We have an outstanding opportunity for an Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist , to provide clinical, programmatic and quality support as well as educational services at University of Washington Medical Center, Montlake Campus. This person will collaborate with the unit leadership, staff, and physicians to impact the quality of care for oncology patients through developing and implementing care standards, policies, guidelines, protocols, benchmarking, in accordance with oncology guidelines and recommendations. This person will also serve as a resource to staff providing care to oncology patients. Examples of other educational responsibilities include new protocol education, orientation, development of simulation experiences, clinical competency validation, and topics that are self-identified or through needs assessments, staff or manager feedback, etc.
As a teaching hospital and research center, we're deeply committed to the enhancement of care for our patients-as well as the professional growth of our staff. As a testament to this commitment, we're proud to be recognized with Magnet Hospital status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. In fact, we were the first hospital to receive this designation. We're also consistently named one of the nation's best hospitals, as reported by U.S. News and World Report.
UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
Position is 80%, and requires Master’s Degree in Nursing and at least 4 years of current/recent oncology nursing experience and oncology certification.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.