Advanced Practice Provider - Overlake Cancer Center
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Location: Bellevue, Washington
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 22598
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 for the world's deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.
The ARNP/PA-C is a certified physician assistant or advanced registered nurse practitioner who provides evaluation and medical management of multiple service lines of adult oncology patients at SCCA Overlake Cancer Center. They follow patients during their chemotherapy and provide medical supportive care, as well as surveillance after completion of treatment. The ARNP/PA-C may work on a variety of oncology teams to assess and manage basic health needs of patients, address treatment toxicities, perform procedures, monitor for cancer progression or recurrence, and consult 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.
Coordinate the complex care of cancer patients undergoing both systemic anti-cancer therapy and radiation therapy
Manage side-effects of these therapies
Order appropriate laboratory and radiographic studies
Prescribe medications and refer patient to other specialists as necessary
Provide for post-treatment cancer patients follow-up visits for the medically indicated period after completion of treatment
As part of a multidisciplinary team, they will provide psychological support to patients by participating in patient and/or family teaching and refer patients to community agencies and other resources to promote optimal adjustment and functioning
Lead other clinical staff
Accountable for the work required in this position
This clinic provides a broad range of services including GI, Lung, GU, Breast, and Hematologic Malignancies and Radiation 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).
Three years 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 licensure
DEA licensure required upon credentialing
ACLS required within 3 months of hire
Strong oral and written communication skills
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