Job Bulletin
Proliance Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 01:29 PM

Proliance Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is seeking a full time Physician Assistant-Certified (PA-C). Our private, physician owned practice, currently consists of 20 fellowship trained surgeons and 14 physician assistants.  We have three offices located in the cities of Issaquah, Bellevue, and Redmond in Washington state.

We are looking for a PA-C who will be able to fulfill tasks both in the clinic and the operating room.  The practice covers all subspecialties of orthopedics, and is a very well-known clinic in the greater Seattle area.  A successful candidate will be a supportive partner with the physicians and exercise flexibility and adaptability to meet the needs of the practice.  The ideal candidate would have several years’ experience.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Independent patient care (in clinic seeing post ops, pre-ops, new patients, established patients, and performing injections or other minor procedures/reductions, interpreting images, and reviewing labs) as well as inpatient consults, admissions, discharges, and ER evaluations.
  • Developing appropriate treatment plans
  • Operating room first assist
  • Clinic call (typically 1 day per month)
  • Operating room call (typically 4 days per month)
  • No primary ER call
  • Occasional rounding duties 

The chosen PA will spend the majority of time working within the designated specialty, or physician pod, but will also include opportunities for cross-coverage.  The ideal candidate would be energetic, self-motivated, and efficient.  We are a team oriented group focused on working together in order to ensure that our patients receive exceptional care. 

We are located about 10 miles east of Seattle.  Seattle offers endless outdoor activities including boating, snow skiing, water skiing, hiking, and biking.  Seattle also has professional sports, cultural activities, and many entertainment opportunities.

Salary is competitive, along with a full benefit package including 401k, paid time off, CME reimbursement, and medical/dental/vision; also including coverage of malpractice. The right candidate also qualifies for a signing bonus.

Requirements: The position requires documented completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program, a current Washington State Physician Assistant License and a minimum of 1-year experience in orthopedics (including surgical assist), or 2+ years of other surgical experience (including surgical assist). Preference will be given to those candidates that have greater than 2 years’ experience in orthopedics and are proficient with EMR (EPIC) systems.

For interested candidates, please email a copy of your CV, cover letter, and references to:

Jonathan Griffin

[email protected]

 

 
Teaching Associate – ARNP/PA Department of Surgery, Division of Transplant Surgery
Thursday, April 29, 2021 07:09 PM

Teaching Associate – ARNP/PA Department of Surgery, Division of Transplant Surgery

The Department of Surgery, Division of Transplant Surgery within the University of Washington School of Medicine is recruiting for two (2) full-time Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant (ARNP/PA) at the rank of Teaching Associate on a 12-month service period (Jul 1 – Jun 30), with an estimated start date in Summer 2021. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

The successful candidate will be incorporated into the inpatient team caring for liver, kidney, pancreas, and intestine transplant patients. The Transplant Surgery ARNP/PA will provide comprehensive clinical care to transplant patients and donors in the pre-, peri-, and post-transplant phases of care along with core multidisciplinary team members. Appointments as Teaching Associate are normally structured per University guidelines as a 12-month term, followed by reappointment on an annual basis.

Requirements for PA include: current and valid state Physician Assistant licensure, and certification as a Physician Assistant or certification-eligible.

Requirements for the ARNP include: current and valid Washington State Registered Nurse licensure, current and valid state Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner licensure with prescriptive authority, Masters Degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner program, and national certification as a Nurse Practitioner or certification-eligible.

Candidates should submit their application via the Interfolio link below with cover letter, current CV, and contact information for three professional references.

https://apply.interfolio.com/86518

 

 
APP | Palliative Care at SCCA
Friday, April 23, 2021 03:30 PM

Advanced Practice Provider - Palliative Care
Please visit our careers page to learn more and apply online: https://careers-scca.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchCategory=8746

Overview

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education. SCCA is the primary site of ambulatory cancer care for adults and we are growing. In addition to our primary location at South Lake Union, our patients are also seen at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) and at 5 community locations. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!

