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Teaching Associate/Advanced Practice Provider (ARNP or PA-C), Head & Neck, Radiation Oncology

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Radiation Oncology

Title: Teaching Associate/Advanced Practice Provider (ARNP or PA-C), Head & Neck, Radiation Oncology

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Position Description

The Department of Radiation Oncology has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Teaching Associate/Advanced Practice Provider (ARNP or PA-C). The successful candidate’s primary site of practice will be at the University of Washington Medical Center Radiation Oncology Clinic located on the campus of UW Medicine Medical Center Montlake in Seattle and is fully staffed by UW Department of Radiation Oncology faculty physicians. It is a tertiary referral site for the entire 5-state WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho) region. 

The selected candidate will be proposed for appointment to the full-time faculty at the University of Washington as Teaching Associate with an anticipated start date of October 1, 2022.  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 ARNP/PA-C is a certified physician assistant or advanced registered nurse practitioner with an integrated role which includes clinical and education components. The ARNP/PA-C works in collaboration with physicians and actively coordinates the complex care of cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy. Under the general supervision of an attending physician, the successful candidate will provide post-treatment follow-up for patients with head and neck and prostate cancers, as well as manage acute on-treatment medical issues for patients receiving radiation treatment.  Successful candidates must possess the ability to function independently.

Specific responsibilities include:

1)         Manage a surveillance/survivorship program for patients with head and neck and prostate cancer after completing radiation treatment. 

2)         Provide scheduled and unscheduled care for patients undergoing daily radiation treatment. 

3)         Manage care coordination for cancer patients with referring physicians/medical oncology/surgery


  • Current valid Washington State license as Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) or Physician Assistant (PA-C).
  • If ARNP, current Washington State license to practice as a registered nurse.
  • Graduate degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner program or Physician Assistant program.
  • Nationally certified ARNP/PA-C.
  • Active DEA license.
  • Experience working with high risk patients and clinical teaching experience.
  • Proven excellence working in an interdisciplinary, collaborative team environment as validated through references.
  • Effective interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and clinical expertise in patient care as validated through references.
  • Training and/or experience in the provision of outpatient care including initial and ongoing assessment, diagnostic evaluation, and management of patients.


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