Job Bulletin
Immediate Clinic and Indigo Urgent Care Clinic
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 12:00 AM

07/17/18: Immediate Clinic and Indigo Urgent Care Clinic

Seattle, WA –  Immediate Clinic and Indigo Urgent Care Clinic have full time urgent care positions available at:  Bellevue, Kirkland, Marysville/Mill Creek/Lake Stevens Float.

PA-C must have 2 yrs exp in a UC, ED or FM setting. Full time = 12-14 shifts/month. Competitive pay/bonus potential/benefits/paid malpractice. Contact Lori, Provider Recruiter at: [email protected] or call #206-889-8399 for further details.

 
Urgent Care PA, Evergreen Emergency Services
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 12:00 AM

07/17/18: Urgent Care PA, Evergreen Emergency Services

Who We Are:
A dedicated group of health care providers practicing on the Eastside of Lake Washington since 1972, we became Evergreen Emergency Services (EES) in 2001.  EES provides exceptional care and service to patients in need of emergent and urgent care.  EES is dedicated to providing our patients with the highest quality of urgent care Service care possible. Every decision and every action by each of us is aimed toward this goal:  We provide compassionate and efficient care.  We believe that our patients are our most important assets. We place great importance on treating them with courtesy, fairness and respect regardless of their socio-economic background or reason for seeing us.  We have a fun, collegial and supportive working environment and are actively engaged with the local community.  Our shared values include Integrity, Excellence, Compassionate Care, Exceptional Patient Focus, Endurance and Passion.

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, is responsible for the medical care of urgent care patients. Treats patients in Urgent Care Center (UC) to ensure proper injury care and disease diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. Requests necessary tests and follow-up visits and refers patients to specialists, as necessary.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
•    Provides leadership and management for the UC in partnership with the UC nursing manager
•    Works cooperatively and supportively with members of the medical staff to provide urgent care services for all patients who present to the UC
•    Works cooperatively and supportively with other clinical and non-clinical departments to ensure availability, quality, and effective use of services
•    Treats patients to ensure proper injury care and disease diagnosis, request necessary tests and follow-up visits
•    As necessary, stabilizes patient and coordinates transportation of patient to tertiary care centers
•    Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
•    Participates in the life of the company and the community
•    Vigorously engages in his/her own professional development; is a life-long learner who enhances his/her skills, using state-of-the-art technologies to maintain high standards of performance to work efficiently and effectively
•    Is familiar with and complies with all policies and regulations as put forth in the company’s documents
•    Since safety and security are everyone’s responsibility, takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect employees, patients, equipment, materials and facilities
•    Performs other duties as assigned

Required Education, Training & Experience:
•    Master's Degree from an accredited Advanced Nurse Practitioner program or graduation from a Physician Assistant (PA) Training Program accredited by the American Medical Association Council on Medical Education
•    Licensed as a Family Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant with a current valid, full and unrestricted license in Washington State
•    Current BLS and ACLS
•    Maintains Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements
•    Minimum two years of acute care experience required
•    No more than twelve (12) months since last work assignment
 
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
•    Familiarity with standard UC concepts, practices, and procedures
•    Creativity and adaptability
•    Ability to multitask
•    Ability to work well with teammates as well as in an individual contributor role
•    Ability to provide leadership among equals
•    Ability to work and communicate well with all company and hospital employees as well as patients and their families
•    Excellent written and verbal communications skills
•    Excellent problem-solving, risk assessment, negotiation, and conflict-resolution skills
•    Excellent customer service skills
•    Excellent professional (email, phone, letter) etiquette
•    Ability to maintain confidential information
•    Strong skills working with Microsoft Office Suite products
•    Ability to confidently learn new technology
•    Ability to sit, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
•    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
•    Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
•    Ability to travel locally

If interested, please send your CV and cover letter to Jennifer Diego, Practice Administrator at: [email protected]
 
NW Asthma
Friday, June 22, 2018 12:00 AM

6/22/18: NW Asthma

Exciting new opportunity for a full-time and/or part-time Physician Assistant in the field of allergy and asthma to join the state’s largest practice. We are seeking an enthusiastic medical professional to join the wonderful providers and staff of our Western WA offices: Seattle, Everett, Renton, Redmond,

Requirements:

· Certified FNP/PA from an accredited institution
· Possess or be eligible for current Washington license with prescriptive authority and CPR certification.
· Strong communication skills
· A dedication to providing excellent patient care for adults and children
· Interest in a position that allows you to learn and grow your medical expertise
· Flexibility and able to travel to Everett, Seattle, Renton and Redmond office locations
· Drug screen/background check upon job offer

The ideal candidate will have:

· Knowledge of computers/EMR (GE Centricity)
· One to two years of experience in a Primary Care (adult and pediatric) or Urgent Care / ER setting is preferred.

