Physician - Rheumatology - Seattle, WA Job
Date: May 3, 2013
Location: Seattle, WA , US
Posted Start Date: Immediately
Location: Seattle, WA, USA
Region: Northwest , Mountainous , Urban
Job Position Code: 1334
Last Updated: 4/17/2013
J1/H1B Visa? No
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's drive, you can reach mountains for hiking and skiing, beaches for relaxing and weekend getaways to suit every taste.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package with an excellent working environment which fosters open communication and team work.
ENJOY TEAM MEDICINE, QUALITY OF LIFE, AND INNOVATION
The Rheumatology Division of Virginia Mason Medical Center is looking for a dynamic fulltime partner to join our team of 5 Rheumatologists. We are seeking a BC/BE Rheumatologist who is an enthusiastic team player and is interested in practicing in a teaching facility. Clinical research opportunities within our existing research program exist. Virginia Mason Medical Center is a regional tertiary care institution dedicated to serving the Pacific Northwest. We are known across the Pacific Northwest for our excellent clinical outcomes and the Rheumatology Division is acknowledged as offering cutting edge care for a wide variety of complex auto-immune diseases.
The ideal candidate will develop a practice at our downtown Seattle campus with time also being spent in one of our regional clinics. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years post fellowship experience, excellent clinical skills, demonstrate leadership, and have a focus on improving patient care and safety. Experience with electronic medical records and the ability to work within an environment of continual but logical change are required.
Mission: Our vision is to combine patient focused clinical care and world class research to be a national leader in the diagnosis and treatment of autoimmune, arthritis and rheumatic diseases.
Join our innovative integrated Health Care Team. We offer excellent call schedules, 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.
Virginia Mason Medical Center
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 :
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 addition 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.
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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