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Teaching Associate/Advanced Practice Provider (ARNP/PA-C) in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Title: Teaching Associate/Advanced Practice Provider (ARNP/PA-C) in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Position Details

Position Description

Position Description

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Washington is committed to an inclusive environment and to reducing inequities in patient care through education, research, leadership and excellence in clinical care. We strongly believe that diversity enriches training, scientific discovery and promotes the best healthcare.

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) at the University of Washington is dedicated to the health and well-being of pregnant patients and their babies. As a regional leader, we offer highly specialized care and educational programs for women and families with health conditions or special challenges that may complicate pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period.  Our OB providers care for low-risk pregnancies and high-risk pregnancies with complex medical conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and diseases of the heart, kidneys, lungs and immune system and pregnant people with complex multifetal pregnancies and pregnancies with fetal anomalies and/or genetic disorders. 

The Division of MFM has an outstanding opportunity at the level of Teaching Associate to join our inpatient team at the University of Washington Medical Center. This is a full-time, 12 month (July 1 - June 30) academic position on a yearly appointment with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022. This individual would serve as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) or Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) on our Postpartum Care Unit. This inpatient provider for the UWMC-Montlake Mother Baby Unit would ensure consistency in discharge practices, timely coordination with Pediatrics and flow and help optimize patient care on the unit. This provider would round on patients, provide discharge counseling, lactation support and assist with care coordination and decision making for the postpartum management of hypertensive disorders, diabetes, or other medical conditions.  The successful candidate would have experience working with high-risk patients, clinical teaching experience, and be able to work collaboratively with our MFM and generalist faculty, CNMs, fellows, and obstetrics/gynecology residents to provide full scope ARNP clinical services for high-risk and low-risk postpartum patients. In addition, the successful candidate will need to exhibit flexibility to provide support where needed such as triaging patients on labor and delivery.

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with educational background, experience, and career goals.

The University of Washington, a Recipient of the 2006 Alfred P. Sloan award for Faculty Career Flexibility, is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty.



  • Current and valid state Registered Nurse Licensure for ARNP, Physician Assistant Licensure, Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) or foreign equivalent.
  • Graduate Degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program or accredited PA program and licensure as an ARNP, PA-C or foreign equivalent.
  • Nationally certified ARNP/PA-C/CNM with DEA.
  • Experience working with obstetrics patients and clinical teaching experience.
  • Proven excellence working in an interdisciplinary collaborative team environment.
  • Effective interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and clinical expertise in patient care.

In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

The University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Candidates will be expected to provide medical services at the University of Washington affiliated hospitals, train residents and medical students, and make academic contributions to the field.


Application Instructions
Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a current CV electronically through Interfolio. Inquires can be sent to Ms. Bowden at

Cover letters should be addressed to:
Edith Cheng, M.D., M.S.
Professor and Division Chief of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
University of Washington

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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.

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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