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Nurse Practitioner - Oncology

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Job ID: 48320
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

Seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join PeaceHealth's comprehensive cancer care team.

PeaceHealth's St. Joseph Cancer Center team includes 4 Medical Oncologists, 3 Radiation Oncologists, 2 Physician Assistants, a Nurse Practitioner and numerous professionals who provide support services. Position is based in Bellingham. Our oncology physicians also rotate to cover satellite clinics on San Juan Island and in Ketchikan, Alaska. We also partner with PeaceHealth United General Medical Center in Sedro Woolley, Washington.

Why you’ll love the practice:

  • Commission on Cancer accredited facility
  • Beautiful 35,000 square foot comprehensive cancer center in wooded, natural setting
  • Collegial clinicians and support staff
  • OCN Certified nurses, nurse navigators, social workers, nutritionists, financial counselors and spiritual support personnel onsite
  • PeaceHealth has been selected to participate in the CMS Oncology Care Model which is an initiative to improve care through transformational models of care delivery
  • General tumor board and site-specific tumor boards for breast and thoracic oncology to provide evidence-based medicine
  • Complementary therapies
  • Actively involved in clinical trials.
  • Epic EMR

Competitive compensation and robust benefits:

  • Guaranteed first year compensation, depending on direct years of experience: $125,278.40-$148,886.40
  • Excellent health, dental, and vision coverage
  • CME reimbursement
  • Relocation assistance
  • Employment bonus
  • Retirement plans
  • Fully paid malpractice insurance
  • Wellness program with free FitBit

Qualifications:

  • Board Certified Nurse Practitioner or NCCPA-Certified Physician Assistant with post-training experience in Hematology/Medical Oncology preferred
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to work productively with patient, families, nursing staff, and other departments
  • Ability to work in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff for consultation, collaboration, and/or referral
  • Demonstrated aptitude to effectively identify, evaluate, and address disease prevention and health promotion issues while administering quality patient care
  • Enthusiasm for educating patients and/or families about preventive care, medical issues, and use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications as well as consulting on all cancer survivors at completion of therapy, creating treatment summary and care plan for survivors, collaborating with other patient caregivers and support services to address the needs of cancer survivors, and assisting physicians with follow up care of these patients
  • Ability to assess and manage oncology patients undergoing treatment who present with acute problems
  • Willingness to participate in quality improvement projects, tumor boards and other practice initiatives
  • Licensure in the State of Washington or ability to obtain.

Bellingham, Washington is the perfect blend of endless outdoor recreation, urban living, strong schools, great shopping & cuisine, and so much more! These amenities are surrounded by incredible scenery, from the sea to the mountains and the rainforest, making this community an amazing place to live. Head to Mount Baker for a day in the snow. Tour the San Juan Islands by sea kayak or sailboat. Trek the North Cascades on foot. Stay in town to explore the shops and cafes of historic Fairhaven and Downtown and then catch a show at Mount Baker Theater – you can do it all in Bellingham!

If this opportunity resonates with you, please reach out to:

Kim Dianich, Sr. Provider Recruiter / [email protected]

PeaceHealth has been serving the communities of northwest Washington since 1890 with PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, a 253-bed, two-campus hospital providing a Level II Trauma Center and a full range of inpatient and outpatient services. PeaceHealth's Whatcom Region also includes the comprehensive heart care services of the Cardiovascular Center as well as the primary and specialty care provided by PeaceHealth Medical Group.

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