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.
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is an AAPA CHLM Employer of Excellence. We offer great generous benefits, including relocation and tuition reimbursement.
The ARNP/PA-C is a certified physician assistant or advanced registered nurse practitioner who provides evaluation and medical management of Heme/Heme Malignancy patients (primarily acute leukemias) at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. They follow patients during their chemotherapy and provide medical supportive care, as well as surveillance after completion of treatment. 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.
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 (bone marrow aspiration and biopsy, lumbar puncture with intrathecal chemotherapy, etc.) 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