JOB POSTING June, 2021

Position/Title  Faculty Position – Lecturer, Part-time  
Organization MEDEX Physician Assistant Program 
Location Anchorage, AK
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Faculty Position – Lecturer, Part-time .5 - .8 FTE Competitive Recruitment

The MEDEX Physician Assistant Program at the University of Washington seeks to hire a Physician Assistant faculty member at its MEDEX campus in Anchorage, Alaska. This is a 12-month non-tenure track position as a part-time lecturer in the Lecturer track.

The lecturer rank is appropriate for Physician Assistants who have one (1) year of teaching experience (in the classroom or as a clinical preceptor) with PA or other medical students and who desire to start their PA Educator experience.

MEDEX Faculty assist in all aspects of the program, including development, delivery and evaluation of the curriculum associated with the program as well as student recruitment activities. 

Responsibilities may include:

Didactic Team:

  • teach in classroom and on-line
  • develop syllabi, lectures and evaluation instruments
  • coordinate or chair at least one course
  • advise students and evaluate their progress
  • work collaboratively with other faculty members, medical director, staff and invited guest lecturers

Clinical Team:

  • develop and nurture clinical sites and preceptors, requiring in person visits and on-line meetings
  • manage student placements throughout the second (clinical) year
  • develop and maintain the clinical year curriculum
  • supervise clinical end-of-rotation activities  

In addition, all faculty

  • participate in admissions activities, scholarly activity, section and department committees, as well as other duties as assigned.
  • work clinically part time at least 20% at UW Medicine or other sites

We are interested in candidates who are committed to developing and supporting diversity and inclusion in the work and learning environment. Faculty members enjoy a generous benefits package. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

Required Qualifications

  • Eligible for PA licensure in the state of assigned campus
  • Completion of a Physician Assistant program
  • Current NCCPA certification
  • A master's degree
  • Minimum two years of clinical experience as a practicing PA
  • Must reside (or be willing to relocate) within driving distance of campus location
  • Willingness to travel to various campuses or rotation sites if required

Desired Qualification

  • One year part-time teaching experience in either a classroom or clinical setting

Application Instructions

Visit https://depts.washington.edu/medex/about-medex-nw/work-with-us/ to learn about open positions.

After reviewing available faculty positions on the  MEDEX Work with Us webpage, submit required CV and Cover letter to medexhr@uw.edu. Ensure that the Alaska campus is designated in the cover letter.

It can take up to three months to complete the hiring process after an initial offer is made after interviews and guest lecture delivery.

For additional information, email medexhr@uw.edu

The Department of Family Medicine is committed to promoting health equity, and creating an inclusive culture by maintaining a diverse faculty, and values each individual’s unique contributions.

The Department of Family Medicine is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications by members of all underrepresented groups. The successful candidate will be expected to support the department's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). MEDEX is interested in candidates who are committed to developing and supporting diversity and inclusion in the work and learning environment.

Faculty members enjoy a generous benefits package. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

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. 


 JOB POSTING May, 2021

Position/Title  Physician Assistant  
Organization Alaska Neurosurgical Associates
Location Anchorage, AK
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Anchorage Neurosurgical Associates is seeking a Physician Assistant.

Full time position for neurosurgical group. Outpatient clinic, inpatient hospital and surgical environment.

The physician assistant will work independently and in collaboration with physicians and other healthcare professionals providing care to patients in both clinic and hospital settings.

Full-time: Monday-Friday

Position includes call requirements including rotating night and weekends.

Employment benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • CME allowance
  • Vacation and paid holidays

Responsibilities:

  • Provide quality care
  • Obtain appropriate patient history
  • Perform focused and complete physical examinations
  • Assist in perioperative care of patients
  • Assist in the operating room
  • Evaluate findings from diagnostic tests and make appropriate diagnosis
  • Initiating appropriate referrals to other physicians or specialty care providers when needed

Requirements:

  • Current PA certification by the NCCPA
  • Alaska State Physician Assistant license or eligibility
  • Must be able to be credentialed by ASC & hospitals

New graduates will be considered.  Please apply by sending a resume with three professional references.

Contact: Julie Holmes

Phone: 907-258-6999

Fax: 907-258-6247

Email: jholmes@akneurosurgery.com



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