Job Bulletin
Outpatient Surgical Oncology | SCCA
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 04:36 PM

Outpatient Surgical Oncology at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance & UW Medicine

The Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery within the University of Washington School of Medicine is recruiting for a full-time PA. This is a faculty position and will be based primarily at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) with an anticipated start date in Spring 2022. University of Washington faculty engage in clinical care and teaching, with opportunities for quality improvement and research. APPs are an integral part of the surgical faculty team at the SCCA. The PA-C (or ARNP) assesses and manages the pre and post-operative phases of treatment, 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.  All clinical responsibilities are performed within the scope of practice, institutional privileges and under the supervision of an attending physician.

 

Job Duties: Collaborates and consults with multiple surgery attending physicians &other disciplines/services to ensure safe, effective, and timely treatment as well as continuity of patient care:

•Performs complex and problem-focused H & P’s  

•Evaluates and manages patient in their pre and post-operative stages as well as long-term surveillance

•Performs procedures according to licensure, credentialing, and scope of practice

•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

 

Apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/99392

 

 
Columbia Valley Community Health-Wenatchee
Friday, December 10, 2021 02:01 PM

Physician Assistant – Certified, Family Medicine ($15,000 Sign-on Bonus) Columbia Valley Community Health (CVCH) is growing!

CVCH is a dynamic, progressive community health center with locations in Wenatchee, East Wenatchee, and Chelan. We have an excellent opportunity for a Full-Time Physician Assistant – Certified at our Wenatchee location. The Physician Assistant primary job function is to be responsible for provision of comprehensive primary care services for the patients of Columbia Valley Community Health.

Position Requirements: • Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant Program • A valid license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the State of Washington or eligible to obtain licensure. • Basic Life Support (BLS) required. ACLS or ATLS may be used to substituted for BLS.

CVCH offers: • Competitive compensation with sign-on bonus. • A cultural immersion program in a predominantly Spanish-speaking country. • Flexible schedules. • Generous paid leave/holidays. • Health insurance covered at 100% for employee and dependents. • Retirement with 150% employer matching. • This position is eligible for student loan repayment programs. • Fitness/gym stipend

We are located in the heart of Washington State where we enjoy abundant recreational opportunities, 300 days of sunshine and a family friendly environment with good schools and opportunities for the entire family to be involved in culture and arts.

Why Work at CVCH: CVCH staff are more engaged in their work than 95% of similar organizations across the country. We are proud to have such dedicated staff serving patients, day in and day out. To learn more and apply, visit us at www.cvch.org and click on the Careers tab

Send your cover letter and CV to: Shay Sokolowski at: [email protected]

 
Teaching Associate | UWMC Montlake
Wednesday, December 08, 2021 07:29 PM

Teaching Associate | Advanced Practice Practitioner
Dept of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Rhinology - UWMC Montlake, University of Washington

Position Description

UW Medical Center -Montlake Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery (ENT) has an outstanding opportunity for an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) to join the Division of Rhinology & Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery.  This APP team member will be deployed full-time within the Division of Rhinology.

The Rhinology team includes three faculty surgeons and a dedicated clinical support staff (RN, coordinator, and medical assistant).  Our team is a distinguished group of fellowship trained surgeons that practice the full spectrum of patient care related to conditions of the nose, sinuses, and skull base.  Please refer to our division’s website for more information (UW Sinus and Skull Base Center).  The APP will be fully integrated into a supportive care team model that strives for excellence within a rich and immersive clinical care environment.  Our group emphasizes the values of team and mentorship as guiding principles in our mission to be the premier site of care for patients with nose and sinus conditions.

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing services independently and collaboratively with appropriate privileges, including initial and ongoing assessment, as well as diagnosis and treatment of the patient’s medical condition.

This APP will hold a Teaching Associate faculty position in the Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery (ENT). This faculty position has an annual service period of 12-months (July 1 - June 30).  The anticipated start date is March 1, 2022. The position will remain open until filled. 

Position Details:

Full-time (1.0 CFTE), Outpatient Ambulatory APP, Day Shift, 40 hrs/week

Standards of Practice and Performance

  • Collaborate with an inter-professional team including surgeons, residents and fellows, nurses, medical assistants, and coordinators across a variety of medical and surgical sub-specialties to provide high quality patient- and family-centered care at the #1 Health Institution in the State of Washington (UW Medicine) and within a Nationally Ranked ENT Department.
  • Independently and collaboratively provide comprehensive care for patients with conditions that affect the nose, sinuses, and skull base. The APP will have a mix of independent and shared clinical deployment.
  • Deliver timely and problem-focused initial assessment of the patient’s medical condition. Order and interpret laboratory and diagnostic imaging in a timely manner. Provide management and follow-up care for patients with disorders of the nose, sinuses, and skull base. Candidates can expect direct mentorship with three fellowship trained sinus and skull base surgeons. 
  • Participate as an integral member of the sinus and endoscopic skull base surgery team through the development of collaborative and innovative practices, and evaluation of patient care outcomes.
  • Communicate in a professional and respectful manner with all members of the health care team whether through verbal, email, or secure text communication.
  • Participate in improvement projects focused on quality and operations. Participate in and support the rhinology division’s education, research, and quality initiatives.
  • Provide patient and/or family with health education, counseling and referrals to other health professionals and community resources as appropriate.
  • Attend and participate in the monthly rhinology faculty meetings.
    • Follow the UW Medical Center – Montlake’s professional behavior policy and procedures.

Service APP Duties

  • Patient/family/provider communication about disease and treatment and how it relates to patient values, priorities, and goals of care across the care spectrum.
  • Provide ambulatory clinical care within the Rhinology clinic Monday-Friday. Evaluate patients within template clinic time and as needed.
  • Contribute to the plan of care and communicate directly with patients, families, and the care team.
  • Promote a collaborative approach to decision making with appropriate interdisciplinary consultation.
    • Ensure appropriate and timely hand-off of patient care when absent from clinic.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate Degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant/Associate program.
  • Current and valid state licensure as an ARNP or PA-C or foreign equivalent
  • Nationally Certified ARNP/PA-C with DEA.
  • Proven excellence working in an interdisciplinary collaborative team environment.
    • Effective interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and clinical expertise in the care of patients.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Although previous ENT experience is preferable, over time candidates will be mentored and provided professional opportunities to gain knowledge and procedural skills.
    • Proficiency with EPIC electronic health record.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae and cover letter to http://apply.interfolio.com/99020. Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

More information on the department can be found at https://otolaryngology.uw.edu/