Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

  • Advanced Practice Provider (Phase I Program)

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
  • Overview

    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients. SCCA's purpose is to provide state-of-the-art, patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond.

    Every individual at SCCA plays a unique role in supporting our mission. Our collective success hinges on each of us conducting ourselves in accord with a set of core values:

    • We are patient-centered. Everything we do must be linked to our ability to deliver better, safer outcomes for our patients.
    • We are innovative. We nurture an environment that fosters unconventional thinking, a passion for discovery, and the open-mindedness to invite discovery from unexpected places.
    • We are respectful. We are deeply respectful of our patients, their families, and each of our colleagues who serve them in so many different and important ways.
    • We are collaborative. We understand that asking for and offering help in how to do better is not just a right, but among our most important responsibilities.
    • We are agile. We cannot just be comfortable with change; we must embrace it as proof that we are making progress.
    • We are responsible. Because our work is focused on people's well-being, we approach it with the highest level of ethical, fiduciary, and environmental responsibility.

    This is an extraordinary opportunity to lead disruptive continuous innovations in the fight against cancer.


    A Seattle Cancer Care Alliance ARNP/PA-C is a certified physician assistant or advanced registered nurse practitioner who provides evaluation and medical management to patients who are enrolled on a Phase I Clinical trial at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.  They follow patients during their therapy and provide medical supportive care and closely monitor for changes or deviations from baseline.  The ARNP/PA-C assesses and manages basic health needs of patients, addresses treatment toxicities, performs procedures, monitors for cancer progression or recurrence, and consults with professional peers as needed.  They work collaboratively with the treatment team to coordinate care of their patients.  All clinical responsibilities are performed within the scope of practice, institutional privileges and under the supervision of an attending physician.  Will be a member of a diverse and extensive APP group with opportunities for professional education and development, as well as participation in APP activities with colleagues across multiple disease specialties.

    • Performs complex and problem-focused H & Ps and assessments for patients.
    • Evaluates and manages on-treatment side effects.  Offers treatment recommendations and prescribes medications to manage symptoms and side effects of treatment.
    • Performs procedures according to licensure, credentialing, and scope of practice 
    • Collaborates and consults with other disciplines and services at both the University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer research Center to ensure safe, effective, and timely treatment as well as continuity of patient care.  Care will be coordinated in a multidisciplinary fashion with collaborating services which may include surgery, radiation oncology, medical oncology, nutrition, social work, psychology, pain service, hospice, and palliative care.  
    • Participates in the conduct of cancer clinical research, including patient, caregiver, and peer education
    • Communicates effectively with inpatient and outpatient teams 
    • Participates in Phase I Team meetings, as well as APP conferences and committees


    • 1 year of ARNP or PA-C experience in Medical Oncology required
    • Prior experience in a research setting strongly preferred
    • Strong team player with a can-do attitude is a must
    • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team is essential
    • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program required
    • Washington state & DEA licensure required.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills required 
    • EMR experience required; prefer experience with CPOE

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, 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 or by calling 206-667-4700.


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