Job Bulletin
MEDEX NW Faculty Positions
Friday, January 22, 2021 05:36 PM
01/22/2021: The MEDEX Physician Assistant Program at the University of Washington seeks Physician Assistant Clinical Coordinator faculty at its Seattle, WA campus. This is 12-month non-tenure track position.
 
Rank:   Lecturer, Part time (up to 80% FTE); requires a Master’s Degree
             
Clinical faculty responsibilities include development and nurturing of clinical rotation sites and preceptors, managing student placements throughout the second (clinical) year, developing and maintaining the clinical year curriculum, and supervising clinical end-of-rotation activities.
 
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 or equivalent and 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:
 
For general questions, please email [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:
(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
 
 
Washington Permanente Medical Group (WPMG)
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 12:00 AM

11/11/20: Washington Permanente Medical Group (WPMG) is a clinician-led, self-governed and independent multi-specialty group practice, providing care to the more than 700,000 Kaiser Permanente patients in Washington state. We work unencumbered by traditional health care obstacles and without silos; prioritizing people over profits, collaboration over ego, and driven by a singular goal: our patients' health. At WPMG, we take care of the whole person, with a team to address the fundamental, social, and emotional needs that contribute to total health. We are clinicians motivated by the desire to make a purposeful difference in the communities we serve, and in how health care is delivered.

Summary Kaiser Permanente-Washington Permanente Medical Group- is seeking a Full Time 1.0 FTE Neurosurgery Physician Assistant to join our Capitol Hill Campus team in Seattle, Washington.

We are seeking an experienced full-time physician assistant to join an established neurosurgery team at our Capitol Hill Medical . Join an outstanding team of 5 neurosurgeons and 7 physician assistants. Responsibilities include clinical visits, 1st assist in the OR, rounding and call. Qualified candidates must be PANCE certified and have an unrestricted Washington State license and DEA. Capitol Hill Campus is a multispecialty medical center. Lab, Radiology and Pharmacy on site. Office hours are 8am – 5pm Monday through Friday, with Urgent Care open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Benefits

Benefits include: Full malpractice indemnification (including tail coverage), medical/dental/vision benefits, 401(k) & employer-paid retirement contributions, paid vacation, CME, long-term disability, long-term care benefits, and the ability to become a shareholder in our group practice. Learn more about WPMG benefits.

Community

Seattle is a seaport city and the seat of King County. With an estimated 686,800 residents, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound and Lake Washington. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the fourth-largest port in North America in terms of container handling as of 2015. Named by Kiplinger's as one of the "10 Best Cities for the Next Decade," the Seattle metropolitan region is a great place to live, visit and do business. It's home to some of the most recognizable global companies including Amazon, Boeing, Microsoft, Starbucks, Costco, Nordstrom, REI, and Alaska Airlines. Whether you're looking for economic opportunity, cultural events or educational excellence, you'll find it—and much more—in Seattle.

We are dedicated to building lifetime relationships with peers and patients in Washington State’s richly diverse communities. Many know the Pacific Northwest as an attractive tourist destination with beautiful scenery, friendly people, and a host of cultural and recreational opportunities. These elements, and others, make Washington an excellent place to live.

Equity, Inclusion and Diversity

In our local communities and across the nation, Kaiser Permanente sets the standard for respectful care. With multicultural staff, equity, inclusion and diversity councils, medical interpretation resources, outreach efforts, educational programs and more, Kaiser Permanente puts people first in our medical centers and beyond.

As part of Kaiser Permanente, Washington Permanente Medical Group (WPMG) seeks to create equity in our communities, eliminate health disparities, and always put patients—the heart of everything we do—first.

Following the guidelines in our National Diversity Agenda, every member of our team strives to:

  • Provide culturally responsive and appropriate medical care to improve the health and satisfaction of all people in our increasingly diverse membership
  • Recruit and retain clinicians and staff that enhance our workforce
  • Grow our membership by providing exceptional service and clinical care to all communities in our region

Creating a diverse workforce, an inclusive environment, and equitable opportunity for employment, growth, and advancement are deeply linked to our mission, our business, and our economic future. WPMG continues to add programs that build and maintain a workplace where we engage with our members, communities, and each other—with dignity, respect, and cultural understanding.

Equal Employment Opportunity

As part of our commitment to our employees and the members and patients we serve, we integrate diversity into all aspects of our operations. Maintaining a workforce with industry-leading levels of diversity through deliberate planning, development, and outreach is critical to fulfilling our mission, sustaining our business objectives, and providing the best level of care to our members and patients. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

Qualifications
Education
Required
Physician Assistant or better.
Experience
Required
All applicants must have an unrestricted Washington State Medical License and Federally Issued DEA license.
All applicants must possess a full range of clinical skills and an interest in working with an innovative group practice.
Preferred
Ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of neurosurgery or surgical experience.
Licenses & Certifications
Required
Phys Assist NCCPA (PA-C)
DEA License
Washington Medical Lic

 
Teaching Associate – Inpatient/Outpatient Vascular Surgery Service at UWMC Northwest
Tuesday, October 06, 2020 02:11 PM

11/11/20: Position Description
Teaching Associate – Inpatient/Outpatient Vascular Surgery Service at UWMC Northwest

The Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery within the University of Washington School of Medicine is recruiting for a full-time Advanced Practice Provider (ARNP or PA) at the rank of Teaching Associate. This is a faculty position and will be based primarily at the University of Washington Medical Center-Northwest Campus (UWMC-NW) with an anticipated start date in Winter 2021.

