• Advanced Practice Provider - Immunotherapy Long Term Follow Up (LTFU)

    Job ID
    12304
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    Category
    Advanced Practice Providers
  • Overview

    Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


    The Long Term Follow Up (LTFU) advanced practice provider (APP) provides care for cellular immunotherapy (IMTX) patients in the outpatient setting under the supervision of the attending physician.

    Responsibilities

    The LTFU APP is responsible for:

    • The primary care of the patient to include assessment, triage and management of the cellular immunotherapy patient as part of a collaborative team. Responsibilities include: obtaining medical history, performing physical examinations, reviewing and ordering diagnostic studies, radiographs and prescribing treatments. APPs perform bone marrow aspirations, lumbar punctures, and monitor moderate sedation.
    • Serving as primary contact for patients and referring oncologists for patients discharged home from the IMTX service after completing therapy and monitoring.
    • Providing primary care of IMTX patients returning for LTFU visits.
    • Providing backup for IMTX APPs on an ad hoc basis.
    • Collaborating with IMTX Lead APP with study training/support for APPs rotating to IMTX.
    • Provide backup clinical coverage for Lead IMTX APP to allow for participation in administrative functions
    • Attend cellular infusions on the inpatient units on behalf of IMTX study’s principal investigators (PIs).
    • Reviewing and consulting with PIs/attending physicians on follow up diagnostics and other protocol requirements for compliance with treatment protocols.
    • Review patient’s medical records to identify potential long-term complications of IMTX therapy
    • Collaborate with clinical trials PIs to review and aggregate data in support of publications on long term effects of IMTX therapy

    Qualifications

    • 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 or immunotherapy 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 FHCRC (either as an additional attachment on your profile or merged into the file that contains your resume).

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    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, 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 escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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