Job Bulletin
UW - Valley Medical Center
Friday, January 17, 2020 12:00 AM

1/17/20: Endocrinology Physician Assistant

Position Description: Physician Assistant (PA-C) for Endocrinology Department Location: Renton, WA | Full-Time, 1.0 FTE Qualifications: We are currently hiring for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Physician Assistant with a desire to build a practice working in a collaborative, collegial, work environment. The provider will see general Endocrinology patients including diabetes care. Thyroid ultrasound available on-site. Call is 100% outpatient and minimal. Team based model approach to patient-centered care including RN care manager. Each provider will have a designated Medical Assistant. Must have medical professional license in Washington State, as well as an active DEA certificate. UW Medicine | Valley Medical Center has received many awards including one of the Best Places to Work. Modern Healthcare has listed Valley Medical Center as one of the nation’s “Best Places to Work in Healthcare.”

CV and Cover Letter Should be Emailed to: [email protected]

 
Overlake Medical Center
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 12:00 AM

1/14/20: Acute Care/Trauma Surgery PA - 7 on 7 off | Bellevue WA

Position Description: Overlake Medical Center, a 350-bed, trauma III, not-for-profit hospital in suburban Seattle is seeking two surgical Physician Assistants for our new acute care/trauma surgery program. Responsibilities include in-house coverage of trauma and surgical services. This is an employed position with Overlake Clinics working a 7 on and 7 off schedule. The position requires two years of acute or trauma surgery experience. PA Benefits: - Employed position with excellent medical and dental benefits - Generous compensation model with CME - Significant growth opportunities - 3 part retirement program - No state income tax - EPIC EMR Overlake Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply directly at http://app.jobvite.com/m?3racTkwv

CV and Cover Letter Should be Emailed to: http://app.jobvite.com/m?3racTkwv

 
Center for Excellence in Dermatology - Kennewick
Wednesday, January 08, 2020 12:00 AM

1/8/20: PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT-DERMATOLOGY-FULL TIME

Kennewick WA

Our team seeks an experienced physician assistant to work under the direction of a Board Certified Dermatologist/Mohs Surgeon at our clinic in Kennewick, Washington. The PA will provide care for general dermatologic conditions, including, but not limited to: acne, eczema, contact dermatitis, rashes, mole evaluations, skin cancer screenings and minor office-based surgical procedures.Successful candidates must possess effective communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Dermatology experience preferred; passion for patient care required. Potential candidates must be authorized to practice in Washington, have prescriptive authority & be willing to get credentialed in Oregon to provide occasional support at our Hermiston, Oregon clinic. We offer an excellent benefit package including competitive salary, performance incentives, health insurance & a retirement savings plan to qualified employees.

CV and Cover Letter Should be Emailed to: [email protected]

 

 
Puget Sound Orthopaedics
Wednesday, January 08, 2020 12:00 AM

1/8/20: Physician Assistant

The PA-C will be responsible for assisting the physicians in all aspects of a busy orthopedic multi-subspecialty surgeon practice. Physician Assistant will work closely with one physician with time divided between surgical first assist and clinic. This role includes patient care in the clinic, the hospital units and the outpatient operating room. A successful candidate will provide direct clinical, surgical and administrative support to the surgeon. 

DUTIES AND REQUIREMENTS:

Clinic Duties:

  • Evaluation of new patients to include H&P, order and evaluate diagnostic studies, and develop treatment plan as appropriate.
  • Perform pre-operative evaluations.
  • Provide follow-up and postoperative care on established patients, re-evaluating and modifying treatment plan as indicated
  • All office visits will be documented by a dictated chart note and all other patient contact will be documented by a dictated or hand written note.
  • Attend to requests for new or renewal of medications.
  • Help in the development of protocols and standards of care.
  • Review and complete disability, insurance, and other forms.
  • Answer and return patients’ and other care providers’ telephone requests.

