So Much More Than a Job

It may sound cliché but it is true. A career taking care of cancer patients is a calling for most all of us. It’s much more than a job. Each of us has a unique story that brought us to Compass Oncology but those stories usually share common themes of care, compassion, and commitment. 

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In the Words of Our Nursing Management Team

Our nursing management team shares their thoughts about working at Compass in these videos below, including what they look for when seeking the next Compass team member. Their heart and passion for the work they do is clear and it very likely may mirror yours if you have a desire to work at Compass Oncology.


No matter the role each Compass team member serves in, the goal is the same: to provide the best care possible for each and every one of our patients. Whether we are a nurse holding our patient’s hand, or a scheduler on the phone finding an appointment that fits into a patient’s schedule, we are deeply connected to our patients and do what we can to help.

If this sounds like you, please reach out to us. We can’t wait to hear your story.

Compass is Dynamic and Growing

Compass Oncology is the largest private multi-disciplinary medical practice in the Pacific Northwest dedicated solely to providing state-of-the-art, comprehensive care for patients with cancer or diseases of the blood. With a growing team of providers and the hundreds of men and women that support them in taking care of our patients, Compass is an exciting place to work.

The Compass Oncology team brings together leading cancer experts in the fields of surgical, medical and radiation oncology, pathology and palliative care to provide the most comprehensive cancer care possible and an even more cohesive patient experience. In addition, the majority of our physicians specialize in particular cancer types, bringing a heightened level of expertise to our patients.

As a member of The US Oncology Network, one of the nation's largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks, Compass Oncology participates in leading-edge clinical trials through US Oncology research, which has helped develop more than 95 FDA approved cancer therapies.

Compass Oncology offers convenient locations in the Portland and Vancouver metro area.

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Compass Oncology Employee Benefits

When you feel supported, both from a health and financial wellness perspective, you have the energy and motivation to make good things happen — whether it is caring for patients, caring for yourself and your family, or giving back to your community. That’s why Compass Oncology offers a full suite of competitive benefits that support your physical, mental and financial well-being. From health and wellness programs, to retirement education and plans, we give you the tools to make great choices for your health and financial wellbeing now and in the future.

For benefit-eligible employees who work 20 hours or greater, we proudly offer the following:


Healthcare Program

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical - BCBS
    (PPO & High Deductible Plans)
  • Health Savings Account - HSA
    (Employer Contribution $400 -$800/year)
  • MetLife Dental
    (Basic and Select Plans)
  • Vision
    (VSP and Davis Plans)
  • Health Care & Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts

Retirement Program

  • Fidelity 401k
    Retirement Plans with Matching or Profit-Sharing Employer Contributions
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance Plan and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short-Term/ Long-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans
    (Life, Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital, Legal, and more)

Wellness Program

  • Vitality Health Wellness Program
    (Discounted medical premiums, annual biometric screenings, gym discounts, fitness tracker, and cash incentives)
  • EAP Services
  • Preventative Care Benefits:
    • Wondr: Employer Paid Weight Loss Program
    • Hinge Health: Employer Paid Rehab and Exercise Therapy
    • Livongo: Diabetes Management Program

Perks Program

  • Paid Time Off, Holidays and Float Days
  • US Oncology Perks Program
    (Corporate Discounts)
  • Employee Professional Development
    (Including LinkedIn Learning)
  • Jeans Fridays!

Our Patients Tell the Story Best

If you want the lowdown on what it is like to work at Compass, look no further than our patients’ comments on social media and public review sites. They tell us the truth and we listen to each word. Sometimes they help us know what we can do better. But most of the time they share their gratitude.
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You all were already heroes, in the midst of COVID-19 you are mega super heros. Thanks for taking care of cancer patients especially
since cancer doesn’t stop! You are highly appreciated!!! Thank you.

Compass Oncology Patient
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You all are a gift to those who are facing uncertainty right now. Life would really be bad without people who have the heart to care for others.

Compass Oncology Patient
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Thank you for being so kind and professional in treating cancer patients. Our lives would be so much harder without you!

Compass Oncology Patient
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Thank you to all the kind, patient, compassionate staff of Compass. You were there 100% when I needed you. You helped me find my courage and believe in hope for my future.

Compass Oncology Patient
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Thank you for everything you do! It takes a very special person to spend their days supporting people who are fighting for their lives. You don’t have to do it, but you do. Everyone who has walked through your doors appreciates you being there, even when they may not feel well enough to express it.

Compass Oncology Patient

Cancer Care Close to Home

Compass Oncology is part of the community. And our patients can feel that. They see us supporting local non-profits that support cancer patients. They see us sponsoring blood drives and oncology support groups. They see our providers making presentations in person and online. They see and hear our advertising as we do our best to connect to our community. We are embedded in neighborhoods, standing ready when our neighbors need us most.

Sometimes we are asked: “Why do you do it?”

The answers are as unique as the stories that brought us to work with cancer patients at Compass. The common thread is a simple yet powerful statement, embedded in the heart of our collective mission…

We care.

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