Teaching Associate, Advance Practice Provider (ARNP or PA-C) – Interventional Radiology

University of Washington



The Department of Radiology in the School of Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle is seeking applications for one full-time Teaching Associate, ARNP or PA-C, in the Interventional Radiology (IR) section with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2024. 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 University of Washington Interventional Radiology section covers five sites (the University of Washington Medical Center – Montlake Campus, Harborview Medical Center, Veteran’s Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and the University of Washington Medical Center – Northwest Campus). It has an affiliate agreement for IR training with Seattle Children’s Hospital. This position will collaborate with an inter-professional team, including established APPs and Interventional Radiologists and care teams, to provide high-quality, safe, patient- and family-centered care in a premier institution.The APP will support the outpatient clinic practice which sees many complex, multisystem conditions inclusive of, but not limited to: arterial disease, venous disease, lymphatic disease, oncology, renal failure, transplant, biliary intervention, and urinary intervention. They will join a nurse practitioner in providing longitudinal comprehensive pre and post-procedural care. The successful candidate will act as a departmental contact person responsible for triaging, problem-solving, and ensuring timely service to patients and clinicians. 

This position will have opportunities to perform image-guided procedures, inlcuding central venous access, paracentesis, thoracentesis, and tissue biopsies. The APP will also participate in quality improvement projects and process improvement activities, as well as participate in and support the Department’s education, research, and quality initiatives. Teaching Associates also provides education and mentorship to fellow team members, staff, residents, fellows, nurses, and students. This individual will be well versed in UWMC CPOE/EPIC and follow UWMC Professional Behavior Policy and Procedures. All UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

The University of Washington (UW) is the nation’s top public educational and research institution. The School of Medicine has been ranked second in the world among the top two recipients of federal research grants. Our hospitals consistently rank among the best for patient care in the nation, as does the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance for cancer care delivery. The UW Department of Radiology is internationally recognized as a dynamic, progressive, and high-impact in the field of Diagnostic Imaging. Our academic enterprise complements the clinical, teaching, and research activities of one of the nation’s leading healthcare delivery enterprises.

The base salary range for this position will be: $10,834 – $14,426 per month ($130,008 – $173,112 annually) commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. This range is inclusive of base salary provided through the UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan, in addition to base salary provided by the University. Please note that only compensation provided by the University is included in University benefit determinations and calculations. Compensation provided by UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization. This position is incentive eligible through the physicians practice plan.

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/benefits-orientation/benefit-summary-pdfs/. Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.

For practitioners holding an appointment in one of the physicians practice plans, see the link for additional benefits that may be available at https://faculty.uwmedicine.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/UWP-Benefits-Summary-for-recruitingef-edits-v3.pdf.

Seattle is a cosmopolitan city with a dramatic backdrop of water, forests, and mountains. It is famous for its vibrant downtown neighborhoods and many cultural strengths – consistently ranked among the top urban areas for the quality of life. Our staff enjoys outstanding benefits, strong support for professional growth, and an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, and artistic pursuits.


Candidates should meet the following requirements:

  • Graduate Degree from an 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, a flexible provider with proven excellence working in an interdisciplinary collaborative team environment
  • Effective interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and clinical expertise in the care of patients
  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Basic computer knowledge and command of basic personal computer skills

Application Instructions

Please upload the following required forms as part of the application process: Updated CV, Letter of Interest or Cover Letter, and Diversity Statement. In your cover letter, please include information about your experiences with and/or commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion that can also be included in your Diversity/DEI statement. Please also include the contact information for three professional references.

Address inquiries to:

Hugh McGregor, MD

Associate Professor, Section Chief of Interventional Radiology

University of Washington Medical Center

1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 357115

Seattle, WA 98195

Email: [email protected] 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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.

Benefits Information

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/benefits-orientation/benefit-summary-pdfs/. Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

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