Advanced Practice Provider: Inpatient Oncology Resident Service @ UWMC

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Advanced Practice Providers


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.


The Inpatient Oncology Advanced Practice Provider (IP Onc APP) for the resident service is a nurse practitioner or certified physician assistant who evaluates and medically manages oncology inpatients at the University of Washington Medical Center – Montlake (UWMC-ML).  The IP Onc APP:

  • Provides care to patients admitted to the hospital for evaluation and management of a new malignant diagnosis; administration of chemotherapy; and for the management of side effects of therapy, their underlying malignant disease, and/or other concurrent illness(es).
  • Assesses and manages the medical needs of oncology inpatients, addresses treatment toxicities, performs procedures and consults with professional colleagues as part of an interdisciplinary team, and works collaboratively with outpatient treatment teams to coordinate care of their patients.
  • Works collaboratively with attending physicians to assist and teach trainees (students, residents, and fellows) in the care of oncology inpatients.
  • All clinical responsibilities are performed within the scope of practice and institutional privileges and are under the supervision of an attending physician.


  • Works as part of interdisciplinary teams on the inpatient resident oncology services at UWMC-ML, working 12-hour rotating shifts to cover 7 days per week
  • Performs complex and problem-focused history and physical exams; rounds daily with team and attending physician.
  • Evaluates and manages all aspects of care for medical oncology and hematology inpatients.
  • Performs procedures according to licensure, credentialing, and scope of practice.
  • Collaborates with consultants from other disciplines and services.
  • Communicates changes and transitions from inpatient to outpatient in a seamless fashion and changes in patient’s health status or urgent patient issues to the patient’s outpatient primary oncologist team.
  • Participates in patient rounds, conferences, and committees.
  • Participates in clinical aspects of research trials.
  • Works collaboratively with attending physicians to assist and teach trainees (students, residents, and fellows) in the care of oncology inpatients, including clinical procedures (eg, lumbar punctures with intrathecal chemotherapy, bone marrow biopsies) and facilitating transitions of care.
  • Works with the transition nurse to facilitate discharge readiness.
  • Communicates with the oncology triage provider to update team census and coordination of admission to the residents service.
  • Documents patient care data in accordance with Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center and University of Washington Physicians policies.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • One-year experience as an ARNP or PA-C; hematology, oncology, or inpatient experience strongly preferred. This is not an appropriate position for a new graduate.
  • Strong team player with a can-do attitude is a must! Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team is essential. Strong oral and written communication skills required.
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program.
  • Washington state licensure required
  • DEA licensure required within 30 days of privileging
  • ACLS required within 6 months of start date.



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.   


This position may be eligible for relocation assistance. 


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

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, 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 Human Resources at or by calling 206-667-4700.


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