Teaching Associate Advanced Practice Provider (APP-ARNP or PA-C)

University of Washington   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
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Posted on July 5, 2020
Req #: 176808
Department: Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Montlake
Posting Date: 02/05/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: DOE 
Shift: Alternate Work Shift 

Cardiovascular Genetics Advanced Practice Provider
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine

One Full-time (100% FTE) Position for Teaching Associate Advanced Practice Provider (APP-- ARNP or PA-C)


Faculty Appointment:  Teaching Associate/ARNP or PA without tenure position in the Division of Cardiology is a full-time, one-year, 12-month appointment, renewable annually.

Position Overview
Cardiovascular genetics is a rapidly growing subspecialty within the UW Medicine Heart Institute that focuses on inherited and family based forms of heart disease. The UW Medicine Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic provides comprehensive evaluations and management and serves as a referral center for patients throughout the Pacific Northwest. Advanced Practice Providers (APPs - ARNPs and PAs) are integral and essential to the comprehensive care of this complex patient population. 

Cardiology APPs throughout UW Medicine support a model of care delivery that prioritizes rapid access and patient care needs.

Reports to: Cardiology Chief, Physician Section Head of Cardiac Genetics, and Senior Lead APP

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Collaborate with cardiologists who specialize in the genetic basis of multiple cardiac conditions, including hypertrophic and other genetic cardiomyopathies, cardiac complications of neuromuscular conditions, and aortic diseases such as Marfan syndrome.
• Provide high quality and safe, patient- and family-centered care in a premier institution
• Provide a full spectrum of independent as well as collaborative care to adult Cardiology patients in the outpatient clinical setting at both UWMC-Montlake and UWMC-Northwest.
• Integrate clinical findings, obtained from physical examination, imaging, and functional assessment, with genetic information to improve diagnosis, prognostication, and risk stratification, including cascade family screening.
• Participate in quality improvement projects and process improvement activities.
• Participate in and support the Division’s education, research and quality initiatives.
o Provide education and mentorship to fellow team members, staff, residents, fellows, nurses and students.
o Attend weekly Cardiology Grand Rounds and quarterly faculty meetings.
• Be well versed in UWMC CPOE/EPIC.
• Follow UWMC Professional Behavior Policy and Procedures.
• Perform other related duties as required (may include providing flexible assistance to other UW Cardiology teams who require help to provide high quality patient care as needed).

Required Qualifications:
• Graduate Degree from and accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Program
• Current and valid state Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Nursing Licensure for ARNP or Physician Assistant licensure for PA-C
• Nationally certified ARNP/PA with DEA
• Highly reliable, flexible provider with proven excellence working in an interdisciplinary collaborative team environment
• Effective interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and clinical expertise in the care of cardiology patients
• Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
• Basic computer knowledge and command of basic personal computer skills
• Excellent time management skills

Ideal Qualifications
• Training and experience in cardiology preferred
• Basic understanding of genetics is desirable but not required.

Benefits
• Salary dependent on experience
• Excellent UW benefits including 401K
• 4 weeks of vacation
• 2 weeks CME (CME funding contingent upon participation in selected Faculty Education efforts)

Instructions
Please apply via Interfolio apply.interfolio.com/73904
For questions, please email Kelly Waters at ohmiya@uw.edu

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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. REQUIREMENTS: Instructions

Please apply via Interfolio apply.interfolio.com/73904
For questions, please email Kelly Waters at ohmiya@uw.edu

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