Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

  • Advanced Practice Provider (GI Oncology)

    Job ID
    11961
    Type
    Hidden (197570)
    Company
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
  • Overview

    The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.

    SCCA was awarded the “Employer of Excellence” award by the American Academy of PAs and the Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management (CHLM) for 2018-19.

    Responsibilities

    A Seattle Cancer Care Alliance ARNP/PA-C is a certified physician assistant or advanced registered nurse practitioner who provides evaluation and medical management of GI Oncology patients at the SCCA. The APP works closely with the multidisciplinary team of surgeons and medical oncologists in developing a comprehensive care plan for patients who are newly diagnosed as well as those that are undergoing treatment. The GI Oncology APP follows patients undergoing chemotherapy and provides medical supportive care, as well as surveillance after completion of treatment. This ARNP/PA-C assesses and manages basic health needs of patients, provides support during the preoperative and postoperative phase, 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.

    • Performs complex and problem-focused H & P’s
    • Evaluates and manages on-treatment and post-treatment side effects, as well as long-term surveillance and survivorship issues
    • Performs procedures according to licensure, credentialing, and scope of practice
    • Collaborates and consults with other disciplines and services to ensure safe, effective, and timely treatment as well as continuity of patient care
    • Participates in the conduct of cancer clinical research
    • Provides patient, caregiver, and peer education
    • Communicates effectively with inpatient and outpatient teams
    • Participates in patient rounds, conferences and committees
    • Active member of the SCCA Rapid Response/Code Team

    Qualifications

    • One year of ARNP or PA-C experience in Medical Oncology required
    • 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
    • ACLS required
    • Strong oral and written communication skills required
    • EMR experience required; prefer experience with CPOE
    • Experience in Oncology is preferred

    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 escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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