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Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Oncology Research


Job Description

The Oncology Research Advanced Practice Provider (APP) functions as an investigator or sub investigator on oncology clinical trials and is responsible for the care and management of potential and enrolled study participants. The APP executes and coordinates a variety of specialized clinical research activities ensuring compliance with Good Clinical Practice.  The Oncology Research APP has expertise in clinical practice and is knowledgeable of and complies with all policies relating to the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS), The Joint Commission (JCAHO), International Council for Harmonization of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Institutional Review Board (IRB) and other regulatory standards; The APP diagnoses healthcare problems, develops and implements treatment plans consistent with licensure and scope of practice and in accordance with protocol requirements.

Practice the highest level of oncology as part of one of the country’s best community cancer institutes, which is part of Penn Medicine, home to the NCI-designated Abramson Cancer Center.

Our providers practice at Penn Medicine’s Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute (ABBCI), a 90,000 square foot state-of-the-art cancer center that provides medical, surgical, radiation, and palliative oncology under one roof. Our warm, light-filled, modern cancer institute includes 60 infusion chairs, 53 examination rooms, 4 linear accelerators, brachytherapy, and the nation's first Cyber-knife M6 and the da Vinci ® Surgical System. Our new state-of-the-art proton therapy facility opened in Fall 2022, becoming the second site in Pennsylvania to offer the innovative radiation therapy to cancer patients.

Hours:  Full-time, Monday – Friday, primarily 8:00 - 5:00pm.   Occasional 7:00am start time. No weekends or holidays


  • Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant by PA Board of Medicine.
  • Graduate of Accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant training program.
  • A health care provider in good standing with Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal and state health insurance programs, i.e. not excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal or state health insurance program.


  • 2 years clinical experience as a practicing PA or CRNP
  • Clinical Oncology experience
  • Clinical trials/research experience



Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards.  The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute.  The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole.  Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.

Benefits At A Glance:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

CAMPUS Full Time Posted on 03/09/2023