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Teaching Associate | Advanced Practice Provider- Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, UWMC Montlake

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery

Title: Teaching Associate | Advanced Practice Provider- Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, UWMC Montlake

Position Details

Position Description

The University of Washington Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery is seeking one full-time ARNP or PA at the rank of Teaching Associate. The Advanced Practice Provider (ARNP or PA) deployed to UWMC Montlake is a member of a tertiary care Otolaryngology-HNS team that includes 14 attending physicians, 25 residents, 7 APPS, as well as audiologists, speech language pathologists and over 50 support staff.

This role will provide perioperative support and continuity of care across all Otolaryngology sub-specialties with a 60/40 split between inpatient and clinic responsibilities. Clinically, the applicant will be responsible for providing services independently and collaboratively in the perioperative environment including initial and ongoing assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patient’s medical status as well as the opportunity to provide first surgical assist. This is a Teaching Associate position in the Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery. Teaching Associates hold annual appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30) and may be reappointed to subsequent annual terms.  Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off.

The anticipated start date is March 1, 2023. New graduates are encouraged to apply.

Standards of Practice and Performance

  • Provide complex and problem-focused initial assessment, screening/diagnostic evaluation, management, and follow-up with otolaryngology patients.
  • Participate in the interdisciplinary evaluation, management, and follow-up of patients using appropriate clinical practice guidelines.
  • Evaluate and manage urgent issues. 
  • Perform procedures according to licensure, credentialing, and scope of practice including surgical first assist (will train), wound assessment, sino-nasal endoscopy, and cerum removal.
  • Collaborate with the Otolaryngology team, PCPs, and other providers to ensure coordination and continuity of care for patients across the continuum of care and over time.
  • Participate as a key member of the interdisciplinary team through the development of collaborative and innovative practices and evaluation of patient care outcomes.
  • Provide other duties as requested, consistent with the APP role.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Current and valid state licensure as an ARNP or PA-C (or foreign equivalent).
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Desired Qualifications

  • Clinical expertise in the care of surgical patients.
  • Training and experience in the provision of otolaryngology care including initial assessment, diagnostic evaluation, and management of non-surgical Otolaryngology indications: oral cavity lesions, dysphagia, chronic cough, chronic sinusitis, conducting pre/post op visits, performing sino-nasal endoscopy, hearing loss screening and evaluation, tinnitus counseling, and cerum removal.


Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae and a cover letter. Please contact with any questions.

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