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Teaching Associate, Part-Time, Advanced Practice Provider; Northwest Family Medicine Services

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Family Medicine

Title: Teaching Associate, Part-Time, Advanced Practice Provider; Northwest Family Medicine Services

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington has a unique opportunity for two (2) part-time Advanced Practice Providers (APP) to join Family Medicine Services at the University of Washington Northwest Hospital as a Teaching Associate. This is a clinical position up to 30% FTE with an expected start date of July 1, 2023, or soon thereafter.

Teaching Associates hold annual appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30) and may be reappointed to subsequent annual terms. Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off.

The full-time base salary range for this position will be: $4,281 - $13,333 per month ($51,372 - $160,000 annually) to be pro-rated based on FTE and commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. This range is inclusive of base salary provided through the UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan, in addition to base salary provided by the University. Please note that only compensation provided by the University is included in University benefit determinations and calculations. Compensation provided by the UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization.

Other compensation associated with this position may include incentive through the UW Physicians practice plan.

For practitioners holding an appointment with the UW Physicians practice plan, see this link for additional benefits that may be available:

The Department of Family Medicine is committed to promoting health equity and creating an inclusive culture by maintaining a diverse faculty and values each individual’s unique contributions. Priority will be given to candidates with experience who have demonstrated a commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The Department of Family Medicine is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.

Position Description

This APP will be a member of the interdisciplinary Family Medicine Services team that includes physicians, fellows, residents, and medical and MEDEX students who provide inpatient and outpatient services to patients. The inpatient service includes general medicine and acute care patients.

Scope of Work:

  1. Works under the general direction of a collaborating MD/DO,
  2. Communicates changes in patient’s health status to the patient’s primary care provider,
  3. Provides timely inpatient acute care and medical assessments, diagnostic evaluations, and management of general medicine inpatients using appropriate clinical guidelines,
  4. Uses case management skills to collaborate with other hospital specialists and team members, PCP's and other providers to ensure coordination and continuity of care and timely discharges for patients across setting and over time,
  5. Documents patient care data in accordance with the UWP policies,
  6. Participates in the appropriate interdisciplinary team meetings and serves as a resource for attending MD/DOs, residents, staff and patients,
  7. Provides patient and/or family with health education, counseling and referrals to other health professionals and community resources as appropriate,
  8. Participates as a key member of the interdisciplinary team through the development of collaborative and innovative practices,
  9. Evaluates patient care and quality outcomes for the family medicine team through participation in the development of quality indicators,
  10. Performs procedures according to licensure, credentialing, and scope of practice,
  11. Provides other duties as requested which are consistent with the advanced practice role in the inpatient setting,
  12. Evaluates the physical and psychological state of the acute care patients. Provides support to patients by participating in patient and/or family teaching, counseling and rehabilitation as well as referring patients to community agencies to promote optimal adjustment and functioning,
  13. Teaches and mentors new PAC or ARNP staff and PA and/or NP students
  14. Participates in patient rounds, divisional and departmental meetings, educational conferences, and committees

Other positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, experience working with high-risk patients and clinical teaching in an inpatient setting, proven excellence working in an interdisciplinary collaborative team environment, and effective interpersonal skills, leadership skills and clinical expertise in patient care.


  • Current and valid Washington State Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant licensure
  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or PA Program
  • Nationally Certified ARNP or PA-C with DEA (or foreign equivalent)


Interested applicants should apply with a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, contact information for at least two references and a statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (i.e., diversity statement).

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.

Benefits Information

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.

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 ( 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 (

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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

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