Join the Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at the University of Washington. The University of Washington is one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions and our orthopaedic surgeons cover five campuses including Harborview Medical Center, the University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle Children's Hospital, the VA Puget Sound Health Care System and Northwest Hospital and Medical Center. Our faculty not only enjoy outstanding benefits and opportunities for professional growth, but also a regional environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. UW Medicine works to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge while providing outstanding primary and specialty care to people throughout the WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho) region.
We are recruiting an Advanced Practice Provider--Physician Assistant or ARNP--to partner with our orthopaedic surgeons on the inpatient Adult Reconstruction Service at Northwest Hospital and Medical Center. Duties and responsibilities will be to assist our 4 arthroplasty faculty in the care of both inpatient and outpatients who are undergoing orthopaedic surgery. The Advanced Practice Provider will work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team that in addition to attending orthopaedic surgeons includes primary care and hospitalist services, rehabilitation physicians, orthopaedic residents, other advanced practice providers and nurses. Our APPs are given Teaching Associate positions within the Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at UW and so will have similarly excellent employment benefits to those offered to our faculty. Positions are on an annual appointment (12 month appointment with annual renewal) and we are anticipating a start date in the summer or fall of 2019.
1. Current Washington State Physician Assistant or ARNP License, or ability to obtain one prior to employment.
2. Graduate Degree from an accredited PA or ARNP program. Nationally certified PA-C or ARNP with DEA.
3. Proven excellence working in an interdisciplinary collaborative team environment in school or in practice.
4. Effective interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and communication skills.
Experience in orthopaedic care preferred but we can train motivated and talented individuals.
Please submit your CV and letter of interest.
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