Physician - Family Medicine - Kirkland
Job Number: 191274
Department: VM Kirkland - Adult Primary Care
Physician – Family Medicine - Kirkland - Part time
Virginia Mason is fulfilling our vision of transforming healthcare by expanding our collaborative primary care team. We have an opportunity for a .6 FTE family medicine physician at our regional medical center in desirable Kirkland, Washington. Join an innovative multidisciplinary team whose members appreciate work/life balance, their team and the patients they serve.
Our providers say they come to Virginia Mason for the reputation of high quality care and they stay for the teamwork and relentless focus on patient experience and outcomes.
Aspects of the family medicine physician role:
Team based approach. Each provider is part of a subset or pod of the larger primary care team. Each pod has 2-3 physicians, 1 ARNP or PA, 1 RN and 1 to 1 MA support. The ARNP or PA helps support messages and indirect care and there is built in coverage when the provider is out of the office. Pods are able to adapt and make changes quickly that fit their team needs.
Integrative primary care model. Virginia Mason has an innovative approach, with imbedded pharmacists, social workers and psychiatry providers all part of the primary care team and partnering to provide the best care to patients. In primary care, we provide focused, coordinated care for our patients that have resulted in excellent health outcomes. Social workers are available to help address social/emotional/behavioral/environment needs and to provide and coordinate care.
Flexible schedule options. We partner with you to develop a schedule that accommodates your individual needs as much as possible.
Access to ancillary and specialty services: Referral options to over 25+ medical specialties within Virginia Mason with collegial and responsive results.
Teaching opportunities: Virginia Mason is a teaching environment with regular opportunities to precept medical students and residents. It is also a conducive environment for providers new to practice.
Learning opportunities: The team has a teaching culture and is a conducive environment for providers newly out of residency. A formal mentorship program is in place to help guide new providers to Virginia Mason and support them for long term success.
Innovative approaches: The Virginia Mason culture allows and promotes new approaches, best practice standards and continual improvement for both the patient and team member experience.
Compensation: A competitive compensation model that incentives quality.
Work with a committed and caring team of physicians, allied health providers, nurses, medical assistants and clinical support team members, all of whom are committed to the Virginia Mason mission of improving the health and wellbeing of our patients. We are proud of our strong quality outcomes, our focus on continuous improvement, our innovative care delivery models and our ability to have fun while at work. We recognize the team member and patient experience is intertwined and prioritize the engagement of our staff, providers and patients. We are actively growing and expanding our practice to meet the needs of our patient population and are eager to have other skilled and like-minded individuals join our team!
- 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.
Committed to safety, quality of care and thrive in an environment of continuous but logical and thoughtful change.
The Virginia Mason Kirkland Medical Center fits very well in the Kirkland community. Our providers and staff have their own individual character and vibe, which is encouraged and supported by the team. Each team member’s unique perspective is valued and helps us to better identify and solve problems. There is a drive to constantly improve the way we work for the benefit of our patients, our colleagues, and the community. The Kirkland clinic consistently ranks high in patient and staff satisfaction surveys due to a culture of mutual respect and innovation. We also have a high number of long tenured staff and providers that have been working in Kirkland 20+ years. Being part of the Virginia Mason team, you will have specialty support on-site or close by, which allows for better coordination of care, timeliness, and outcomes. As a primary care physician at Kirkland, you will often find yourself working at the cutting edge of care delivery in the Virginia Mason system, if not the country. And you will find immeasurable support from your colleagues and leadership.
City of Kirkland
Kirkland is an eastside suburb of Seattle and boasts 13 unique neighborhoods with their own character and vibe. Kirkland neighborhoods are safe, stable, and well cared for creating a great quality of life for Kirkland residents. Kirkland is consistently ranked highly in many best place to live surveys. Money Magazine ranking. In addition to the great outdoor recreation, art, dining, and shopping, Kirkland offers some of the best schools in the state and a thriving economy.
Virginia Mason, established in 1920 in Seattle, WA, is internationally recognized as a preeminent health care organization focused on delivering quality services to our patients. Virginia Mason is known for innovations in patient care, with many accolades in the recent years including Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group &Top 100 Hospitals. We have a 336-bed hospital in Seattle and multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 450 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best practices and a model that is the benchmark for other medical organizations. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters—your patients.
Our vision to be the Quality Leader and Transform Healthcare is achieved through our management method; the Virginia Mason Production System (VMPS) which is focused on changing the way health care is delivered. We differentiate ourselves on the basis of quality for our patients by eliminating waste and delivering increased value to the patient experience through our interdisciplinary approach we call Team Medicine. Based upon a foundation of support through mentoring, partnership and communication, Team Medicine enables us to provide superior health care for every patient we treat and a workplace unlike any other.
Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing.
Each Person. Every Moment. Better Never Stops.”
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.