University of Washington
Monday, February 12, 2018 12:00 AM

02/09/18: University of Washington

Interventional Radiology Physician Assistant
Faculty Position
University of Washington (Seattle, WA)

The Department of Radiology at the University of Washington School of Medicine is recruiting for a full-time Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner (ARNP or PA) at the rank of Teaching Associate to join the Interventional Radiology section at the University of Washington Medical Center.  The Teaching Associate appointment is a 12-month term, with reappointment on an annual basis.
The Teaching Associate will work with subspecialty fellows, residents and faculty to perform the pre-procedure assessment and long-term follow-up of patients undergoing image-guided procedures that will be, or have been, performed.  Other duties include performing basic IR procedures independently, conducting patient interviews and physical examinations, ordering and reviewing relevant laboratory and imaging studies, prescribing medications as needed, corresponding with patients and their providers, and providing relevant patient teaching.  Teaching responsibilities will include training of radiology residents and IR fellows with particular attention to long-term clinical management.  Other activities will include but are not limited to community outreach, conferences, and department lectures.

The Interventional Radiology section has nine full-time and several part time faculty who works closely with other departments and physicians to ensure that the University of Washington Medical Center provides outstanding, comprehensive patient care.  The section is experiencing steady and continued growth in inpatient, outpatient, and clinic services.

The University of Washington Department of Radiology has approximately 134 faculty, including physicians, physician assistants, advanced registered nurse practitioners, and scientists; and 105 residents, fellows and post-doctoral students in very competitive residency and fellowship programs.  The UW Department of Radiology is internationally recognized as dynamic, progressive, and with high impact in the field of Diagnostic Imaging.  Our academic enterprise complements the clinical, teaching and research activities of one of the nation's leading healthcare delivery enterprises.

The University of Washington (UW) is among the nation’s top public educational and research institution.  The School of Medicine has been ranked second in the world.  Our School of Medicine and affiliated hospitals and clinics consistently rank among the very best.  The University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.  

Seattle is a cosmopolitan city set in a dramatic backdrop of water, forests and mountains. It is famous for its vibrant downtown neighborhoods and many cultural strengths – consistently ranked among the top urban areas for quality of life.  Our staff enjoy outstanding benefits, strong support for professional growth, and environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, and artistic pursuits.

Candidates for this position must have a current Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C or foreign equivalent) or Nurse Practitioner license with prescription authority, and licensing in or eligible for licensure in Washington State.  Current BLS and ACLS certification is required.  This individual will work under the direction of a collaborating MD.

This position is open until filled.  Address inquiries (reference NN27126).  Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest and updated CV to:

Dr. William P. Shuman

Interim Chairman and Professor, Department of Radiology
University of Washington, School of Medicine
Director of Radiology, UW Medical Center
Box 357115 
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.