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Advanced Practice Provider: GI Oncology

Location: Seattle
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Advanced Practice Provider: GI Oncology

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Regular Full-Time




Advanced Practice Providers


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington. With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world's leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. 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 value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion. Fred Hutch Cancer Center is an AAPA/CHLM Employer of Excellence. We are seeking an Advanced Practice Provider (Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner or certified Physician Assistant) to provide comprehensive care to patients with gastrointestinal malignancies in the outpatient clinic at FHCC South Lake Union Campus. Once chosen, you will join a group of more than 200 NPs and PAs across the FHCC practice areas and a growing GI oncology team. We are an APP led service that works closely with our physician and nursing colleagues to deliver holistic, collaborative, and compassionate cancer care to our patients and their families. FHCC GI APPs work at the highest level of their scope of practice. Typical hours are 8-10 hour shifts in the outpatient setting Monday through Friday with an option to transition to a 4-day work week after 6 to 12 months depending on prior experience.


You Are:

  • Dedicated to excellent patient care.
  • Able to work collaboratively with a team of 10 oncologists and 8 APPs as well as nurses and support staff.
  • An effective communicator and a good decision maker.
  • A strong team player with a can-do attitude
  • Interested and able to participate in cancer related clinical research.
  • Flexible in your approach to complex problems.
  • Resourceful and willing to participate in organizational goals for growth for APPs and other disciplines.
  • Able to multitask efficiently in a busy clinic You Will
    • Provide care for complex patients with GI malignancies in curative and end of life settings.
    • See patients independently and formulate patient centered plans of care under the supervision of an attending physician.
    • Sign anticancer therapy after appropriate training.
    • Consult specialty services and peers as needed.
    • Triage patients and determine disposition of care
    • Provide patient and caregiver education
    • Participate in the APP led rapid response/code team
    • Attend multidisciplinary tumor boards and team meetings.


      • One year of ARNP or PA-C experience in Medical Oncology preferred.
      • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program
      • Washington state licensure required
      • DEA licensure required within 30 days of privileging
      • ACLS certification required within 3 months of hire
      • Strong oral and written communication skills.
      • Experience with electronic medical records is desired. 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.The annual base salary range for this position is from $111,748 to $176,634 and pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance health, well-being, and financial security. Benefits include medical/vision, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, disability, retirement, family life support, employee assistance program, onsite health clinic, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation (12-22 days per year), paid sick leave (12-25 days per year), paid holidays (13 days per year), paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks), and partially paid sabbatical leave (up to 6 months).

        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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