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Teaching Associate, APP Position - Interventional Radiology, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA)

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Radiology

Title: Teaching Associate, APP Position - Interventional Radiology, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA)

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Position Description

The Department of Radiology in the School of Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle is seeking applications for one full-time Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) or Physician Assistant (PA) at the rank of Teaching Associate,  in the Interventional Radiology (IR) section with an anticipated start date of October 1, 2021.  School of Medicine faculty members have an annual service period of 12 months (July 1-June 30).

The University of Washington Interventional Radiology section covers five sites (the University of Washington Medical Center – Montlake Campus, Harborview Medical Center, Veteran's Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and the University of Washington Medical Center - Northwest Campus) and has an affiliate agreement for IR training with Seattle Children's Hospital.  This position will collaborate with an inter-professional team including established Advanced Practice Providers (APP) and Interventional Radiologists along with care teams to provide high quality and safe, patient- and family-centered care in a premier institution.  The APP will chiefly be responsible for general support to the Department of Radiology as assigned.  The successful candidate will act as a departmental contact person responsible for triaging, problem solving, and ensuring timely service to patients and clinicians. 

This position is expected to perform procedural duties dependent on their interest and abilities, and training will be provided to establish competence in multiple areas of radiology.  Procedures will include thoracentesis, paracentesis, aspirations, biopsies, line/port placements and removals.  The APP will also participate in quality improvement projects and process improvement activities as well as participate in and support the Department’s education, research and quality initiatives.  This position will also provide education and mentorship to fellow team members, staff, residents, fellows, nurses, and students.  This individual is expected to be highly reliable and a flexible provider with proven excellence working in an interdisciplinary collaborative team environment.  They should also have effective interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and clinical expertise in the care of cardiology patients.  Another desired attribute is being able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing, and to have basic computer knowledge.  This individual will be well versed in UWMC CPOE/EPIC and follow UWMC Professional Behavior Policy and Procedures.  All UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

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 for patient care in the nation, as does the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance for cancer care delivery. 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.

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 an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, and artistic pursuits.


Candidates should meet the following requirements:

  • Graduate Degree, e.g. bachelors or foreign equivalent, from an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Program
  • Current and valid state Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Nursing Licensure for ARNP or Physician Assistant licensure for PA-C
  • Nationally certified ARNP/PA with DEA

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Training and experience in Interventional Radiology or surgical specialty
  • ACLS Certification


Please upload the following required forms as part of the application process:  Updated CV, Letter of Interest or Cover Letter, and contact information for three professional references.

Address inquiries to:

Christopher R. Ingraham, M.D.

Associate Professor, Section Chief of Interventional Radiology

University of Washington Medical Center

1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 357115

Seattle, WA 98195


Phone: (206) 598-4431

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