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.