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
The ARNP/PA-C is a nurse practitioner or certified physician assistant who provides evaluation and medical management to inpatient Oncology patients at the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). The ARNP/PA-C:
Provides care to patients who are admitted to the hospital for chemotherapy, manages side effects of therapy, underlying disease, and concurrent illness.
Assess and manage medical needs of the inpatient oncology patients, addresses treatment toxicities, performs procedures and consults with professional peers as part of an interdisciplinary team working collaboratively with the treatment team to coordinate care of their patients.
All clinical responsibilities are performed within the scope of practice, institutional privileges and under the supervision of an attending physician.
At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.