Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Advanced Practice Provider - Inpatient Oncology

Job ID
19228
Type
Regular Full-Time
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.

 

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 nurse practitioner or certified physician assistant who provides evaluation and medical management to inpatient Oncology patients at the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). The ARNP/PA-C:

  • Provides care to patients who are admitted to the hospital for chemotherapy, manages side effects of therapy, underlying disease, and concurrent illness
  • Assess and manage medical needs of the inpatient oncology patients, addresses treatment toxicities, performs procedures and consults with professional peers as part of an interdisciplinary team working 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

Responsibilities

  • Works as part on an interdisciplinary team on the inpatient wards at UWMC working 12 hour rotating shifts to cover 7 days per week
  • Performs complex and problem-focused H & P’s; rounds daily with team and attending physician
  • Evaluates and manages all aspects of care for medical oncology and hematology inpatients
  • Performs procedures according to licensure, credentialing, and scope of practice
  • Collaborates and consults with other disciplines and services
  • Communicates changes and transitions from inpatient to outpatient in a seamless fashion and changes in patient’s health status or urgent patient issues to the patient’s outpatient primary oncologist team
  • Participates in patient rounds, conferences and committees
  • Actively participates in clinical aspects of research trials
  • Documents patient care data in accordance with the SCCA and UWP policies
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • One year experience as an ARNP or PA-C; Hematology, Oncology, or Inpatient experience preferred
  • Strong team player with a can-do attitude is a must! Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team is essential.
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program
  • ACLS, Washington state & DEA licensure required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required
  • EHR and CPOE experience is essential

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, 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 hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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