About Advanced Practice Clinicians

Nationally Recognized

Among the top in cancer research and care. The only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the Mountain West.


At Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI), advanced practice clinicians (APCs) are important members of the patient care team. They work closely with HCI doctors to help provide these services for patients:

  • conduct health histories and physical exams
  • diagnose and treat illnesses
  • prescribe medicines
  • order and interpret lab tests

All APCs hold postgraduate degrees and are board-certified in their practice areas. HCI’s advanced practice providers include these types:

  • nurse practitioners (NP)
  • clinical nurse specialists (CNS)
  • nurse anesthetists (CRNAs)
  • physician assistants (PAs)

Practice Areas

HCI APCs contribute to outstanding cancer care and also support clinical research on new and better cancer treatments. Our team practices within the following areas at HCI:

  • inpatient cancer care units: surgical, medical, intensive care, and blood and marrow transplant
  • outpatient cancer care units: outpatient clinics, radiation oncology, surgery 

Professional Development

We provide numerous opportunities for ongoing professional development for APCs at HCI. 

Job Opportunities

HCI Advanced Practice Care Fellowship Opportunity

Explore this exciting opportunity to complete a 12 month training program with the Advanced Practice Clinician (APC) Service at the Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI). The Postgraduate Oncology APC training program will prepare APCs to care for cancer patients as part of a multidisciplinary team.

As a valued member of a dynamic team, the APC is on the front-line of patient care. The person chosen for this fulltime, benefited position, will train with a multiple different teams of to provide care for oncology patients at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. This approach will allow for understanding of the most common cancers and the differing treatment options.

Additional job opportunities at HCI are listed here.