Advanced Practice Provider - Heme Malignancy
Posted on: September 20, 2023
Advanced Practice Provider - Heme Malignancy
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. 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 Heme/Heme Malignancy
patients (primarily plasma cell disorders. 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.
Distinguishing Characteristics 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.
- 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
- Teaching, able to effectively communicate information about
disease processes, treatments, and management of treatment
toxicities to patients and family caregivers.
- Performs complex and problem-focused H & P's
- Evaluates and manages on-treatment and post-treatment side
effects, as well as long-term surveillance and survivorship
- Performs procedures (bone marrow aspiration and biopsy, lumbar
puncture with intrathecal chemotherapy, etc.) 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.
- Participates in the conduct of cancer clinical research
- Provides patient, caregiver, and peer education
- Communicates effectively with inpatient and outpatient
- Participates in patient rounds, conferences and committees
- Active member of the FHCC Rapid Response/Code Team
- Minimum of 1 year of ARNP or PA-C experience in Medical
- 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 licensure required
- ACLS required within 3 months of hire date.
- DEA licensure required within 30 days of privileging
- Strong oral and written communication skills required.
- EMR experience required; prefer experience with CPOEA 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
firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 206-667-4700.
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