Physician: Endocrinology - Downtown Seattle Job
Date: May 3, 2013
Location: Seattle, WA , US
Specialty: Endocrinology, General
Location: Seattle, WA, USA
Region: Northwest , Coastal , Metro
Job Position Code: 1316
J1/H1B Visa? No
Location Overview: Working in Seattle at Virginia Mason offers the best for professional and personal fulfillment. Seattle offers a wealth of art, music, fine dining, shopping and outdoor activities, all within walking distance from our main campus. Within an hour drive you can reach mountains for hiking and skiing, beaches for relaxing and weekend getaways to suit every taste.
Income Details: We offer a competitive salary and benefits package with an excellent working environment which fosters open communication and team work.
The Section of Diabetes and Endocrinology at Virginia Mason Medical Center is seeking a full time Board Certified or Board Eligible Endocrinologist. Virginia Mason is an integrated multi-specialty clinic and hospital with a national reputation for delivering the very best in primary, secondary and tertiary clinical care. The position is an outpatient consultative practice with little inpatient responsibility. Our section houses a very active diabetes center and supports the planned care of approximately 10,000 persons with diabetes. We have a very active insulin pump program, a Diabetes Clinical Research Unit, and an active thyroid and parathyroid disease program with outstanding surgical support. In addition, our diabetes programs are working closely with the Heart Institute and Primary Care in providing successful atherosclerosis prevention strategies for those with, or at risk for diabetes. Virginia Mason has its own graduate medical programs and our section is active in resident teaching. Teaching opportunities at the University of Washington are also available.
Innovative Patient-Focused Team Medicine
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.
Group makeup and specialties represented: Multi-specialty integrated health care system
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 built a new hospital opening in 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.
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Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Job Segments: Endocrinology, Special Medicine, Physician, Research, Diabetes, Healthcare