We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K, vacation, sick and holiday pay.

ABOUT NORTHWEST ASTHMA & ALLERGY

It is the policy of NAAC to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, marital status, military status, gender identity sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or any other factor protected by local, state or federal law.

Please email your resume to:  [email protected]

 

 
Evergreen Treatment Services
Friday, June 15, 2018 12:00 AM

6/15/18: Evergreen Treatment Services, Seattle WA

Job Summary: The Medical Provider’s primary responsibility is to evaluate patients’ opioid use disorder and prescribe and adjust appropriate opioid use disorder treatment medications as indicated. These include methadone, buprenorphine/naloxone, and naltrexone. The individual in this position shall be a licensed physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant. The nature of this position is fast-paced in high-stress situations and conditions.

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



 
Endocrinology PA-C
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 12:00 AM

6/13/18: Endocrinology PA-C

Vancouver Clinic needs an experienced physician assistant in our endocrinology department. The ideal candidate will have experience managing patients with diabetes and thyroid disorders. Our department has four physicians and one PA. This position is 100% outpatient with no call.  
Vancouver Clinic offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
•    Competitive compensation
•    Health dental, vision and disability insurance
•    Generous retirement plan
•    CME allowance
•    Relocation assistance
Vancouver Clinic’s practices are located across the Columbia River from Portland. The area offers abundant outdoor recreational activities. Housing options range from properties on acreage to downtown high-rises in Portland’s Pearl District. Vancouver is a great place to raise a family with its mild weather, excellent schools, low crime rate and affordable cost of living.

To learn more about The Vancouver Clinic visit our website at tvc.org.

Submit cover letter and CV to:  Lori Aoki, Provider Recruiter, [email protected]


 
Didactic Faculty | Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 12:00 AM

6/13/18: Didactic Faculty | Heritage University, Toppenish, WA

The didactic faculty will coordinate guest lecturers and teach in the assigned courses in the PA Educational Program. They will report to the Academic Coordinator and then to the Program Director. Essential Job Functions: Teach the assigned courses and any other topics as assigned. Coordinate guest lecturers, including: scheduling the lecturer, communicating scheduling efforts with staff and team leader, set‐up and take‐down of equipment for lecturer, attending lecture presentation, providing appropriate feed‐ back regarding the presentation, arranging  needed transportation to the lecture site, processing appropriate paperwork for compensation in a timely manner. Heritage University expects teaching faculty to observe those policies and practices at all times which are considered standard professional responsibilities.  These include, but are not confined to: * Meeting all classes as scheduled; * Assisting in the recruitment of students; * Reviewing student admission applications and participating in applicant selection; * Reporting final grades at the designated time; * Teaching, instructing, evaluating, remediating, and counseling students; * Attending student orientation and commencement exercises; * Having an appropriate number of posted office hours; * Writing course syllabi and learning objectives; * Developing course materials including test questions, PowerPoints, lecture outlines, and any additional instructional materials; * Administering exams; * Performing committee assignments, including:   o Developing, reviewing and revising the program mission and goals as needed; o Designing, implementing, coordinating, and evaluating the 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. * Engaging in scholarly activity; * Maintaining professional development; * Performing University and/or community service; * Maintaining licensure and certification as appropriate; * May be required to maintain clinical practice as appropriate; * Conduct appropriate and consistent with the mission and philosophy of Heritage University; * Other duties as assigned. Physician Assistant Educational Program Didactic Faculty 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. Decision Making: On a regular and continuous basis, exercises sound judgment and assumes responsibility for decisions, consequences and results. Is aware those decisions will impact people, costs, and /or quality of service within the University and the PA Educational  Department. Authority/Supervision: May include responsibility for supervising an assigned staff member. Communication: Exchanges non‐routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate requiring good oral and written communication skills. Education: A Master’s degree, or higher, in an appropriate field is required. Candidates having a significant number of educational hours may be considered on a provisional status until degree is completed. 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 and at least three years of educational experience preferred. Certification: If a PA, must be certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), maintenance of which will require meeting the minimum continuing medical education (CME) hours. DO, MD, NP, or Pharm D’s must be accredited/certified/licensed as required by their respective profession and the State of Washington. 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 work with and manage different computer programs and databases * Ability to prioritize and self‐direct work flow; time management skills * Work Environment: Standard office environment.  The job requires very little physical effort.  Will require attending meetings outside of the University.  May include travel to other cities and states. Physical Requirements: * Ability to sit in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.   * Ability to move about. * Ability to reach by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. * Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard. * Communication skills using the spoken word. * Ability to see and hear within normal parameters. This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

