Oncology Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Allina Health

Allina Health

Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Number of Job Openings Available:


Date Posted:

January 22, 2024


31002915 AHCI PBC Minneapolis


Day (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:


Union Contract:


Weekend Rotation:


Job Summary:

Based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, Allina Health is a not for profit 503(c) organization, with 90+ clinics, 10 hospitals/13 campuses throughout the region including western Wisconsin. Allina Health operates in one of the nation’s most vibrant, livable areas; a place where you can build the career you want—and you and your family can be part of a thriving community.

The Allina Health Cancer Institute is being built upon the outstanding foundation of Allina’s current cancer program, widely recognized for its clinical expertise, care coordination, and compassionate approach to care. Some of the program’s strengths include:
• >50,000 cancer patients cared for annually, including 6,000 new cases each year
• #1 in inpatient cancer surgery in the Twin Cities - a product of Allina’s cancer surgical oncology practice.
• #1 breast cancer program in the Twin Cities, caring for 1,400 newly diagnosed patients each year.
• 20 oncology nurse navigators supporting patients and families throughout their cancer journeys.
• 9 locations throughout Minnesota and Western Wisconsin.

Key Position Details:

The Allina Health Cancer Institute is seeking an Oncology Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join the practice. This role will provide services in the west region of the Twin Cities.

  • Full-time position. Position will provide services at the Plymouth West Health Campus and Minneapolis at Abbott Northwestern Hospital.
  • Monday-Friday position. Outpatient position
  • Team includes Hematologist/Oncologists and Advanced Practice Providers.
  • The role will support solid tumors, mainly breast patients.
  • In addition, the role will support survivorship for the cancer institute and will cover the infusion center.
  • EMR: Excellian is one of the most comprehensive electronic health record (EHR) systems in the nation.

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Completes comprehensive patient assessments.
  • Determines diagnosis and treatment of illness.
  • Orders and interprets medical diagnostics in tandem with attending physician.
  • Prescribes medications, treatments, therapy and medical equipment.
  • Conducts patient education when working to manage chronic illness or wellness care.
  • Refers for specialty care when determined.
  • Consults with physician when patient needs outside of Nurse Practitioner scope of practice, diagnosis or treatment plan is unclear.
  • Participates in health care team

Required Qualifications :

  • Master's degree - Completion of accredited Nurse Practitioner program or Physician Assistant program.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in Oncology.


  • Licensed Registered Nurse - MN Board of Nursing required upon hire ( NP Candidates).
  • Active MN NP/PA license (or ability to obtain).
  • Certified Nurse Practitioner - (ANCC) - American Nurse Credentialing Center or Certified Physician Assistant (NCCPA) - National Commission Certification of Physician Assistants within specialty upon hire required.
  • BLS certification required within 180 days of hire.
  • Drug Enforcement Administration required upon hire.

Physical Demands
Medium Work*:
Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently