Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Advanced Practice Provider - Urgent/Acute Care Oncology

Job ID
22035
Type
Regular Full-Time
Company
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Location
US-WA-Seattle

Overview

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.

 

The Acute Clinical Evaluation Clinic (ACE) at SCCA’s South Lake Union campus is expanding to a new clinic site located on the UWMC Montlake campus. The primary work area for this position will be based at the UWMC Montlake campus, with potential to provide care across both ACE clinical sites.

Responsibilities

  • Primary coverage of the ACE Clinic including evaluation and management of a broad variety of Hematology-Oncology focused urgent issues including but not limited to:
    • GI toxicities (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea)
    • Infectious workup and management
    • Fluid and Electrolyte management
    • Pain
    • DVT/PE evaluation & management
    • Hyperglycemia
    • Post fall evaluation & management
    • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Primary support for Hematology/Oncology teams for patient status changes and urgent situations requiring immediate interventions including but not limited to:
    • Infusion reactions (medications, blood products, etc.)
    • Sepsis/Neutropenic Fever
    • Chest pain
    • Shortness of breath
    • New altered mental status
    • Significant falls
    • Syncopal episodes
    • New or worsening pain
  • Performs an appropriate focused examination for acute and complex chronically ill patients.
  • Manages initial evaluation to diagnostic testing through ordering and implementation of care.
  • Facilitates hospital admissions as needed.
  • Communicates changes in patient’s health status or urgent patient issues to the primary attending and team in a timely manner
  • Collaborates and consults with interdisciplinary health team to ensure safe, effective, and timely treatment as well as continuity of patient care
  • Rapid Response Team Leader during clinical work hours

Qualifications

  • Minimum one year of ARNP or PA-C experience in Medical Oncology required.   Urgent care or emergency department experience helpful.
  • 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 license
  • DEA licensure required upon credentialing
  • ACLS required within 3 months of hire
  • Strong communication skills are critical to success in this role 

 

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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