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Job ID: 289915902  |  Last Updated: 9/16/2020

Hematology/Oncology Physician, 1.0 FTE

Employer
Kaiser Permanente-Washington Permanente Medical Group
Location
Tacoma, WA
Applicant Contact
Jason Blaize
Sourcer
(206) 630-4315
(206) 877-0652

Job Description

General Summary

Washington Permanente Medical Group (WPMG) is a clinician-led, self-governed and independent multi-specialtygroup 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.

Kaiser Permanente-Washington Permanente Medical Group- is seeking a Full Time 1.0 FTE Hematology/Oncology Physician to join our team.This position is for a 50/50 split at our Tacoma Medical Center and our neighboring clinic in Silverdale.

At Kaiser Permanente - Washington Medical Group (KP-WPMG) our Integrated Healthcare Model allows you to work closely with your colleagues and other specialists to put your patients interest and care first. Here you will work with the power of collective and institutional knowledge that enables you to build the right plan of treatment for your patient. Our Hematology/Oncology team supports several Kaiser Permanente locations which include Bellevue, Everett, Olympia, Seattle, Silverdale, and Tacoma.

As a general practice Hematologist and Oncologist at KP-WPMG you will have the ability to:
- Interact formally and informally with colleagues and specialists to share knowledge, discuss ideas, and formulate treatments that best suit your patients needs;
- Work within a model that has eliminated the insurance roadblocks and access issues that prevents you from having enough time to get to know, understand and care for your patients; and
- Operate within a multispecialty medical center that provides the power of coordinated care for your patients including easy to navigate, one-stop facilities that offer a full spectrum of services.


As part of the KP-WPMG family here are just some of the benefits you will receive:
- Opportunity to become a Shareholder after only 3 years
- Competitive Salary Model - free from the pressures of fee for service
- Not having to worry about finding patients
- Focusing more of your time on your patients and their care vs. billing
- Full Medical Malpractice Coverage
- Robust CME benefits within a culture that values continual professional development
- Career opportunities that include medical, operational and other leadership roles
- A wellness culture that empowers you to make smart work-life balance decisions
- A full host of additional benefits and perks
- At your clinic you will be part of a team of talented Physicians, a Nurse Practitioner, and highly skilled, motivated support team
- 4 day work week, 32 hour work week with 4 hours administrative time built into your schedule


Learn more about WPMG benefits

Community

Tacoma, locally referred to as T-Town, is a mid-sized urban port city and the seat of Pierce County. The city is on Washington's Puget Sound, 32 miles southwest of Seattle, 31 miles northeast of Olympia, and 58 miles northwest of Mt. Rainier National Park. With a population of 198,397, Tacoma is the second-largest city in the Puget Sound area and the third largest in the state. Tacoma is home to a vibrant, creative community of writers, artists and musicians, photographers, filmmakers, passionate entrepreneurs and small business owners. It also serves as a base for large companies like State Farm, BNY Mellon, Columbia Bank and Key Bank. Drawing families to its charming neighborhoods with big city amenities, true urbanites are drawn to downtown Tacoma for its competitively priced living spaces with sweeping mountain, city and water views.

Silverdale, with a population of 19,204, is located on the Kitsap Peninsula, situated ten miles northwest of the city of Bremerton and nine miles south of Poulsbo. The community lies at the north tip of Dyes Inlet, which connects it to Bremerton via Sinclair Inlet and the Pacific Ocean via Puget Sound. Silverdale offers scenic trails, award winning breweries, and beachfront properties with attractive views of Dyes Inlet, Mt. Rainier, the Olympic Mountains and stunning sunsets. The easy beach access offers opportunities for outdoor recreation and the hundreds of shops, malls and movie theater complexes offer plenty of indoor activities too. With great schools, its central location, and quiet beauty, the Silverdale community is a great place to live and raise a family.

We are dedicated to building lifetime relationships with peers and patients in Washington States 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 patientsthe heart of everything we dofirst.

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 otherwith dignity, respect, and cultural understanding.

Equal Employment Opportunity

As part of our commitment to our employees and the members and patients we serve, we integrate diversity into all aspects of our operations. Maintaining a workforce with industry-leading levels of diversity through deliberate planning, development, and outreach is critical to fulfilling our mission, sustaining our business objectives, and providing the best level of care to our members and patients. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.


EXPERIENCE
NoneRequired
- Candidate must have 3 years+ of Hematology/Oncology clinical experience after fellowship.
- All applicants must have an unrestricted Washington State Medical License and Federally Issued DEA license.
- All applicants must possess a full range of clinical skills and an interest in working with an innovative group practice.

Preferred
- Board Eligibility or Certified in Hematology preferred however not required.


EDUCATION
NoneRequired
- Medical Degree MD/DO or better


LICENSES CERTIFICATIONS
NoneRequired
- DEA License
- Washington Medical Lic

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