Physician: Internal Medicine - Federal Way, WA Job
Date: Apr 25, 2013
Location: Federal Way, WA , US
Posted Start Date: Immediately
Specialty: Internal Medicine, General
Location: Federal Way, WA, USA
Job Position Code: 1329
The City of Federal Way is located 24 miles south of the city of Seattle, making it an ideal suburban location in which to live. The city has a large retail core and is home to many businesses including Weyerhaeuser, the largest private owner of soft wood timberland in the world. A wide variety of excellent living opportunities exist including condominiums, suburban neighborhoods, and homes with golf course, waterfront and water views. A large variety of recreational and cultural activities abound close by. In addition, Federal Way is a reasonable commute into the cities of Seattle and Tacoma for other recreational, shopping and cultural options.
Income Details: We offer a competitive salary and benefits package with an excellent working environment which fosters open communication and team work.
Virginia Mason Medical Center (VMMC) has an immediate opening for an Internal Medicine physician to join a group of 12 highly skilled board-certified internists, 5 ARNP's for our regional clinic in Federal Way, WA. Federal Way, the largest of our regional clinics is about 22 miles from downtown Seattle. VMMC offers formalized training in lean methods through our Virginia Mason Production System program. As part of our Team Medicine approach at VMMC, you will collaborate with clinic nurses, medical assistants, administrators, and other colleagues at our neighborhood clinics as well as our downtown Seattle campus. Current call is telephone only and 1:10. Saturday hours will be once monthly for four hours only.
In 2010, Virginia Mason Medical Center launched an innovative primary care program for patients with complex health needs, such as diabetes, hypertension, coronary artery disease and other chronic health conditions. The new Intensive Primary Care program is designed to provide focused, coordinated care for patients, resulting in better health outcomes and increased satisfaction at a lower cost.
The Federal Way Clinic offers a full range of primary care and a wide range of specialty care services, including internal medicine, pediatrics, gynecology, orthopedics, podiatry, general and plastic surgery, dermatology, gastroenterology, urology, otolaryngology, cardiology, ophthalmology, optometry and physical therapy. Other services include laboratory facilities, X-ray, mammography, bone density scanning, ultrasound, CT scans, MRI, an optical shop and a pharmacy.
Our ideal candidate must be BE/BC internist with a focused desire to improve the healthcare experience for every patient, every time. Both new grads and experienced physicians are welcome to apply. You must be driven to provide the best customer service for your patients. Excellent communication and patient relation skills are required. Experience with electronic medical records and the ability to work within an environment of continual but logical change are required.
Join our innovative integrated Health Care Team. We offer excellent call schedule, competitive salaries and benefits, opportunities for research and process improvement work, a dedicated team providing support and services for our physicians, collaborative decision-making, and opportunity for work/life balance.
Practice Name: Virginia Mason Medical Center
Philosophy of the group:
Our vision to be the Quality Leader and Transform Healthcare is achieved through our management method; the Virginia Mason Production System (VMPS) which is focused on changing the way health care is delivered. We differentiate ourselves on the basis of quality for our patients by eliminating waste and delivering increased value to the patient experience through our interdisciplinary approach we call Team MedicineTM. Based upon a foundation of support through mentoring, partnership and communication, Team MedicineTM enables us to provide superior health care for every patient we treat and a workplace unlike any other.
Practice Description :
Known for innovations in patient care, and named a 2010 Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason Medical Center (VMMC) is a private, non-profit organization offering a system of integrated health services, including a multi-specialty group of more than 440 employed physicians, 5,000 employees, a 336-bed acute care hospital, a network of regional clinics, academic training programs and an independently funded research center. VMMC is building a new hospital opening in mid 2011. This new facility symbolizes the financial strength of the organization and the innovative design originated from active process improvement work; a key element of the VM culture.
If you are interested in learning more, or if you have knowledge of an individual who may be seeking an excellent practice opportunity, please contact us.
Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue
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