acting as a liaison and representative of the organization to community practices, and executing a variety of outreach efforts and events. This position requires a dynamic person who can work with complex groups of providers and administrative leaders to translate their business goals into outreach tactics, during an exciting time of growth for SCCA.

Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Strategic Outreach leadership, and in partnership with SCCA Service Line Management and individual Sites of Care, the Outreach Liaison will support the execution of outreach plans that impact multiple organizations and departments with differing levels of complexity.

 

Grow Data-Driven Oncology Referrals to SCCA:

  • Development of outreach plans for SCCA sites of care, including Community Practice locations, aligned with SCCA-wide outreach and messaging.
  • Support Geographic Expansion efforts as SCCA opens oncology services in new locations, as part of SCCA’s geographic expansion plan.
  • Partner and meet regularly with program and clinical leaders; develop deep understanding of factors influencing priorities for each program.
  • Participate in service line and community oncology leadership meetings, analyze data and create reports to be shown regularly as a report to leadership.
  • Develop fluency for disease specific clinical priorities for SCCA’s sites of care, including partnered sites; translate into actionable communications with regional providers and their staff, for improved relationships.  
  • Design and build outreach dashboards to measure and track success of outreach efforts. Dashboards will integrate with comprehensive SCCA Outreach activities, to measure and track success of collective outreach efforts.
  • Under the direction of Strategic Outreach leadership, assist with the creation of referral database using internal and external tools, while analyzing data from existing sources.

 

Execution of Outreach Plans:

  • Serve as a member of SCCA’s cohesive strategic outreach team, spanning community practice and geographic expansion, affiliate network and service line, to tell the whole SCCA story.
  • Execute outreach plans to include CME events, invitations for providers and medical professionals to collaborate with SCCA to serve oncology patients , community outreach events and digital engagement strategies.
  • Act as physician liaison representing SCCA sites of care in the community, regularly meeting with and presenting to physician audiences
  • Coordinate event logistics and travel for outreach events and to network sites.
  • Assist with projects including researching and compiling information as well as writing and editing content for external audiences.
  • Participate in the development, printing and dissemination of marketing materials that tell the whole SCCA story with focus on individual sites of care, by collaborating closely with the SCCA marketing team.
  • Support budgeting process by tracking associated expenses by site and activity, reconcile budget for reporting.

 

Frequent Travel: This role will actively participate in local or regional travel for outreach events. More than 50% of time is spent in the field with primary and secondary territory assignment, and up to 20% additional travel outside of the area for national conferences and network affiliate activities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 4 years of progressively complex administrative and project management experience in a healthcare setting – oncology strongly preferred
  • Experience in strategic engagement and marketing in a healthcare setting to include: community outreach/special event planning, marketing, presentation skills, planning, physician liaison work
  • Knowledge of the local healthcare marketplace and physician dynamics
  • Intrinsically motivated and able to create innovative ideas to achieve results. Recognizes and seizes opportunities while representing the mission, visions and values of the organization.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills and the ability to express oneself clearly and empathetically in interactions with others in all forms of communications required
  • Ability to work independently, problem solve, set priorities and handle multiple projects efficiently and effectively
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications required. Experience with Tableau Data Software, CRM systems, and SharePoint preferred
  • Must have a valid Washington Driver’s license and ability to travel
  • Comfortable presenting to large audiences and interacting with physician leaders

Faculty Member, Pathogen-Associated Malignancies

Integrated Research Center
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 66797

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center invites applications to fill a full-time laboratory-based faculty position. Located in the vibrant South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle, Washington—Fred Hutch is home to three Nobel laureates, over 300 faculty, and 2400 staff. Our interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS, and other life-threatening diseases.

We are recruiting a virology, microbiology, or immunology faculty member wishing to establish an independent lab working on a virus or bacteria that is associated with cancer. Applicants from PhD, MD/PhD, or MD scientists will be considered at any rank. Successful candidates will align with the objectives described below.

The Pathogen Associated Malignancies Integrated Research Center faculty are dedicated to accelerating innovation through interdisciplinary science through these objectives:

(1) understand basic mechanisms of host-pathogen interactions of pathogen-associated malignancies (PAMs) to identify mechanisms of cancer induction and exploit vulnerabilities

(2) support translational studies of PAMs to inform the design of better diagnostic, and/or therapeutic strategies

(3) research and implement prevention strategies for PAMs.

 

Our researchers focus on Human Papilloma Virus, Merkel Cell Carcinoma, Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV), Epstein-Barr Virus and EBV-related cancers, liver cancer, as well as the role that specific microbes play in the etiology of cancers and response to treatment. We are seeking to expand research on PAMs, including Hepatitis viruses. 

The successful candidate will enter a dynamic, collaborative research environment, working across Fred Hutch’s many diverse Divisions including Human Biology, Basic Sciences, Clinical Research, Public Health Sciences, and Vaccine and Infectious Diseases. Opportunities exist for University of Washington affiliate appointments, participation in joint UW-Fred Hutch graduate student programs, collaboration with the Immunotherapy Integrated Research Center and with clinicians practicing at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance—one of the leading cancer treatment centers in the United States.

Please submit your application by providing a curriculum vitae, a 2 to 3-page research plan, three recent publications, and three letters of reference.

The applicant review process begins as applications arrive and any application received by October 30th, 2019 will be guaranteed consideration for the position.

Finance Operations and Revenue Cycle Sr. Analyst

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17352

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.

 

The Finance Operations and Revenue Cycle Sr. Business Analyst responsibilities are to design, create and develop automated analytic solutions to support financial operations and revenue cycle. The primary purpose of the role is to support financial operations and revenue cycle in measuring performance, identifying opportunities for improvement and managing labor productivity tools. To function in a team environment to deliver functional system analysis and documentation for processes, features and best practices. The role will provide this support in an innovative, collaborative and transforming matter as a liaison between IT and the business within SCCA and our partner organizations.

Responsibilities

  • Recognized as an expert thought leader for Kronos, Epic GL interface, labor productivity and related reporting tools
  • Design and implement automated analytic solutions, including reports, dashboards, and views from a wide range of data sources, and provide leadership in evaluating, interpreting and optimizing these solutions. Provides outstanding financial system upgrades/images support through defining requirements, testing, documentation development and mentoring users
  • Respected as a knowledgeable resource by many departments and leadership and willing to share knowledge to diverse audiences and in multiple iterations
  • Write business requirements related to report development and/or system changes
  • Own, plan, develop and execute on small system projects in an independent capacity
  • Work proactively with IT to determine the next generation of system tools to enhance capacity and efficiencies for Finance Operations and Revenue Cycle
  • Work with Finance Peers, SCCA IT, Fred Hutch IT and UW Medical Center IT and other departments to improve and streamline processes

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Information Systems or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of relative finance experience 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to propose actions, identify and illustrate opportunities, make recommendations and articulate financial impact of decisions to both clinical and administrative audiences
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Strong research, analytical and conceptual skills
  • Experience in conducting analysis/comparison/reconciliation from various data/ system sources
  • Experience in leading cross-functional teams across financial and clinical settings
  • Team player attitude

Preferred

  • Experience in a relative healthcare finance environment

Financial Analyst III - Budget and Financial Planning

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14980

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


This position performs financial analysis to support budget and financial planning. The primary purpose of the role is to support financial decision making of the organization to ensure the short-term and long-term financial success of the SCCA. The position reports to the Associate Director of Financial Planning & Budget.

Responsibilities

  • Create multi-year and annual budgets
  • Monitor financial performance relative to budget and explain variances and trends.
  • Utilize numerous data sources, analytics and personal interaction to develop keen understanding of primary drivers of financial variation
  • Assist in developing actionable steps for financial improvement
  • Evaluate financial results in context of internal and external benchmarks
  • Assist in identifying and developing targeted benchmarks
  • Conduct financial modeling to determine and analyze the financial impact of business opportunities and action plans.
  • Develop scenario/sensitivity analyses to highlight financial strengths, weaknesses and risks
  • Perform financial analysis, including historical and predictive
  • Collaborate interdepartmentally to monitor and develop actionable reports that analyze financial performance
  • Translate business problems into technical approaches to create standardized Tableau reporting dashboards which help explain budget to actual variances and guide decision making
  • Build driver-based models in support of business cases, rolling forecasts and budgets
  • Provide recommendations for changes in processes or practices that standardize, automate and optimize efficiencies in routine tasks
  • Support development of multi-year financial plan and link current year priorities and assumptions to budget and management reporting
  • Complete and submit financial surveys
  • Educate self through industry readings, conferences and other forums on critical financial and healthcare trends and analyzes and identifies potential implications for SCCA

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) required - preferably in Business, Finance, Economics, Accounting, or a related field
  • Five years of financial analytic experience, preferably in a healthcare environment or relevant experience
  • Ability to apply critical thinking and analytic skills to formulate recommendations and resolve problems.
  • Ability to research, analyze and interpret complex data
  • Strong financial skills, including a working understanding of the income statement, balance sheet and statement of cashflows
  • Sustained, proven ability to think analytically and use independent judgment
  • Collaborative and team-oriented communication style able to work effectively cross departmentally
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to propose actions, identify and illustrate opportunities, make recommendations and articulate financial impact of decisions to both clinical and administrative audiences
  • Proficient with Excel functionality such as lookups, pivot tables, and charts, and comfortable working with large data sets
  • Great attention to detail
  • Able to independently grasp and apply new concepts quickly
  • Ability to effectively prioritize concurrent responsibilities and meet timelines
  • Proficient in the use of communication and organization tools such as Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision with a wide degree of creativity and latitude. May manage projects independently or lead/direct the work of others
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, deadline oriented, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to effectively prioritize responsibilities and meet timelines


Preferred:

  • Master’s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Accounting or a related field
  • Advanced Excel skills and experience with relational database tools such as SQL Server and Access
  • Extensive experience in exploratory data analysis and visualization
  • Experience with financial software programs such as Kaufman Hall/Axiom, Tableau, PeopleSoft, Kronos, Workday
  • Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements
  • Working knowledge of healthcare payment methodologies

Genetic Counselor I

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15304

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


Our dynamic team of cancer genetic counselors at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) is seeking a new team member to join our expanding clinical practice. As a genetic counselor, you will provide genetic counseling to patients considered at significant cancer risk due to an underlying pathogenic mutation in a cancer gene or due to their personal and family medical history of cancer. We help facilitate the genetic testing process and communicate the implications of the result to the patient, their families, and their multidiciplinary team of care providers.

Responsibilities

  • Provide genetic education and counseling to patients and their families at risk for an underlying genetic risk for cancer
  • Develop and implement genetic counseling services for high-risk patients undergoing DNA testing for cancer susceptibility genes
  • Serves as resource to patients, families, staff and physicians
  • Represent the organization in initiatives on cancer genetics
  • Opportunity to supervise genetic counseling graduate students performing practicum training
  • Provide genetics education to healthcare providers and clinical/admin staff, schools and community groups
  • Contribute to departmental efforts to develop continuing genetics education courses to be offered in-state for continuing medical education (CME)

Qualifications

Required:

  • Master's degree in Genetic Counseling
  • Washington State Genetic Couselor License or American Board of Genetic Counseling Certified or Board-eligible and obtain WA DOH licensure within six months of SCCA employment
  • Genetic counseling training (MS degree)
  • Broad knowledge of genetics
  • Ability to communicate complex imformation in simple way
  • Emotional intelligence and self-awareness
  • Strong interpersonal skills


Preferred:

  • Process improvement skills
  • Knowledge of NCCN guidelines in regards to genetic testing recommendations
  • Knowledge of healthcare delivery
  • Ability to navigate organizational politics

HR Business Partner - Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

FH Administration Division
Category: Human Resources and Legal
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15354

Overview

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.

 

The HR Business Partner is a strategic role that will work closely with Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) senior leaders and employees at all levels, to provide information, guidance and consultation, and to facilitate the delivery of HR services that support an outstanding employee experience.

 

As a member of the HR team, you will work closely with VP level leadership to facilitate HR services, define priorities and solve problems. Partnering with other HR teams – including Compensation & Benefits, Payroll, HRIS, Immigration, Employee Relations/Legal, Recruiting and Employee Services – you will be the principal point of HR contact for your assigned customer divisions/groups. As part of the overall Business Partner team in HR, you also may provide back-up support to other groups when needed and may participate in development and change projects.

Responsibilities

  • Aligns HR approaches with organizational strategy for assigned customer groups; defines and manages HR portfolio of work to support organizational goals and priorities
  • Leveraging experience to assist maturing the business
  • Builds a strong and trusted relationship with internal clients
  • Acts as both a member of the HR Business Partner team and a trusted advisor to SCCA leaders and managers
  • Guides and supports leaders and managers to bring the best experience and solutions to employees
  • Facilitates and collaborates with all HR functions to ensure delivery of a comprehensive set of services that meet organizational needs
  • Advises management on change implications and people impacts of organizational programs and initiatives
  • Actively identifies gaps; proposes and implements changes necessary to cover risks
  • Supports organizational planning and financial management with respect to people/talent
  • Manages HR projects and issues cross-functionally
  • Other projects and duties as assigned

Qualifications

We are looking for a self-motivated, driven individual who is comfortable working in a complex, matrixed, fast-paced environment. Knowledge of and experience working with HR functions is essential. Experience in an academic research environment is preferred. Critical to success is the ability to provide an organized and effective process needed to achieve results, while balancing the needs of multiple customers. The HR Business Partner must be able to effectively communicate and collaborate with a dynamic and diverse workforce at all levels.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or 5+ years equivalent, relevant experience
  • Demonstrated experience in multiple disciplines of Human Resources and knowledge of relevant labor and employment law
  • Extensive knowledge in current Human Resources strategies and processes such as restructuring, organizational development, technology and analytics
  • Demonstrated expertise in analytical thinking and developing innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Proven ability to work independently and balance multiple priorities
  • Proven ability and willingness to develop strong internal partnerships and advise and influence without authority
  • Ability to monitor and address issues during non-standard hours, based on internal customer schedules
  • Strong collaboration, multi-tasking and organization skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a hospital or large clinical environment preferred
  • PeopleSoft and Tableau experience

IV Pharmacy Technician

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15363

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.

 

This position is responsible for routinely compounding and distributing medication and pharmaceutical supplies in both IV admixture and pharmacy distribution areas, in accordance with facility standards and procedures and regulatory requirements. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.

Responsibilities

  • Accurately perform pharmaceutical calculations and prepare intravenous admixtures and any other tasks as required that relate to the dispensing of infusion therapy or as assigned
  • Interact with professional staff and public on a daily basis
  • Perform certain routine and repetitive functions and engage in sterile and non-sterile preparation and packaging of medications and other pharmacy related functions, under direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist
  • Maintain inventory control of pharmaceuticals
  • May need to perform order entry of prescriptions into the outpatient pharmacy computer and assist in filling of new prescriptions or refills including cashiering
  • Assist in training and orientation of pharmacy technicians, interns and pharmacists and be responsible for other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Must have a current Washington State Pharmacy Technician License
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Able to work under direct supervision of a pharmacist in providing service to patients
  • Able to communicate with other health care professionals, and the public in a polite and appropriate manner
  • Must have proper aseptic technique experience in accurate, efficient and timely preparation of parenteral products
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with computer systems and data entry
  • Able to work independently in a creative and assertive manner
  • Able to maintain patient confidentiality
  • Able to perform basic pharmaceutical calculations
  • Able to perform Pharmacy Technician functions including preparation, packaging and labeling of medication in an accurate and efficient manner

IV Pharmacy Technician I - Northwest Hospital -Per Diem

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13712

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


This position is responsible for routinely compounding and distributing medication and pharmaceutical supplies in both IV admixture and pharmacy distribution areas, in accordance with facility standards and procedures and regulatory requirements. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.

Responsibilities

  • Accurately perform pharmaceutical calculations and prepare intravenous admixtures and any other tasks as required that relate to the dispensing of infusion therapy or as assigned
  • Interact with professional staff and public on a daily basis
  • Perform certain routine and repetitive functions and engage in sterile and non-sterile preparation and packaging of medications and other pharmacy related functions, under direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist
  • Maintain inventory control of pharmaceuticals
  • May need to perform order entry of prescriptions into the outpatient pharmacy computer and assist in filling of new prescriptions or refills including cashiering
  • Assist in training and orientation of pharmacy technicians, interns and pharmacists and be responsible for other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Must have a current Washington State Pharmacy Technician License
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Able to work under direct supervision of a pharmacist in providing service to patients
  • Able to communicate with other health care professionals, and the public in a polite and appropriate manner
  • Must have proper aseptic technique experience in accurate, efficient and timely preparation of parenteral products
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with computer systems and data entry
  • Able to work independently in a creative and assertive manner
  • Able to maintain patient confidentiality
  • Able to perform basic pharmaceutical calculations
  • Able to perform Pharmacy Technician functions including preparation, packaging and labeling of medication in an accurate and efficient manner

Intermediate Accountant

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14803

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


Working with contacts across the organization, this role is responsible for various general ledger processing, including preparation of journal entries, monthly reconciliations, schedules for audit, insurance, budget and tax support, and collaborating with outside departments. This position works on a combination of standard tasks as well as some more nuanced month end journal entries and reconciliation.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare journal entries and related reconciliations
  • Process routine and non-routine financial transactions (e.g. fixed assets, billing, payroll)
  • Communicate with customers (peers, SCCA department managers, SCCA Partners and affiliates, etc.) to resolve accounting issues and share and gather information
  • Independently identify, research, and resolve issues within assigned work

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of two years experience in accounting or finance
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail, follow up regularly, prioritize and ability to independently perform complicated and multiple tasks with minimal direction
  • Able to identify and resolve routine and complex problems
  • Excellent and pleasant oral and written communication skills by email, phone and in person
  • Comfortable communicating with both a technical and non-technical audience
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook


Preferred:

  • Master's degree
  • WA state CPA
  • Minimum of two years experience in conducting monthly/yearly financial statement close processing
  • Experience with the financials suite of PeopleSoft applications
  • Experience with EPIC software

Investigational Drug Service Pharmacist

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15265

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.

Responsibilities

  • Assists in the preparation and review of drug study protocols
  • Collaborates with investigators in support of investigational drug studies
  • Provide IDS pricing for IDS services for inclusion in the study budget negotiations
  • Assist in the communication between investigator and clinical staff (providers, nurses, pharmacists) to help ensure feasibility and implementation of the investigational protocol
  • Prepare feasibility summary for each study regarding investigational product storage, dispensing, accountability, and regulatory documentation to assist IDS pharmacists in study implementation
  • Provide other staff with drug information regarding standard of care therapy and investigational drugs used in clinical studies
  • Inform investigators of institutional and investigational drug service policies and procedures
  • Review study protocols for potential pharmacy involvement and requirements for drug storage, distribution and administration.
  • Provide consultation to investigators regarding drug related matters in the design of protocols

Qualifications

Required:

  • Graduation from an accredited School of Pharmacy
  • At least two years’ experience in institutional pharmacy or Investigational Drug Service Residency
  • Licensed or eligible to be licensed as a pharmacist in the State of Washington
  • Ability to communicate with investigators relative to investigational drug studies
  • Ability to participate in protocol development and implementation
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality according to departmental and institutional standards
  • Ability to follow all state, federal, SCCA, UW Medical Center,Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission rules and regulations


Preferred:

  • Completion of ASHP-accredited PGY2 Oncology or Investigational Drug Service Residency program or advanced degree desired

Laboratory Director, Pharmacokinetics, Per Diem

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 11240

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.

 

About the department

The Pharmacokinetics Laboratory at SCCA is specialized in Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) for patients diagnosed with various blood disorders. The laboratory provides its expertise and support to many providers who seek to improve their patient’s transplant outcomes. Providing clinical services for more than 15 years, it is one of the most highly regarded laboratories in the medical community and has clients across USA and Canada.

Responsibilities

The main responsibilities are described below:

  1. Be accessible to the laboratory staff during normal operating hours as scheduled to provide onsite, telephone, and/or electronic consultation to laboratory staff and clients for busulfan therapeutic drug monitoring.
  2. Review busulfan pharmacokinetics data and dose recommendations. Be available for consultation to laboratory clients on matters relating to the quality of the test results and their interpretation concerning specific patient populations.
  3. Work with Laboratory Manager and Director in monitoring quality control to ensure high quality, accurate results.
  4. Work with SCCA/UW Pharmacy and other back-up resources to be scheduled for PK data review, dose recommendations, and consultation.

Qualifications

  • PharmD, PhD, or MD with at least one year of clinically applicable pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics experience is required
  • Must be licensed in the State of Washington and have appropriate board certification
  • Previous oncology, pharmacology, pharmacogenetics and/or pharmacokinetics experience is required.
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal
  • Strict attention to detail
  • Strong math and computer skills, including ability to create and interpret data
  • Multi-task oriented—ability to prioritize and drive multiple initiatives
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to implement directions provided by management

Leader, Breast Cancer Program (Associate/Full Member Faculty)

Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Faculty: Associate, Assistant, and Full Member
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 72215

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center invites applications from scientists and clinician-scientists to lead its Breast Cancer Research Program. Applicants will be considered at the Associate or Full level. We are seeking individuals who share our goal of advancing translational breast cancer research and will provide leadership in this critically important area.

We will consider PhD, MD/PhD, or MD scientists and clinician-scientists working in areas that include, but are not limited to: primary prevention, etiology, metastasis, tumor microenvironment, development of novel therapeutics, therapeutic resistance, molecular and genetic profiling, DNA damage response, steroid receptors, systems-biology, and/or computational-biology. A track record of relevant, impactful publications and funding commensurate with appointment level is highly desirable. Physician-scientists in any relevant medical discipline are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will enter a vibrant and dynamic research environment with an opportunity to lead basic, translational, clinical, and public health breast cancer researchers across diverse disciplines. The successful candidate would be expected to: i) lead Fred Hutch’s Breast Cancer Research Program and ii) galvanize multi-disciplinary translational breast cancer research within Fred Hutch.

Opportunities exist for joint and/or affiliate appointment in the Fred Hutch Divisions of Clinical Research, Public Health Sciences, Human Biology, Basic Sciences, or Vaccine and Infectious Disease, as well as the University of Washington, depending on mutual interests. Additional information about Fred Hutch and the Scientific Divisions can be found at:

http://www.fhcrc.org/science/

Interested candidates should submit: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a concise research statement that describes accomplishments and future goals; and 3) a diversity statement describing your past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and your future plans for continuing these efforts (one page or less). Letters of recommendation are not required at this time, but may be solicited over the course of the search process. All components must be submitted for the application to move forward in the review process.

Finally, at Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek faculty members who bring new ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is committed to ensuring that all candidates hired for faculty appointments share our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15296

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES
 
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 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. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!
 
At Seattle Cancer Care Alliance every patient, every life matters. Our dedicated nurses are a driving force making SCCA 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.

 

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assists in the delivery of patient care under the direction and supervision of the site supervisor/manager. The LPN contributes to the assessment of a patient's care, assists in the development of a plan of care, implements aspects of care as directed, and participates in evaluating care.

Responsibilities

  • Performs limited assessment of patients
  • Records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to the RN and/or MD/ARN
  • Administers medications, injections and vaccines as ordered by a licensed provider and within LPN scope of practice and SCCA policy
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers, answers their questions, and appropriately refers their clinical care questions to the clinical care team                                                                                      
  • Additionally, a LPN may:
    • Perform basic phlebotomy, IV insertion, accessing central venous catheters, and basic management of central venous catheter dressings IAW SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Perform basic management and accessing port-a-cath (implanted port) in accordance with established SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Collects, handles, and labels specimens in accordance with established SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Be a team member in the Code Response Team.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Degree or program that provides the eligibility to attain certification and/or licensure
  • Current Washington State nursing license
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card
  • Ability to observe and record patient’s symptoms or signs of distress and respond appropriately to those symptoms
  • Ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Proficient with email software systems
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to practice the critical thinking skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge

 

Preferred:

  • 1+ year of LPN Practice in an oncology and/or ambulatory setting
  • Experience with electronic medical records
  • Basic understanding of proper labeling and management of specimens

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Per-Diem

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14410

Overview

 

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assists in the delivery of patient care under the direction and supervision of the site supervisor/manager. The LPN contributes to the assessment of a patient's care, assists in the development of a plan of care, implements aspects of care as directed, and participates in evaluating care.

Responsibilities

 

  • Performs limited assessment of patients
  • Records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to the RN and/or MD/ARN
  • Administers medications, injections and vaccines as ordered by a licensed provider and within LPN scope of practice and SCCA policy
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers, answers their questions, and appropriately refers their clinical care questions to the clinical care team
  • Additionally, a LPN may:
    • Perform basic phlebotomy, IV insertion, accessing central venous catheters, and basic management of central venous catheter dressings IAW SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Perform basic management and accessing port-a-cath (implanted port) in accordance with established SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Collects, handles, and labels specimens in accordance with established SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Be a team member in the Code Response Team

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • Degree or program that provides the eligibility to attain certification and/or licensure
  • Current Washington State nursing license
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Ability to observe and record patient’s symptoms or signs of distress and respond appropriately to those symptoms
  • Ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Proficient with email software systems
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to practice the critical thinking skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge


Preferred:

  • One year or greater of LPN practice in an oncology and/or ambulatory setting
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records
  • Basic understanding of proper labeling and management of specimens

Licensed Practical Nurse - 1.0 FTE - Specimen Collection

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14867

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES


Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 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. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!


At Seattle Cancer Care Alliance every patient, every life matters. Our dedicated nurses are a driving force making SCCA 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.

Responsibilities

 

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assists in the delivery of patient care under the direction and supervision of the site supervisor/manager. The LPN contributes to the assessment of a patient's care, assists in the development of a plan of care, implements aspects of care as directed, and participates in evaluating care. Responsibilities include:

  • Performs limited assessment of patients
  • Records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to the RN and/or MD/ARN
  • Administers medications, injections and vaccines as ordered by a licensed provider and within LPN scope of practice and SCCA policy
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers, answers their questions, and appropriately refers their clinical care questions to the clinical care team
  • Additionally, a LPN may:
    • Perform basic phlebotomy, IV insertion, accessing central venous catheters, and basic management of central venous catheter dressings IAW SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Perform basic management and accessing port-a-cath (implanted port) in accordance with established SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Collects, handles, and labels specimens in accordance with established SCCA Policies and Procedures
    • Be a team member in the Code Response Team

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • Degree or program that provides the eligibility to attain certification and/or licensure
  • Current Washington State nursing license
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Ability to observe and record patient’s symptoms or signs of distress and respond appropriately to those symptoms
  • Ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Proficient with email software systems
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to practice the critical thinking skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge


Preferred:

  • One year or greater of LPN practice in an oncology and/or ambulatory setting
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Record
  • Basic understanding of proper labeling and management of specimens

Mammography Technologist - Per Diem

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 9916

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Mammography Technologist performs screening and diagnostic mammographic procedures on a per diem basis across all clinical sites, including mobile mammography van, in accordance with the American College of Radiology (ACR) guidelines at a technical level not requiring constant supervision; uses independent judgment to accomplish the efficient completion of prescribed procedures utilizing good patient care and proper radiation protection standards; assures correct film and file documentation; records information related to exams into department computer.

Responsibilities

 

  • Performs mammographic procedures across all clinical sites, including the mobile mammography van, according to ACR standards and department procedure manual utilizing correct and adequate anatomic positioning skills; selects correct technical factors that consistently produce high quality mammogram images while considering patient variation and minimizing radiation; demonstrates proficient use of mammographic equipment; applies immobilization devices and/or shielding as required.
  • Performs all mammographic procedures, including ductograms, wire localizations, and stereotactic biopsies, after appropriate orientation and training.
  • Confirms patient identification by verbal confirmation; checks physician order for correct examination and special instructions; consults with radiologist and/or physician when necessary; documents appropriate clinical history; maintains strict patient confidentiality during all interactions between patients and/or physicians.
  • Reviews images for proper positioning, technique, identification and records required data.
  • Performs daily safety, warm-up, and quality control checks for radiographic equipment and film processor, records results into the appropriate log (paper or computer) according to ACR standards.
  • Complies with all ACR / MQSA accreditation standards.
  • Works in collaboration with the film library and other mammography facilities to ensure that the most recent exam is available for comparison; ensures that all "outside" films are received and compared to the current study.
  • Maintains statistics of all abnormal tissue interpretation and needle localization procedures with pathology results; documents findings.
  • Ensures that all images are sent daily to radiologist workstation for interpretation.
  • Ensures compliance with all regulatory agencies (including but limited to, JCAHO, ACR, HCFA, FDA, or State); maintains up-to-date records of all requirements available for inspection; responds to accreditation renewals in a timely manner.
  • Participates and ensure compliance with all research protocols; ensures appropriate documentation.
  • Performs visual preventative maintenance checks, records and reports results to appropriate personnel; identifies problems and communicate to immediate supervisor; takes appropriate corrective action when necessary; offers solutions as appropriate.
  • Understands the hospital billing procedures; completes all paper work; demonstrates the ability to utilize the radiology and/or hospital information systems efficiently; performs billing functions; files and retrieves files and all department reports according to policy; performs clerical functions as required.
  • Retrieves and calls reports to physicians or their offices upon request.
  • Maintains professional acumen in all facets of the subsection supervised; expands job-related knowledge and skills to improve performance; participates in professional organizations as required.
  • Utilizes clinical and department communications, telephone, and paging systems appropriately.
  • Recognizes emergency situations, initiates code procedures, administers first aid/CPR as needed.
  • Practices appropriate infection control procedures to prevent cross-contamination to patients and instruments.
  • Attends regularly scheduled department and supervisory meetings and in-service training; participates in PI activities.
  • Adheres to all general, magnet and radiation safety department policies; recognizes safety hazards to staff and/or patients, reports and takes appropriate action immediately in order to maintain a safe working environment including proper body mechanics.
  • Instructs radiology students and new staff according to clinical and department requirements; assists in the orientation of department and hospital personnel with emphasis on radiation safety.
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform routine mammogram exams in an efficient manner by completing the scheduled exams within their scheduled time and being able to accommodate add-on exams with a minimal interruption of normal patient flow; coordinates and performs examination scheduling; organizes, plans, and directs activities relating to patients and procedures for designated area; coordinates with other areas.
  • Greets and introduces self to patient; describes nature and time requirements of requested examinations to patient; participates in the teaching of patients, family, and staff as required; demonstrates knowledge of breast self-examination techniques.
  • Restocks supplies and maintains adequate inventory; demonstrates a cost-effective use of supplies and materials.

Qualifications

All radiologic technologists performing mammography must meet the MQSA-required qualifications in the table below. The ACR also recommends that technologists performing mammography hold the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) post-primary certification in mammography.

 

 

Qualified Before April 28,1999

Qualified After April 28,1999

Initial (required)

 Certified by:

- American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), or

- American Registry of Clinical Radiologic Technologists, or

• Licensed to perform general radiographic procedures in a state

 

AND

 

• 40 hours of training in mammography

 

 Certified by:

- American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), or

- American Registry of Clinical Radiologic Technologists, or

• Licensed to perform general radiographic procedures in a state

 

AND

• 40 hours of training in mammography including:

- Training in breast anatomy and physiology, positioning and compression, QA/QC techniques, and imaging of patients with breast implants, and

- 25 mammography examinations under direct supervision of an appropriate MQSA-qualified individual

Initial (required)

AND

·       8 hours of training in using a mammographic modality (e.g., digital), before beginning to use that modality independently

AND

·       Washington State Radiologic Technologist Certification.

            

Continuing Experience

Perform 200 mammographic examinations over a 24-month period

Continuing Education

15 Category A CEU’s in mammography in a 36-month period

Manager, Patient Services - SCCA Proton Therapy Center

SCCA Proton Therapy Center
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15145

Overview

The Manager, Patient Services will anticipate and address the needs of SCCA Proton Therapy Center patients/families and exceed patient expectations on satisfying these needs.  They will be instrumental in creating an environment of service excellence that transcends service levels commonly experienced in the healthcare environment and will create a high service environment on par with the hospitality industry.  Seeks opportunities to create lasting, positive relationship by anticipating needs and fostering connections with patients and the community.  The Manager, Patient Services will exude warmth, energy and charisma, thrive on the unexpected, understand the feelings, emotions, and concerns of patients with cancer, and possess an unbridled passion for the patient experience.

 

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Responsibilities

  • Foster a welcoming environment; orchestrating the treatment experience in the best possible way while always keeping the patient’s needs and concerns in mind
  • Understand patient/family needs and connect them to the right person/people at the right time
  • Anticipate and address transportation, lodging, and other requirements for patients and their families throughout treatment
  • Approach all encounters with patients, families, guests and fellow employees in a gracious, attentive, courteous and service-oriented manner
  • Plan and orchestrate center social activities for patients and the families, including the weekly patient graduation and monthly patient support groups
  • Identify and create opportunities for patients/caregivers by reaching out to local businesses, and negotiating center-specific benefits
  • Maintain relationships within the community in order to curate a wealth of resources for our patients such as dining, community activities, spa, fitness, transportation, lodging, support groups, and any other needs
  • Execute Center tours and other patient and community member activities in collaboration with Patient Services team
  • Cultivate relationships with past, current, and future donors
  • Facilitates the Patient Advocacy Program, including identifying and training patient advocates, maintaining relationships, and connecting patients to patient outreach and marketing opportunities
  • Manage and grow the concierge staff
  • Manage the Patient Services budget, keeping fiscal responsibility and patient/family satisfaction in mind when making all decisions
  • Develop policy and procedures for concierge functions

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Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the field of Patient/Guest Relations, Hospitality, and/or Customer Service
  • Background in social work or donor relations a plus
  • Exemplary customer satisfaction skills, including dealing effectively with the public, both in person and over the telephone
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to maintain patience and provide exceptional customer service in all instances
  • Strong negotiating abilities
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Bilingual preferred but not required
  • Ability to handle sensitive/confidential information
  • Establishes excellent working relationships with patients, coworkers, and vendors
  • Ability to work flexible hours if needed

EDUCATION/DEGREE:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Commensurate work experience may be considered in lieu of education
  • Concentration in Human Behavior or related field preferred

OTHER:

SCCA Proton Therapy utilizes RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) tags at the centers for the purposes of analysis of productivity and patient throughput.  This information is not for use as a management tool for employee performance issues.

 

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Medical Assistant - 0.6 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15175

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Medical Assistant participates as a team member in the overall functioning of the clinic. The Medical Assistant is responsible for the flow of the patients for assigned providers (as applicable) each day.

Responsibilities

  • Rooms patients and families to exam/procedure area
  • Documents vital signs and other patient information per clinic policy
  • Assists with procedures as directed
  • Conducts clerical tasks, patient transport, cleaning and restocking of exam rooms and other requests to maintain clinic flow
  • Recognizes symptoms of common medical illnesses, abnormal vs., and new/existing pain and immediately escalates to RN and/or provider
  • Preforms Blood Draws as directed
  • Acts as a liaison between patients/families and health care providers

Qualifications

  • Completion of a Medical Assistant course accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA)
  • Certified Medical Assistant in the State of Washington and must be familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice
  • Surgical Technologist Registration in the State of Washington State and must be familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice (Application must be submitted within 1st 30-days of hire)
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Strong interpersonal and customer services skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare environment
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to follow direction and guidance
  • Ability to recognize limitations and seek help
  • Ability to identify learning needs and plan learning opportunities

Medical Assistant - 0.6 FTE - Blood and Marrow Transplant

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13122

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Medical Assistant participates as a team member in the overall functioning of the clinic. The Medical Assistant is responsible for the flow of the patients for assigned providers (as applicable) each day.

Responsibilities

  • Rooms patients and families to exam/procedure area
  • Documents vital signs and other patient information per clinic policy
  • Assists with procedures as directed
  • Conducts clerical tasks, patient transport, cleaning and restocking of exam rooms and other r requests to maintain clinic flow
  • Recognizes symptoms of common medical illnesses, abnormal vs., and new/existing pain and immediately escalates to RN and/or provider
  • Acts as a liaison between patients/families and health care providers

Qualifications

  • Education enabling obtainment of Medical Assistant Certification
  • Currently is a Certified Medical Assistant in the State of Washington and must be familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant course accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA)
  • Current Surgical Technologist Registration in the State of Washington State and must be familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice (obtain within 3 months of hire)
  • Current American Heart Association BLS card
  • Willingness to participate in process improvement initiatives
  • Ability to appropriately respond to emergencies or disasters per clinic protocol
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Experience with electronic medical records
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare environment
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and problem solve
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) in a clear and concise manner

Medical Assistant - Per Diem - Bone Marrow Transplant

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 9993

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, located in Seattle, Washington, where our campus is based in Seattle's South Lake Union, an emerging biotech center. We are 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.   We are ranked as one of the top ten cancer hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Our care combines powerful science with devoted collaboration, where boundary-pushing discovery and innovation happen in one location.

 

Join us and make a difference!

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Participate as a team member in the overall functioning of the clinic.
  • Be responsible for the flow of the patients for the transplant teams.
  • Perform duties described below in a busy, fast paced clinic.
    • ECGs
    • Tunneled Catheter Dressing changes
    • Assist with sterile procedures
    • Flu injections
    • Taking vitals signs in a high acuity patient care setting
    • Turning over rooms per protocol for various type of isolation
  • The Medical Assistant functions under the direction of the Clinical Supervisor and or designee.
  • Maintains the transplant clinic so that it is always ready operationally to provide our patients with the highest standard of care.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Active certification as a Medical Assistant through the state of Washington Department of Health and familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice.
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant course accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA).
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider card.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and ability to communicate effectively 

Preferred:

  • 2 years previously working as a Medical Assistant preferred

 

We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Medical Assistant - Radiation Oncology - Temporary Full Time

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15174

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Medical Assistant performs variety of patient care, technical, and administrative duties to assist practitioners and other members of health care team in providing high quality patient care through health care system. The Medical Assistant participates as a team member in the overall functioning of the clinic. The Medical Assistant is responsible for the flow of the patients for assigned providers (as applicable) each day.

Responsibilities

  • Rooms patients and families to exam/procedure area
  • Documents vital signs and other patient information per clinic policy
  • Assists with procedures as directed
  • Conducts clerical tasks, patient transport, cleaning and restocking of exam rooms and other requests to maintain clinic flow
  • Recognizes symptoms of common medical illnesses, abnormal vs., and new/existing pain and immediately escalates to RN and/or provider
  • Preforms Blood Draws as directed
  • Acts as a liaison between patients/families and health care providers

Qualifications

 

  • Completion of a Medical Assistant course accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA)
  • Certified Medical Assistant in the State of Washington and must be familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice
  • Surgical Technologist Registration in the State of Washington State and must be familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice (Application must be submitted within 1st 30-days of hire)
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Strong interpersonal and customer services skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare environment
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to follow direction and guidance
  • Ability to recognize limitations and seek help
  • Ability to identify learning needs and plan learning opportunities

Medical Assistant/Surgical Tech -Per Diem Procedure Suite

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 11832

Overview

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.

The Procedure Suite/Interventional Radiology Surgical Technologist (ST) assists in the delivery of patient care and procedure suite activities under the direction of a physician and/or direction/supervision of a registered nurse (RN). Functions within the boundaries of the roles and responsibilities of the ST position.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Plans, organizes and performs as a surgical technologist, including the collection of equipment, instruments and supplies necessary for procedures. Assists with equipment preparation to create the sterile field and maintain sterile techniques during procedures.
  • Continually observes closely and anticipates any special problems, equipment or supply needs during the procedure.
  • Prepares patients for procedures. Assists in transport of patients as assigned.
  • Assists in positioning of patients, including draping during procedures. Passes instruments and other sterile supplies to procedurist.
  • Continually observes closely and anticipates any special problems, equipment and/or supply needs throughout the procedure.
  • Count and document supplies used during procedures.
  • Continually works in a neat, organized, safe and efficient manner.  Demonstrates good organizational skills.
  • Assist in preparing, handling and disposal of specimens sent for laboratory testing.
  • May assist in applying dressings following procedure.
  • Assists in cleaning and restocking.  Notifies facilities/engineering if cleaning equipment requires repair.
  • Participates in maintaining a safe environment, utilizing the principles of aseptic technique.  Assists with the cleaning of the procedural areas.

Communication and Customer Service:

  • Acts as a courteous, polite representative of the Procedure Suite.
  • Creates a safe and comfortable environment by demonstrating caring behavior and conveying confidence.

  • Promotes  and maintains effective communication as evidenced  by:
    • Demonstrates respect for the ideas, opinions, and feelings of others.
    • Seeking help with problem-solving, as needed.
    • Giving and receiving appropriate feedback
    • Being aware of and assuming responsibility for the effect of his/her own behavior and communications with others.
    • Handling confidential information appropriately.
    • Providing clear and relevant information to the appropriate person.

Fiscal Responsibilities:

  • Prepares patient chargeable billing slips for each patient.
  • Ensures that equipment and supplies are charged appropriately.
  • Identifies and communicates opportunities for improvement in the efficient delivery of patient care.

Role Development:

  • Establishes annual goals for personal growth and development with the supervisor.
  • Takes initiative and responsibility for identifying and pursuing continued learning opportunities.
  • Participates in education programs appropriate to the role.

Qualifications

A.  Training, Education and Experience (Required)

  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent
  • Current Surgical Technologist Registration in Washington State and must be familiar with conduct and standards of practice as outlined by Washington State
  • Completion of an accredited surgical technology program. 
  • BLS certification, Healthcare Provider C, renewal every two year ( if not current, must be obtained within three months of employment)

B.  Education and Experience (Preferred)

  • Surgical Technologist Certification (CST) conferred by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting. Preferred
  • 1- 2 years’ experience assisting clinical staff in an acute care surgical setting or ambulatory surgery/endoscopy center, OR equivalent education/experience.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities Required To Perform The Job Duties

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Proficient in computer skills to support operations.
  • Familiarity with medical terminology.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and problem solve. Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare

Medical Dosimetrist - SCCA Proton Therapy Center

SCCA Proton Therapy Center
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14738

Overview

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The Dosimetrist is responsible for developing computer generated radiation dose distributions, calculating radiation dose treatment times or monitoring unit settings to deliver prescribed radiation to a defined tumor volume as prescribed by the radiation oncologist. At the direction of the Medical Dosimetry Manager, and on a regular basis, the Dosimetrist will conduct quality assurance reviews, conduct quality checks on various pieces of equipment.

Responsibilities

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  • Works directly with physician in verification simulation, treatment planning procedures, and patient specific radiation dose measurements, including all electronic documentation, charting and coding in Mosaiq and patient electronic medical record (EMR).
  • Develops computerized treatment plan, calculates treatment doses and / or monitor unit setting to deliver dose to a tumor volume as prescribed by a radiation oncologist
  • Follows the dose prescription radiation dose to a defined tumor volume
  • Calculates and documents dose in patient's Mosaiq electronic treatment records
  • Verifies the mathematical accuracy of all calculations
  • Performs computerized planning of external beam treatments
  • Assists in the selection, planning, fabrication and quality review and approval of treatment devices to aid in beam delivery modification
  • Assists in the planning, production and quality review and approval of immobilization devices and other treatment aids
  • Provides technical assistance to the therapeutic radiological physicist in radiation protection, qualitative and
  • Performs weekly quality assurance checks of radiotherapy treatment charts
  • Follows all policies and procedures established for the accurate, timely and effective development and QA of all dosimetry responsibilities
  • Responsible for thorough, and timely documentation and coding of work in the EMR and Mosaiq
  • Implements and assists in the maintenance of the quality system for medical dosimetry and record keeping
  • May act as teacher/instructor to all clinical staff, including new dosimetry hires
  • Insures that all procedures are followed, verified and QA’d as they relate to the outsourcing or treatment devices, acceptance of said devices at the center, and implementation of said devices during patient treatment
  • Participates in the development and/or implementation of new techniques as assigned by Dosimetry manager

Qualifications

Job Requirements

  • 3 years experience as a medical dosimetrist
  • Minimum 1 year proton therapy experience, pencil beam scanning preferred
  • Raystation, CMS Xio, Mosaiq, Mim experience preferred

Competencies

  • Cooperation/Building Collaborative Relationships
  • Flexibility/Managing Change
  • Organization/Attention to Detail/Time Usage

Education/Degree

  • Bachelors degree preferred, specifically in Radiation Therapy, Math, or Physics.
  • Must be a graduate of a Medical Dosimetry school or a certified radiation therapist with 2 or more years on the job training as a Medical Dosimetrist.
  • Board certified preferred, and if not, must be board eligible. If not certified, certification as a Medical Dosimetrist by the MDCB is required within 2 years of becoming a Medical Dosimetrist at our facility.

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Nurse Manager - Hematology

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14838

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Nurse Manager is responsible for planning, directing and controlling the services and daily operations of their department/clinics. The manager oversees the administrative functions including daily operations, develop and oversee budget, human resources management, and quality assurance activities for the Hematology and Hematologic Malignancy clinics.


This management 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) to assure the provision of high quality, patient and family-centered care in an environment that facilitates the conduct of clinical research. Work situations range from clinical to managerial and require independent decision-making, analysis, policy and program development, problem and issue resolution and leadership skills.

Responsibilities

  • With medical staff leaders, is responsible for the organizational, management, operational and administrative activities of the clinics
  • Provides for Registered Nurse and assistive personnel supervision at the appropriate depth and scope for the patient/population needs
  • Functions as a clinical role model for staff nurses by staying current on clinical practice issues
  • Assures a safe environment for clinical staff to care for patients, including provision of appropriate patient care equipment and assuring compliance with procedures
  • Ensure department is staffed appropriately and supervise staff, including hiring, performance evaluations, ensuring training and development, handling disciplinary action, layoff and termination issues
  • Provides teaching, coaching and consultation on clinical issues for professional nursing staff
  • Encourages innovative approaches to patient care in collaboration with clinic management team
  • Support and implements specific customer service, financial goals & objectives and quality initiatives consistent with SCCA’s strategic plan and goals
  • Prepares and monitors the operating budget. Analyzes financial impact of internal changes and implements clinically sound cost-efficiencies
  • Ensures customer satisfaction by analyzing customer complaints, concerns and suggestions and providing appropriate follow-through

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Current Washington State Registered Nurse License
  • Progressively responsible administrative experience for 5 or more years
  • 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
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job in order to carry out the primary responsibilities


Preferred:

  • Master’s Degree in healthcare or business or an equivalent in combination of education and experience
  • Oncology experience
  • Possesses working knowledge of financial processes, including budget preparation and asset management
  • Experience in implementing Lean principles and Continuous Process Improvement Methodology

Nurse Manager, Apheresis

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 12771

Overview

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients. SCCA's purpose is to provide state-of-the-art, patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond.

Every individual at SCCA plays a unique role in supporting our mission. Our collective success hinges on each of us conducting ourselves in accord with a set of core values:

  • We are patient-centered. Everything we do must be linked to our ability to deliver better, safer outcomes for our patients.
  • We are innovative. We nurture an environment that fosters unconventional thinking, a passion for discovery, and the open-mindedness to invite discovery from unexpected places.
  • We are respectful. We are deeply respectful of our patients, their families, and each of our colleagues who serve them in so many different and important ways.
  • We are collaborative. We understand that asking for and offering help in how to do better is not just a right, but among our most important responsibilities.
  • We are agile. We cannot just be comfortable with change; we must embrace it as proof that we are making progress.
  • We are responsible. Because our work is focused on people's well-being, we approach it with the highest level of ethical, fiduciary, and environmental responsibility.

The Apheresis Nurse Manager is responsible for the organization, development and management of nursing and technical practice within the Apheresis Program. This position manages all administrative and technical activities of the unit, participates in nursing leadership committees and accesses technical, medical and nursing specialists. Provides direction to assure the Apheresis Unit complies with standards of all the accrediting and licensing agencies or other regulatory bodies. The role ensures that Apheresis operations meet all established criteria of safety, quality, efficiency and appropriate patient care.

Responsibilities

Management of Apheresis Unit Specific

  • Provides direction to assure the Apheresis Unit complies with standards established by the hospital, and those of various accrediting and licensing agencies or other regulatory bodies.
  • Identifies and establishes the role, directions and goals of nursing and technical practice with Apheresis.
  • Provides direction to assure the Apheresis Unit complies with standards established by the hospital, and those of various accrediting and licensing agencies or other regulatory bodies.
  • Is responsible for standards of patient/donor care for Apheresis. Is responsible for development and maintenance of Standard Operating Policy Manual.
  • Develops a mechanism to improve and maintain documentation of patient/donor care.
  • Develops and administers Apheresis personnel policies and procedures in conjunction with the institution policies.
  • Establish monitoring mechanisms to ensure that employees adhere to the Integrity at Work Statement of Ethics and Business Conduct as well as SCCA and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Initiates, promotes and participates in research studies.
  • Responsible for insuring that all division equipment and instrumentation is maintained in proper operating condition. Recommends the addition or modification of equipment as necessary.
  • Acts as liaison between Apheresis and other departments, facilities and referring physicians
  • Is responsible for the preparation and maintenance of division records as well as special or recurring reports and analyses.

Fiscal Management

  • Establishes fiscal performance level of the Apheresis Unit, monitors performance against budget, making modifications as necessary to meet division goals and objectives.

Interdisciplinary Teamwork

  • Serves as clinical resource and content expert for other departments as needed.

Quality Improvement

  • Designs, conducts, analyzes and takes appropriate action on internal quality assurance audits such as billing accuracy and timeliness, medical equipment checks, exam room supply and cleanliness, procedure check list, staff performance, documentation etc.

Leadership

  • Works with Administrator, Medical Director, Clinical Managers and Apheresis personnel in the development of clinical and/or administrative goals, objectives, plans and budgets

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Proven progressively responsible apheresis clinical experience with demonstrated supervisory responsibility
  • Strong apheresis and/or cellular therapeutics operations background/knowledge
  • Background in clinical research and GMPs or GTPs
  • Detail-oriented and able to collect and display audit data
  • Competent computer skills
  • Ability to maintain regular attendance M-F, evening or weekend hours when necessary
  • BSN
  • RN with the ability to obtain WA State Nursing License immediately upon employment


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong apheresis and/or cellular therapeutics operations background/knowledge
  • Progressively responsible administrative experience
  • Possesses working knowledge of financial processes, including budget preparation and asset management
  • Experience in implementing Lean principles and Continuous Process Improvement Methodology
  • Detail-oriented and able to collect and display audit data
  • Willing and able to provide leadership and direction to staff
  • Effective decision making, priority setting and delegation skills
  • Effective teaching, training, planning and problem solving ability
  • Ability to be flexible and work under pressure in a fast-paced patient care environment

 

Nurse Manager, Procedure Suite

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Executive and Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15221

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Nurse Manager is responsible for planning, directing and controlling the services and daily operations of their department/clinics. The manager oversees the administrative functions including day-to-day operations, develop and oversee budget, human resources management, and quality assurance activities for the Procedure Suite and Pulmonary Function Testing departments.


This management position collaborates with medical leaders, peers and colleagues at the SCCA as well as our partner institutions (Fred Hutch, UW Medical Center and Seattle Children's) to assure the provision of high quality, patient and family-centered care in an environment that facilitates the conduct of clinical research. Work situations range from clinical to managerial and require independent decision-making, analysis, policy and program development, problem and issue resolution and leadership skills. This position is responsible for the nursing management of patients being sedated in association with procedures. The nurse provides direct patient care, consults with physicians and other nurses, and sets clinical standards and is involved in education activities. Serves as a member of the clinic emergency response team.

 

This position reports to the Associate Director for Imaging, Procedure Suite and Pulmonary Function.

Responsibilities

  • With medical staff leaders, is responsible for the organizational, management, operational and administrative activities of the clinics
  • Provides for Registered Nurse and assistive personnel supervision at the appropriate depth and scope for the patient/population needs. Functions as a clinical role model for staff nurses by staying current on clinical practice issues.
  • Assures a safe environment for clinical staff to care for patients, including provision of appropriate patient care equipment and assuring compliance with procedures
  • Ensure department is staffed appropriately and supervise staff, including hiring, performance evaluations, ensuring training and development, handling disciplinary action, layoff and termination issues. Provides teaching, coaching and consultation on clinical issues for professional nursing staff.
  • Encourages innovative approaches to patient care in collaboration with clinic management team
  • Support and implements specific customer service, financial goals & objectives and quality initiatives consistent with SCCA’s strategic plan and goals
  • Prepares and monitors the operating budget. Analyzes financial impact of internal changes and implements clinically sound cost-efficiencies
  • Ensures customer satisfaction by analyzing customer complaints, concerns and suggestions and providing appropriate follow-through

Qualifications

Required:

  • 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


Preferred:

  • Master’s Degree in healthcare or business or an equivalent in combination of education and experience
  • Possesses working knowledge of financial processes, including budget preparation and asset management
  • Experience in implementing Lean principles and Continuous Process Improvement Methodology

Nursing Practice & Development Program Manager

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15358

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.

 

Together, SCCA and UW Medicine's Northwest Hospital & Medical Center offer unrivaled cancer care to people living in north Seattle and beyond. SCCA Medical Oncology and SCCA Radiation Oncology at Northwest Hospital & Medical Center serve adults who need outpatient oncology and hematology treatment. Every day, top UW Medicine cancer specialists deliver SCCA's targeted, breakthrough therapies in the medical center's warm, caring environment. It’s a partnership that brings the region’s leading medical oncologists closer to home for our patients.


The incumbent works under the direction of Director, Clinical Operations, Community Practices and in partnership with Director, Clinical/Nursing Research, Education and Practice at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance to build, coordinate and manage a program of clinical nursing development for SCCA community practice sites. This role is responsible for identifying key needs, components, and objectives of a comprehensive clinical nursing development program for community practices, creating the infrastructure to support and deliver desired objectives and achieve positive outcomes.

 

This role works closely and in collaboration with SCCA Lake Union, and community hospital partners and other key stakeholders.

Responsibilities

  • Designs, develops, and evaluates innovative individual and/or population-based models of care to achieve targeted nursing-sensitive patient outcomes at community sites
  • Develops and manages professional practice coordinators who consult with staff regarding assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care. Serves as a role model and provides information and resources to cultivate staff skills and enhance nursing practice
  • Serves as a leader, consultant and change agent in advancing the practice of nursing across community sites
  • Leads and evaluates quality improvement, risk management and safe practice initiatives and reports process and outcomes to upper level management
  • Contributes clinical expertise and nursing perspectives to decision-making processes through committees, project development and work groups that align with the organization’s mission, goals and values
  • Develops collaborative inter-professional relationships with community hospitals and resources and draws on these relationships to enhance clinical care and achieve positive outcomes
  • Interprets the multiple dimensions of nursing care that require system-level resources and provides leadership to ensure the system obtains needed resources
  • Advances the practice of nursing through innovative evidence-based professional practice guidelines, standards and organizational policies
  • Serves as the liaison regarding clinical practice and quality improvement between the community sites and the enterprise at large. Works in collaboration and in partnership with the Director of Nursing Education and Research to ensure standardization across all sites
  • Expands the practice of nursing through ongoing generation and acquisition of scientific knowledge and skills to maintain expert clinical practice and associated best-practice outcomes. Leads evidence-based practice and research initiatives at the community sites.
  • Fosters collegial relations with APRNs in other hospitals or agencies. Participates in professional organization activities that promote both the nursing profession as well as the profession's relationship with consumers
  • Develops programs that support the cultivation, dissemination and integration of local, national and international trends and best practices for academic and community cancer programs at each community site

Qualifications

Required:

  • MSN
  • Equivalent of 10 years of experience in health care
  • Experience in Clinical Oncology care practice, research and education
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to manage competing demands
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with high attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, collaborating with cross-functional team members, hospital partners
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work and communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated confidence as an engaging and effective public speaker

Preferred:

  • Graduate degree in related field (i.e. Education)
  • Understanding of adult learning concepts
  • Background in staff professional/personal growth and development

Patient Care Coordinator - Per Diem

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15306

Overview

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Purpose & Mission:

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients. SCCA's purpose is to provide state-of-the-art, patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond.


Every individual at SCCA plays a unique role in supporting our mission. Our collective success hinges on each of us conducting ourselves in accord with a set of core values:

  • We are patient-centered. Everything we do must be linked to our ability to deliver better, safer outcomes for our patients.
  • We are innovative. We nurture an environment that fosters unconventional thinking, a passion for discovery, and the open-mindedness to invite discovery from unexpected places.
  • We are respectful. We are deeply respectful of our patients, their families, and each of our colleagues who serve them in so many different and important ways.
  • We are collaborative. We understand that asking for and offering help in how to do better is not just a right, but among our most important responsibilities.
  • We are agile. We cannot just be comfortable with change; we must embrace it as proof that we are making progress.
  • We are responsible: Because our work is focused on people's well-being, we approach it with the highest level of ethical, fiduciary, and environmental responsibility.

Employees must adhere to all SCCA policies and processes, including the SCCA Code of Conduct and all HIPAA privacy requirements.

Responsibilities

The Patient Care Coordinator I is a member of a dynamic team focused on coordinating all aspects of patient care. The role provides continuity of care by ensuring a smooth transition between care settings and by developing a trusted relationship with patients to identify and assist with each patient’s individual needs that may arise related to the care they receive.

  • Triage calls from referring physicians, patients, family members, and others wishing to access care at SCCA.
  • Schedules and coordinates patients’ appointments within Supportive Care.
  • Greets and screens patients arriving for appointments and checks them in using an automated scheduling system.
  • Collects and enters patient demographic information.
  • Receives and responds to patient feedback.
  • Responds to other patient requests as appropriate.
  • Create, implement and adjust staffing schedules..
  • Provide coverage for team members as appropriate for your level of responsibility.
  • Identify and resolve operational problems.
  • Manage and triage incoming requests.
  • Serve as a point of contact for the department and liaison to other departments.
  • Works with confidential patient information
  • Coordinates Family Assistance Fund application and review process
  • Miscellaneous administrative duties as assigned and determined by supervisor

Qualifications

Required

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Ability to work independently, organize, and prioritize concurrent responsibilities and demand
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear and concise manner
  • Proficient in the use of word processing (MS Word), email, and data entry in a Windows-based environment
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems and meet patient needs
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, deadline oriented, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to review work to identify and eliminate errors and omissions


Preferred

  • Bachelor's degree (BA or BS)
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a patient care
  • Experience with Epic or other scheduling and registration software 

 

Patient Care Coordinator I

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Administrative Support
Issaquah, WA, US
Job ID: 15301

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Patient Care Coordinator I is a member of a dynamic team focused on coordinating all aspects of patient care. The role provides continuity of care by ensuring a smooth transition between care settings and by developing a trusted relationship with patients to identify and assist with each patient’s individual needs that may arise related to the care they receive.

Responsibilities

  • Triage calls from referring physicians, patients, family members, and others wishing to access care at SCCA
  • Requests medical records from referring physicians and outside institutions, reviews them for content and completeness, and organizes them into designated categories for clinician review
  • Schedules and coordinates patients’ appointments
  • Collects and enters patient demographic and insurance information and enter into registration databases
  • Assists with the financial clearance process as necessary
  • Receives and responds to patient feedback
  • Responds to other patient requests as appropriate
  • Distributes work to the Program Assistant II and/or Patient Care Coordinator Assistant as appropriate

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Ability to work independently, organize, and prioritize concurrent responsibilities and demand
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear and concise manner
  • Proficient in the use of word processing (MS Word), email, and data entry in a Windows-based environment
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems and meet patient needs
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, deadline oriented, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to review work to identify and eliminate errors and omissions


Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree (BA or BS)
  • Experience with Epic or other scheduling and registration software
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a patient care setting

Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant/Immunotherapy Fellow

Clinical Research Division
Category: Internships
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 73967

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) and the University of Washington (UW) Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology Oncology are jointly recruiting a full-time faculty member at the Research Associate/Acting Instructor level. This is a full-time, 12-month service period, annual appointment. The primary appointment will be in the Clinical Research Division of Fred Hutch.

The Fred Hutch, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation and immunotherapy, Fred Hutch and the UW provide a unique environment for conducting translational research and clinical care. The Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s, is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center.

The selected individual for the advertised position is expected to participate in a year-long fellowship program with the goal of becoming an expert in bone marrow transplantation and Immunotherapy. This position will rotate through outpatient Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (HCT) services (autologous and allogeneic BMT, IMTX, Long Term Follow Up) and inpatient services initially as a primary care provider with increasing levels of independent patient care responsibility over the course of the year. Approximately 75% of the year will be devoted to clinical activities with the remaining time available for the opportunity to participate in clinically focused research projects, which will be determined based on identification of mentors and projects. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

Anticipated start date would be July 1, 2020.

Pharmacy Billing Coordinator

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
US-WA-Bellevue
Job ID: 15184

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.

 

Working under the immediate supervision of a pharmacist, the Pharmacy Billing Coordinator (PBC) ensures that all authorizations/certifications for drug therapy are completed in accordance with payer criteria and policy, in a timely manner, and prior to therapy initiation. The PBC will work on behalf of the patient to optimize access to all available funding sources, including patient and copay assistance programs.

Responsibilities

 

  • Determine benefit limits and secure insurance approvals for specialty and high cost medications
  • Travel to SCCA community sites
  • Work closely with care team to communicate any coverage issues
  • Evaluate patterns in denied claims taking corrective action and educating staff as needed
  • Liaison with Patient Financial Services
  • Serve as a resource to patients and staff regarding insurance and drug coverage questions
  • Provide patient assistance program information and education to providers, patients and medical center staff

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • High School Diploma
  • Completion of Pharmacy Technician Program
  • WA state Pharmacy Technician Certification
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Familiar with the generic names of drugs along with their basic indication
  • Able to perform basic pharmaceutical calculations
  • Ability to use a mouse, navigate computer programs, enter data into computer systems in accurately and efficiently
  • Completing and submitting prior authorization forms and patient assistance applications
  • Reprocessing denied or rejected third party claims
  • Review and correct discrepancies identified in daily, weekly and monthly billing reports
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and complex environment


Preferred:

  • Knowledge of CPT, ICD-10 and other medical terminology
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records

Pharmacy Intern

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15300

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The pharmacy intern program at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is a structured, 3-4 year program designed to assure that the intern, upon completion of the intern program in conjunction with an accredited PharmD program, will be able to carry-out all of the functions required to perform distribution as well as supportive clinical duties in an ambulatory oncology setting. The interns will work closely with pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy residents, and other healthcare professionals. Each year of the program has designated expectations and goals that build upon the last and correspond with each professional year of pharmacy school. By the end of the internship it is expected but not limited that interns be trained in the following areas sterile compounding, pyxis, investigational drug services. Interns will receive clinical exposure and education that will facilitate the development of the critical thinking skills necessary for contemporary practice.

Responsibilities

  • Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Sterile Compounding
  • Pyxis Refilling
  • Investigational Drug Services
  • Retail Pharmacy Dispensing
  • Counseling Patients
  • Outdates

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent is required. Applicants must be enrolled in a school of pharmacy. This internship is open to second year pharmacy students.

Pharmacy Technician II - Per Diem - Peninsula

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Poulsbo, WA, US
Job ID: 15260

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


This position is responsible for routinely compounding and distributing medication and pharmaceutical supplies in both IV admixture and pharmacy distribution areas, in accordance with facility standards and procedures and regulatory requirements. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.

Responsibilities

  • Accurately perform pharmaceutical calculations and prepare intravenous admixtures and any other tasks as required that relate to the dispensing of infusion therapy or as assigned
  • Interact with professional staff and public on a daily basis
  • Perform certain routine and repetitive functions and engage in sterile and non-sterile preparation and packaging of medications and other pharmacy related functions, under direct supervision of a Registered Pharmacist
  • Maintain inventory control of pharmaceuticals
  • May need to perform order entry of prescriptions into the outpatient pharmacy computer and assist in filling of new prescriptions or refills including cashiering
  • Assist in training and orientation of pharmacy technicians, interns and pharmacists and be responsible for other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Must have a current Washington State Pharmacy Technician License
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Able to work under direct supervision of a pharmacist in providing service to patients
  • Able to communicate with other health care professionals, and the public in a polite and appropriate manner
  • Must have proper aseptic technique experience in accurate, efficient and timely preparation of parenteral products
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with computer systems and data entry
  • Able to work independently in a creative and assertive manner
  • Able to maintain patient confidentiality
  • Able to perform basic pharmaceutical calculations
  • Able to perform Pharmacy Technician functions including preparation, packaging and labeling of medication in an accurate and efficient manner

Quality Improvement & Research Coordinator - SCCA Proton Therapy Center

SCCA Proton Therapy Center
Category: Quality
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15143

Overview

Reporting to the Associate Administrator, the Quality Improvement & Research Coordinator works with all Center personnel to ensure consistency and reliability in policies and procedures and treatment protocols that govern the high quality, compassionate and safe delivery of all patient care provided at the Center.  The Quality Improvement & Research Coordinator, in consultation with the Associate Administrator, will coordinate and facilitate operational and process improvements identified through event reporting, participation in safety committees, risk assessments, and other data collection efforts.  This position functions as the Research Coordinator, collaborating with UW/SCCA research coordinators in ensuring the Center meets all requirements of study protocols and promoting Center participation in research. 

 

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Responsibilities

  • Organizes materials for quarterly Quality Committee, Patient Safety Committee, and Patient Feedback Committee meetings
  • Coordinates all subcommittees of the Quality Committee to ensure they meet as required and facilitates subcommittee reporting to Quality Committee.
  • Serves as a member on the Employee Safety Committee.
  • Arranges weekly event reporting team, documenting review and mitigation tactics for events reported through the ROILS system.   Tracks follow through of identified improvements and reporting to the Patient Safety Committee and Quality Committee.
  • Coordinates appropriate responses to patient complaints and UW/SCCA Risk Management issues related to Center faculty. 
  • Provides input into improvement priorities based on appropriate risk assessments and other data sources.
  • Organizes staff education on quality assurance, quality improvement, and HIPAA Privacy.
  • Coordinates annual all-staff education requirements.
  • Prepares physician credentialing dashboards to be provided to the physicians quarterly.
  • Organizes SPC clinical research coordination team.  Works closely with the UW Radiation Oncology research coordinators.  Serves as the Center’s research coordinator.
  • Maintains the electronic document library (PPM).  Works with leadership and management team in the timely creation, and ongoing review of Center policy and procedures. 
  • Organizes/Facilitates third party audits as appropriate (e.g. ACRO; ASTRO; CMS; Department of Health, etc.) 
  • Coordinates with the Radiation Safety Officer to ensure compliance with the Radiation Safety Program. 
  • Additional duties as assigned

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Qualifications

  • Minimum of three years working in quality or research coordination
  • Oncology experience preferred
  • Knowledge of basic quality improvement and patient safety principles and tools
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Technical problem solving
  • Excellent analytical skills, including Excel
  • Excellent computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office products
  • Project coordination skills

 

EDUCATION/DEGREE:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

 

OTHER:

  • CPHQ, ASQ Certification (CQE or CQA), a plus
  • Ability to work flexible hours if needed
  • Ability to travel for educational / training purposes, including overnight

 

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Quality and Patient Safety Program Manager

SCCA Quality Division
Category: Quality
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15299

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Associate Director of Quality and Patient Safety, the Quality and Patient Safety Program Manager investigates patient safety events, facilitates improvement projects and oversees ongoing analysis to ensure sustainability of action items and reduce risk of patient harm. The Quality and Patient Safety Program Manager builds and maintains strong relationships with Senior Leadership, Operations Stakeholders, Clinical Risk and Quality Teams to supports clinical excellence and patient outcomes.


This position will work in a collaborative manner across the SCCA’s ambulatory clinics and inpatient hospital to support patient safety and quality improvement initiatives. The incumbent is a team player who works well with minimal supervision to coordinate, implement and manage tasks as assigned. Excellent communication skills are required for work with operations leadership and front-line staff to help support and project manage quality improvement initiatives. Flexibility is required to adapt and manage shifting priorities.

Responsibilities

  • Conducting event reviews for safety events as assigned which includes Root Cause Analysis, Apparent Cause Analysis and process reviews to determine appropriate corrective actions  
  • Auditing of action plans for all root cause analysis and apparent cause analysis to ensure sustainability of action items
  • Triaging reported events that reach the patient by facilitating appropriate clinical reviews and assisting in the determination of safety event classification as needed
  • Partnering with assigned clinical service areas to present event reporting trends, conduct analysis, answer safety related questions and socialize various safety information eg. Just Culture case studies, safety tools of the month
  • Assuring integrity of data in safety reporting system for example adjusting harm scores based on case law
  • Project management for various bodies of work, assigned based on regulatory gaps/requirements or system level opportunities
  • Data oversight for specific metrics on Quality, Safety, Value Dashboard which includes ensuring data integrity, analysis of trends and corrective action planning as required
  • Committee leadership and participation in various quality committees as needed
  • Project management and facilitation of quality improvement initiatives using IHI Model for Improvement and Lean tools
  • Assisting in the preparation and presentation of quality and patient safety information to a variety of audiences and committees

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Three years clinical experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in health care field
  • Licensed Registered RN in the State of Washington
  • 1-2 years of current knowledge and experience in healthcare quality and/or patient safety


Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in health care field
  • Clinical experience in oncology and/or experience in an academic setting
  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) or Certified Professional Patient Safety (CPPS)

 

Please include a cover letter with your application

Quality, Compliance, & Research Manager - SCCA Proton Therapy Center

SCCA Proton Therapy Center
Category: Quality
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15142

Overview

Reporting to the Associate Administrator, the Quality, Compliance, & Research Manager works with all Center personnel to ensure consistency and reliability in policies, procedures and treatment protocols that govern the high quality, compassionate and safe delivery of all patient care provided at the Center.  The Quality, Compliance, & Research Manager, will coordinate and facilitate operational and process improvements identified through event reporting, participation in safety committees, risk assessments, and other data collection efforts.  This position functions as the Privacy Officer and the Compliance Officer and coordinates with the Radiation Safety Officer and the Security Officer to ensure that the delivery of proton therapy at the Center meets all regulatory requirements, practice standards, and best practices. 

 

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Responsibilities

  • Serves as staff to the Chair of Quality Committee (Center President) to ensure the Quality Committee fulfills the basic requirements of CQIP filed with the State of Washington.  
  • Ensures that all subcommittees of the Quality Committee meet as required and facilitates subcommittee reporting to Quality Committee.
  • Serves as a member on the Employee Safety Committee.
  • Manages event reporting team regarding investigation and mitigation of events reported through the ROILS system.   Ensures follow through of identified improvements and reporting to the Patient Safety Committee and Quality Committee.
  • Ensures appropriate responses to patient complaints and UW/SCCA Risk Management issues related to Center faculty. 
  • Provides input into improvement priorities based on appropriate risk assessments and other data sources.
  • Educates staff on quality assurance, quality improvement, and HIPAA Privacy.
  • Implements annual all-staff education requirements.
  • Manages the physician credentialing and privileging process.
  • Facilitates SPC clinical research coordination team and assists with the completion of all documentation allowing the Center to be a site for clinical research.   Works closely with the UW Radiation Oncology research coordinators in ensuring the Center meets all requirements of study protocols and promoting Center participation in research. 
  • Maintains the electronic document library (PPM).  Works with leadership and management team in the timely creation, and ongoing review of Center policy and procedures. 
  • Facilitates third party audits as appropriate (e.g. ACRO; ASTRO; CMS; Department of Health, etc.) 
  • Responds to compliance and ethics reports received via the hotline or web portal.  Coordinates with Human Resources Manager to investigate and resolve reports as needed. 
  • Coordinates with the Radiation Safety Officer to ensure compliance with the Radiation Safety Program. 
  • Additional duties as assigned

Click HERE to apply for Quality, Compliance, & Research Manager

Qualifications

  • Minimum of five years working in Quality Improvement or a combination of Quality Improvement and Risk Management in healthcare environment
  • Oncology experience preferred
  • Knowledge of basic quality improvement and patient safety principles and tools
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of ACR, ACRO, and ASTRO accreditation requirements
  • Able to interact with all levels of personnel
  • Technical problem solving
  • Excellent computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office products
  • Teaching and coaching skills
  • Project Management skills

 

EDUCATION/DEGREE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, health care or related field
  • MBA, MPH, JD or similar graduate degree preferred

 

OTHER:

  • CPHQ, ASQ Certification (CQE or CQA), preferred
  • Ability to work flexible hours if needed
  • Ability to travel for educational / training purposes, including overnight
  • Additional duties as assigned

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Radiation Therapist - SCCA Proton Therapy Center

SCCA Proton Therapy Center
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14993

Overview

Click HERE to apply for Radiation Therapist

 

The SCCA Proton Therapy Center, located in beautiful Seattle, Washington, is seeking a Radiation Therapist who will work in cooperation with other team members to assure all treatment procedures are delivered accurately, compassionately, and of the highest quality. Proton therapy is an advanced form of cancer treatment that allows doctors to focus radiation directly into the tumor, reducing the potential for side effects. The SCCA Proton Therapy Center is located on UW Medicine’s Northwest Hospital & Medical Center campus and is the only proton therapy center in a seven-state region.

Responsibilities

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  • Performs daily proton treatments and / or simulation procedures.
  • Works as an engaged team member in their assigned area.
  • Works with care team to provide high quality, compassionate and consistent care.
  • Follows all policies, protocols and procedures.
  • Helps maintain work area to JCAHO standards and helps maintain proper supplies stock in the treatment area.
  • Maintains efficient schedule by cooperating with team members and maintaining good workflow processes.
  • Always places patient care first.
  • Reports any equipment problems to management promptly, and assists, if required, to investigate problem.
  • Provides feedback to Manager on any process improvement opportunities.
  • Maintains positive relationships with other team members, nursing, dosimetry, physics, physicians, administration, partner hospitals, engineering., etc
  • Assures procedures performed, are code captured accurately in Mosaiq.
  • Reviews patient electronic charts for accuracy and completeness prior to delivering treatments and on a weekly basis.
  • Works with patients to provide convenient appointment schedules.
  • Compiles reports of any deviations in planned treatment delivery and notifies Manager immediately
     

Qualifications

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with modern radiation therapy systems and sub-systems.
  • Experience performing simulation, pre-treatment imaging and treatment delivery procedures.
  • Computer skills including -Mosaiq or Aria record & verify, Excel, Outlook, Word.
  • Technical problem solving and critical thinking.
  • Understands code capture procedures / requirements.
  • Provide excellent care for all patients, regardless of age, race, sexual orientation or religion.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, possibility to work both 1st and 2nd shifts.
  • Ability to travel for educational / training purposes.
  • Physical ability to lift up to 40 lbs of equipment or weight of patient in wheelchair transfer and reach -6 feet above the floor.
  • Able to walk for majority of shift.


Competencies:

  • Competency/Dependability/Thoroughness
  • Problem Solving/Analytical Skills
  • Flexibility/Managing Change
  • Cooperation/Building Collaborative Relationships
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills


Education/Degree:

  • Bachelor degree preferred, associate degree required
  • ARRT current certification, with full CE compliance
  • Washington Radiologic Technology license


Other

  • Exposures to hazardous risks include radiation exposure (under the ALARA principle), potential exposure to infectious and communicable diseases, blood and body fluids, electrical equipment and chemicals. Potential for bodily injury due to lifting. Required to follow universal precautions. Exposure to cleaning / sterilization agents. Hazards will be minimal if proper safety precautions are utilized. Work is mainly performed in an area with no natural light, and in close proximity to other team members.
  • The SCCA Proton Therapy Center utilizes RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) tags at the centers for the purposes of analysis of productivity and patient throughput. This information is not for use as a management tool for employee performance issues.

 

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Radiation Therapist I - Temporary

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14909

Overview

 

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.

 

Together, SCCA and UW Medicine's Northwest Hospital & Medical Center offer unrivaled cancer care to people living in north Seattle and beyond. SCCA Medical Oncology and SCCA Radiation Oncology at Northwest Hospital & Medical Center serve adults who need outpatient oncology and hematology treatment. Every day, top UW Medicine cancer specialists deliver SCCA's targeted, breakthrough therapies in the medical center's warm, caring environment. It’s a partnership that brings the region’s leading medical oncologists closer to home for our patients.

 

This is a Temporary, 3 months position.

Responsibilities

 

The Radiation Therapist I, under the supervision of the Radiation Oncology Manager/Chief Therapist and at the instruction of the department physicians, provides Radiation Therapy to patients utilizing a variety of radiation equipment.

  • Provides radiation therapy to patients utilizing a variety of radiation therapy equipment. Delivers a planned course of radiation therapy
  • Evaluates the daily condition of patients undergoing treatment and recognizes the need for emotional and psychological support to patients
  • Refer patients to departmental staff and other health care professionals
  • Reinforce radiation oncologists’ recommendations regarding general activities, diet, prevention and treatment of reactions to radiation therapy
  • Maintain detailed and accurate daily records of technical, legal and statistical components of treatment
  • Assist radiation oncologists in patient positioning, radiation treatment field localization and simulation procedures using CT scanners, simulator, computers and other equipment
  • Check patient prescription and treatment records for errors
  • Perform daily quality assurance tests on radiation therapy equipment
  • Instructs radiation therapy students and/or new staff accordingly to clinical and department requirements; assists in the orientation of department and hospital personnel with emphasis on radiation safety

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • Bachelors or Associates Degree in Radiation Therapy
  • Registry eligible and registered within 1 year of employment in Radiation Therapy and Technology by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
  • Washington state Radiologic Technologist licence
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Ability to work independently, organize and prioritize concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to assess patients’ conditions and request assistance when necessary
  • Ability to assist in the movement of patient to and from wheelchairs, carts and radiographic tables


Preferred:

  • Proficient in email and word processing systems
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records

Radiology Technologist

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15332

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Radiology Technologist performs and/or assists with radiographic, DEXA exams fluoroscopic, and angiographic procedures according to department procedure manual utilizing correct anatomic positioning skills while adjusting technical factors of equipment in proportion to patient and body part being examined while minimizing radiation and applying immobilization devices and/or shielding as required.

Responsibilities

  • Manages electronic data, processes information (subtraction or other digital manipulation) for interpretation, reviews exam for proper positioning, technique, identification, and records required information
  • Transfer images to PACS and verifies the action. Reviews the case, patient medical history, protocol, and prior images, using clinical judgement to ensure a successful outcome
  • Instructs radiology students and/or new staff according to clinical and department requirements; assists in the orientation of department and hospital personnel with emphasis on radiation safety
  • Performs visual maintenance and quality controls checks, records and reports results to appropriate personnel, identifies problems and communicates them to immediate supervisor, takes appropriate corrective action when necessary, and offers solutions as appropriate
  • Responsible for ensuring an adequate inventory of supplies, linens, and accessories
  • Coordinates and schedules examinations
  • Initiates intravenous access for the administration of contrast and/or radio pharmaceutical isotopes; accesses patency; understands emergency procedures in the event of extravasations and/or allergic response

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • Degree or program that provides you the eligibility to attain certification or licensure
  • Washington State Radiologic Technologist Certification
  • ARRT radiology certification or will acquire within 12 months of employment
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Ability to work independently, organize, and prioritize concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to assess patients' conditions and request assistance when necessary
  • Ability to assist in the movement of patient to and from wheelchairs, carts and radiographic tables


Preferred:

  • One year of radiology technologist experience
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records
  • Proficient in email and word processing systems

Registered Nurse - Apheresis - Per Diem

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13244

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES


Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 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. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!


At Seattle Cancer Care Alliance every patient, every life matters. Our dedicated nurses are a driving force making SCCA 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.


Apheresis Registered Nurse (RN) performs cell collections and therapeutic apheresis procedures for adult and pediatric patients, related donors, and volunteer research subjects in three local inpatient and outpatient settings. This role provides patient centric care and is primarily responsible for nursing assessment and diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation.


Apheresis Unit Profile

  • Business hours are M-F, 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Nurse-to-patient ratio is 1:1
  • We are supported by two Medical Directors, a Professional Practice Coordinator, Research Coordinator, Medical Assistant, Program Coordinators and Assistants and the SCCA Cellular Therapy Division.
  • New hires are provided a comprehensive apheresis training program, including in-house bone marrow transplant and oncology courses, and are encouraged to attend apheresis-specific conferences.
  • SCCA Nurses have a say in our governance and make decisions collaboratively with our clinical partners.
  • Our Apheresis Nurses have over 220 years of combined apheresis experience!

Responsibilities

  • Performs apheresis procedures for patients and donors at the main clinic location.
  • Assesses patient/donor medical history and clinical condition for procedural concerns, risks and contraindications to apheresis.
  • Reviews donor health history questionnaires, justifications and other related documentation before collection, according to SOPs and regulatory guides.
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers on disease processes, treatment, side effects and symptom management
  • Monitors the patient / donor response to the procedure and make technical and medication changes appropriately.
  • Communicates with medical provider teams and Apheresis Medical Directors to address potential and immediate clinical concerns.
  • Coordinates with inter-disciplinary team to ensure continuity of care
  • Processes apheresis products, including labeling and delivery in compliance with regulatory documentation.
  • Adheres to unit policies and procedures compliant with regulatory requirements documentation; follows FDA, FACT, CAP and other regulatory requirements and guidance.
  • Integrates research and evidence based knowledge into clinical practice

Qualifications

Required:

  • Nursing degree
  • Current Washington State nursing license
  • Current Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Card from American Heart Association
  • Apheresis cell collection and photopheresis experience with current instruments: CellEx and Optia


Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Two years of nursing experience – oncology, critical care, dialysis and ECMO experience a plus
  • Excellent venipuncture skills and experience with central venous access devices
  • Able to move (push / pull / carry) required equipment
  • Basic computer skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills

Registered Nurse - Bezos Family Immunotherapy Clinic - Per-Diem

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15312

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES

 

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 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. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.  Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!

 

Immunotherapy is one of the greatest clinical care advancements of our time. We’ve known that ever since the pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation began more than 40 years ago.

 

Right now, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) is changing the way cancer is prevented, treated and cured. Our doctors and nurses are leaders in this revolutionary field. Here, we offer a broader range of immunotherapy options for cancer patients.

 

The promise of immunotherapy is boosting survival rates for patients with leukemia and other cancers. Our patients have access to a greater number of investigational immunotherapy treatments — using T cellsmonoclonal antibodies and gene therapy—in clinical trials that are available at SCCA.

Responsibilities

  • Assesses physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs and evaluates patients’ adaptation to health changes
  • Develops a plan of care based on patients’ disease, symptoms, and response to treatment
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers on disease processes, treatment, side effects and symptom management
  • Coordinates with inter-disciplinary team to ensure continuity of care
  • Refers patients, families and caregivers as appropriate to other clinical resources/professionals such as social work, home health care, clinical nutrition, etc.
  • Implements, evaluates and modifies plan of care
  • Integrates research and evidence-based knowledge into clinical practice
  • Administers supportive medications, hydration, chemotherapy, blood and cellular products to patients undergoing immunotherapy treatments
  • Functions as a resource for rotating physician staff regarding standard practice and operations in the clinic
  • Maintains knowledge of immunotherapy clinical research protocols
  • Potential to train to function in Charge RN role
  • Participates in continuous process improvement activities for the department
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job in order to carry out the primary responsibilities

Qualifications

Required:

  • Nursing Degree
  • Current Washington State nursing license
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • CITI Training – Good Clinical Practice and Human Subjects Research (required within 6 months of hire)
  • ONS Chemotherapy Provider Card (required within 6 months of hire)


Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Two years of nursing experience
  • OCN or BMTCN Certification
  • ACLS and/or PALS

Registered Nurse - Breast Oncology & Gynecology - 1.0 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14530

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES


Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 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. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!


At Seattle Cancer Care Alliance every patient, every life matters. Our dedicated nurses are a driving force making SCCA 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 

Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse (RN) provides longitudinal comprehensive nursing care to genitourinary patients. The RN provides primary nursing responsibility for the coordination of the care and monitoring the status of a specific population of patients, and has responsibility for the education of patients and family. The RN acts as primary point of contact for patients, working collaboratively with their physicians.

 

Care Coordination

  • High level understanding of oncology illnesses.
  • Ability to assess baseline and ongoing physical, emotional and social needs assess patient’s adaptation to illness on an ongoing basis, an ability to conduct patient triage and assessment via the telephone
  • Ability to develop a plan of care to respond to patient symptoms and reactions resulting from the disease or the treatment
  • Monitors patient response to therapies, including lab values and symptom assessment, in collaboration with the medical, nutrition and pharmacy staff
  • Uses effective problem-solving skills in complex situations
  • Demonstrates capability to multitask with accuracy and deal effectively with unpredictable situations

 

Documentation:

  • Documents initial and ongoing assessment accurately per assessment policy
  • Documents all medications and treatments administered

 

Patient and Family Education:

  • Maintains primary responsibility and coordination for provision of education required for patient and family

 

Communication and Teamwork:

  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to collaborate effectively with physicians to provide comprehensive care planning for their specific population of patients
  • Serves as resources in their areas of expertise for other staff
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively intervene with a patient in crisis

Qualifications

Required:

  • Nursing degree
  • Current Washington State nursing license
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Critical thinking; the ability to practice the cognitive skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge
  • Ability to develop clinical judgment
  • Time Management skills; the ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively by looking and listening for cues, asking open-ended questions, exploring cues, using pauses, screening responses, and clarifying response
  • Ability to effectively listen by using reflecting, acknowledging, summarizing, empathizing, and paraphrasing skill
  • Ability to effectively provide information by checking what information the person knows already, giving small amounts of information at a time, using clear terms and avoiding jargon, avoiding detail unless it is requested, checking for understanding, and pausing and waiting for a response


Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Two years of nursing experience
  • Outpatient, Med/Surg and/or Oncology experience

Registered Nurse - Imaging - Per-Diem

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15344

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES


Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 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. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!


At Seattle Cancer Care Alliance every patient, every life matters. Our dedicated nurses are a driving force making SCCA 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.
 

 

The Registered Nurse is a member of an interdisciplinary care team. This role provides patient centric care and is primarily responsible for nursing assessment and diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

Responsibilities

  • Assesses physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs and evaluates patients’ adaptation to health changes
  • Develops a plan of care based on patients’ disease, symptoms, and response to treatment
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers on disease processes, treatment, side effects and symptom management
  • Coordinates with inter-disciplinary team to ensure continuity of care
  • Refers patients, families and caregivers as appropriate to other clinical resources/professionals such as social work, home health care, clinical nutrition, etc.
  • Implements, evaluates and modifies plan of care
  • Integrates research and evidence based knowledge into clinical practice

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • Nursing degree
  • Current Washington State nursing license
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Critical thinking; the ability to practice the cognitive skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge
  • Ability to develop clinical judgment
  • Time Management skills; the ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively by looking and listening for cues, asking open-ended questions, exploring cues, using pauses, screening responses, and clarifying response
  • Ability to effectively listen by using reflecting, acknowledging, summarizing, empathizing, and paraphrasing skill
  • Ability to effectively provide information by checking what information the person knows already, giving small amounts of information at a time, using clear terms and avoiding jargon, avoiding detail unless it is requested, checking for understanding, and pausing and waiting for a response


Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Two years of nursing experience

Registered Nurse - Per-Diem

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15319

Overview

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients. SCCA's purpose is to provide state-of-the-art, patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond.

 

Every individual at SCCA plays a unique role in supporting our mission. Our collective success hinges on each of us conducting ourselves in accord with a set of core values:

  • We are patient-centered. Everything we do must be linked to our ability to deliver better, safer outcomes for our patients.
  • We are innovative. We nurture an environment that fosters unconventional thinking, a passion for discovery, and the open-mindedness to invite discovery from unexpected places.
  • We are respectful. We are deeply respectful of our patients, their families, and each of our colleagues who serve them in so many different and important ways.
  • We are collaborative. We understand that asking for and offering help in how to do better is not just a right, but among our most important responsibilities.
  • We are agile. We cannot just be comfortable with change; we must embrace it as proof that we are making progress.
  • We are responsible: Because our work is focused on people's well-being, we approach it with the highest level of ethical, fiduciary, and environmental responsibility.

Employees must adhere to all SCCA policies and processes, including the SCCA Code of Conduct and all HIPAA privacy requirements.

Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse is a member of an interdisciplinary care team. This role provides patient centric care and is primarily responsible for nursing assessment and diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

  • Assesses physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs and evaluates patients’ adaptation to health changes
  • Develops a plan of care based on patients’ disease, symptoms, and response to treatment
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers on disease processes, treatment, side effects and symptom management
  • Coordinates with inter-disciplinary team to ensure continuity of care
  • Refers patients, families and caregivers as appropriate to other clinical resources/professionals such as social work, home health care, clinical nutrition, etc.
  • Implements, evaluates and modifies plan of care
  • Integrates research and evidence based knowledge into clinical practice
  • Employees must adhere to all SCCA policies and processes, including the SCCA Code of Conduct and all HIPAA privacy requirements.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Nursing degree
  • Current Washington State nursing license
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Critical thinking skills; the ability to practice the cognitive skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge
  • Time Management skills; the ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Effective listening and communication skills

 

Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Two years of nursing experience
  • Outpatient, Medical/Surgical, or Oncology experience
  • Oncology Certification

Registered Nurse - Poulsbo - Temporary

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Poulsbo, WA, US
Job ID: 15277

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES


Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 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. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!


At Seattle Cancer Care Alliance every patient, every life matters. Our dedicated nurses are a driving force making SCCA 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.

Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse is a member of an interdisciplinary care team. This role provides patient centric care and is primarily responsible for nursing assessment and diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Responsibilities include:

  • Assesses physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs and evaluates patients’ adaptation to health changes
  • Develops a plan of care based on patients’ disease, symptoms, and response to treatment
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers on disease processes, treatment, side effects and symptom management
  • Coordinates with inter-disciplinary team to ensure continuity of care
  • Refers patients, families and caregivers as appropriate to other clinical resources/professionals such as social work, home health care, clinical nutrition, etc.
  • Implements, evaluates and modifies plan of care
  • Integrates research and evidence based knowledge into clinical practice

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • Nursing degree
  • Current Washington State nursing license
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Critical thinking; the ability to practice the cognitive skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge
  • Ability to develop clinical judgment
  • Time Management skills; the ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively by looking and listening for cues, asking open-ended questions, exploring cues, using pauses, screening responses, and clarifying response
  • Ability to effectively listen by using reflecting, acknowledging, summarizing, empathizing, and paraphrasing skill
  • Ability to effectively provide information by checking what information the person knows already, giving small amounts of information at a time, using clear terms and avoiding jargon, avoiding detail unless it is requested, checking for understanding, and pausing and waiting for a response


Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Two years of nursing experience

Registered Nurse - RN Resource Team - Full/Part Time

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13354

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES


Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 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. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!


At Seattle Cancer Care Alliance every patient, every life matters. Our dedicated nurses are a driving force making SCCA 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.  This position will include a pay differential.
 

Benefits include:

  • Resource team differential
  • 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 

Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse is a member of an interdisciplinary care team. This role provides patient centric care and is primarily responsible for nursing assessment and diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The Resource Team RN serves as a nurse who is deployable to one or more interdisciplinary care teams.

  • Assesses physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs and evaluates patients’ adaptation to health changes
  • Develops a plan of care based on patients’ disease, symptoms, and response to treatment
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers on disease processes, treatment, side effects and symptom management
  • Coordinates with inter-disciplinary team to ensure continuity of care
  • Refers patients, families and caregivers as appropriate to other clinical resources/professionals such as social work, home health care, clinical nutrition, etc.
  • Implements, evaluates and modifies plan of care
  • Integrates research and evidence based knowledge into clinical practice

Qualifications

Required:

  • Nursing degree
  • Current Washington State nursing license
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Critical thinking; the ability to practice the cognitive skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge
  • Ability to develop clinical judgment.
  • Time Management skills; the ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively by looking and listening for cues, asking open-ended questions, exploring cues, using pauses, screening responses, and clarifying response.
  • Ability to effectively listen by using reflecting, acknowledging, summarizing, empathizing, and paraphrasing skill.
  • Ability to effectively provide information by checking what information the person knows already, giving small amounts of information at a time, using clear terms and avoiding jargon, avoiding detail unless it is requested, checking for understanding, and pausing and waiting for a response.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • 2 years of nursing experience
  • 1+ years nursing experience in Oncology

Registered Nurse -GI- 1.0 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14536

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES


Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 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. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!


At Seattle Cancer Care Alliance every patient, every life matters. Our dedicated nurses are a driving force making SCCA 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 

Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse is a member of an interdisciplinary care team. This role provides patient centric care and is primarily responsible for nursing assessment and diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Responsibilities include:

  • Assesses physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs and evaluates patients’ adaptation to health changes
  • Develops a plan of care based on patients’ disease, symptoms, and response to treatment
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers on disease processes, treatment, side effects and symptom management
  • Coordinates with inter-disciplinary team to ensure continuity of care
  • Refers patients, families and caregivers as appropriate to other clinical resources/professionals such as social work, home health care, clinical nutrition, etc.
  • Implements, evaluates and modifies plan of care
  • Integrates research and evidence based knowledge into clinical practice

Qualifications

Required:

  • Nursing degree
  • Current Washington State nursing license.
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Critical thinking; the ability to practice the cognitive skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge
  • Ability to develop clinical judgment.
  • Time Management skills; the ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively by looking and listening for cues, asking open-ended questions, exploring cues, using pauses, screening responses, and clarifying response.
  • Ability to effectively listen by using reflecting, acknowledging, summarizing, empathizing, and paraphrasing skill.
  • Ability to effectively provide information by checking what information the person knows already, giving small amounts of information at a time, using clear terms and avoiding jargon, avoiding detail unless it is requested, checking for understanding, and pausing and waiting for a response.


Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Two years of nursing experience

Registered Nurse Navigator - Bellevue - 1.0 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support
US-WA-Bellevue
Job ID: 15237

Overview

EXCEPTIONAL CANCER CARE, EXCEPTIONAL NURSES

 

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) is excited that we will be operating a new Medical Oncology location at Overlake Medical Center in mid-2020. With this collaborative effort, SCCA will provide medical oncology and infusion services to complement radiation and surgical oncology services provided by Overlake. This is an excellent opportunity to use your oncology experience to play a role in the successful launch of this partnership.


At Seattle Cancer Care Alliance every patient, every life matters. Our dedicated nurses are a driving force making SCCA 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.

Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse is a member of an interdisciplinary care team. This role provides patient centric care and is primarily responsible for nursing assessment and diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Assesses physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs and evaluates patients’ adaptation to health changes
  • Develops a plan of care based on patients’ disease, symptoms, and response to treatment
  • Educates patients, families, and caregivers on disease processes, treatment, side effects and symptom management
  • Coordinates with inter-disciplinary team to ensure continuity of care
  • Refers patients, families and caregivers as appropriate to other clinical resources/professionals such as social work, home health care, clinical nutrition, etc.
  • Implements, evaluates and modifies plan of care
  • Integrates research and evidence based knowledge into clinical practice

Qualifications

Required:

  • Nursing degree
  • Current Washington State nursing license
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years
  • Critical thinking; the ability to practice the cognitive skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge
  • Ability to develop clinical judgment
  • Time Management skills; the ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively by looking and listening for cues, asking open-ended questions, exploring cues, using pauses, screening responses, and clarifying response
  • Ability to effectively listen by using reflecting, acknowledging, summarizing, empathizing, and paraphrasing skill
  • Ability to effectively provide information by checking what information the person knows already, giving small amounts of information at a time, using clear terms and avoiding jargon, avoiding detail unless it is requested, checking for understanding, and pausing and waiting for a response


Preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Two years of nursing experience
  • OCN certification
  • Research Experience

Respiratory Care Practitioner

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15005

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT) Respiratory Therapist participates as a team member in the overall functioning of the Pulmonary Function Testing Lab. The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for the care of patients, completing PFT procedures, and working collaboratively with the PFT Lab team to provide excellent patient care.

Responsibilities

  • Performs appropriate Pulmonary Function testing in the evaluation and/or diagnosis of pulmonary and/or airway disorders for patient evaluation
  • Obtains and communicates accurate recordings and measurements of testing
  • Collects and documents data pertinent to the interpretation of test results
  • Provides and facilitates patient/family education. Documents patient/family response to teaching/instruction
  • Maintains, troubleshoots, and adjusts respiratory care equipment and diagnostic equipment
  • Integrates regulatory, legal and ethical standards into practice to assure compliance with regulatory standards, practices within scope of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance PFT Lab policies and procedures

Qualifications

Required:

  • Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Therapy Program (AA)
  • Washington State licensure as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (LRCP)
  • Minimum two years of relevant experience
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Basic word processing, typing skills
  • Manual dexterity, precision
  • Requires ability to communicate via documentation, telephone, computer and directly
  • Mechanical, mathematical aptitude
  • Requires knowledge of specialized equipment


Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Credentials from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Certified or Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist (CPFT or RPFT)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare providers

Revenue Cycle Manager

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14817

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.

 

The Senior Manager is responsible for planning, directing and monitoring the work of the Patient Accounting staff within the Revenue Cycle Department. This role is responsible for working across functions within SCCA along with partner organizations to ensure collaboration to meet departmental/organizational goals and objectives. When appropriate, will have the authority to make decisions for department's work operations and projects.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the overall management of designated work area
  • Analyze and monitor departmental metrics to ensure continued relevance and achievement of goals
  • Partner with all levels of organization to ensure accurate and timely billing and collection of hospital accounts
  • Responsible for management of escalated issues to resolution
  • Represent Revenue Cycle in meetings and on projects
  • Serve as a department point-of-contact and a subject matter expert for nursing, physicians, pharmacists and other clinic staff
  • Serve as lead for intra-departmental projects and initiatives
  • Responsible for the effective management of assigned budget(s)
  • Assist Director and Associate Director with establishing and executing strategies related to organization's strategic goals
  • Responsible for monitoring of high dollar and aged accounts and notifying Associate Director and/or Director of potential financial risk
  • Coordinates and develops effective monitoring of department's performance metrics
  • Establish and maintain process improvement (CPI) and efficiencies within department

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree. Work experience can substitute education requirements
  • Minimum 5 years management experience with patient registration, financial clearance and revenue cycle administration
  • Minimum of two years Epic Hospital Billing (HB) experience required, experience with lock box and banking institutions strongly preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to empathize and conduct difficult conversations
  • Knowledge of Revenue Cycle operations
  • Knowledge of payors' billing requirements and payment terminology
  • Ability to collect and analyze data for performance and service metrics
  • Ability to navigate payor/payor related online systems

Scheduling Coordinator - SCCA Proton Therapy Center

SCCA Proton Therapy Center
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14806

Overview

The Radiation Therapy Scheduling Coordinator schedules all proton treatment related services to include simulation, daily treatments, QA CT scans, and weekly physician appointments. In addition, assists patients with coordinating ancillary activities such as diagnostic testing and referrals to other healthcare providers and services.  Works with Intake, Nursing, Physician and Radiation Therapy teams to ensure patient scheduling is accomplished cooperatively and efficiently.

The Radiation Therapy Scheduling Coordinator performs a variety of administrative tasks in collaboration with the providers and the treatment team ensuring that company administrative standards are being met/exceeded.

 

Click HERE to apply for Scheduling Coordinator

Responsibilities

Appointment Scheduling:

  • Schedules Center appointments including: simulation, daily radiation treatments, on treatment visits (OTV), nursing visits, and other team member appointments as directed.
  • Enters appointments in Mosaiq and Epic making sure they’re congruent with one another.
  • Coordinates scheduling and referrals to other health care providers and services (Fiducial Marker, SpaceOars, Chemotherapy, Dental Consults , labs, imaging studies such as MRI/CT etc.)
  • Assembles and sends appointment and other information to patients and care team members.   
  • Assists in the preparation and maintenance of provider and clinic schedules.
  • Serves as a point of contact for patients, caregivers, and other healthcare providers regarding coordination of care.                              

Telephone Support:

  • Answers phone and triages patient calls in a professional, courteous, and efficient manner; directing calls as appropriate.
  • Provides reminder calls to patients for upcoming appointments.
  • Provides update calls to patients regarding the status of their treatment.
  • Using clinic guidelines, gathers information regarding the nature of the patient concern.  Triages calls to appropriate staff; obtains necessary information for the return call; initiates emergency procedure when necessary; uses appropriate documentation tools.
  • Communicates basic information to patients such as parking and driving directions.   

General Duties:

  • Assists in orientating and training new staff.
  • Complies with HIPAA regulations, maintains strict confidentiality of patient information.
  • Reviews email frequently to stay current with clinic communication.
  • Uses critical thinking skills to identify and solve problems.
  • Has excellent multitasking and time management skills.
  • Accountable for exceptional customer service and patient care standards.
  • Identifies and ensures patient/family needs are met.  

Click HERE to apply for Scheduling Coordinator

Qualifications

  • 1-2 years of administrative experience in a healthcare setting preferred
  • 1-2 years of direct patient care experience preferred
  • Experience in oncology setting preferred
  • Exemplary customer satisfaction skills are a priority, including dealing effectively with the public, both in person and over the telephone.
  • Establish and maintain positive and professional cooperative working relationships, fostering a team environment.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive/confidential information.
  • Ability to exercise independent and critical thinking and use good judgment when appropriate.
  • Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal (including phone) communication skills.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, medical procedures and equipment.
  • Experience and competence in using EMR and other computer based programs.
  • Competitive candidates will have demonstrated clerical experience and previous experience working with patients. Inherent to success in this position are strong organizational skills, the ability to multi-task under pressure and manage multiple deadlines.
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours will be required.
  • High School graduation or equivalent AND one year of experience in a health care setting OR three years of general office or customer services experience OR equivalent education/experience.

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Service Line Manager

SCCA Strategy Division
Category: Executive and Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14071

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Service Line Manager (SLM) is responsible for overseeing program development and integration across multiple sites of practice (SCCA, UW Medical Center, and SCCA community sites including at Northwest Hospital, EvergreenHealth, Issaquah, Peninsula) and all disciplines / programs in the Supportive Care portfolio.


The SLM will assist in integrating the research and training missions of the SCCA more fully into Supportive Care (SC) division operations and business planning. The SLM will partner with medical and administrative leadership and peer service line managers to drive alignment and refine a vision, approach, and recommended roadmap for a high-risk prevention. This is anticipated to include data development, forecasting, investment planning, and care model design.