The APP Teaching Associate appointment is a 12-month term, with reappointment recommendation on an annual basis. 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 UWMC-NW. Currently, there are 4 APPs and 3 vascular surgeons  the Division of Vascular Surgery at the Northwest Campus.

The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) in this position is a member of a multi-disciplinary team that includes attending physicians, surgical residents, and medical students. This position provides services to UW Medicine patients/families and collaborate with other clinical teams, nursing, social work and therapists on staff in the inpatient and outpatient setting within the Wound Care Center, clinical offices and procedural areas. The APP will be responsible for providing services independently and collaboratively with appropriate privileges, including initial and ongoing assessment, diagnosis and treatment of all wounds, arterial and venous disease, infection, pressure ulcers, and ostomy care.

Practice and Performance Expectations

  1. Provides timely patient and family assessment for Vascular Surgery Service and Wound Care Center patients.
  2. Participates in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of Surgery service interventions.
  3. Collaborates with the physicians, primary care providers, subspecialty providers, and outpatient therapists to ensure coordination and continuity of care across settings.
  4. Attends appropriate clinical meetings to serve as a resource for staff and providers.
  5. Facilitates collaboration with the Outpatient Surgery Clinics to ensure continuity of care.
  6. Provides patient and/or family with health education, counseling and referrals to other health professionals and community resources as appropriate.
  7. Participates as a key member of the interdisciplinary team through the development of collaborative and innovative practices, quality improvement, and evaluation of patient care outcomes.

Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Current and valid state licensure as an ARNP or PA, and Graduate Degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program or Graduate of an accredited PA Program
  2. Nationally Certified ARNP or PA-C with DEA
  3. Proven excellence working in an interdisciplinary collaborative team environment
  4. Effective interpersonal skills, and clinical expertise in the care of patients with Surgery conditions requiring inpatient services.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit their application via Interfolio with cover letter, current CV, and contact information for three professional 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).

 
Heritage University | Clinical Faculty
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 01:20 PM
9/30/20: Heritage University - Clinical Faculty/Clinical Coordinator
(Full-time or part-time status)

Position Summary:

The clinical faculty will assist in coordinating and advising assigned clinical students in the PA Educational Program and will report to the Program Director. The position assists in the development of policies and procedures related to developing working relationships with physicians, physician assistants, hospitals, clinics, university training programs, residencies, private medical-related agencies and other constituents as needed.

Essential Job Functions:

Assists in the recruitment of students. Reviews student admission applications and participates in applicant selection. Supervises, instructs, evaluates, and mentors clinical students. Grades written assignments and reports final grades at the designated time. Assists in clinical curriculum development and the recruitment of clinical rotation sites. Assists in the development of physician assistant student training schedules. Arranges for physician assistant student assessment at each clinical practice site. Assists in developing guidelines for clinical practice sites to assure quality medical education, including student evaluation of sites, completed site visit forms, documentation of patient encounters, and documentation of communications with and about the clinical practice sites. Evaluates the clinical sites and preceptors to assure quality medical education. Represents Heritage University and PA Educational Program at pertinent professional meetings, medical society meetings, community groups, etc. Attends student orientation and commencement exercises. Performs committee assignments, including:

o Developing, reviewing and revising the program mission and goals as needed;

o Designing, implementing, coordinating, and evaluating the program curriculum;

o Reviewing ARC-PA accreditation standards and verifying program compliance in a systematic method; and

o Critically evaluating and improving the program and its policies and procedures as indicated by the self-study.

Engages in scholarly activity; Maintains professional development, licensure and certification as appropriate; Conduct appropriate and consistent with the mission and philosophy of Heritage University; Other duties as assigned.

Scope of Responsibility:

Knows the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures, which may include some familiarity of other departments within the University. Is sensitive to the interrelationship of both people and functions within the department.

Flexibility to work as part of a team as well as independently to meet goals in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Sound judgment and discretion in handling confidential information as well as ability to conduct oneself in a highly professional manner. Highly responsive to requests and has a commitment to providing high quality service. Maintains a customer service demeanor at all times.

Authority/Supervision:

May include responsibility for supervising an assigned staff member.

Education:

A Master’s degree in an appropriate field is preferred, however, candidates having significant clinical experience will be considered.

Experience:

Excellent interpersonal, communications, and presentation skills. Ability to generate respect and trust from staff and external constituencies.

Possess exceptional credentials in scholarly, professional and/or individual achievement. Extensive professional experience with an exemplary record for achievement. At least three years of health care experience preferred.

Certification:

Must meet state laws regarding certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), maintenance of which will require meeting the minimum continuing medical education (CME) hours. Additional Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Strong organization, interpersonal, and planning skills, Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work in a team. Ability to manage projects and people. Ability to learn, work with and manage different computer programs and databases. Ability to prioritize and self-direct work flow; time management skills

APPLICATION INFORMATION AND DEADLINE: Applications should include a cover letter, vitae/resume, transcripts (copies acceptable for initial screening), and names, addresses, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of 3-5 current professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please email application material to: [email protected] or Heritage University | Office of Human Resources 3240 Fort Road Toppenish, WA 98948