Hospital Duties: 

  • Make rounds on patients, evaluating and modifying their treatment plans, and completing appropriate documentation in compliance with hospital requirements and guidelines.
  • Admit, discharge and transfer patients, completing appropriate evaluations, documentation, and procedures in compliance with hospital and receiving institution’s requirements and guidelines.

Surgical Assist Duties:  

  • “Assisting” may include 1st or 2nd surgical assist for the surgeon; assist the anesthesiologist and Operating Room staff as appropriate, moving and positioning the patient and other activities which might facilitate best patient care. “Assisting” also includes preoperative evaluation of patient as may be indicated, postoperative orders and patient care documentation in compliance with hospital or surgery center guidelines.

On Call Duties: 

  • Weekend and week night call with backup by attending physician when physician is on call.
  • Call consists of taking afterhours urgent telephone calls from clinic patients and calls from the nursing staff or other hospital personnel regarding inpatient care.
  • Emergency department call will be managed by the physician although the PA may be asked to see a patient in the ED at times or to admit a patient from the ED.
  • On-call duties may include the need for the PA to assist the orthopedist with emergent or urgent surgery.

EDUCATION:

  • Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant Program
  • Current Washington State Physician Assistant license
  • Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
  • Current BLS certification
  • Current CPR certification

JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Orthopedic and/or ASC experience preferred. New grads welcome to apply.

JOB KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

General Skills & Knowledge:

  • Must be able to speak, read and write the English language
  • Must be skilled in performance of basic computer/keyboard functions
  • Must be able to communicate effectively
  • Must be able to organize work and establish priorities

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Required to stand and walk continuously. Work is of heavy demand with lifting of up to 100 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects up to 25-30 pounds. Activities include frequent stooping, bending, pushing, pulling, reaching, and occasional kneeling, crawling, and squatting. High frequency of telephone usage and computer keyboarding is present. Ability to see, hear, and speak continuously at a level to meet all essential functions of the job. Work is of high attention and mental demands including the ability to prioritize and process with accuracy.

CONDITIONS:

Working schedule is during normal business hours 8:00 to 5:00, Monday through Friday. May be required to work occasionally on Saturday or Sunday, if necessary, to meet work assignment deadlines or meet the needs of the employer.  May be required to work overtime or have work schedule adjusted to meet practice volume.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Must pass a criminal background check with Washington State Patrol as well as have a valid Department of Health license and current CPR card.

CV and Cover Letter Should be Emailed to: [email protected]

 

 
The Department of Surgery, Division - Advanced Practice Provider (ARNP/ PA-C)
Monday, December 16, 2019 12:00 AM

12/16/19: The Department of Surgery, Division of Transplant Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine  - Advanced Practice Provider (ARNP/ PA-C) 

Position Description: The Department of Surgery, Division of Transplant Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine is recruiting for a full-time Advanced Practice Provider (ARNP/ PA-C) at the rank of Teaching Associate. Will serve as an ARNP/PA-C on the Transplant Surgery Service at the University of Washington Medical Center. This position will follow Intestinal Failure and Intestine transplant patients pre-operatively, during their transplant inpatient stay and post-operatively. In addition, this position will participate in kidney or liver transplant clinics, Living Donor evaluations for Kidney Liver, and provide back-up coverage for kidney or liver transplant inpatient admissions. Minimum Qualifications: Graduate Degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner program or accredited Physician Assistant program. Nationally certified ARNP/PA with DEA. Current and valid state licensure as an ARNP or PA in Washington State. Interested candidates should apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/64735

CV and Cover Letter Should be Emailed to: https://apply.interfolio.com/64735

 
Valley Medical Center - Physician Assistant, Neurosurgery
Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:00 AM

12/12/19: Physician Assistant, Neurosurgery

Position Description: This position is a rare opportunity to practice within a highly efficient medical center and affiliated the University of Washington. Valley Medical Center offers much more than comprehensive, competitive compensation and benefits. There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the country’s most livable cities, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature. The location in Suburban Seattle (Renton) allows you to enjoy a great northwestern lifestyle without the high prices and traffic found in the heart of the metro.

