Location: Seattle, Washington
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 transfusion support for HSCT/BMT Transplant, Immunotherapy and Heme-Oncology patients at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center. The ARNP/PA-C assesses and manages complex transfusion plans, and consults with professional peers as needed. They work collaboratively with the Transfusion Services Office team to coordinate transfusion care of FHCC patients. All clinical responsibilities are performed within the scope of practice, institutional privileges and under the supervision of an attending physician.
- Assessment, diagnosis, and management of complex transfusion issues in HSCT/BMT Transplant, Immunotherapy and Heme-Oncology patients. The successful candidate will be expected to work both independently and in collaboration with other physicians, the transfusion services office team and members of the care delivery team to manage transfusion plans.
- Order transfusion testing identified by the TSO RNs for example: platelet alloantibody work ups, HLA typing, titers, phenotyping and/or genomics
- Consult with the care team on complex transfusion cases and transfusion reaction prevention plans.
- Develop individual transfusion plans for HSCT/BMT Transplant, Immunotherapy and Heme-Oncology patients. . Review testing and transplant roadmap drafted by TSO RNs to provide transplant team and home provider with transfusion plan. Respond to events that warrant updates to the plan.
- Participate in multidisciplinary care conferences to discuss, develop, and refine patient transfusion plans
- Educate providers on transfusion medicine
- Participate in transfusion quality committees
- Distinguishing Characteristics:
- Opportunity to work with a unique patient population with complex transfusion requirements.
- Opportunity to participate in quality improvement projects
- Must be able to function independently.
- Excellent communication and clinical skills are necessary to ensure optimum patient care outcomes in a complex care environment.
- Minimum of one year of experience as an ARNP or PA-C
- Strong communication skills are essential
- Strong team player with a can-do attitude is a must! Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team is essential.
- Experience working with patients with Heme Malignancies and Transplant is a plus
- Must be a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program
- Washington state licensure required
- DEA licensure required upon credentialing
- EPIC experience required; prefer experience with CPOE
- Willingness to work on site at Fred Hutch and UW campus
This position is patient facing and/or requires access to Fred Hutch clinical facilities. As such, full COVID-19 vaccination is required as a condition of employment, without exception. Booster doses are strongly recommended but not required. If declining a booster, completion of the COVID-19 Vaccination Status Form Questionnaire and COVID-19 Booster Declination Training is required. Because of our immunocompromised patient population, there are no medical or religious accommodations available for any employee who is patient facing and/or requires access to Fred Hutch clinical facilities. Only employees whose positions are fully remote, who are not patient facing and/or require no access to clinical facilities, may apply for medical or religious accommodations. As a condition of employment, 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.
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
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