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Transplant Nephrologist - Seattle

Virginia Mason Medical Center Seattle, Washington
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Requisition ID 221069 Employment Type Full Time Department Nephrology Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Negotiable Remote No 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.


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Transplant Nephrologist – Seattle

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health in Seattle, Washington is recruiting a BE/BC Nephrologist to join our team.

Position highlights
We are seeking BC/BE Nephrologist with Transplant Fellowship training or extensive background in transplant medicine to join a group of 6 Nephrologists at our multispecialty medical center in downtown Seattle. In addition to general nephrology, we have an active kidney and pancreas transplant program performing 100-120 kidney and 5-10 kidney-pancreas transplants per year. We work closely with three transplant surgeons and round at one hospital at our main campus where we oversee the full spectrum of general nephrology and transplant medicine. We currently have a 1 in 6 week hospital call schedule and benefit from the services of an inpatient physician assistant and residents from our hospital internal medicine program. We have an active outpatient clinic practice where we see patients both at our main campus downtown and our regional medical centers.  We also employ nurse practitioners, who help with rounding in the outpatient dialysis units. We typically see patients in clinic on 30 minute follow-up and 60 minute new patient intervals and receive consultation requests both locally and regionally within the Pacific Northwest. Our team is a clinically focused collegial group of nephrologists, who enjoy collaborating and supporting each other. 


Qualifications
  • BE/BC in nephrology
  • Fellowship or advanced training in nephrology preferred
  • 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 Virginia Mason
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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