Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 22775
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.
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.
A Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center ARNP/PA-C is a certified physician assistant or advanced registered nurse practitioner who provides evaluation and medical management of THN Oncology patients at the Fred Hutchinson 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 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.
Assessment, diagnosis, and management of complex medical issues in patients Hematologic diseases (both benign and malignant). The successful candidate will be expected to work both independently and in collaboration with other physicians and members of the care delivery team to manage diverse issues that may include central venous access, thrombosis and anticoagulation, infection surveillance and treatment, blood product transfusion, and pain management
Coordination of inpatient and outpatient care, including development of individual sickle cell disease-specific patient care plans and facilitating transitions of care
Participate in multidisciplinary care conferences to discuss, develop, and refine patient care goals and plans
Opportunity to work with a unique patient population with numerous life and health challenges.
This position merges primary care responsibilities with highly sub-specialized, complex care.
This position includes the opportunity to play an integral role in statewide care of adult patients with Sickle Cell Disease in the only such specialty clinic in the Pacific Northwest.
Opportunity to participate in research studies
Must be able to function independently.
Excellent communication and clinical skills are necessary to ensure optimum patient care outcomes in a complex care environment.
Teaching, able to effectively communicate information about disease processes, treatments, and management of treatment toxicities to patients and family caregivers.
Minimum of one year of experience as an ARNP or PA-C
Strong communication skills are essential
Strong team player with a can-do attitude is a must! Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team is essential.
Experience working with patients with Sickle Cell Disease is a plus
Must be a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program
Washington state & DEA licensure required. ACLS required within 6 months of hire date
EPIC experience required; prefer experience with CPOE
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 206-667-4700.
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.