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]u or Heritage University Office of Human Resources 3240 Fort Road Toppenish, WA 98948




 
Utah Valley University
Friday, June 01, 2018 12:00 AM

6/1/18: Utah Valley University 

Utah Valley University is seeking an experienced, energetic leader to coordinate and complete the accreditation process to establish the Master of Physician Assistant Studies program at our beautiful Orem, Utah campus located near the Wasatch Mountains. UVU’s service region includes Utah, Wasatch, and Summit counties, and provides access to a dynamic economy as well as plentiful and diverse employment and career opportunities. Many students, faculty, and staff choose UVU for its ideal location and reputation as one of the safest colleges in the country. For the outdoor enthusiast, within 20 miles you can enjoy winter sports, hiking, mountain biking, water recreation, and more.

UVU has started the accreditation process, and if provisional accreditation is achieved after a successful ARC-PA application/site visit, plans to admit its first cohort of students in January, 2020. The program is seeking a Program Director with exceptional leadership abilities who will bring to the position an integrated background of academic and clinical experience, as well as a record of achievement in higher education and professional accomplishment. The ideal candidate will have program accreditation and development experience and must be willing to commit to the program from provisional to continuing accreditation status.

The Director will provide the overall academic leadership, administration, and curricular management of the program including oversight of didactic and clinical curriculum, budget and finance, assessment/analysis, and all accreditation (provisional, completion and continuing) responsibilities. Provides leadership to PA faculty, staff, and students; facilitates communication, clarification, and implementation of program, college, and university policies and procedures.

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an ARC-PA accredited program with a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Practice/Studies, 3 years in an academic based position and 5 years clinical experience.
  • Current NCCPA Certification.
  • Utah PA license or eligible for the license exam.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Five years in an academic based position as a Director, Associate or Assistant Director.
  • Seven years clinical experience (practicing PA).

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of PA program development and accreditation in higher education.
  • Knowledge of didactic and clinical curriculum.
  • Effective communication skills; verbal, written and public speaking.
  • Inter-professional collaboration skills.
  • Leadership and management skills.
  • Curriculum development and program organization skills.
  • Relationship building skills.
  • Fiscal management/budgeting ability.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with various support resources such as communications and marketing, admissions, financial aid, registration and student affairs

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

CV and Cover Letter Should be Emailed to: http://www.uvu.jobs/postings/6611

 
Utah Valley University - Director of Clinical Education
Friday, June 01, 2018 12:00 AM

6/1/18: Utah Valley University 

Utah Valley University in beautiful Orem, Utah, is seeking to hire a Director of Clinical Education immediately for its new Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program with a tentative start date of January, 2020 (pending provisional ARC-PA accreditation). The ideal candidate will be an integral part of the leadership team that will guide the program through accreditation, and more critically, the clinical practice site development process that will ensure that the clinical experiences will meet/exceed the competencies required for physician assistant clinical practice.

Under the direction of the PA Program Director, the Director of Clinical Education has the overall responsibility for clinical education in the program to include site development, affiliation agreements, orientation, student scheduling, site maintenance visits, coordination of ongoing preceptor development and training strategies, and assessment of the clinical phase of the curriculum. The Clinical Director will be actively involved in continuous program review and analysis, strategic planning, admissions and in national and state PA organizations to promote the program.

This is an 11 – 12 month faculty position and is available immediately. The search committee will be screening applications upon receipt.

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in business, leadership or education or related field (Health Care preferred).
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Graduate degree in Physician Assistant Practice/Studies.
  • Current NCCPA Certification.
  • PA license.
  • Three to five (3-5) years of experience working with industry, contracts, healthcare organizations, volunteer or internship programs, community groups, or public entities.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of health care industry.
  • Knowledge of accreditation processes.
  • Knowledge of higher education academic programming.
  • Effective communication skills for public speaking, verbal and written correspondence.
  • Leadership and management skills.
  • Relationship building skills.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population of students, health care professionals, faculty, staff and other community stakeholders.
  • Ability to represent the PA program at all levels nationally, state, and local.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with marketing and communications and student affairs.

