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Advanced Practice Provider (Renal/Melanoma)

at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Posted: 4/27/2019
Job Reference #: 13145
Categories: Other/General

Job Description

  • Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
    Advanced Practice Providers
  • Overview

    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.

    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is an AAPA CHLM Employer of Excellence.

    The ARNP/PA-C is a certified physician assistant or advanced registered nurse practitioner who provides evaluation and medical management to patients with Renal Cancer, Melanoma, and/or are enrolled on a Phase I Clinical trial at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. They follow patients during their therapy 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.


    • Performs complex and problem-focused H & Ps and assessments for patients.
    • Evaluates and manages on-treatment and post-treatment side effects, as well as long-term surveillance and survivorship issues. Offers treatment recommendations and prescribes medications to manage symptoms of treatment.
    • Performs procedures 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. Care will be coordinated in a multidisciplinary fashion with collaborating services which may include surgery, radiation oncology, medical oncology, nutrition, social work, psychology, pain service, hospice, and palliative care.
    • Participates in the conduct of cancer clinical research, including patient, caregiver, and peer education.
    • Communicates effectively with inpatient and outpatient teams.
    • Participates in patient rounds, conferences and committees.


    • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program required
    • Washington state & DEA licensure required
    • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team is essential
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills required
    • EMR experience required; prefer experience with CPOE
    • 1 year of ARNP or PA-C experience in Medical Oncology preferred

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