Teaching Associate in Heart Failure and Transplant Services

University of Washington

Teaching Associate, Heart Failure and Transplant Services, UWMC

Position Overview

Organization: Medicine, Cardiology

Title: Teaching Associate, Heart Failure and Transplant Services, UWMC

Position Details

Position Description

Organization:  UW Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine 

Title:  UW Faculty Teaching Associate, Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) or Physician Assistant (PA-C)

Position Overview:  We are seeking a highly reliable and flexible Advanced Practice Provider (APP) with proven excellence working in an interdisciplinary collaborative team environment for our Acute Care Heart Failure –Transplant Service.  Estimated start date will be November 1, 2021.

Position Details:  Full-time (100% FTE), Inpatient Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, 7 day/week coverage, 12-hour shifts. UW Montlake Campus,12-month appointment with service period (July 1-June 30), renewable annually

Reporting Structure:  Cardiology Senior Lead APP, Service Director of Cardiology, Associate Medical Director of the Advanced Heart Failure Subsection 

Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborate with an inter-professional team including APPs, cardiologists, fellows and residents to 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 (predominately heart failure and heart transplant) patients in the inpatient setting
  • Collaborate with inpatient consultants 
  • Participate in quality improvement projects and process improvement activities
  • Participate in and support the Division’s education, research and quality initiatives
  • Provide education and mentorship to fellow team members, staff, residents, fellows, nurses and students alike
  • Attend weekly Cardiology Grand Rounds and clinical case conferences and quarterly faculty meetings
  • Be well versed in UWMC CPOE/EPIC
  • Follow UWMC Professional Behavior Policy and Procedures
  • Perform other related duties as required


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


Required Qualifications: 

  • Graduate Degree from and accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Program, or foreign equivalent  
  • 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.
  • Basic computer knowledge and command of basic personal computer skills 

Ideal Qualifications: 

  • Training and experience in inpatient cardiology and/or critical care management 
  • ACLS Certification 


Please provide cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references and a statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (i.e., diversity statement).

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.

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