Teaching Associate (Physician Assistant)
Monday, November 07, 2022 07:18 PM

Job Description:

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 total joint replacement service at the University of Washington Medical Center, Northwest Campus. The successful candidate is expected to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary healthcare team. The successful candidate 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 is on an annual appointment with a 12-month service period (July 1 - June 30) with a flexible start date in the summer of 2022.

Benefits include full malpractice indemnification (including tail coverage), medical/dental/vision benefits, UWRP retirement plan, paid vacation, CME and long-term disability. Competitive salary offered.


  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.

Application Instructions:

Please upload your CV, a cover letter and contact information for three references.

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 (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/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).


A summary of benefits associated with this position can be found at https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/benefits-orientation/benefit-summary-pdfs/.

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Disability Services:

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or [email protected].

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information:

Under University of Washington (UW) Policy, University-compensated personnel must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.