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Teaching Associate - Vascular Surgery Wound and Ostomy ARNP or PA

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Surgery

Title: Teaching Associate - Vascular Surgery Wound and Ostomy ARNP or PA

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery within the University of Washington School of Medicine is recruiting for a full-time Advanced Practice Provider (ARNP or PA) at the rank of Teaching Associate. This is a faculty position and will be based primarily at the University of Washington Medical Center-Northwest Campus (UWMC-NW) with an anticipated start date in Spring 2022.

The APP Teaching Associate appointment is a 12-month service period (July 1 – June 30), with reappointment recommendation on an annual basis. University of Washington faculty engage in clinical care and teaching, with opportunities for quality improvement and research. APPs are an integral part of the surgical faculty team at UWMC-NW. Currently, there are 4 APPs and 2 vascular surgeons within the Division of Vascular Surgery at the Northwest Campus.

The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) in this position is a member of a multi-disciplinary team that includes attending physicians, surgical residents, and medical students. This position provides services to UW Medicine patients/families and collaborate with other clinical teams, nursing, social work and therapists on staff in the inpatient and outpatient setting within the Wound Care Center, clinical offices and procedural areas. The APP will be responsible for providing services independently and collaboratively with appropriate privileges, including initial and ongoing assessment, diagnosis and treatment of all wounds, arterial and venous disease, infection, pressure ulcers, and ostomy care.


Practice and Performance Expectations

  1. Provides timely patient and family assessment for Vascular Surgery Service and Wound Care Center patients.
  2. Participates in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of Surgery service interventions.
  3. Collaborates with the physicians, primary care providers, subspecialty providers, and outpatient therapists to ensure coordination and continuity of care across settings.
  4. Attends appropriate clinical meetings to serve as a resource for staff and providers.
  5. Facilitates collaboration with the Outpatient Surgery Clinics to ensure continuity of care.
  6. Provides patient and/or family with health education, counseling and referrals to other health professionals and community resources as appropriate.
  7. Participates as a key member of the interdisciplinary team through the development of collaborative and innovative practices, quality improvement, and evaluation of patient care outcomes.



  1. Current and valid Washington state licensure as an ARNP or PA
  2. Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or PA Program
  3. Nationally Certified ARNP or PA-C with DEA
  4. Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary collaborative team
  5. Strong oral and written communication skills
  6. Clinical expertise in the care of patients with Surgery conditions requiring inpatient services



Interested candidates should submit their application via Interfolio with cover letter, current CV, contact information for three professional references, and a statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (i.e., diversity statement).

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