Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Advanced Practice Provider: Immunotherapy Long Term Follow-Up

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center that is clinically integrated with UW Medicine, a world leader in clinical care, research and learning. The first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Pacific Northwest, Fred Hutch’s global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy, and COVID-19 vaccines has confirmed our reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy, and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.


At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization.  We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.   


The Long Term Follow Up (LTFU) advanced practice provider (APP) provides care for cellular immunotherapy (IMTX) patients in the outpatient setting under the supervision of the attending physician.  The LTFU APP is responsible for:

  • The primary care of the patient to include assessment, triage and management of the cellular immunotherapy patient as part of a collaborative team. Responsibilities include: obtaining medical history, performing physical examinations, reviewing and ordering diagnostic studies, radiographs and prescribing treatments.  APPs perform bone marrow aspirations, lumbar punctures, and monitor moderate sedation.
  • Serving as primary contact for patients and referring oncologists for patients discharged home from the IMTX service after completing therapy and monitoring.
  • Providing primary care of IMTX patients returning for LTFU visits.
  • Providing backup for IMTX APPs on an ad hoc basis.
  • Collaborating with IMTX Lead APP with study training/support for APPs rotating to IMTX.
  • Provide backup clinical coverage for Lead IMTX APP to allow for participation in administrative functions
  • Attend cellular infusions on the inpatient units on behalf of IMTX study’s principal investigators (PIs). 
  • Reviewing and consulting with PIs/attending physicians on follow up diagnostics and other protocol requirements for compliance with treatment protocols.
  • Review patient’s medical records to identify potential long-term complications of IMTX therapy
  • Collaborate with clinical trials PIs to review and aggregate data in support of publications on long term effects of IMTX therapy


  • Must be a graduate of a Physician Assistant training program or appropriate Nurse Practitioner program and be able to practice in the state of Washington (licensed). 

  • Have National Certification as appropriate for profession

  • DEA licensure required upon credentialing

  • Strong oral and written communication skills required. 

  • Basic computer skills are essential. 

  • Must be able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. 

  • Must enjoy long-term relationships with patients undergoing intense therapy. 

  • Oncology or BMT or immunotherapy experience preferred.


  • Please include a cover letter when applying for this job that includes your specific interest in the Advanced Practice Provider position and working for FHCRC (either as an additional attachment on your profile or merged into the file that contains your resume). 


In addition to job duties at Fred Hutch, this position also requires access to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, which requires COVID-19 vaccination without exceptions.
Accordingly, as a condition of employment for this Fred Hutch position, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment. 


A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

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 or by calling 206-667-4700.


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