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Palliative Care Physician, Hourly Locums
Kaiser Permanente - Washington Permanente Medical Group
Location: Seattle, Washington
Internal Number: PALLI003297
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.
Washington Permanente Medical Group, the Northwest's premier multi-specialty group, is currently seeking an hourly locum BE/BC Hospice and Palliative Medicine physician or BE/BC Geriatrics physician to join our highly collaborative and collegial team. This is a per diem position that offers both inpatient and outpatient shifts and could include virtual work.
Our interdisciplinary team engages with engage with patients who are living with serious illness. Our Palliative Medicine Physicians work directly with the patient and their families and caregivers, and their Primary Care and Specialty providers, to create a customized holistic plan of care. Our goal is to improve patient and caregiver quality of life on their terms and optimize service by aligning clinical care with patient values and goals. Location: This position is based at our Capitol Hill Campus. Depending on shift preference could also include opportunities to work in Bellevue and Tacoma. This position includes both outpatient and inpatient shifts. BE/BC Hospice and Palliative Medicine or BE/BC Geriatrics or Masters in Palliative Medicine or Geriatrics required.
Capitol Hill Campus is a multispecialty medical center. Lab, Radiology and Pharmacy on site. Office hours are 8am - 5pm Monday through Friday, with Urgent Care open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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 hourly rate range for this position is $139.61 to $155.84 per hour. Placement of new hires will be in the range of $139.61 to $155.84 based on factors such as education, training or experience.
Benefits include: Full malpractice indemnification (including tail coverage), 401(k), employer contributions to social security.
Seattle is a seaport city and the seat of King County. With an estimated 686,800 residents, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound and Lake Washington. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the fourth-largest port in North America in terms of container handling as of 2015. Named by Kiplinger's as one of the "10 Best Cities for the Next Decade," the Seattle metropolitan region is a great place to live, visit and do business. It's home to some of the most recognizable global companies including Amazon, Boeing, Microsoft, Starbucks, Costco, Nordstrom, REI, and Alaska Airlines. Whether you're looking for economic opportunity, cultural events or educational excellence, you'll find it--and much more--in Seattle.
We are dedicated to building lifetime relationships with peers and patients in Washington State's richly diverse communities. Many know the Pacific Northwest as an attractive tourist destination with beautiful scenery, friendly people, and a host of cultural and recreational opportunities. These elements, and others, make Washington an excellent place to live.
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.