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Hospitalist

Employer
Washington Permanente Medical Group
Location
Seattle, Washington
Posted Date
Apr 26, 2024
Reference
HOSPI003525

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Specialty
Hospitalist
Position Type
Permanent

Job Details

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.

We are looking for people to join us who understand that being a leader doesn’t always come with a job title; it’s about who you are, what you believe, and how you show up every day.
  • People who work to know, respect, and guide their colleagues and patients.
  • People who focus on serving their team and the people they take care of by inspiring, including and holding themselves and each other accountable for everything they do.
  • People who have the courage to commit, improve, and work with others to find solutions to help make this the best place to give care and the best place to get care.

Summary

Kaiser Permanente - Washington Permanente Medical Group is seeking a 0.8 FTE BE/BC Hospitalist to join our team based at Swedish Medical Center and KP Central Hospital Inpatient Service Unit in Seattle, Washington.

Washington Permanent Medical Group (WPMG) hospitalists care for Kaiser Permanente of Washington (KPWA) patients at Swedish First Hill with a wide variety of medical issues. WPMG hospitalists are available 24 hours a day to admit, provide excellent, personalized medical care, act as intermediaries for Kaiser Permanente of Washington patients along with subspecialty consultants. WPMG hospitalists will also arrange appropriate follow up care including appointments at discharge. WPMG hospitalists care for Kaiser Permanente of Washington patients with cardiac and neurologic issues at the Swedish Cherry Hill campus. WPMG hospitalists work closely with our Cardiologists and Neurosurgeons to provide comprehensive care. Our hospitalists also work with Swedish Neurology teams to provide full spectrum care in the case of stroke.

Central Hospital Inpatient Service Unit (CHIPS) is an 18-bed unit operating at KP Central Hospital. Central Hospital provides medical and surgical inpatient services with the addition of telemetry for low acuity patients. Physician care is administered by an Internal Medicine Hospitalist team, Surgeons and Consultative Specialists. Radiology, laboratory and pharmacy services are available 24 hours a day. Bedside nursing care is supplemented by respiratory, physical, occupational and speech therapists as well as dietary services and social work/discharge planning. Hospitalist duties involve admitting medicine patients, providing expert consultation for the surgical, other specialty and Urgent Care patients in need of medicine consultation and cross cover of admitted patients.

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.

Benefits

The entire salary range for this position is $287,025 to $337,677 and will be prorated based on FTE. Placement of new hires will be in the range of $287,025 to $320,793 based on factors such as education, training or experience.

Employees (and their families) are covered by medical, dental, vision, basic life, and disability insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan, receive employer contributions to the 401(k) plan, and enroll in our cash balance pension plan. Employees will also receive four weeks of paid vacation leave every year and eight paid holidays throughout the calendar year, and will receive continuing medical education leave and funding.

Community

Seattle is a seaport city and the seat of King County. With an estimated 686,800 residents, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound and Lake Washington. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the fourth-largest port in North America in terms of container handling as of 2015. Named by Kiplinger's as one of the "10 Best Cities for the Next Decade," the Seattle metropolitan region is a great place to live, visit and do business. It's home to some of the most recognizable global companies including Amazon, Boeing, Microsoft, Starbucks, Costco, Nordstrom, REI, and Alaska Airlines. Whether you're looking for economic opportunity, cultural events or educational excellence, you'll find it—and much more—in Seattle.

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

DEA License
Washington Medical Lic

Experience

BE/BC Required
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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