Virginia Mason Medical Physician - Pulmonary in Seattle, Washington

Description Virginia Mason Medical Center is an award-winning, Seattle-based, non-profit organization offering a system of integrated health services, including a multi-specialty group of more than 460 employed physicians, a 336-bed acute care hospital, a network of regional clinics, academic residency training programs, and an independently funded research center. Our innovations in patient care have led to designation as Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, and 100 Best Hospitals for three consecutive years by Healthgrades. Qualifications Summary We are seeking a full-time experienced pulmonary physician to join an established and highly regarded team of four physicians whose primary focus is pulmonary medicine. Additional responsibilities include teaching medical residents, quality improvement work, and one in six night and weekend call. The ideal candidate would bring or develop a clinical program in a specific area of pulmonary medicine, and possess an interest in section and medical center leadership. There are opportunities to develop a clinical or translational research program, and to participate in our advanced bronchoscopy program. The current job description does not include critical care medicine, but critical care responsibilities may become available in the future. Our Philosophy Virginia Mason's vision is to be the Quality Leader and Transform Healthcare. We achieve this vision through our focus on continuous quality improvement using our management method, the Virginia Mason Production System (VMPS). Our goal is to change the way health care is delivered through our dedication to quality, waste elimination, and increased value to the patient experience. The Section of Pulmonary Medicine at Virginia Mason prides itself in excellent patient service, a collaborative approach with patients and colleagues, and state-of-the-art care that is at the same time cost-effective. We also embrace continuous quality improvement to advance the quality, value, and efficiency of the services we provide. Qualifications BC/BE in Pulmonary Medicine At least three years post fellowship experience preferred Ability to obtain a medical professional license in the State of WA on or before start date Ability to obtain a DEA with full prescriptive authority needed for specific practice on or before start date We offer competitive salaries and benefits and excellent work-life balance. In addition, this position provides the unique opportunity to work in an innovative, integrated health care system with professional responsibilities that extend beyond routine aspects of clinical care. These responsibilities, including teaching, research, process improvement work, and medical center leadership, provide the opportunity for career-long professional satisfaction and growth. Located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, Seattle is a picturesque city with stunning views of Puget Sound and surrounding mountains. A sophisticated, tech-savvy metropolis, Seattle possesses innumerable urban delights Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation benefits, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing. For consideration, please apply online or send your CV to: S We are an equal opportunity employer. img height=1 width=1 border=0 src=http://virginiamason.contacthr.com/51976476.jpg / Employer's Job# 51976476 Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement..