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The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) provides care for blood and marrow transplant patients and immunotherapy patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings under the supervision of the attending physician. The APP is responsible for the primary care of the patient to include assessment, triage and management of the transplant patient as part of a collaborative transplant team. Responsibilities include obtain medical history, perform physical examinations, review and order diagnostic studies, radiographs and prescribe treatments. APPs perform bone marrow aspirations, lumbar punctures and are first assists with Bone Marrow Harvests and provide follow-up care of bone marrow donors under the supervision of attending physician.
Must be a graduate of a Physician Assistant training program or appropriate Nurse Practitioner program and be able to practice in the state of Washington (licensed).
Have National Certification as appropriate for profession
Must be licensed for schedule II drug authority.
Strong oral and written communication skills required.
Basic computer skills are essential.
Must be able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Must enjoy long-term relationships with patients undergoing intense therapy.
Oncology or BMT experience preferred.
Please include a cover letter when applying for this job that includes your specific interest in the Advanced Practice Provider position and working for Fred Hutch (either as an additionalattachment onyour profileor merged into the file that contains your resume.)
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