CV and Cover Letter Should be Emailed to: [email protected]

 
Heart Failure Physician Assistant, Cardiology
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 12:00 AM

12/12/19: Heart Failure Physician Assistant, Cardiology

Position Description: Valley Medical Center is looking for a full-time Heart Failure advanced practice professional (PA or ARNP) to join our Cardiology department. We are a collegial team and value the APP as a key member to the care of our patients. Candidates with prior experience or special interest in cardiology is preferred. Requires the ability to work in an outpatient and inpatient environment. State of the art cardiac cath labs & working in a multi-specialty department. Ability to obtain a medical professional license in the State of WA. Ability to obtain a DEA with full prescriptive authority needed for specific practice. Evaluation and management of patients with acute and chronic systolic and diastolic heart failure. Transition of patients from inpatient to outpatient care. Management of patients before and after advanced heart failure therapies, assist in generation and maintenance of order sets and other tools to facilitate heart failure best practices.

CV and Cover Letter Should be Emailed to: [email protected]

 
The Oregon Health & Science University
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 12:00 AM

10/29/19: The Oregon Health & Science University 

The Oregon Health & Science University Physician Assistant Program is seeking qualified candidates for two full-time positions on our faculty.The OHSU PA Program has a long-standing record of success and is housed in Oregon’s only academic health center, located in the South Waterfront neighborhood on the banks of the Willamette River in downtown Portland, OR. Candidates for this position will be joining a committed team of innovative educators. Principal faculty members are responsible for supporting our 26-month Master of Physician Assistant Studies curriculum and the mission, goals, and objectives of OHSU, the School of Medicine and the Division of Physician Assistant Education. For job description, eligibility and preferred requirements, visit our website at: https://www.ohsu.edu/pa/faculty_positions
CV and Cover Letter Should be Emailed to: [email protected]

 
Survivorship + Sarcoma - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 12:00 AM

11/22/19: Advanced Practice Provider: Survivorship + Sarcoma 

Please apply via our website

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

We offer great generous benefits, including relocation and tuition reimbursement.

The position will provide care to post-treatment patients in the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) Survivorship Clinic and provide care across the continuum from diagnosis to survivorship focused follow-up for patients in the SCCA Sarcoma Clinic.

Allocation of FTE: 50% survivorship, 25% sarcoma survivorship, 25% general sarcoma care.


 

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

Within the Survivorship Clinic the Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will be responsible for provision of clinical care and patient education for a broad range of cancer survivors, including adult survivors of pediatric cancers. They will work with a comprehensive team including the program director and co-director, the program nurse coordinator, and the program manager toward the goal of extending survivorship services to all oncology patients, regardless of age, place or type of treatment. They will collaborate with other providers within the Survivorship Clinic, within other SCCA oncology discipline clinics, and also with physicians and other health care professionals to define best practices of care, develop comprehensive survivorship care guidelines, and establish referral networks internal and external to the SCCA.

Within the Sarcoma Clinic the Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will provide evaluation and medical management of Sarcoma patients at the SCCA. They will follow patients during their chemotherapy and provide medical supportive care, as well as surveillance. The ARNP/PA-C assesses and manages basic health needs of patients, addresses treatment toxicities, performs procedures, monitors for cancer progression or recurrence, and consults with professional peers as needed. They work collaboratively with the treatment team to coordinate care of their patients. The clinician in this role will be expected to see patients along the continuum of care for sarcoma patients, including long term follow-up of sarcoma survivors in the Survivorship clinic conducting survivorship focused visits as described below as well as carrying out surveillance plans following standard treatment pathways in collaboration with the sarcoma medical oncologists.

