2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality
care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI
Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new
health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason
Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and
expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals
and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are
empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and
well-being of our communities.
Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of
patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a
seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home.
From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized
care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with
convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and
innovative treatments and technologies.
flagship hospital of CHI Franciscan Health, St. Joseph Medical
Center continues to be the regional leader in the use of advanced
medical technologies and therapies. The 361-bed regional medical
center is a level II trauma center with a robust cardiac surgery
program that has recently received Three Star Awards for our
thoracic and cardiac programs. We are also one of the
largest, most comprehensive providers of expert cancer care in the
Puget Sound. The CHI Franciscan Cancer Care program is
accredited by the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on
Cancer, and in 2015 received a special commendation for our nursing
education program and support of certification in oncology
Oncology department has 28 beds with a 4-bed hematopoietic stem
cell unit. We specialize in chemotherapy administration,
symptom management, stem cell transplant, complex pain management
and end-of-life care. The RN-to-patient ratio averages 4
patients per registered nurse, practicing in a care team model with
certified nursing assistants. Our Oncology Interdisciplinary team
is made up of skilled surgeons, medical hematologists-oncologists
and radiation oncologists, nurse navigators and other oncology
experts. We are most proud of our compassionate and
exceptional quality care. The
leadership team in the Oncology Department is comprised of a
Divisional Director, three RN Clinical Managers and an RN
Educator. Combined, these leaders have over 100 years of
oncology nursing and leadership experience and they truly enjoy
mentoring and developing staff members.
Nurse will provide care to oncology/hematology patients.
Implementing and assessing the patient plan of care in
collaboration with physicians, interdisciplinary teams and the
patient and family.
from an accredited school of nursing required.
minimum of two years in an oncology acute care setting or related
work experience (ie. Med/Surg or ICU/PCU) and a year of experience
in chemotherapy administration is preferred.
licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State
Board of Nursing.
American Heart Association Healthcare BLS Certification.
in Oncology Nursing preferred.