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The pediatric advanced practice provider (APP) provides care for pediatric blood and marrow transplant patients in both inpatient and outpatient setting 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 provide follow-up care of bone marrow donors under the supervision of attending physician. PALS certification is required for this position within 3 months of hiring date.
* Must be a graduate of a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program (appropriate for care of Pediatric patients)
* 2 years of experience in a Pediatric Transplant and/or Oncology setting is required ? prefer inpatient experience.
* Eligible for licensure in the State of Washington
* Have National Certification as appropriate for profession
* DEA licensure required
* Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
* Strong team player with a can-do attitude is a must! Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team is essential.
* Must enjoy long-term relationships with patients undergoing intense therapy.
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 Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (either as an additional attachment on your profile or merged into the file that contains your resume).
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