The SLM will lead the development of the SC program strategic plan, in concert with operational and medical leadership, across all Performance Commitment dimensions (e.g. highest quality care, financial stewardship, research, growth, access, and people). The SLM leads collaborations with key supportive care services stakeholders to ensure patients receive the most effective, efficient, safest, and highest value service across the continuum of supportive care. This position develops and maintains knowledge of critical events that could impact scientific, regulatory, and other oncology practice changes in the industry.

Responsibilities

  • Strategic Leadership: Lead the development and execution of strategic planning for the Supportive Care program while ensuring the plan supports the overall mission and priorities of SCCA as a whole.
  • Knowledge of Program / Service Line Capability: Gain deep understanding of the current state and capability of the program as well as those of local, regional and national competitors.
  • Value Stream Knowledge: Gain deep understanding of practice standards, resource needs, and productivity output for the program
  • Ensure Competitive Edge: Identify critical gaps or new innovative offerings to assure that the care and services offered, position both the program and the organization as a whole for success.
  • Communication: Responsible for communicating clearly and regularly with SCCA and UW Medical Center Administration and program Physician Leaders keeping them well apprised of project status and decisions.
  • Analytic & Data: Analyze, interpret, display, and communicate performance metrics to administrative and clinician leaders particularly in the areas of growth, access, operational activity volumes, and research clinical trials enrollments.
  • Highest Value Services: Identify and recommend improvements to patient services, hand offs, and flow for the purposes of achieving the highest possible value (high quality, low cost) to the patient and third-party payers.
  • Referral Management: Implements and monitors the key components of the referral process and referring provider relationships.
  • Outreach Management: Liaisons with community, regional and national networks, including professional societies and governmental representation on local, state and national levels, and vigilance for health care reform activities.

Qualifications

 

Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Two years of relevant experience in health care setting
  • Basic understanding of budgets and work unit operations
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint – High level of proficiency
  • Ability to synthesize a large amount of information and anticipate needs, draw accurate conclusions
  • Ability to grasp details of situation quickly and convert thinking from listening & learning to volunteering and facilitating solutions
  • Ability to understand the flow of a process, how all pieces fit together, and how making a change will impact the entire system
  • Ability to understand data and how best to use it to gain a deeper understanding of what is happening or to make decisions
  • Ability to communicate verbally, in writing, or through other forms of visualization to effectively convey an idea, concept, or specific information
  • Ability to increase the likelihood, strength, or effectiveness of the outcome of a diverse group
  • Ability to present complex information in a way that effectively engages administrators and clinical leaders and provides a solid basis for understanding & decisions
  • Ability to manage one’s own emotions and the emotions of others and apply them towards thinking and problem solving
  • Ability to work vertically and horizontally with people of various educational, professional, and organizational differences

 

Preferred:

  • Masters in Business, Health Care, or Public Health Administration
  • Understands basic components of financial statement, financial elements
  • Understands the components and elements of payer contracting
  • Basic understanding of clinical trial startup, budgeting, execution
  • Understands of types, treatments in Oncology
  • Understanding of data visualization, analytic capacity in Tableau

Social Worker I - Per-Diem

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14227

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.

Responsibilities

The Social Worker I - Per-Diem* is responsible for providing professional social work services (i.e., screening, motivational interviewing, brief interventions, counseling, resource identification and navigation) to adult patients and families. The Social Worker collaborates with SCCA partner institutions to ensure continuity of care across systems, and uses clinical judgment and problem solving skills to address patient and family emotional/psychological, social and developmental issues. The incumbent facilitates referrals to internal and community resources. assists and advocates for patients, with concrete needs, and strives to achieve the highest in patient (customer) satisfaction. This position supports the mission of SCCA and its affiliates, and provides consultation to staff at SCCA, Northwest Hospital, UW Medical Center, and to community resources as needed.

 

*The Per-Diem employee in this role could work anywhere between once per week to once per month depending on the needs of the department (covering vacation, sick-leave, and LOAs).  The position would be ideal for a candidate that is less than a 1.0 FTE and/or is seeking p/t occasional work.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited graduate School of Social Work or equivalent clinical related degree field
  • WA State Department of Health registration/certification/licensure
  • Strong assessment and crisis intervention skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients/families from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to work effectively with multidisciplinary teams
  • Counseling individuals and families


Preferred:

  • Minimum of 3 years of health care experience
  • Experience working with oncology patients and family members/significant others
  • Experience working with a multidisciplinary team
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy training
  • Skills in screening for distress and mental health conditions, including substance use disorders
  • Brief interventions training
  • Motivational interviewing training
  • Grief and loss training
  • Experience with Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Experience with an electronic medical record

 

Please include a cover letter when applying for this job that includes your specific interest in the Social Worker I position and working for SCCA (either as an additional attachment on your profile or merged into the file that contains your resume.)

Specimen Processing Services Specialist - 0.7 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15225

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Specimen Processing Services Specialist I promotes and maintains effective and professional communication with patients, clients, co-workers and SCCA colleagues. The Tech works efficiently to minimize patient wait times, performs specimen processing of blood specimens/venipuncture phlebotomy. Responsibilities may include transfusion support duties. Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job in order to carry out the primary responsibilities. The specialist may be asked to cover alternative shifts or weekends as needed per staffing.

Responsibilities

  • Performs specimen processing of blood specimens
  • Performs venipuncture phlebotomy on patients, donors, research participants and employees when required
  • Processes specimens including centrifugation, aliquoting and dispensing specimens to proper lab processing and send out sites
  • Participates in Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance programs and projects
  • Records variances of standard policies and procedures in Patient Safety Net accurately and where required
  • May include Patient Service Representative duties

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.
  • Ability to work under pressure and adjust to changing workloads
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Proficient in the use of email, and data entry in a Windows-based environment


Preferred:

  • Completion of phlebotomy training course
  • Washington state MA/Phlebotomist certification (or sponsored by SCCA if competency assessment and training are completed).
  • Previous experience in clinical laboratory setting
  • Specimen handling and processing experience including accessioning, centrifuge, aliquoting, sendouts and blood banking
  • Experience with EPIC/Cadence, answering phones/handling phone inquiries from patients and staff

Specimen Processing Services Specialist - 1.0 FTE

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15226

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Specimen Processing Services Specialist I promotes and maintains effective and professional communication with patients, clients, co-workers and SCCA colleagues. The Tech works efficiently to minimize patient wait times, performs specimen processing of blood specimens/venipuncture phlebotomy. Responsibilities may include transfusion support duties. Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job in order to carry out the primary responsibilities. The specialist may be asked to cover alternative shifts or weekends as needed per staffing.

Responsibilities

  • Performs specimen processing of blood specimens
  • Performs venipuncture phlebotomy on patients, donors, research participants and employees when required
  • Processes specimens including centrifugation, aliquoting and dispensing specimens to proper lab processing and send out sites
  • Participates in Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance programs and projects
  • Records variances of standard policies and procedures in Patient Safety Net accurately and where required
  • May include Patient Service Representative duties

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.
  • Ability to work under pressure and adjust to changing workloads
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Proficient in the use of email, and data entry in a Windows-based environment


Preferred:

  • Completion of phlebotomy training course
  • Washington state MA/Phlebotomist certification (or sponsored by SCCA if competency assessment and training are completed).
  • Previous experience in clinical laboratory setting
  • Specimen handling and processing experience including accessioning, centrifuge, aliquoting, sendouts and blood banking
  • Experience with EPIC/Cadence, answering phones/handling phone inquiries from patients and staff

Sr. Business Operations Analyst-Full Time

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15132

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Business Analyst - Clinical Business Operations/Project Manager (“Analyst”) provides operational support and project management within and across the Division of Clinical Operations to support the Directors of Clinical Operations to achieve the organization’s strategic goals. The scope of responsibilities includes developing staffing modeling and analysis, preparing business plans for strategic initiatives and operational improvements. The incumbent collaborates with process owners, technology owners, and stakeholders to identify project scope, goals, deliverables, and success criteria. This may include traditional project management, project advising for operational staff and/or project coordination/administrative activities in support of a multi work stream effort.

Responsibilities

Staffing Modeling and Analysis:

  • Accountability for SWOT analysis, project management, timelines, and success metrics
  • Support the design, implementation, and performance monitoring of staffing standards that deliver both quality of care and cost containment in the Clinical Operations Division
  • Support the development of action plans which enhance standard work and unified best practices in departmental staffing practices, hiring plans, staff scheduling, and the periodic evaluation and refinement of guidelines
  • Support assessment and recommendation of the management tools and functionality required to support staffing best practices
  • Ensuring relevant Stakeholder’s expectations are aligned; coordinating with Stakeholders to ensure projects remain within scope, budget, and schedule


Strategic Initiatives and Operational Improvements:

  • Proactive analysis of operational performance across the Clinical Operations Division to align operational priorities, strategies and tactics
  • Development of business plans and/or business case reasoning for capital planning which convey the operational, quality, and financial impact of processes, and resources for proposed new services
  • Progress tracking of goals in collaboration with Clinical Operations Leadership
  • Educating, training, and coaching to raise the collective awareness of budget targets, opportunities, and performance metrics
  • Understanding SCCA Policies/Procedures/Practices in order to incorporate relevant knowledge into decision making processes


Liaison … Support the Directors of Clinical Operations in:

  • Cross-functional collaboration, engagement, and optimization of operational and financial performance with Finance, Quality, IT, Business Analytics, Shared Services and across the Operations Division
  • Diagnosis of existing challenges, identification of improvement opportunities, and planning for new services or resources across the organization
  • Integration and collaboration with partner organizations and other sites of care
  • Mitigation and escalation of cross-departmental issues as appropriate
  • Alignment with the SCCA Strategic Plan, annual goals, and continuous performance improvement to minimize redundancy and leverage synergies
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4+ years of equivalent experience
  • Advance knowledge of Project Management methodologies and tools
  • Strong facilitation and decision-making skills
  • Strong analytical, statistical and data-modeling skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (graphing, pivot tables, formulas)
  • Ability to identify and initiate efforts to achieve objectives and promotes accountability for results in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Ability to develop broad influences through robust set of relationships across the organization
  • Strong communication skills; comfortable presenting information to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • High levels of organizational and planning skills
  • Knowledge of data and financial analytics as applied to healthcare


Preferred:

  • Previous experience in healthcare setting
  • Appreciates the importance of understanding culture in the development, design and evaluation of programs and services
  • Previous experience in oncology
  • Previous experience in systems using Toyota Production System/Lean methodology or similar CPI initiatives
  • Master’s degree in business administration or healthcare related field

Sr. Identity & Access Management Analyst

SCCA IT Shared Services Division
Category: Information Technology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15020

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Senior Identity and Access Management Analyst will assist in developing and maintaining a robust and highly integrated Identity and Access Management program, including IAM operational activities (provisioning, de-provisioning, access changes, etc.), identity enforcement (multi-factor authentication, federation, segregation of duties, etc.), and access governance (access auditing, logging, monitoring, etc.). The senior analyst will work closely with information technology teams and business stakeholders to create an identity program that aligns the information security strategy with business goals.

Responsibilities

  • Configure, troubleshoot and maintain identity and access management systems
  • Act as subject matter expert (SME) for identity and access management topics
  • Prioritize and execute elements of the program based on risk and business objectives
  • Manage access to all designated systems and applications supported by SCCA Information Technology throughout the user lifecycle (including non-integrated SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS accounts)
  • Control, monitor, and audit privileged access to systems and applications
  • Coordinate the design, creation, and implementation of security roles, profiles, and attributes
  • Develop and monitor IAM Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • Utilize lean concepts of continuous improvement and reassessment of the IAM systems and program
  • Perform access reviews, compliance audits and investigations in partnership with the Integrity Department
  • Develop and document policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines related to identity and access management
  • Create and conduct training for staff on the use of IAM related tools and processes
  • Participate in other information security projects and operational duties
  • Work with SCCA affiliates to streamline and automate non-employee account provisioning and access change processes

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in a technical discipline related to Information Technology
  • 7 years hands-on information technology experience, with at least 2 years in identity management
  • Administrative experience with commercial IAM tools, such as SailPoint, One Identity, Saviynt, or Oracle Identity Manager
  • Knowledge in enterprise directory services and integrations (Active Directory, LDAP, WS-Federation, SAML)
  • Experience in one or more of the following technologies: Azure AD, ADFS, SSO, multi-factor authentication, SAML, or Privileged Access Management.
  • Ability to communicate technical information in understandable business terms
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, presentation skills, and verbal / written communication skills
  • Strong customer service abilities required.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of staff.
  • Strong desire to innovate and advance identity and access management at SCCA

Preferred:

  • Experience in healthcare industry strongly preferred
  • Hands-on experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, Java, or C++
  • Knowledge of application programming interface (API) concepts and methods
  • Familiarity with information security policies, standards, industry best practices, and frameworks. (ISO 27K, NIST 800-53, NIST CSF, HITRUST, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of privileged user management tools desired
  • Experience with PeopleSoft HRMS or Workday
  • General information security certification (e.g., CISSP, GSEC, etc.)
  • Experience with IAM within Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure

Sr. Manager, Alliance Lab

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Executive and Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15307

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Alliance Laboratory Senior Manager (Senior Manager) provides leadership and oversight of all services provided by the SCCA Alliance Laboratory. This ensures high quality performance, cost effective resource utilization, implementation of standardized, reliable and lean processes plus continuous improvement. This position reports to the Director of Clinical Laboratories, with scientific leadership provided by the SCCA Clinical Laboratories Medical Director.

Responsibilities

  • Direct laboratory operations for specimen collection and processing, diagnostic testing services, specimen sendouts, bone marrow technician assistance and flu injection clinic
  • Oversee transfusion support services to ensure ongoing effective collaboration with UW Medical Center Transfusion Service Laboratory, safe and efficient receipt, storage and distribution of blood products
  • Develop organization structure and management systems to ensure high quality services; identify opportunities for improvement, resolve issues and implement changes
  • Participate in strategic planning to identify departmental goals in support of the overall organizational strategic plan, supporting the mission and vision of the SCCA
  • Develop, monitor and manage operating and capital budgets, including capital acquisitions
  • Establish and maintain a strong laboratory workforce through hiring, effective training, performance management, mentoring, continuing education and ongoing staff development
  • Provide leadership for continuous performance improvement
  • Assure compliance with regulatory standards, including CLIA, CAP, DOH, The Joint Commission, OSHA, CMS and all other applicable requirements
  • Develop and administer departmental policies and procedures; create, revise, implement maintain standard operating procedures; establish and document a process to educate staff on new or revised departmental and organizational policies and procedures (SOP, APOP)
  • Manage the laboratory quality assurance and quality improvement program; work collaboratively with the Laboratory QA Manager, and participate in the Lab QI Committee
  • Represent the Alliance Laboratory at meetings, committees, projects and initiatives across SCCA departments and partner organizations; work collaboratively with providers, researchers, administrators and other professionals at the SCCA to ensure that high quality customer service is provided by all facets of the Alliance Laboratory

Qualifications

Required:

  • B.S. in Medical Technology or related biological science
  • Graduation from an accredited School of Medical Technology or equivalent
  • Certification as Medical Technologist (MT), Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS), or Clinical Laboratory Technologist (CLT) required
  • Minimum five years experience in a clinical laboratory with demonstration of increasing responsibilities
  • Minimum five years supervisory or management experience
  • Experience with CLIA requirements, CAP standards, and other applicable laboratory regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrated clinical judgment in working with physicians and other health professionals
  • Experience with laboratory information systems
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge Of laboratory billing, including CPT codes and billing compliance


Preferred:

  • Master's Degree
  • Operating and capital budget experience

Stores Technician I

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14453

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.

 

The Stores Technician performs a variety of tasks including but not limited to shipping, receiving, storing, issuing and delivering widely diversified or specialized supplies in accordance with current policies and procedures. The incumbent works with some independence and is expected to use judgment in carrying out duties within the framework of department policies and procedures. All work is subject to spot-checking for efficiency and compliance with instructions.

 

AVAILABLE SHIFT: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm 

Responsibilities

  • Interact with physicians, nurses, ancillary departments, support personnel and patients in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Monitor and review assigned inventory levels by physical count, record keeping and/or visual inspection.  Document all inventory transactions as they occur.  Enter inventory count data into the current tracking system.  Gather supplies from the designated storeroom and replenish each inventory location as required.
  • Fills orders from requisitions and issues materials, supplies and equipment on request. Keeps appropriate records, checks in returned items as well as counts and stocks supplies. Place orders in the current inventory replenishment program on a daily basis or as needed/required to maintain current inventory standards.  
  • Assist in keeping a perpetual inventory of stock as it is received and issued.  Rearrange and replace items on shelves and assists in taking periodic inventories of stock including daily cycle counting. Checks for outdates in inventory areas and  handles per current Storeroom Policy.
  • Participate in routing, counting and inspecting items while loading and unloading trucks. Counts, weighs and/or measures incoming or outgoing items. Compares identifying information and variety against bills of lading, invoices or other records. Examines incoming shipments for damage, shortages, overages, expiration dates and corresponds with shipper to rectify. Completes all paperwork required for documentation and tracking.
  • Operate carts and other material handling equipment to move stock or reorganize storage i.e. forklifts, pallet jacks, hand trucks and dollies.
  • Covers various positions within material management during vacation, unplanned absences and other times as needed. Including but not limited to Forms department, Linen department, Infusion inventory route and Shipping and Receiving.
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Materials Management Warehouse Manager including but not limited to special projects, clinic trials and maintaining departmental Policies and Procedures database.

