Sep 17, 2020

RN - Swedish Cancer Institute, Gynecology Oncology

  • Swedish
  • Seattle, WA, USA

Job Description


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Registered Nurse (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work at the Swedish Cancer Institute Gynecology Oncology Clinic at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing nursing care adapted to individual patient needs based on the nursing process, which includes assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

In this position you will:

  • Be accountable and responsible for planning and providing comprehensive outpatient care to patients/families being cared for by the Medical Oncology Gynecological/Surgical physicians of the Cancer Institute
  • Be responsible for patient navigation: triage, symptom management, patient/family education, and end-of-life care
  • Function as a practice liaison with surgical services to optimize OR and ASC utilization
  • Be responsible for identifying special needs of patients and making referrals to other healthcare professionals to facilitate holistic care of each patient


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire
  • Bachelor's Degree in Bachelor's degree in Nursing or higher within 6 years of hire -or- equivalent educ/experience
  • A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN
  • 1 year current surgical nursing experience, preferably gynecological in an acute care facility.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington
  • Successful completion of the ONS Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course within 6 months of hire

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Bachelor's degree in Nursing upon hire
  • Experience in an outpatient clinic setting
  • Oncology Certified Nurse

About the First Hill Campus

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington State and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

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

Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Medical/Surgical Nursing

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Arnold Bldg (WA181) 1221 Madison Seattle, 98104

Req ID: 261799