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

CV and Cover Letter Should be Emailed to:   http://www.uvu.jobs/postings/6631

 
Northwest Integrated Health
Friday, May 18, 2018 12:00 AM

05/18/18: Northwest Integrated Health

JOB TITLE: Physician Assistant
ABOUT US: www.nwih.org
Our goal at Northwest Integrated Health is to provide an integrated approach to addictive disorders. We take an interdisciplinary approach, where counseling, education, support and medical treatment are integrated to provide a comprehensive model of treatment.

We believe that addiction is a chronic disease like any other chronic diseases, e.g. diabetes, hypertension. A chronic disease cannot be cured but can be managed, and the best treatment is life-style modification, behavioral therapy and support from family and friends.

Medications can not cure a chronic disease, however can stabilize the condition and provide harm reduction. We strive to provide an evidence based, patient-centered, quality integrated health program for the treatment of substance abuse disorders in the Pacific Northwest with a caring heart.

NWIH has a benefit package that includes the following:
Salary: DOE
Medical coverage through Kaiser Permanente, NWIH pays 75%
Dental/Vision coverage available paid at 100% by the Employee
PTO after 90-probationary period completed

JOB SUMMARY
Provide comprehensive, quality health care services under approved Medical Protocols and the
supervision of the Primary and Back-Up Preceptors.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Evaluate and determine patient’s health status using the standard methods of history and
physical examination.
2. Intervene by utilizing pre-established protocols, medical consultation, by nursing care or by
obtaining referral for patient to physician or appropriate agency.
3. Work with patient and family to assist the patient and/or family members to function at their
optimal level of health.
4. Coordinate care provided by other health care providers and agencies.
5. Teach and counsel patients and families in areas of health care needs and interest.
6. Institute procedures to prevent or alter the effects of an illness.
7. Provide screening procedures for early detection, primary prevention and
counseling.
8. Provide periodic examinations for school physicals, work permits, etc.
9. Determine family’s or patient’s concept of health in order to implement continuity of care.
10. Perform and administer Quality Assurance Program with quarterly written reporting to the
Compliance Officer and Medical Director.
11. Perform and administer Infection Exposure Control Plan with quarterly written reporting to
the Compliance Officer and Medical Director.
12. Provide staff education, when requested, during monthly staff meetings. 13. Assist the Laboratory Director with proficiency training of selected personnel performing waived laboratory testing and procedures. 14. Participate in Medical Record Audits and subsequent educational programs. 15. Accurately document and maintain the patient’s medical record. 16. Perform all medical services in accordance with Federal and State laws, statutes and regulations pertaining to the delivery of health care services and in accordance with the scope of practice afforded Physician Assistants in the State of WA.
17. Other responsibilities in accordance with the Policy and Procedure Manual and other duties as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
(Must be specific to State Licensure Requirements)
1. Is currently licensed and registered with the State Board of Medical Examiners.
2. Has satisfactorily completed an academic program for preparing physician assistants that: (1) was at least one year in length; (2) consisted of supervised clinical practice and at least four months in the aggregate of classroom instruction directed toward preparing students to deliver health care services.
3. Current CPR Certification
4. Current Professional Liability Insurance Coverage policy.
5. Possess the ability to work productively with physicians, patients and other staff members.
6. Possess the ability to plan and execute work projects.
7. Can function in emergency situations. Supervisory Responsibilities: Assigned Nurse and other personnel as assigned.

If interested, please send cover letter and CV to: Amina Najam, HR Manager at: [email protected]


 
Orthopedic Clinical PA opportunity in Bellevue and Everett
Wednesday, May 09, 2018 12:00 AM

05/09/18: Orthopedic Clinical PA opportunity in Bellevue and Everett

This is a 1.0 FTE Orthopedic Clinical PA opportunity in Bellevue and Everett, Washington working with an experienced team of Physicians and Physician Assistants. This will include regularly scheduled daily clinical patients, urgent same day patients, Ambulatory Surgical Center, Overlake surgical cases, physical exams, fracture management to include fracture reduction and follow up care. Additionally, this position will cover clinical shifts at our Everett Medical Center 2-3 days per week. Qualifications Ideal candidate will be board certified and have successfully completed a Physician Assistant training . Must have an unrestricted Washington State medical license and unrestricted Federal-Issued DEA. Ideal candidate must have 3 years of Orthopedic Surgery experience. Excellent benefits and compensation offered.
CV and Cover Letter Should be Emailed to: [email protected]

