The Department of Surgery, Division of Transplant Surgery within the University of Washington School of Medicine is recruiting for a full-time Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant (ARNP/PA) at the rank of Teaching Associate on a twelve month service period, with an estimated start date in Fall 2020. Appointments as Teaching Associate are normally structured per University guidelines as a 12 month term, followed by reappointment on an annual basis. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. The successful candidate will be incorporated into the inpatient team service caring for Liver, Kidney, Pancreas, and Intestine, transplant patients, as well as Intestinal failure, and patients with other surgical procedures related to their organ specific pathology or failure. This will be together with the core multidisciplinary team members. In addition, it is expected that the ARNP/PA will participate in kidney or liver transplant clinics, living donor evaluations for kidneys, and provide back-up coverage for kidney or liver transplant inpatient admissions.
Requirements for the ARNP include: current and valid Washington State Registered Nurse licensure, current and valid state Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner licensure with prescriptive authority, Masters Degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner program, and national certification as a Nurse Practitioner or certification-eligible. Requirements for PA include: current and valid state Physician Assistant licensure, and certification as a Physician Assistant or certification-eligible.
Interested candidates should submit their application via Interfolio with cover letter, current CV, and contact information for three professional references.
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.
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