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Teaching Associate, General Cardiology Outpatient, UWMC-Northwest Campus

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Medicine, Cardiology

Title: Teaching Associate, General Cardiology Outpatient, UWMC-Northwest Campus

Position Details

Position Description

Organization:  UW Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine 


Title:  UW Cardiology, UWMC-NW Campus General Cardiology Outpatient Faculty Teaching Associate, Advanced Practice Provider (APP) - Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) or Physician Assistant (PA-C)


Position Overview:  We are seeking an experienced and resourceful APP for our Outpatient General Cardiology Service at the UWMC-NW Hospital campus.  This provider will play a crucial role in providing care to general cardiology, urgent add-on and recently hospitalized patients, thereby reducing re-hospitalization, morbidity and mortality.  This candidate must possess a strong, broad cardiology experience including independent management of HTN, heart failure, acute coronary syndrome and arrhythmia.  Must have proven excellence working in a collaborative team environment.  Anticipated start date is December 1, 2021.


Position Details:  Full-time (100% FTE), Outpatient APP, Weekday coverage, 4 10-hour shifts. UWMC-NW Hospital Campus. This is a 12-month appointment with service period of July 1-June 30, renewable annually


Reporting Structure: Cardiology Senior Lead APP, Medical Director of the NW Campus Dept of Cardiology


Position Description 

Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborate with an inter-professional team including APPs, cardiologists, nurses, MAs and clinic schedulers to provide high quality and safe, patient- and family-centered care in a premier institution
  • Independently and collaboratively provide comprehensive care of up to 6 general cardiology, urgent add-on, or post-hospitalization discharge follow up patients in each of eight 4-hour blocks weekly (based on 1.0 FTE) in the outpatient setting
  • Diagnose, treat and manage HTN, CAD and recent ACS, acute and chronic heart failure, and heart failure-related illness, general arrythmia management and more
  • Order and interpret pertinent laboratory and diagnostic imaging in a timely manner
  • Prescribe and titrate diagnostic, pharmacologic and therapeutic interventions
  • Communicate in a professional, timely and respectful manner with all members of the health care team whether through verbal, email or secure text communication
  • Educate team members including physicians, nurses, MAs, patients and families on Cardiology diseases and management
  • Document per Heart Institute Standards via EPIC
  • Participate in quality improvement projects and process improvement activities
  • Participate in and support the Division’s education, research and quality initiatives
  • Provide education and mentorship to fellow team members, staff, nurses and students alike
  • Attend weekly Cardiology Grand Rounds and clinical case conferences and quarterly faculty meetings
  • Follow UWMC Professional Behavior Policy and Procedures
  • Perform other related duties as required


  • Salary dependent on experience 
  • Excellent UW benefits including 401K 
  • 4 weeks vacation 
  • 1 week CME (CME funding contingent upon participation in selected Faculty Education efforts) 



Required Qualifications: 

  • Graduate Degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Program, or foreign equivalent  
  • 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 
  • Highly reliable, flexible provider with proven excellence working in an interdisciplinary collaborative team environment 
  • Effective interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and clinical expertise in the care of cardiology patients 
  • Basic computer knowledge and command of basic personal computer skills 


Ideal Qualifications: 

  • Training and experience in cardiology including heart failure, ischemic heart disease and arrhythmias
  • ACLS Certification 
  • Well versed in EPIC




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