Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Advanced Practice Provider - Breast Health

Job ID
21292
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.

 

A Seattle Cancer Care Alliance ARNP/PA-C is a certified physician assistant or advanced registered nurse practitioner who provides evaluation and management to Breast Health patients at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance as UW Faculty. They will provide outpatient pre-operative and post-operative surgical and 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.

Responsibilities

  • Performs complex and problem-focused H & Ps and pre-operative assessments for patients.
  • Evaluates and manages post-operative side effects, as well as long-term surveillance and survivorship issues.  This is an outpatient position without Operating Room responsibilities.
  • 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. 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
  • Responsible for rotating on the SCCA Code Team at least once per year
  • Communicates effectively with inpatient and outpatient teams
  • Participates in patient rounds, conferences and committees

Qualifications

Required:

  • 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).
  • One year of ARNP or PA-C experience in Medical Oncology
  • 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
  • Washington state & DEA licensure
  • ACLS certification
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • EMR experience required; prefer experience with EPIC

Preferred:

  • Experience in Women's Health

SCCA has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, and there are no exceptions for any employee who is patient-facing and/or requires access to SCCA facilities.

Exceptions exist only for employees whose positions are fully remote, with no required access to campus. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees requiring access to campus must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment.

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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