The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is an AAPA CHLM Employer of Excellence. We offer great generous benefits, including relocation and tuition reimbursement.
Due to the unique nature of this position, training in the care of sarcoma patients and in providing survivorship focused care will be provided. Within the Survivorship Clinic the Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will be responsible for provision of clinical care and patient education for a broad range of cancer survivors, including adult survivors of pediatric cancers. They will work with a comprehensive team including the program director and co-director, the program nurse coordinator, and the program manager toward the goal of extending survivorship services to all oncology patients, regardless of age, place or type of treatment. They will collaborate with other providers within the Survivorship Clinic, within other SCCA oncology discipline clinics, and also with physicians and other health care professionals to define best practices of care, develop comprehensive survivorship care guidelines, and establish referral networks internal and external to the SCCA.
Within the Sarcoma Clinic the Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will provide evaluation and medical management of Sarcoma patients at the SCCA. They will follow patients during their chemotherapy and provide medical supportive care, as well as surveillance. The ARNP/PA-C assesses and manages basic health needs of patients, addresses treatment toxicities, performs procedures, monitors for cancer progression or recurrence, and consults with professional peers as needed. They work collaboratively with the treatment team to coordinate care of their patients. The clinician in this role will be expected to see patients along the continuum of care for sarcoma patients, including long term follow-up of sarcoma survivors in the Survivorship clinic conducting survivorship focused visits as described below as well as carrying out surveillance plans following standard treatment pathways in collaboration with the sarcoma medical oncologists.
Survivorship Program - comprehensive onsite evaluations for cancer survivors including: