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Teaching Associate, Advanced Practive Provider(ARNP/PA-C), Urology [Urologic Oncology]

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Urology

Title: Teaching Associate, Advanced Practive Provider(ARNP/PA-C), Urology [Urologic Oncology]

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Urology has an outstanding opportunity for an Advanced Practice Provider (APP - ARNP/PA-C) to fill a full-time, 12 month, academic position at the Teaching Associate level without tenure (WOT) due to funding. The anticipated start date for the position is Summer 2023. 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 base salary range for this position will be: $9,584 - $12,500 per month ($115,008 - $150,000 annually) commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.

The Teaching Associate/APP is an integrated role which includes clinical, education and research components. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing Urology services independently and in concert with appropriate privileges, including initial and ongoing assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patient’s medical, physical and psychosocial status in the outpatient settings. This individual will be a core leadership member of the new Prostate Cancer Multispecialty Clinic (PCMC), collaborating with physicians across medical, surgical, and radiation oncology to actively participate in the care of genitourinary cancer patients at the interdisciplinary Urology Clinic at the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) Montlake campus.This position is part of a team of six advanced practice practitioners (APPs) in the UWMC Clinic (three in Urology and three in Medical Oncology). There will be an opportunity to interact and work with Residents and Fellows of these disciplines.

Some of the specific tasks include obtaining relevant patient history, including family and social history; ordering, initiating and/or performing appropriate tests; performing comprehensive physical exams; identifying diagnoses based on history, test result interpretation and assessment; prescribing and/or instituting treatment plans based on assessments and diagnostic tests; prescribing medications as needed; evaluating patient outcomes and adjusting treatments accordingly; post-operative management; working with systemic therapies for advanced cancer; dealing with symptom management and palliative care issues; and initiating consultation with attending physicians, fellows, and chief resident. The APP will be expected to respond to patient calls and facilitate nurse questions and communication with patients. The APP will assist with minor surgical procedures in the clinic setting within the scope of practice.

Standards of practice and performance

- Demonstrate accountability for the effectiveness of the service area and the organization, support the organizational and service area mission, philosophy, values and goals.

- Participate in efforts to continuously improve quality of care.

- Manage patient care through the efficient use of own time.

- Communicate effectively with individuals and in-groups.

- Demonstrate and promote a service and values based culture in the work environment.

- Demonstrate interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and clinical expertise in the care of urology patients

- Contribute to positive working relationships with members of the health care team.

- Demonstrate accountability for own growth and competency (and provides opportunities that contribute to the growth and competency of others).

- Is open to constructive feedback and integrates recommendations into practice.

- Share expertise and information with others

- Develop and maintain competency of self and others, keeping abreast of current research, changing practice patterns, and changing patient profiles.

- Maintains current, active hospital medical staff credentialing and admitting privileges.

- Responsibly follows cost-effective, evidence-based guidelines for practice.

- Collaborate with physicians and other health care professionals in the specialty to address clinical practice issues and changes.

- Develop and maintain relationships with clinical staff, clinical manager, clinical medical director, interdisciplinary patient care teams and other staff to ensure maximizing positive department and employee relationships.

- Demonstrate and promote a service and values based culture in the work environment

- Serve as a role model and resource to other staff

- Participate in educational opportunities for medical students and residents.


- Current and valid state Registered Nurse Licensure or Licensure as a PA in Washington State

- Graduate Degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program or graduate of an accredited PA program.

- Nationally certified ARNP or PA-C with DEA.

- There is no minimum years' of experience requirement as long as education, license and certification requirements are met.


Experience in medical or surgical oncology

Experience in a new program or clinic development.

Experience working in a interdisciplinary collaborative team environment.


To be considered for this position, apply using the provided "Apply Now" link.

To be considered complete all required documentation (CV, Letter of Interest, Diversity Statement) and forms must be submitted.

The position is open until filled

If you have questions regarding this recruitment and timeline, please contact:

Chris Erickson,

Associate Director - HR, Faculty Affairs & Administration

University of Washington, Department of Urology

Box 356510

1959 NE Pacific Street, BB1115A

Seattle, WA 98195



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