Physician: Neuro-Oncology - Virginia Mason Medical Center Job
Date: May 1, 2013
Location: Seattle, WA , US
Posted Start Date: Immediately
Location: Seattle, WA, USA
Job Position Code: 1299
Last Updated: 5/17/2013
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 hours 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.
Neuro-Oncology - Virginia Mason Medical Center
Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington is seeking a BE/BC neuro-oncology fellowship-trained neurologist or oncologist to care for patients with brain and spinal cord cancers. This physician will direct the growth and development of the Neuro-oncology Program at Virginia Mason. The physician will collaborate with other key providers including neurosurgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, radiology, palliative care and nursing. We seek an individual to lead a comprehensive program with a coordinated team approach to delivering excellent patient-focused care.
This physician will be responsible for timely neuro-oncology consultations and expertise regarding diagnosis and treatment. Complex management is coordinated at regular multidisciplinary neuro cancer conferences, led by the physician.
As Director of the Neuro-Oncology Program , this physician will grow Virginia Mason as a regional referral center for physicians and their patients with central nervous system cancers. Opportunities exist to pursue complimentary areas of interest:
- Palliative care
- Clinical research
- Academic pursuits
- Neuropsychological complications of cancer
- Community outreach
- Development of strategic relationships
The physician will conduct clinical research trials offering emerging therapies to our patients including the opportunity to participate in CCOP, SWOG and RTOG clinical trials as well as physician initiated research projects. Collaboration and research coordinator support is available through the Benaroya Research Institute.
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 Group and Hospital System
Practice Description :
Virginia Mason Medical Center is a 440 physician multi-specialty group with a 336-bed hospital, research center, and residency training program located in Seattle, Washington
In recent years, Virginia Mason has attracted national attention for our work in patient safety and for delivering high-quality, cost-effective care. Our efforts in applying lean production principles to the health care setting have been featured in publications such as the Wall Street Journal and have led to recognition which includes being named a Hospital of the Decade by Leapfrog and a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence by Health Grades.
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
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