Qualifications

Required:

  • A High School Diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired
  • Either one year of storeroom inventory control experience or one year of shipping/receiving/distribution experience with knowledge of computerized or automated systems
  • Knowledge of computerized or automated systems operations
  • Working knowledge of safety practices
  • Must be able to push/pull cart with 400lb load, lift 50lb’s using proper techniques
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing


Preferred:

  • AA in Materials Management or Distribution/Supply Chain
  • Knowledge of record keeping practices
  • General knowledge of distribution and supply chain activities
  • Knowledge of and experience with operating manual and automatic devices such as hand trucks and forklifts

Strategy & Business Development Manager

SCCA Strategy Division
Category: Business Development
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15343

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Manager for Strategy and Business Development is a key member of the strategy and business development team. They develop, evaluate, monitor and improve the SCCA strategic plan and performance, lead and support development of SCCA's management system, and actively participate in business development opportunities.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the team and senior leadership to understand external environmental factors, internal performance in the development and ongoing refinement of SCCA strategic plan, representing the clinical oncology aspirations and plan for the Alliance
  • Identify, prioritize and resource key initiatives needed to accomplish the strategic goals of the SCCA
  • Serve as the process owner to ensure success measures are defined; ongoing monitoring of systems to track progress; and accountability is clearly defined
  • Lead and support ongoing development, advocacy and adoption of SCCA's management system
  • Manage oversight and governance committees and processes at various levels in support of strategic goals (e.g., SIC, PPOC, COOC, SMT, Halvorson, NWH, UW Oncology)
  • Work collaboratively with leadership and colleagues in the SCCA, Fred Hutch, University of Washington Medicine, Seattle Children's as well as external organization in partnership with the SCCA
  • Directs assigned personnel as well as guides and closely collaborates with personnel in the execution of assigned responsibilities

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration or equivalent
  • 5 years of relevant experience
  • Ability to lead and motivate teams to desired outcomes
  • Project management and organizational skills
  • Analytic skills - ability to translate data into usable information
  • Ability to facilitate groups of leaders


Preferred:

  • Ability to develop and enroll others in a strategic direction
  • Ability to identify and approach a given challenge or problem and to generate confidence in the approach chosen and engage leaders to secure their participation

Tax Accountant

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14437

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.

Responsibilities

The Tax Accountant is a key contributor in supporting SCCA's federal, state, and local tax compliance and regulatory reporting and GAAP financial reporting.  This position is responsible for timely and accurate preparation of tax and regulatory compliance supporting work papers, recurring and ad hoc journal entries, monthly reconciliations, and audit schedules. 

  • Responsible for accurate and timely preparation of the organization’s various federal, state, and local tax and informational filings, regulatory reports, and supporting work papers.
  • Preparation of monthly and annual account reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Assist in coordination and training of the organization’s annual Form 990 Community Benefit reporting.
  • Streamline processes and document procedures.
  • Support annual financial statement audits.
  • Assist with tax and regulatory audits.
  • Proactively identify issues and implement tactical solutions impacting the organization’s tax compliance and regulatory reporting.
  • Independently identify, research, document and resolve routine and complex problems within assigned work.
  • Perform special projects as assigned.
  • Assist others within the department as needed, including training and research and serve as a liaison to those outside the department.
  • Perform other responsibilities as required.

Qualifications

  • BA or BS in Accounting, Finance or equivalent work experience
  • Analyze and interpret the organization’s financial transactions to ensure tax and regulatory compliance
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to follow up regularly, prioritize, and independently perform multiple complicated tasks with minimal direction
  • Ability to effectively meet internal and external deadlines
  • Able to identify and resolve routine and complex problems
  • Strong research, analytical, and conceptual skills
  • Ability to conduct financial analysis/comparison/reconciliation from various data/system sources
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, at all levels within and outside the organization
  • Strong computer skills, including advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

Team Coordinator

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15120

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Team Coordinator is a member of the care service team and acts as a professional liaison for patients and families, care providers, as well as other SCCA departments. The role uses critical thinking skills to facilitate and operationalize complex scheduling requests through heavy use of multiple computer systems.

Responsibilities

  • Schedules all patient appointments related to treatment within the SCCA as well as outside consults and referrals. Coordinates scheduling with other departments to ensure efficient patient flow.
  • Works closely with patients, families, visitors, providers and staff to identify needs, answer questions, resolve problems, provide information and follow up
  • Communicates with providers (physicians, therapists, etc.) technologists, and nurses regarding the patient's scheduling needs, treatment schedule, and additional requests. Notifies appropriate parties as needed.
  • Manages and prioritizes scheduling requests
  • Recognizes emergency situations and initiates correct code procedures
  • Supports the overall function of the department, and may be required to take on additional duties such as cross coverage, special projects, etc.
  • Assists with the training of new staff

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • One year of customer service experience
  • Ability to work independently, organizing, and prioritizing concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity and empathy in an emotionally challenging environment
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to build relationships while maintaining appropriate boundaries
  • Coping skills
  • Ability to work independently, organize, and prioritize concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to use a mouse, navigate computer programs, and use email in a business setting
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to identify and triage issues appropriately
  • Attention to detail to ensure scheduling accuracy


Preferred:

  • Bachelor's Degree (BA or BS)
  • Familiarity with medical terminology
  • Bilingual skills
  • Previous medical office/hospital experience coordinating physician appointments and patient services

Team Coordinator

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15359

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Team Coordinator is a member of the care service team and acts as a professional liaison for patients and families, care providers, as well as other SCCA departments. The role uses critical thinking skills to facilitate and operationalize complex scheduling requests through heavy use of multiple computer systems.

Responsibilities

  • Schedules all patient appointments related to treatment within the SCCA as well as outside consults and referrals. Coordinates scheduling with other departments to ensure efficient patient flow.
  • Works closely with patients, families, visitors, providers and staff to identify needs, answer questions, resolve problems, provide information and follow up
  • Communicates with providers (physicians, therapists, etc.) technologists, and nurses regarding the patient's scheduling needs, treatment schedule, and additional requests. Notifies appropriate parties as needed.
  • Manages and prioritizes scheduling requests
  • Recognizes emergency situations and initiates correct code procedures
  • Supports the overall function of the department, and may be required to take on additional duties such as cross coverage, special projects, etc.
  • Assists with the training of new staff

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Ability to work independently, organizing, and prioritizing concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity and empathy in an emotionally challenging environment
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to build relationships while maintaining appropriate boundaries
  • Coping skills
  • Ability to work independently, organize, and prioritize concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to use a mouse, navigate computer programs, and use email in a business setting
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to identify and triage issues appropriately
  • Attention to detail to ensure scheduling accuracy
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job in order to carry out the primary responsibilities


Preferred:

  • Bachelor's Degree (BA or BS)
  • Familiarity with medical terminology
  • Bilingual skills
  • Prior experience utilizing an electronic medical record system and/or an automated scheduling system

Team Coordinator - Bellevue

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Administrative Support
US-WA-Bellevue
Job ID: 14899

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.

 

SCCA is excited that we will be operating a new Medical Oncology location at Overlake Medical Center in mid-2020.  With this collaborative effort, SCCA will provide medical oncology and infusion services to complement radiation and surgical oncology services provided by Overlake.  In support of this, SCCA is offering this position for employment beginning July 1, 2020, which coincides with the opening of SCCA at Overlake Medical Center.  This is an excellent opportunity to use your oncology experience to play a role in the successful launch of this partnership. 

Responsibilities

The Team Coordinator is a member of the care service team and acts as a professional liaison for patients and families, care providers, as well as other SCCA departments. The role uses critical thinking skills to facilitate and operationalize complex scheduling requests through heavy use of multiple computer systems.

  • Schedules all patient appointments related to treatment within the SCCA as well as outside consults and referrals
  • Coordinates scheduling with other departments to ensure efficient patient flow
  • Works closely with patients, families, visitors, providers and staff to identify needs, answer questions, resolve problems, provide information and follow up
  • Communicates with providers (physicians, therapists, etc.) technologists, and nurses regarding the patient's scheduling needs, treatment schedule, and additional requests, and Notifies appropriate parties as needed
  • Manages and prioritizes scheduling requests
  • Recognizes emergency situations and initiates correct code procedures
  • Supports the overall function of the department, and may be required to take on additional duties such as cross coverage, special projects, etc.
  • Assists with the training of new staff

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • One year of customer service experience
  • Ability to work independently, organizing, and prioritizing concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity and empathy in an emotionally challenging environment
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to build relationships while maintaining appropriate boundaries
  • Coping skills
  • Ability to work independently, organize, and prioritize concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to use a mouse, navigate computer programs, and use email in a business setting
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to identify and triage issues appropriately
  • Attention to detail to ensure scheduling accuracy


Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree (BA or BS)
  • Previous medical office/hospital experience coordinating physician appointments and patient services
  • Familiarity with medical terminology
  • Bilingual skills
  • Prior experience utilizing an electronic medical record system and/or an automated scheduling system

Team Coordinator - Infusion Services, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15362

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Team Coordinator serves as the primary point of contact for the scheduling concerns and coordination of patient related appointments in Infusion Services and Clinical Trials Unit (CTU). The TC will interface frequently with the Clinic Staff and Infusion/CTU charge nurses. This position is responsible for coordinating incoming calls related to same day requests, communicating effectively and proper follow-through based on process guidelines.


This is a Monday-Friday, regular, full-time, day shift position that requires considerable independence and prioritization, understanding of flow and scheduling systems. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills are required. Professionalism and excellent communication skills is pivotal to this role.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates patient schedule with Clinic TC and Infusion/CTU charge nurses
  • Communicates effectively to all team members via telephone and email in an effective and timely manner
  • Works collaboratively with other Team Coordinators as needed to assure accurate scheduling
  • Documents information on all communications in a complete and accurate manner.
  • Understands Infusion/CTU flow and is able to prioritize and problem solve request with ease
  • Supports goals and objectives of the Infusion Services by participation as a team member in projects and/or work assignments
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job in order to carry out the primary responsibilities

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Ability to work independently, organizing, and prioritizing concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity and empathy in an emotionally challenging environment
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to build relationships while maintaining appropriate boundaries
  • Coping skills
  • Ability to work independently, organize, and prioritize concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to use a mouse, navigate computer programs, and use email in a business setting
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to identify and triage issues appropriately
  • Attention to detail to ensure scheduling accuracy
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job in order to carry out the primary responsibilities


Preferred:

  • Bachelor's Degree (BA or BS)
  • Familiarity with medical terminology
  • Bilingual skills
  • Prior experience utilizing an electronic medical record system and/or an automated scheduling system

Team Coordinator- Temporary Full Time

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15139

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Team Coordinator is a member of the care service team and acts as a professional liaison for patients and families, care providers, as well as other SCCA departments. The role uses critical thinking skills to facilitate and operationalize complex scheduling requests through heavy use of multiple computer systems.

Responsibilities

  • Schedules all patient appointments related to treatment within the SCCA as well as outside consults and referrals. Coordinates scheduling with other departments to ensure efficient patient flow
  • Works closely with patients, families, visitors, providers and staff to identify needs, answer questions, resolve problems, provide information and follow up
  • Communicates with providers (physicians, therapists, etc.) technologists, and nurses regarding the patient's scheduling needs, treatment schedule, and additional requests. Notifies appropriate parties as needed
  • Manages and prioritizes scheduling requests
  • Recognizes emergency situations and initiates correct code procedures
  • Supports the overall function of the department, and may be required to take on additional duties such as cross coverage, special projects, etc.
  • Assists with the training of new staff

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • One year of customer service experience
  • Ability to work independently, organizing, and prioritizing concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity and empathy in an emotionally challenging environment
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to build relationships while maintaining appropriate boundaries
  • Coping skills
  • Ability to work independently, organize, and prioritize concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to use a mouse, navigate computer programs, and use email in a business setting
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to identify and triage issues appropriately
  • Attention to detail to ensure scheduling accuracy


Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree (BA or BS)
  • Previous medical office/hospital experience coordinating physician appointments and patient services
  • Familiarity with medical terminology
  • Bilingual skills
  • Prior experience utilizing an electronic medical record system and/or an automated scheduling system

Team Coordinator- Temporary Full Time

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15199

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Team Coordinator is a member of the care service team and acts as a professional liaison for patients and families, care providers, as well as other SCCA departments. The role uses critical thinking skills to facilitate and operationalize complex scheduling requests through heavy use of multiple computer systems.

Responsibilities

  • Schedules all patient appointments related to treatment within the SCCA as well as outside consults and referrals. Coordinates scheduling with other departments to ensure efficient patient flow.
  • Works closely with patients, families, visitors, providers and staff to identify needs, answer questions, resolve problems, provide information and follow up
  • Communicates with providers (physicians, therapists, etc.) technologists, and nurses regarding the patient's scheduling needs, treatment schedule, and additional requests. Notifies appropriate parties as needed.
  • Manages and prioritizes scheduling requests
  • Recognizes emergency situations and initiates correct code procedures
  • Supports the overall function of the department, and may be required to take on additional duties such as cross coverage, special projects, etc.
  • Assists with the training of new staff

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • One year of customer service experience
  • Ability to work independently, organizing, and prioritizing concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity and empathy in an emotionally challenging environment
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to build relationships while maintaining appropriate boundaries
  • Coping skills
  • Ability to work independently, organize, and prioritize concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to use a mouse, navigate computer programs, and use email in a business setting
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to identify and triage issues appropriately
  • Attention to detail to ensure scheduling accuracy
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job in order to carry out the primary responsibilities


Preferred:

  • Bachelor's Degree (BA or BS)
  • Previous medical office/hospital experience coordinating physician appointments and patient services
  • Familiarity with medical terminology
  • Bilingual skills
  • Prior experience utilizing an electronic medical record system and/or an automated scheduling system

Team Coordinator-Full Time

SCCA Clinical Operations Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15360

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Team Coordinator is a member of the care service team and acts as a professional liaison for patients and families, care providers, as well as other SCCA departments. The role uses critical thinking skills to facilitate and operationalize complex scheduling requests through heavy use of multiple computer systems.

Responsibilities

  • Schedules all patient appointments related to treatment within the SCCA as well as outside consults and referrals. Coordinates scheduling with other departments to ensure efficient patient flow.
  • Works closely with patients, families, visitors, providers and staff to identify needs, answer questions, resolve problems, provide information and follow up
  • Communicates with providers (physicians, therapists, etc.) technologists, and nurses regarding the patient's scheduling needs, treatment schedule, and additional requests. Notifies appropriate parties as needed.
  • Manages and prioritizes scheduling requests
  • Recognizes emergency situations and initiates correct code procedures
  • Supports the overall function of the department, and may be required to take on additional duties such as cross coverage, special projects, etc.
  • Assists with the training of new staff

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Ability to work independently, organizing, and prioritizing concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity and empathy in an emotionally challenging environment
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to build relationships while maintaining appropriate boundaries
  • Coping skills
  • Ability to work independently, organize, and prioritize concurrent responsibilities and demands
  • Ability to use a mouse, navigate computer programs, and use email in a business setting
  • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to identify and triage issues appropriately
  • Attention to detail to ensure scheduling accuracy
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job in order to carry out the primary responsibilities


Preferred:

  • Bachelor's Degree (BA or BS)
  • Familiarity with medical terminology
  • Bilingual skills
  • Prior experience utilizing an electronic medical record system and/or an automated scheduling system

Unit Attendant I

SCCA Finance Division
Category: Accounting and Finance
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 15334

Overview

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), 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.


The Unit Attendant is responsible for the pick-up, transportation and delivery of lab specimens, medical records and patient related documentation among various departments within SCCA clinic, on SCCA/Fred Hutch campus and University of Washington Medical Center via shuttle service or by driving an SCCA vehicle

Responsibilities

  • Pick up, transport and deliver lab specimens, medical records and patient related documentation among various departments and within the SCCA/Fred Hutch campus and University of Washington shuttles or by driving an SCCA vehicle
  • Complete all scheduled and requested pickups
  • Monitor courier phone and manage shifting priorities to maintain route schedule
  • Maintain courier logs in pickup/delivery locations and ensure courier entries are legible, accurate and adhere to standard written procedures
  • Report and assist with tracking of missing or damaged specimens and charts
  • Assist with review and revision of routes and training new couriers as needed

Qualifications

Required:

  • A High School Degree, GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to professionally and effective communicate in person and in writing
  • Excellent multi-tasking and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of computerized or automated system operations and record keeping practices
  • Basic math skills and knowledge of units of measure
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds using proper techniques
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to consistently walk during most of eight hour shift, an average of 10-12 miles per day
  • Current Washington State Driver's License
  • Current Abstract of Driving Record (ADR), ADR (due upon hire or 30 days post hire)
  • Ability to Pass the online Defensive Driving Course (upon hire)


Preferred:

  • One year experience. One year experience in a hospital/clinic environment preferred
  • Basic computer skills
  • Knowledge and practice of safe blood borne pathogen handling techniques
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals and carry out instructions in written, oral or diagram form

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