Teaching Associate (Physician Assistant) - Shoulder & Elbow Service - Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
University of Washington
Location: Seattle, WA
Internal Number: 103731
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 – Montlake and Northwest, Seattle Children's Hospital, and the VA Puget Sound Health Care System. Our staff not only enjoy competitive pay and outstanding benefits with 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 a full-time physician assistant at the faculty rank of Teaching Associate to join our shoulder and elbow service at the University of Washington Medical Center – Montlake and Northwest Campus. Teaching associates hold annual appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30) and may be reappointed to subsequent annual terms. Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off.
The successful candidate is expected to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary healthcare team and will be expected to have effective interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and clinical expertise in the care of orthopaedic patients. Our physician assistants are responsible for providing comprehensive orthopaedic care to patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The position has a flexible start date in the spring of 2022.
1. Current and valid Washington State Physician Assistant License.
2. Graduate Degree from an accredited PA program. Nationally certified PA-C with DEA.
3. Proven excellence working in an interdisciplinary collaborative team environment.
Experience in orthopaedic care preferred but we can train motivated and talented individuals.
Please submit your CV, cover letter and email addresses for three references.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
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.