Oregon Health & Science University

Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant)

Job Locations US-OR-Beaverton
Requisition ID
Position Category
Advanced Practice Provider
Position Type
Job Type
Knight Cancer Institute, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Community Hematology/Oncology setting
Salary Range
Commensurate with education, experience, and internal equity
Resource: any day of the week
Resource: 8 am - 6 pm, no night coverage
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The Knight Cancer Institute, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology is seeking a resource Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) in the Community Hematology/Oncology (CHO) setting.


This position will cover sick calls and vacation/medical leave of providers in direct patient care at CHO locations. Specifically covers clinic and infusion areas. Schedule is 8am - 6pm and may include weekends or holidays, with no night shift or after calls.

Function/Duties of Position

The duties of this position include: 

  • Seeing up to 15 patients a day, address urgent needs and evaluate the patient situation to determine the tolerance of the treatment, review labs, and modify orders, as needed
  • Write chemotherapy orders when treatment plan has been initiated by attending physician in compliance with credentialed privileges
  • Manage patient anticoagulation, as appropriate
  • Work closely with phone triage staff to manage patient issues and problems and see patients emergently as add-on/walk-ins as appropriate or requested by attending physician
  • Admit patients to community hospitals, as appropriate in collaboration with attending physician
  • Round on patient in community hospitals as requested by attending physician in compliance with community hospital credentialed privileges
  • Provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service
  • Provide patient care in accordance with allied health privileges granted by OHSU under the supervision of the Section Chief for Community Hematology Oncology (CHO)
  • Provide patient care consistent with the credentials and the philosophy of the Department of Medicine, University Hospitals and Clinics

This position reports to the Section Chief and APP Manager for Community Oncology and functions in a manner which maintains the confidentiality and privacy of each patient, promotes a positive relationship with all health team members and supports the policies and procedures of the University Hospitals and Clinics.

Required Qualifications

Physician Assistant: Valid State of Oregon Physician Assistant License, current Physician Assistant license for the state of Oregon, State of Oregon Licensure under Community Oncology MD, required.  National board certification is required.


Nurse Practitioner: Valid State of Oregon Registered Nurse license, current Nurse Practitioner license for the state of Oregon, State of Oregon Nurse Practitioner Prescriptive Privileges, required.  National board certification is required.  Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner certification at time of hire, or testing within 1 year of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

One year experience as an Advanced Practice Provider, but will consider new graduates with oncology nursing experience. 


Additional Details

Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application.


Note: All OHSU employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Fully vaccinated means you have received both doses of a two-dose, or one dose of a single-dose, FDA- or WHO-authorized COVID-19 vaccine and at least 14 days have passed since your final dose of COVID-19 vaccine. If you apply for and are offered a position, you must be fully vaccinated prior to starting work. 


If the position you are offered does not require direct, in-person patient care contact, you may request an exception to the vaccine policy for medical or religious reasons. 

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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