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Physician - Physiatrist

Virginia Mason Medical Center Federal Way, Washington
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Requisition ID 221817 Employment Type Full Time Department Physical Med-Neuro Rehab Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Variable Category Physician and Physician Assistant
Overview

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award winning health systems in Washington state – CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region.


Responsibilities

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health in Seattle, Washington is recruiting a BE/BC Physiatrist for our Federal Way Medical Center. 

Position highlights

The section of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Virginia Mason Medical Center is seeking a BC/BE, fellowship trained physiatrist to join their coordinated team approach to spine care and rehabilitation.  The section provides musculoskeletal and neurological rehabilitation services as well as a cancer rehabilitation and work conditioning program with a full complement of rehabilitation providers. This position is 100% outpatient and will primarily focus on conservative and interventional spine physiatry at our Federal Way Medical Center.

 This position is part of our growth and quality strategy for spine care putting physiatrists intentionally in the forefront of spine care.  We have unparalled working relationships with our spine surgery, pain and therapy teams and strive to deliver high-quality multidisciplinary care.  Our section has been instrumental in the award winning team-based “Seattle Spine Clinic” approach to managing patients with spine conditions (http://www.spine-deformity.org/article/S2212-134X(13)00198-6/abstract).

 We are seeking a strong enthusiastic physiatrist who can embrace change, possesses strong leadership traits and who can become an integral partner of our team. Teaching and research opportunities are available and an interest in outcomes research and systems-based approaches is a plus.  A good sense of humor is a plus. Position to be based primarily at our Federal Way and Downtown Seattle locations

  • Interventional spine with on-site spine surgery team
  • Integrated therapy/physiatry spine clinic
  • Teaching and research opportunities available
  • Quality improvement work ongoing and ability to pursue additional training


Qualifications
  • BE/BC in specialty  
  • Fellowship trained in spine/interventional pain management
  • Ability to obtain a medical professional license in the State of WA
  • Ability to obtain a DEA with full prescriptive authority needed for specific practice

About Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award winning health systems in Washington State – CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region. Our integrated health system has nearly 1,500 hospital beds including Bailey-Boushay House, the first skilled-nursing and outpatient chronic care management program in the United States designed specifically to meet the needs of people with HIV/AIDS; Benaroya Research Institute, internationally recognized for autoimmune disease research; and Virginia Mason Institute, a teaching organization which coaches health care professionals and others around the world in the Virginia Mason Production System, an innovative lean management method for improving quality and safety.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at VMFH

We commit to fostering an equitable, diverse and intentionally inclusive environment – we strive for all to feel valued, respected and that they belong.  Our unique life experiences and backgrounds make our patient care extraordinary.  Our diversity fuels our culture of innovation and transformative health care.  Our differences are our strengths and inspire a promising future.

Living in the Pacific Northwest

Located in the Pacific NW, Seattle is an area with a mild climate year round and close to the great outdoors where we enjoy an abundance of activities with our close proximity to the waters of Puget Sound and surrounding mountains. City life and cultural activities are also thriving. With a variety of neighborhoods and areas to work and live, there are many choices for the type of lifestyle you’d like to enjoy.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.



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