April 19th, 2018

RN – Infusion Cancer Partnership, Everett, WA.

 

https://davita.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/DMG_External/job/99467—HCP-WA-34-CANCER/RN-Infusion_R0023895-1

At the Everett Clinic, our purpose is simple – do the right thing – for our patients and each other. The philosophy allows us to recruit the best talent and enjoy a reputation as one of the most innovative and high-quality healthcare providers in the country

Some say we are a medical group, but we like to think we’re a large family.   Our team cares about our patients and each other. We offer the best in quality care, advanced technologies and quality facilities.

Our Core Values:

  • We do what is right for each patient.
  • We provide an enriching and supportive workplace.
  • Our team focuses on value: service, quality & cost.

The Everett Clinic offers competitive salary, excellent benefits including a retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, health insurance, flexible work schedules and professional growth opportunities. Work with the best. Join our Team.

Overview: Under general responsibility, responsible for the nursing management of patients being infused with chemotherapy or biologic therapy agents, fluids and/or other medications. Provides direct patient care, consults with physicians and other nurses, sets clinical standards and is involved with education activities.   Acts as liaison between patient/physician and other departments.

Schedule: Average 35 or 40 hours per week. 4 day/week Monday – Friday.

The first two weeks of training require full time Monday thru Friday, 8am – 5pm. This is not optional. Please ensure you are available to attend training before applying to this position.

Essential Functions:

Clinical/Departmental Assessment:

  • Evaluates patient care needs. Suggests solutions to patient care problems & complaints.
  • Identifies & recommends solutions to departmental problems.
  • Assists in assessing departmental function and productivity & recommends changes as necessary.
  • Assesses patient/family learning needs and coordinates and carries out teaching plan.
  • Assessment and management of venous access devices including complications
  • Performs a nursing assessment prior to each infusion and throughout procedure.
  • Follows procedures related to the verification of orders and products when administering chemotherapy or other products.
  • Monitors patient during infusion, observing for untoward reactions.
  • Calculation of Body Surface Area for oncology patients.
  • Process prescription refills per protocol.

Planning & Implementation:

  • Care Coordination: (Across the continuum of care). Responsible for patient case management. Coordinates nursing and patient care activities within the department and with other clinical departments in order to provide efficient comprehensive & cost effective patient care.   This includes working with reception and scheduling staff to ensure appropriate patient bookings and appointment triage.
  • Demonstrates ability to carry out skills as outlined in nursing procedures for clinical areas worked including administration of prescribed medications & treatments in accordance with nursing standards and clinic policy. Procedures specifically include but are not limited to:
  • Telephone triage/consultation with patients
  • High tech. nursing procedures in the ambulatory care setting
  • Nurse managed care or program coordination.
  • Patient/Family education
  • Drawing of labs for patient evaluation prior to chemotherapy/biotherapy administration
  • Knowledge of all medications and potential side effects
  • prior to infusion Safely prepares infusion setups and administration processes
  • Utilizes the principles of teamwork inside and outside of his/her department
  • Orient patient and family to chemotherapy and infusion process
  • Provide Psychosocial support to patient and family and refers to other resources within PRCP which may include consultation from behavioral health, social services, dietitians, financial counselors or pastoral care when patient’s situation indicates.

Evaluation:

  • Demonstrates ability to perform self-evaluation, taking responsibility for own professional growth and development.
  • Participates in departmental quality improvement programs
  • Evaluates effectiveness of nursing interventions/actions in relation to expected patient outcomes/goals. Evaluates for common side effects, which may include: dehydration, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, pain, etc.

Communication:

  • Utilizes effective communication strategies in inter-personal relationships with patients, families, physicians, and other health care providers.
  • Demonstrates effective/informative charting & written communication.
  • Documents patient information in the electronic health record (EPIC) following standard work guidelines
  • Communicates problems and concerns to department supervisor as necessary.
  • Professionalism/Leadership:
  • Delegates duties according to patient acuity and the ability of the individual staff member.
  • Accepts care assignments according to educational and skill level.
  • Demonstrates accountability/responsibility for own actions and decisions
  • Maintains professional affiliations and continuing education.

Other Duties:

  • Assists in orientation and education of other clinic staff.
  • Serves as a clinical resource
  • Attends required meetings & participates in clinic committees
  • Demonstrates ability to function effectively in emergency situations
  • Assists in the development, revision, and/or updating of clinic policy and departmental procedure/standards of care or practice.

Education:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing and/or BSN.
  • Demonstration of ongoing commitment to self-directed education in oncology and infusion practice.

Experience: One-year current clinical experience in Oncology setting preferred. (Knowledge of professional theory and practice to give & evaluate patient care. Skill in applying & modifying the principles, methods and techniques of professional nursing to provide on-going patient care.)

