Advanced Practice Provider: Cancer Genetics

  • Fred Hutch Cancer Center
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Sep 21, 2022
Physician Assistant Research

Job Description

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 to 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.   The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center Advanced Practice Provider (APP) for the Cancer Genetics and High-Risk Surveillance Clinic (HRSC) works with an interdisciplinary prevention team and provides Screening, Surveillance, and Early Detection Plan (SSEDP) implementation to patients with hereditary cancer syndromes. They will facilitate genetic testing, high-risk screening and surveillance, along with arranging transfer of care to the disease specific oncology team when appropriate. The person in this position interprets significance & implications of SSEDP test results and provide counseling & support. They work collaboratively with the treatment team for care coordination.  All clinical responsibilities are performed within the scope of practice, institutional privileges and under the supervision of an attending physician. Responsibilities Collaborates and consults with multiple surgery attending physicians & other disciplines/services to ensure safe, effective, and timely treatment as well as continuity of patient care Performs complex and problem-focused H & P’s Participates in the conduct of cancer clinical research Provides patient, caregiver, and peer education Communicates effectively with the interdisciplinary care teams Participates in patient rounds, conferences, and committees


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant program Washington state licensure & DEA ACLS required Strong flexible team player with a can-do attitude Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team Strong oral and written communication skills PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year of experience strongly preferred   Experience managing individuals with hereditary cancer syndromes for high-risk surveillance, oncologic or complex patients EPIC EMR experience Cancer Genetics focused training not required but curiosity and willingness to learn would help with steep learning curve In addition to job duties at Fred Hutch, this position also requires access to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, which requires COVID-19 vaccination without exceptions. Accordingly, as a condition of employment for this Fred Hutch position, newly hired employees 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.

Employment Type

Regular Full-Time