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Teaching Associate, Advanced Practice Provider - Orthopaedic Oncology Service

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Title: Teaching Associate, Advanced Practice Provider - Orthopaedic Oncology Service

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Position Description

Join the Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at the University of Washington. The University of Washington is one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions and our orthopaedic surgeons cover five campuses including Harborview Medical Center, the University of Washington Medical Center – Montlake and Northwest Campus, Seattle Children’s Hospital and the VA Puget Sound Health Care System. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and opportunities for professional growth, but also a regional environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. UW Medicine works to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge while providing outstanding primary and specialty care to people throughout the WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho) region. 

We are recruiting two Advanced Practice Provider (APP), Teaching Associate - Physician Assistant (PA-C) or ARNP to partner with our orthopaedic surgeons on the orthopaedic oncology service at the University of Washington Medical Center – Montlake Campus and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Our Advanced Practice Providers work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team that in addition to orthopaedic surgeons includes medical oncology, radiation oncology, radiology, pathology including trainees, other advanced practice providers and nurses. Our APPs are responsible for providing comprehensive orthopaedic care to patients in an inpatient, outpatient and operative setting and helping to manage a busy and dynamic service. Positions are on an annual appointment (July 1-June 30). This is a full-time 12-month service period position with an anticipated start date in the winter of 2022.

Benefits include: full malpractice indemnification (including tail coverage), medical/dental/vision benefits, UWRP retirement plan, paid vacation, CME and long-term disability. Competitive salary offered.


1. Current Washington State Physician Assistant or ARNP License, or ability to obtain one prior to employment.

2. Graduate Degree from an accredited PA or ARNP program. Nationally certified PA-C or ARNP with DEA.

3. Proven excellence working in an interdisciplinary collaborative team environment in school or in practice.

4. Effective interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and clinical expertise in the care of orthopaedic patients.

Experience in orthopaedic care preferred but we can train motivated and talented individuals.


Please submit your curriculum vitae, cover letter/personal statement, diversity statement and contact information for three professional references. 

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