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 staff not only enjoy competitive pay and outstanding benefits and opportunities for professional growth, but also a region 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 Physician Assistants (Teaching Associates) to partner with our orthopaedic surgeons at the University of Washington Medical Center and Northwest Hospital and Medical Center. Our Physician Assistants work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team that in addition to orthopaedic surgeons may include primary care and rehabilitation physicians, orthopedic residents, other advanced practice providers and nurses. Our PAs are responsible for providing comprehensive orthopaedic care to patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. We are currently recruiting PAs to cover practices involving total joint surgery, spine surgery, hand and upper extremity surgery, sports medicine surgery, as well as general orthopaedics. There are opportunities to enhance pay by covering nighttime and weekend call. We currently have 4 full-time positions available. Positions are on an annual appointment. This is a 12-month service period position with an anticipated start date in 2019.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.