Responsibilities

Survivorship Program - comprehensive onsite evaluations for cancer survivors including:

  • Review of diagnosis, treatment, acute and chronic complications and co-morbidities
  • Risk-adapted history and physical examination, laboratory and diagnostic studies
  • Psychosocial and functional needs assessment
  • Referral to appropriate subspecialties and services
  • Preparation of treatment summary or review of treatment summary developed by survivorship RN, including guidelines and recommendations for follow-up
  • Patient education
  • Provide written (and oral when necessary) communication of survivors evaluation back to referring provider and/or primary care provider
  • Other Duties as assigned by program director or program manager:
    • Participate in program outreach activities (e.g. local or regional presentations regarding survivorship, or the survivorship program survivor education conferences, and other related activities), including off-hours as necessary
    • Participate in program development activities (e.g. visits to internal or off-site clinics or hospitals, and other related activities, development of standard of care guidelines)
    • Develop educational materials for survivors (e.g. Survivor notebook, health links, etc.)
    • Create, review and maintain accuracy and completeness of survivorship database care plan recommendations

Sarcoma Clinic:

  • Performs complex and problem-focused evaluation and management for patients diagnosed with Sarcoma
  • Evaluates and manages on-treatment and post-treatment side effects, as well as long- term surveillance.
  • Performs procedures according to licensure, credentialing, and scope of practice
  • Collaborates and consults with other disciplines and services to ensure safe, effective, and timely treatment as well as continuity of patient care.
  • Participates in the conduct of cancer clinical research
  • Provides patient, caregiver, and peer education
  • Communicates effectively with inpatient and outpatient teams
  • Participates in patient rounds, conferences and committees
  • Active member of the SCCA Rapid Response/Code Team

PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

Employees within the Survivorship Program are expected to maintain high standards of professionalism in their interactions with patients, referring providers and other team members. Professional conduct includes:

  • Fosters positive and professional interpersonal relationships with patients, families, staff, referring physicians and other visitors.
  • Actively promotes positive working relationships within survivorship team and all SCCA, Fred Hutch and UW Medical Center staff to create an affirming work environment.
  • Is flexible and positive in accepting other duties or projects as assigned by the program director or program manager.
  • Identifies and reports barriers to clinical and departmental effectiveness and facilitates/ suggests effective problem solving.
  • Seeks positive resolution of interpersonal conflicts though self-awareness, mutual respect and skillful communication.
  • Is aware of and follows policy and procedures regarding infection control, health, safety and security.
  • Adheres to survivorship team and Fred Hutch, SCCA and departmental personnel policies including attendance, punctuality, and timekeeping standards.
  • Supports Fred Hutch and the SCCA in its efforts to fulfill its mission.

Qualifications 

  • 1 year of ARNP or PA-C experience in Medical Oncology or BMT required
  • Strong team player with a can-do attitude is a must! Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team is essential.
  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program required.
  • Washington state & DEA licensure required.
  • ACLS required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required.
  • EMR experience required; prefer experience with CPOE

PAY, BENEFITS & WORK SCHEDULE

  • Salary DOE + excellent benefits; 1.0 FTE position. Will require some evening hours.

Our Commitment to Diversity 

We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, 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 call 206-667-4700

 

 
Touro University California Principal Faculty Position
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 12:00 AM

11/26/19: Touro University California Principal Faculty Position

Position Description: Are you interested in educating primary care PAs to work with underserved populations? PA faculty position open at Touro University California (TUC) where all students earn a Master of Science in PA Studies and a Master of Public Health. Primary responsibilities include teaching, evaluating students, and assisting in curriculum development. Faculty have 1-day release time to practice clinically. TUC is located in Vallejo, which has the lowest cost of living in the Bay area, is 30 miles northeast of San Francisco (with easy ferry access) and 15 miles south of Napa. As a Jewish-sponsored institution, we observe the Jewish holidays and close at 3 pm on Friday. This position offers a competitive salary and faculty rank of Assistant or Associate Professor based upon experience. TUC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. 

Please see the job listing: https://apptrkr.com/1706010
Address questions to: Dr. Michelle Wolfe
Email: [email protected]

Search Committee Chair
CV and Cover Letter Should be Emailed to:
[email protected]