 
Teaching Associate in Radiology (IR)
Wednesday, May 09, 2018 12:00 AM

05/09/18: Teaching Associate in Radiology (IR)

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 conducting patient interviews and physical examinations, ordering and reviewing relevant laboratory and imaging studies, prescribing medications as needed, corresponding with patients and their providers, providing relevant patient teaching and performing some vascular access procedures.  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: [email protected]

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
[email protected]

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.

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

 
UW Radiology-Nuclear Medicine Faculty Position Available
Wednesday, May 09, 2018 12:00 AM

05/09/18: UW Radiology-Nuclear Medicine Faculty Position Available

Faculty Position Available
University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
Radiology-Nuclear Medicine

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 Nuclear Medicine 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 duties will include: evaluation of new patients, triage of nuclear medicine procedures, follow-up with patients pre and post procedures, procedural and post-procedural patient prescriptions, patient teaching, ordering of appropriate studies, review of studies, discussion of treatment plan with attendings, and performance of selected procedures under the guidance of an attending.  Patient screening, drug administration, and supervision of cardiac stress testing in Nuclear Medicine and in other areas of Radiology (MR, CT) is included.  Occasional cross-coverage with NPP’s elsewhere in Radiology would be infrequent.  Teaching responsibilities will include preceptor medical students, residents and fellows.  

The Nuclear Medicine section has ten full-time faculty and is an active group that 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 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 the nation’s top public educational and research institution.  The School of Medicine has been ranked second in the world, among the top two recipients of federal research grants.  Our hospitals consistently rank among the very best, as does the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.  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 currently licensed Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C or foreign equivalent) or Nurse Practitioner 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 NN27212).  Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest and updated CV to: [email protected]

Dr. William P. Shuman
Interim Chair 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
[email protected]

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.

 

 
Part-Time Physician Assistants
Thursday, May 03, 2018 12:00 AM

05/03/18: Part-Time Physician Assistants

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS FOR SEVERAL Part-Time Physician Assistants to provide clinical support for patient wellness visits. These positions are VERY LOW STRESS AND LOW RESPONSIBILITY. Position entails that the PA perform medical examinations, conduct and evaluate interval history and physicals, obtain and read lab tests; all ensuring comprehensive care. Leadership skills, strong communication skills, team player and strong interpersonal skills is very important. Applicant must be able to work independently with support available from MD. The supervising MD has several years of experience working with physician assistants, and is a very knowledgeable and supportive supervisor. VERY COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION. A willingness to travel, as travel would be involved; with ALL TRAVEL COSTS COVERED. ONLY serious candidates need apply. Please submit your RESUME/CV WITH CONTACT INFORMATION with cover letter with salary expectations to: [email protected]
Recruiters, please do not contact this job post.

 
Sandpoint PA Position
Wednesday, May 02, 2018 12:00 AM

05/02/18: Sandpoint  PA Position

PA needed in Sandpoint Idaho. Well established family practice business since 2009. Solo-practice. Sandpoint is a lovely town with a population of 7700. Bonner County is about 30,000.

If you are interested, please contact Donna Foord, PA-C at: [email protected] with “Sandpoint  PA Position” in the subject line.



 
NW MIRECC at VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Wednesday, May 02, 2018 12:00 AM

05/02/18: NW MIRECC at VA Puget Sound Health Care System

The NW MIRECC at VA Puget Sound Health Care System is seeking a research Physician Asistant-Certified to conduct clinical trials.
Candidates must be comfortable conducting hands-on procedures with participants. Experience with lumbar punctures and punch skin biopsies is preferred.

Interested in learning more? Please contact Hollie Holmes, Clinical Operations Manager at: [email protected] or call 206-277-6207



 
PA-C needed in Richland/Pasco
Wednesday, May 02, 2018 12:00 AM

05/02/18: PA-C needed in Richland/Pasco

Tri-Cities WA. PA-C needed in Richland/Pasco. A busy and growing contract group serving a large healthcare system in providing clinical services for nuclear energy workers, Occupational Medicine, DOT physicals, Corrections Medicine and Inpatient Psychiatry medicine support. The ideal candidate is an experienced clinician able to work independently along with or without a partner in multiple settings. Flexibility is a must. Hours are flexible and compensation is based on experience and skills through independent contract 1099 pay. No night work. For more information, contact Ed at 253-468-7988.



