Certified Nursing Assistant
Company: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit
organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking
research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in
Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer
Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.With a track
record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation,
HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred
Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the worlds leading cancer,
infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Fred Hutch
operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology,
infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and
network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our
fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover
new cures to the worlds deadliest diseases and make life beyond
cancer a reality.At Fred Hutch we value collaboration, compassion,
determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These
values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of
diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to
the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient,
community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across
our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek
employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the
world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an
anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all
candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and
inclusion.The Nursing Assistant (NAC) participates as a team member
in the overall functioning of the clinic. The NAC is responsible
for the flow of the patients each day and perform duties as
described in the Primary Responsibilities section.Patient Flow
- Rooms patients and families to patient care area.
- Conducts clerical tasks, patient transport, cleaning and
restocking of rooms, and other requests to maintain clinic
- Responsible for patient care activities including, but not
limited to: vital signs, patient ADLs, and patient transport.
- Responsible for and trained to use patient lift equipment.
- Recognizes symptoms of common medical illnesses, abnormal vital
signs (including pain) and immediately escalates to RN and/or
- Documents vital signs and other patient information per
- Recognizes different types of isolation requirements and uses
appropriate precautions.Customer Service
- Demonstrates behavior which maintains and respects patients
rights and privacy, as well as promotes independence.
- Demonstrates sensitivity to patients/families emotional,
social, and mental health needs.
- Acts as a courteous, polite representative of the FHCC.
- Creates a safe and comfortable environment by demonstrating
caring behavior and conveying confidence.
- Promotes and maintains effective communication as evidenced
- Demonstrating respect for the ideas, opinions, and feelings of
- Seeking help with problem-solving as needed.
- Giving and receiving appropriate feedback.Fiscal
Responsibilities:Charges for supplies and equipment
appropriately.Role Development:Takes initiative and responsibility
for identifying and pursuing learning opportunities.HIPPA Patient
Privacy:Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of patient privacy
rights. Maintains confidentiality of all medical, financial, or
other sensitive materials and information in printed, electronic or
verbal form, which may jeopardize the privacy of patients. Accesses
and uses the minimum necessary patient identifiable information to
perform job responsibilities and duties and only for authorized
purposes.HIPPA Employee PrivacyDemonstrates knowledge and
understanding of and maintains confidentiality of employee
information and FHCC strategic plans and initiatives, financial
information or other sensitive materials and information in
printed, electronic or verbal form, which may jeopardize employee
rights or organizations operations. Accesses and uses the minimum
necessary employee and organization information to perform job
responsibilities and duties and only for authorized purposes.
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Certification as a Nursing Assistant in the state of Washington
- Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course,
such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two
- Knowledge of human growth and development to modify care to age
and developmental stage of the patient. Physically able to perform
the tasks of the role, such as walking, standing, pushing, and
bending; lifting patients, equipment and linen supplies; and
performing nursing procedures.
- Ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve.
- Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) in a clear and
- Ability to follow direction and guidance.
- Ability to recognize limitations and seek help.
- Ability to identify learning needs and plan learning
- Ability to appropriately respond to emergencies or disasters
per clinic protocol and scope of practice.
- Experience with Electronic Medical Records.
- Strong interpersonal and customer services skills.
- Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare
environment.This position is patient facing and/or requires access
to Fred Hutch clinical facilities. As such, full COVID-19
vaccination is required as a condition of employment, without
exception. Booster doses are strongly recommended but not required.
If declining a booster, completion of the COVID-19 Vaccination
Status Form Questionnaire and COVID-19 Booster Declination Training
is required. Because of our immunocompromised patient population,
there are no medical or religious accommodations available for any
employee who is patient facing and/or requires access to Fred Hutch
clinical facilities. Only employees whose positions are fully
remote, who are not patient facing and/or require no access to
clinical facilities, may apply for medical or religious
accommodations. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees
must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of
employment.The hourly pay range for this position is from $20.53 to
$29.23 and pay offered will be based on experience and
qualifications. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees a
comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance health,
well-being, and financial security. Benefits include
medical/vision, dental, flexible spending accounts, life,
disability, retirement, family life support, employee assistance
program, onsite health clinic, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation
(12-22 days per year), paid sick leave (12-25 days per year), paid
holidays (13 days per year), paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks),
and partially paid sabbatical leave (up to 6 months).A statement
describing your commitment and contributions toward greater
diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that
will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all
finalists.We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA)
Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which
diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We
do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed,
ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or
mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual
orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in
any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action
employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to
apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due
to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable
accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please
send a request to our Employee Services Center at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 206-667-4700.ID: 24155 External
Company URL: http://www.fredhutch.org/careers Street: 12040 NE
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