Summary: In this on-demand webinar, the SCCA infusion team will share several of the scheduling and staffing challenges they faced stemming from the unique layout of their center, and their solution for maintaining a balanced infusion workload across multiple staff, specialties and spaces.
Rachel DuPree, RN BSN works as a Nursing Supervisor in the Infusion Department at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. She also has experience as a Hematology Oncology RN, an outpatient infusion RN and as a charge nurse. Rachel works closely with the Infusion Charge Nurses to develop patient care assignments that are safe and optimize nursing care.
Emily Kowalski, MHA has worked as Patient Access Supervisor at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance since 2017. Emily received her Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from Colorado State University in 2017. Emily oversees the Infusion scheduling and works closely with the access staff and nursing team to support the Infusion and Clinical Trials operations.
Angela Rodriguez, MSN, RN, CNS-BC, OCN, SANE-A is the Associate Director of Clinical Operations at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, overseeing outpatient oncology infusion, clinical trials, acute evaluation, and hematology. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Winona State University in 2005, and her Master’s Degree in Nursing from Johns Hopkins University in 2009. She has been a nurse for 15 years with experience in multiple specialties, focusing on operational leadership for the last 8 years.