 
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance ARNP/PA-C
Wednesday, May 02, 2018 12:00 AM

05/02/18: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance ARNP/PA-C

A Seattle Cancer Care Alliance ARNP/PA-C is a certified physician assistant or advanced registered nurse practitioner who provides evaluation and medical management to Radiation Oncology patients at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. They follow patients during their therapy and provide medical supportive care, as well as surveillance after completion of treatment. 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. All clinical responsibilities are performed within the scope of practice, institutional privileges and under the supervision of an attending physician.
 
•    Performs complex and problem-focused H & Ps and assessments for patients.
•    Evaluates and manages on-treatment and post-treatment side effects, as well as long-term surveillance and survivorship issues. Offers treatment recommendations and prescribes medications to manage symptoms of treatment.
•    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. Care will be coordinated in a multidisciplinary fashion with collaborating services which may include surgery, radiation oncology, medical oncology, nutrition, social work, psychology, pain service, hospice, and palliative care.
•    Participates in the conduct of cancer clinical research, including patient, caregiver, and peer education
•    Responsible for rotating on the SCCA Rapid Response Team at least once per year
•    Communicates effectively with inpatient and outpatient teams
•    Participates in patient rounds, conferences and committees

Qualifications
•    One year experience as an ARNP or PA-C; Hematology, Oncology, or Radiation Oncology preferred 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.
•    ACLS, Washington state & DEA licensure required.
•    Strong oral and written communication skills required.
•    EMR experience required; prefer experience with CPOE

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or by calling 206-667-4700.




 
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation
Friday, April 20, 2018 12:00 AM

 

04/20/18: Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation

Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation is seeking for an experienced Itinerant Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner! The PA/NP shall be committed to contributing to the mission of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC), “Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health.” The PA is an employee working under the supervision of the Medical Director who is in turn supervised by the Chief of Staff. Provides “float” coverage to other YKHC village clinics as assigned, providing primary (acute, chronic and preventive) health care and emergency care to those seeking health services at the village clinic. Requirements PA, NP must have completed an approved Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Training Program and received and maintained certification. Two years minimum suggested experience level. Should have experience with reading radiographs and dispensing medication. Must have Alaska License and DEA license and National Certification Please apply at http://bit.ly/2J7MVQi

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



 
Family Medicine APCs in Oroville, WA and Tonasket, WA
Friday, April 20, 2018 12:00 AM

04/20/18: Family Medicine APCs in Oroville, WA and Tonasket, WA

Family Medicine APC in Oroville, WA
Join 1 physician and 2 Advanced Practice Clinicians in rural Oroville, WA, a natural wonderland.
Essential Functions:
1.     Perform examinations on new and existing patients.  Establish presumptive diagnoses, order appropriate studies and manage the patient's care as a member of the health care team.
2.     Writes prescriptions and performs procedures within the scope of expertise, protocols, and available equipment.
3.     Educates patients and families and helps them understand issues related to physical and emotional health and promotes wellness.
4.     Maintains accurate and complete patient records in compliance with organizational policy.
5.     Refers patients to specialty services when appropriate.
6.     Provides professional medical services within the scope of training and responsibility, in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and organizational policies.
Qualifications: Appropriate certification require and the ability to obtain an active license in the state of WA
CV and Cover Letter Should be Emailed to:
[email protected]


Family Medicine APC in Tonasket, WA
Join 3 Family Physicians and 1 APC in full spectrum rural Tonasket, WA – a small town friendliness.
Essential Functions:
1.     Perform examinations on new and existing patients.  Establish presumptive diagnoses, order appropriate studies and manage the patient's care as a member of the health care team.
2.     Writes prescriptions and performs procedures within the scope of expertise, protocols, and available equipment.
3.     Educates patients and families and helps them understand issues related to physical and emotional health and promotes wellness.
4.     Maintains accurate and complete patient records in compliance with organizational policy.
5.     Refers patients to specialty services when appropriate.
6.     Provides professional medical services within the scope of training and responsibility, in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and organizational policies.
Qualifications: Appropriate certification and ability to obtain an active license in the state of WA.
CV and Cover Letter Should be Emailed to:
[email protected]