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Family Medicine Physician - Resident Faculty

Washington Permanente Medical Group
Burien, Washington
Posted Date
Jul 10, 2024

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Family Medicine
Position Type
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.


Kaiser Permanente-Washington Permanente Medical Group is seeking a full-time (0.8 FTE) Family Medicine Residency Faculty to join our Burien Campus team in Burien, Washington.

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.

Compensation and Benefits

The entire salary range for the clinician position is $267,336 to $314,513 and will be prorated based on FTE. Placement of new hires will be in the range of $267,336 to $298,787 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.

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.


KP Washington Family Medicine Residency is a 6-6-6 community-based innovative urban family medicine residency program that has trained family physicians since 1969. We provide full-spectrum residency training in a longitudinal curriculum and immersion within one of the most advanced delivery systems in the country. We are seeking applicants for a faculty position who are passionate and experienced in improving diversity and equity in residency training and clinical care. This faculty/clinical role is employed by Washington Permanente Medical Group and will be eligible for shareholder status after completion of a three-year associate’s program.


The successful applicant will become a core faculty member with responsibilities including precepting residents in clinic, advising and mentoring residents, curriculum development and oversight, and obstetrics care provision and teaching. The successful applicant will teach at both the Burien and Capitol Hill residency clinics and have a clinical practice in the Burien Medical Center.

Clinical responsibilities include outpatient family medicine as a 0.3 clinical FTE in the KPWA Burien Medical Center clinic and provide obstetrical care and teaching. Obstetrics is prenatal, intrapartum, and post-partum management of your own patients and teaching residents in these settings. There is also an option for inpatient medicine attending on the Family Medicine Residency service for the interested applicant.






MD or DO:

MD or DO completion of approved residency program or certification.






Must possess a current unrestricted license in the state of Washington and be credentialed by KP. Must become board certified within three years of employment.






Prefer at least two years of clinical practice. Teaching experience is appreciated but not required. Proficiency at the majority of outpatient procedures is appreciated and there is opportunity for learning procedures as a future faculty member.


Knowledge: Areas of specialty or expertise (e.g., intermediate knowledge of research methodology and data collection modalities)

Skills: Abilities needed to execute job duties (e.g., advanced writing and documentation skills)





Communication, writing and critical- thinking skills



Attention to detail balanced with an ability to develop, understand and communicate the big picture/vision



Background in evidence-based practice



Capability to serve patients in a language other than English




Medical Degree MD/DO or better.

Licenses & Certifications

DEA License
Washington Medical Lic


2-3 years: 2 - 3 years\u0027 experience preferred
All applicants must have an unrestricted Washington State Medical License and Federally Issued DEA license.
All applicants must possess a full range of clinical skills and an interest in working with an innovative group practice.
Bilingual preferred but not required.
Background in evidence-based practice
Attention to detail balanced with an ability to develop, understand and communicate the big picture/vision
Communication, writing and critical- thinking skills
Proficiency at the majority of outpatient procedures is appreciated and there is opportunity for learning procedures as a future faculty member.
Teaching experience is appreciated but not required.  {"Required":true,"MinimumRequiredYears":2,"MaximumRequiredYears":null,"Description":"Prefer at least two years of clinical practice."},{"Required":true,"MinimumRequiredYears":3,"MaximumRequiredYears":null,"Description":"Must become board certified within three years of employment."},
Must possess a current unrestricted license in the state of Washington and be credentialed by KP.
MD or DO completion of approved residency program or certification. 

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