Certificate/License:

  • Current Washington State licensure.
  • ONS Biotherapy & Chemotherapy Provider Card Oncology Nursing Certification. If not OCN upon hire, it will be an expectation of employment once eligible.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Noted below are the essential responsibilities the job holder must be able to perform satisfactorily to do this job successfully. Note that these requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skill, and ability required to perform this job.

  • Demonstrates an ability to communicate (verbal & written) and maintain good relationships with medical staff, management, customers, & other departments. Maintains professional appearance & attitude. Has demonstrated knowledge and ability to teach and apply current theories, techniques and practice. Critical thinking skills, ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.

DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida, Colorado and Washington in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of June 30, 2016 DaVita Medical Group (formerly HealthCare Partners) provided integrated care management for approximately 760,000 patients. DaVita Medical Group’s leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.

We are committed to bringing the benefits of coordinated care to our patients and to taking a leading role in the transformation of the national healthcare delivery system to assure quality, access, and affordable care for all.

If you’re looking to make a difference with a large, financially stable, well-recognized medical group, DaVita Medical Group may be the employer for you.


April 19th, 2018

RN Oncology/GI Cancers Nurse Navigator

https://www.kaiserpermanentejobs.org/job/seattle/rn-oncology-gi-cancers-nurse-navigator/641/7565272

Location: Seattle, WA

Job Number: 180447-KPWA

Description: This new position will provide coordination of care for newly identified GI Cancer patients, those undergoing treatment and those with cancer recurrence. The navigator will guide the patient and their family through the complex healthcare system, working to eliminate barriers and facilitate continuity of care and enhance the patient experience.

The navigator will work in collaboration with the physicians and care team to effectively manage patients by pro-actively contacting newly diagnosed GI cancer patients. Using in-depth knowledge of cancer and cancer treatment, the navigator will provide education about the cancer, how it is diagnosed and general treatment options. The navigator will assist the care team and various Kaiser Permanente and external entities using clinical knowledge and judgment to expedite care and support the patient through the cancer care experience. The navigator monitors patient progress and intervenes to empower patients and families to manage their care and the disease. The navigator will communicate with and educate primary care and specialty providers and office staff on available services.

Education
Minimum Education Requirements
Graduate of an accredited RN program and a Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Education
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Nursing

Knowledge/Skills
Minimum Knowledge/Skills Requirements
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal; empathy and ability to provide compassionate counseling and support to patients and family; effective problem solving and critical thinking; broad knowledge of the health care system and oncology support resources within Kaiser Permanente and the community.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills
Unspecified

Experience
Minimum Experience Requirements
3 years’ recent oncology experience or 2 years’ experience as an oncology nurse navigator

Preferred Experience
Unspecified

License/Certifications
Minimum License/Certifications Requirements
Active WA state RN license required at time of hire
Achieve OCN certification or navigation certification within 2 years of hire

Preferred License/Certifications
None Required

Primary Location: Washington, Seattle, Capitol Hill Main Building 201 16th Ave. E
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40


April 19, 2018

RN Oncology/Pulmonary Nurse Navigator (1.0 FTE, Capitol Hill)

https://www.kaiserpermanentejobs.org/job/seattle/rn-oncology-pulmonary-nurse-navigator-1-0-fte-capitol-hill/641/7565276

Location: Seattle, WA

Job Number: 173538-KPWA

Description: This new position will provide coordination of care for newly identified lung cancer patients, those undergoing treatment and those with lung cancer recurrence. The navigator will guide the patient and their family through the complex healthcare system, working to eliminate barriers and facilitate continuity of care and enhance the patient experience.

The navigator will work in collaboration with the physicians and care team to effectively manage patients by pro-actively contacting newly diagnosed lung cancer patients. Using in-depth knowledge of cancer and cancer treatment, the navigator will provide education about the cancer, how it is diagnosed and general treatment options. The navigator will assist the care team and various Kaiser Permanente and external entities using clinical knowledge and judgment to expedite care and support the patient through the cancer care experience. The navigator monitors patient progress and intervenes to empower patients and families to manage their care and the disease. The navigator will communicate with and educate primary care and specialty providers and office staff on available services.

Education Requirements:
Minimum: Graduate of an accredited RN program and a Bachelor-s Degree
Preferred: Bachelors or Masters Degree in Nursing

Licensure: Active WA state RN license required at time of hire

Certification: Achieve OCN certification or Navigation Certification within 2 years of hire

Experience: 3 yr recent Pulmonary or oncology experience or 2 years experience as an oncology nurse navigator

Knowledge and Skills:
Minimum: Excellent communication skills both written and verbal; empathy and ability to provide compassionate counseling and support to patients and family; effective problem solving and critical thinking; broad knowledge of the health care system and oncology support resources within Kaiser Permanente and the community.

Primary Location: Washington, Seattle, Capitol Hill South Building 125 16th Ave. E

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

 


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