Kaiser Permanente - Washington Permanente Medical Group
Location: Burien, Washington
Internal Number: FAMIL002767
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.
Kaiser Permanente-Washington Permanente Medical Group- is seeking a part-time 0.8 FTE Family Medicine Residency Facultyto join our Burien Campus team in Burien, Washington.
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.
Benefits include: Full malpractice indemnification (including tail coverage), medical/dental/vision benefits, 401(k) & employer-paid retirement contributions, paid vacation, CME, long-term disability, long-term care benefits, and the ability to become a shareholder in our group practice. Learn more about WPMG benefits.
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.
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.
KP Washington Family Medicine Residency is a 6-6-6 community-based innovative urban family medicine residency program that has trained family physicians since 1969. We provide full-spectrum residency training in a longitudinal curriculum and immersion within one of the most advanced delivery systems in the country. We are seeking applicants for a faculty position who are passionate and experienced in improving diversity and equity in residency training and clinical care. This faculty/clinical role is employed by Washington Permanente Medical Group and will be eligible for shareholder status after completion of a three-year associate's program.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful applicant will become a core faculty member with responsibilities including precepting residents in clinic, advising and mentoring residents, curriculum development and oversight, and obstetrics care provision and teaching. The successful applicant will teach at both the Burien and Capitol Hill residency clinics and have a clinical practice in the Burien Medical Center.
Clinical responsibilities include outpatient family medicine as a 0.3 clinical FTE in the KPWA Burien Medical Center clinic and provide obstetrical care and teaching. Obstetrics is prenatal, intrapartum, and post-partum management of your own patients and teaching residents in these settings. There is also an option for inpatient medicine attending on the Family Medicine Residency service for the interested applicant.
MD or DO:
MD or DO completion of approved residency program or certification.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR OTHER ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
Must possess a current unrestricted license in the state of Washington and be credentialed by KP. Must become board certified within three years of employment.
Prefer at least two years of clinical practice. Teaching experience is appreciated but not required. Proficiency at the majority of outpatient procedures is appreciated and there is opportunity for learning procedures as a future faculty member.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Knowledge: Areas of specialty or expertise (e.g., intermediate knowledge of research methodology and data collection modalities)
Skills: Abilities needed to execute job duties (e.g., advanced writing and documentation skills)
Communication, writing and critical- thinking skills
Attention to detail balanced with an ability to develop, understand and communicate the big picture/vision
Background in evidence-based practice
Capability to serve patients in a language other than English