A Seattle Cancer Care Alliance ARNP/PA-C is a certified physician assistant or advanced registered nurse practitioner who provides evaluation and medical management of Palliative Care patients at the SCCA and its community sites. This job opening is specifically designed to attract and recruit an ARNP/PA-C who will work across three different SCCA sites: our primary South Lake Union location, UWMC, and our Peninsula community site in Poulsbo, WA. All clinical responsibilities are performed within the scope of practice, institutional privileges and under the supervision of the Medical Director for Palliative Care. The ideal candidate will work either 1.0 or 0.8 FTE.

Responsibilities

  • Perform patient and family initial palliative care consultations, including comprehensive assessment of pain and other symptoms
  • Perform or facilitate follow-up visits for palliative care patients as appropriate to facilitate coordination and continuity of care
  • Evaluates the physical and psychological state of the Palliative patient. Provides support to patients by participating in patient and/or family teaching, counseling and rehabilitation as well as referring patients to other SCCA services and community agencies to promote optimal adjustment and functioning.
  • Provide services related to palliative care and end of life care.
  • Prescribe medications including controlled substances to the extent delegated and licensed
  • Collaborates and consults with a multidisciplinary team to ensure safe, effective, and timely treatment as well as continuity of care
  • Facilitate continuity of communication and coordination of care with SCCA and community providers as necessary
  • Arrange and/or attend and actively participate in palliative care consultation meeting with attending and other palliative care staff in collaboration with treating medical team.
  • Participate actively in palliative care service line activities, including but not limited to quality improvement projects and interdisciplinary team rounds
  • Education of Fellows, Attendings, Advanced Practice Providers, nurses and other clinical staff regarding palliative care through informal and formal means (including rotations on the PC service)
  • Obtain ACLS certification within 6 months of hire and maintain this certification. SCCA APPs may be required to participate as a rotating member of the clinic’s Rapid Response/Code Team.
  • Teach and mentor new ARNP or PA-C staff & PA and/or NP students
  • Willingness and desire to participate in palliative care related research
  • While not a component of the current job, willingness to consider weekend or evening call as well as inpatient PC consultations if deemed necessary in the future
  • Desire to practice in an academic environment at a Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • One year of ARNP or PA-C experience in Palliative Care; Medical Oncology experience desired
  • Current certification in Palliative Care or willingness to become certified within one year of start date
  • Strong team player with a can-do attitude is a must! Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and willingness to travel is essential
  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program required
  • Washington state & DEA licensure required
  • ACLS required within 6 months of hire
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Prior experience with EPIC
  • Trained in Vital Talk methods and completed the Vital Talk “Train the Trainer” Course
  • Conducted or participated in palliative care research
  • Graduated from a Palliative Care APP fellowship or experience in the training of palliative care APPs
  • Experience with pain and symptom management

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at [email protected] or by calling 206-667-4700.

 

 
MEDEX NW Faculty Position | Spokane WA
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 12:00 AM

Faculty Position – Part-Time
Position Overview

The MEDEX Physician Assistant Program at the University of Washington seeks Physician Assistant Didactic faculty at its Spokane, WA campus. This is a renewable 12-month non-tenure track position. Rank: Lecturer, Part time   60% FTE; Two positions are available.         

Responsibilities: Didactic faculty duties include teaching, developing syllabi, lectures and evaluation instruments, coordinating or chairing at least one course, providing instruction in assigned didactic courses, advising and evaluating students, working collaboratively with other faculty members, medical director, staff and invited guest lecturers.

Didactic faculty may also be involved in clinical (second year) activities related to student rotations.

Faculty assist in all aspects of the program including student recruitment and the development, delivery and evaluation of the curriculum associated with the program. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.  Faculty additionally participate in admissions activities, scholarly activity, committees, as well as other duties as assigned.

We are interested in candidates who are committed to developing and supporting diversity and inclusion in the work and learning environment. Faculty members enjoy a generous benefits package.

Required Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience in either a classroom or clinical setting
  • A Master's degree
  • Current NCCPA certification and WA PA license (or ability to obtain)
  • Two years of clinical experience
  • Strong organizational and communications skills

How to apply: Visit the MEDEX Work with Us page for detailed information on current openings and application process:

https://depts.washington.edu/medex/about-medex-nw/work-with-us/

Submit CV and Cover Letter (noting Spokane Campus) to: [email protected].

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement. 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.

Commitment to Diversity-The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint. 

Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432