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Oncology Practice Specialist

Requisition IDreq123
Working TitleAdvanced Practice Provider: Stem Cell Transplant
Position GradeAE16
Position Summary

The Cancer Center is offering a $10,000 Sign-On Bonus

The UNM Cancer Center is seeking for a Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant or Clinical Nurse Specialist with Prescriptive authority to join our growing Stem Cell Transplant program. The candidate will be part of a dynamic multidisciplinary healthcare team, and will work directly with Transplant Physicians to provide care to patients undergoing Stem Cell Transplantation at the UNM Cancer Center outpatient clinic.


The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center is the Official Cancer Center of New Mexico and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in a 400-mile radius. One of the premier cancer centers nationwide, the UNM CCC has 128 board-certified oncology physicians, forming New Mexico’s largest cancer care team. It treats about 60 percent of adults and virtually all the children in New Mexico diagnosed with cancer - more than 10,000 people - from every county in the state in more than 135,000 clinic visits each year. Through its partnership with the New Mexico Cancer Care Alliance, an “exemplary national model for cancer health care delivery”, the UNM CCC offers access to more than 160 clinical trials to New Mexicans in every part of the state. Annual research funding of more than $72 million supports the UNM CCC’s 132 cancer scientists. Working with partners at Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, and New Mexico State University, they have developed new diagnostics and drugs for leukemia, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, prostate cancer, liver and pancreatic cancer, brain cancer, and melanoma; garnered 33 new patents and 117 patents pending; and launched 13 new biotechnology companies since 2010. Learn more at

This is a benefits eligible position.



See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • May be required to submit to annual TB and rubella screening.
  • UNM will provide Hepatitis vaccination, candidate may decline vaccination through declination form or may provide record of vaccination from previous employer.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
  • Specialty mid-level Oncology certification may become a requirement for positions in this classification.
  • Subject to credentialing process; must maintain credentialed status.
  • Must maintain certification status.
Minimum Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist certification program; current certification as a Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant or Clinical Nurse Specialist with Prescriptive authority.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

  • ect care experience in the treatment of hematological malignancies and bone marrow transplant patients
  • Famliar with HLA typing for related and unrelated donors
  • Experience in managing a multidisciplinary team
  • AOCN or BMTCN certification  
  • Additional Requirements Finalists should be prepared to provide official educational transcripts if selected for hire.

    Applicants must provide names of 3 past or present supervisors as references that the hiring official can contact.
    CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
    DepartmentMedical Oncology (099R01)
    Employment TypeStaff
    Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
    Term End Date
    Pay$7,500 to $8,957.87
    Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
    ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
    Background Check RequiredYes
    For Best Consideration Date4/17/2017
    Application InstructionsResume and cover Letter