General Internal Medicine Physician, 1.0 FTE

Location
Puyallup, Washington
Posted
Aug 26, 2021
Ref
GENER002428
Specialty
Internal Medicine
Position Type
Permanent
About Us

Washington Permanente Medical Group (WPMG) is a clinician-led, self-governed and independent multi-specialty group practice, providing care to the more than 700,000 Kaiser Permanente patients in Washington state. We work unencumbered by traditional health care obstacles and without silos; prioritizing people over profits, collaboration over ego, and driven by a singular goal: our patients' health. At WPMG, we take care of the whole person, with a team to address the fundamental, social, and emotional needs that contribute to total health. We are clinicians motivated by the desire to make a purposeful difference in the communities we serve, and in how health care is delivered.

Summary

Kaiser Permanente-Washington Permanente Medical Group is seeking a Full Time 1.0 FTE General Internal Medicine Physician to join our Puyallup Medical Center team in Puyallup, Washington.

Our General Internal Medicine providers care for our medically complex patients and have a portion of their FTE set aside for consults, enabling them to use their expertise to help to support their family practice colleagues.

As a condition of employment, all clinicians and employees are required to verify COVID-19 vaccination status. As part of the pre-boarding process and before starting work, you will be required to verify your vaccination status, and will be provided an opportunity to apply for an accommodation based on a religious or medical reason, if needed.

Puyallup Medical Center is comprised of Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Eye Care, Physical Therapy and Social Work Services. Lab, Pharmacy, and Radiology on site. Office hours are 7am – 7pm Monday through Thursday, 7am – 5pm Friday. Walk-in clinic 11am -7pm Monday through Thursday, 9am – 5pm Friday.

Benefits

Benefits include: Full malpractice indemnification (including tail coverage), medical/dental/vision benefits, 401(k) & employer-paid retirement contributions, paid vacation, CME, long-term disability, long-term care benefits, and the ability to become a shareholder in our group practice. Learn more about WPMG benefits.

Community

Puyallup, with a population of 39,850, is situated at the foot of scenic Mount Rainier in the beautiful Puget Sound region 10 miles east of Tacoma and approximately 35 miles south of Seattle. It's an easy commute on Sound Transit's Sounder train to Tacoma, Seattle and many cities in between. The spring is celebrated with the annual Daffodil Parade and in the fall the Washington State Fair continues to be a favorite destination for residents and visitors alike. The city boasts cinemas, restaurants, a two-year community college, parks and recreation, good K-12 schools, nice residential districts, and a unique downtown antique district. Puyallup has gained prominence as a regional commercial and service center for eastern Pierce County and continues to serve its residents and neighbors with a strong, diversified economy.

We are dedicated to building lifetime relationships with peers and patients in Washington State’s richly diverse communities. Many know the Pacific Northwest as an attractive tourist destination with beautiful scenery, friendly people, and a host of cultural and recreational opportunities. These elements, and others, make Washington an excellent place to live.

Equity, Inclusion and Diversity

In our local communities and across the nation, Kaiser Permanente sets the standard for respectful care. With multicultural staff, equity, inclusion and diversity councils, medical interpretation resources, outreach efforts, educational programs and more, Kaiser Permanente puts people first in our medical centers and beyond.

As part of Kaiser Permanente, Washington Permanente Medical Group (WPMG) seeks to create equity in our communities, eliminate health disparities, and always put patients—the heart of everything we do—first.

Following the guidelines in our National Diversity Agenda, every member of our team strives to:
    • Provide culturally responsive and appropriate medical care to improve the health and satisfaction of all people in our increasingly diverse membership
    • Recruit and retain clinicians and staff that enhance our workforce
    • Grow our membership by providing exceptional service and clinical care to all communities in our region

Creating a diverse workforce, an inclusive environment, and equitable opportunity for employment, growth, and advancement are deeply linked to our mission, our business, and our economic future. WPMG continues to add programs that build and maintain a workplace where we engage with our members, communities, and each other—with dignity, respect, and cultural understanding.

Equal Employment Opportunity

As part of our commitment to our employees and the members and patients we serve, we integrate diversity into all aspects of our operations. Maintaining a workforce with industry-leading levels of diversity through deliberate planning, development, and outreach is critical to fulfilling our mission, sustaining our business objectives, and providing the best level of care to our members and patients. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

Qualifications

Education

Medical Degree MD/DO or better.

Licenses & Certifications

Washington Medical Lic
DEA License

Experience

All applicants must have an unrestricted Washington State Medical License and Federally Issued DEA license.\n\n
All applicants must possess a full range of clinical skills and an interest in working with an innovative group practice. \n\n

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