Oregon Health & Science University

Oncology Advanced Practice Providers (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant)

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
2023-21446
Position Category
Advanced Practice Provider
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Faculty
Department
Knight Cancer Institute, Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology, various outpatient settings
Salary Range
Starting salary determined based on education, experience, and OHSU's Compensation Plan for APPs
FTE
1.00
Schedule
Varies by position
Drug Testable
Yes

Department Overview

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology is seeking Advanced Practice Providers who will provide clinical management of patients in various outpatient settings within the Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology.

Function/Duties of Position

The purposes of these roles are to:

  1. Provide clinical management of patients in Hematology & Medical Oncology;
  2. Assure a coordinated, effective, high quality, and efficient care process;
  3. Use an interdisciplinary team approach to the care of patients;
  4. Work collaboratively with clinic management on process improvement projects;
  5. Provide education to colleagues, staff and students, as needed.

Positions are available in the following areas. You will be asked within the application process to indicate which position(s) you are applying for or are most interested in.

 

CHH2 Infusion Unit:

Summary: This APP will provide oversight of the infusion unit, responding to acute infusion reactions and urgent medical issues. Additionally, they will see up to four same day/scheduled patients in our infusion clinic.


Schedule: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, weekdays, weekend, and holidays included.

 

Outpatient Genitourinary (GU) APP:

The GU APP manages patient care for genitourinary cancers which include the following: Prostate, renal cell carcinoma, bladder, testicular, and penile cancers. Treatments for these various cancer types have a broad range including hormonal therapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, oral targeted therapies, and radio pharmaceuticals. The APP is also responsible for managing side effects from treatments and seeing patients on clinical trials. This APP will also attend research meetings to discuss trials and clinical trial patient related issues. Additionally, this APP may intermittently provide oversight of the infusion unit, responding to acute infusion reactions and urgent medical issues.

 

Schedule: Four 10-hour days per week. Schedule to be determined upon hiring.

 

 

Outpatient APP with focus in gastrointestinal (GI) oncology : 

We are currently seeking a dedicated and skilled Advanced Practice Provider to join our GI Oncology team. This vital role involves providing specialized healthcare to patients with gastrointestinal cancers and collaborating closely with a team of oncologists and other medical professionals. This is an outpatient position in a clinic on the South Waterfront of OHSU campus. The position would be for clinic coverage 4 days per week (schedule to be decided depending on clinic need at time of hire) with 10% of time devoted to involvement in clinical research. This is part of a growing clinic that involves multiple GI oncologists and two other advanced practice providers.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform comprehensive patient assessments, including medical histories and physical examinations
  • Develop and implement patient-centric treatment plans under oncologist supervision
  • Educate patients and families about treatments and care strategies
  • Coordinate patient care across various services
  • Manage follow-up care and monitor therapy side effects
  • Participate in team discussions about patient treatment options
  • Stay updated with the latest GI oncology advancements
  • Triaging and managing patient’s symptom or care coordination questions by phone or MyChart message
  • See maximum 12 patients per day, generally 30 minute visits

 

Prior experience in oncology or gastroenterology is preferred.

 

Outpatient APP with focus in breast cancer:

We are welcoming applications from Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants to join our Breast Cancer Program. We are looking for individuals who share our goal of growing and fully developing an academic breast cancer program focused on clinical care and collaborative research, offering high quality clinical and translational clinical trials. The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is an NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with basic science and clinical research capabilities already in place. Our focus now is to foment extensive opportunities for collaboration and development of breast cancer clinical and bench to bedside investigation initiatives.

 

Schedule: Schedule to be determined upon hiring.

 

Outpatient APP with focus in BMT: 

 

*If  interested in this BMT APP position, please visit Req 2023-26436 for more information and to apply.*

 

The OHSU Blood & Marrow Transplant (BMT) Program is a large program experiencing significant growth and is pursuing the recruitment of APPs with a record of providing high quality clinical care. This is an extraordinary opportunity to join this highly dynamic environment, inclusive of robust programs in blood and marrow transplantation, hematologic malignancies, and the emerging field of cellular immunotherapy.

 

The BMT APP independently performs procedures, such as:

  • Bone marrow biopsy and aspirations, skin biopsies, lumbar punctures, ommaya taps and administration of intrathecal chemotherapy.
  • Provides direct care of patients prior to and after hematopoietic cell transplants and cellular therapy procedures.
  • Manages infectious, hematopoietic, renal and dermatologic complications of treatment and disease with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Participates in enrolling and managing patients on clinical trials.

Schedule: Four clinic days per week, between Monday - Friday. Occasional weekend/additional coverage required.

 

Required Qualifications

Nurse Practitioner:

  • Current and active Nurse Practitioner license for the state of Oregon
  • State of Oregon Nurse Practitioner Prescriptive Privileges
  • DEA certificate
  • ANCC (or equivalent) certification

Physician Assistant:

  • Current and active Physician Assistant license for State of Oregon
  • DEA certificate

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Strong clinical skills, with the ability to work autonomously and collaboratively
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commitment to providing empathetic, patient-focused care

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of APP experience in oncology
  • Experience working in research and with experimental therapeutics
  • Experience with EPIC and Beacon
  • Exposure to clinical trial research

Additional Details

Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application. 

 

To view our other Advanced Practice Provider positions in the Knight Cancer Institute, please visit: 

 

APP at Columbia Memorial Hopsital-OHSU Cancer Collective in Astoria, OR. - Req 2023-22932

BMT APP -  Req 2023-26436

 

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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.

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