Physician / Associate Medical Director - Brand-New Clinic - Unity Care NW

Ferndale, Washington State
$158,683.-$224,224. DOE+ Benefits
Mar 22, 2019
Apr 21, 2019
Full Time
Position Type

UCNW is seeking a Family Practice Physician, or an Associate Medical Director for a brand-new facility, opening the summer of 2019, providing primary care in a multi-specialty community health center.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • Regular supervisory support & training
  • Full-time employment seeing 17 patients per day without the overhead work and costs of running a private practice
  • Work in a brand new, modern facility
  • Fully implemented EMR system (GE Centricity) with one-on-one training provided
  • Outpatient work only – no OB and no hospital rounds
  • Modest call schedule providing phone support only
  • Support staff in the areas of nursing, on-site behavioral health, medical records, EMR/IT, case management, referrals, & helping patients seek insurance
  • Occasional Saturdays with choice of a day off the previous week or additional pay

Ideal Candidate Offers: 

  • Family Practice experience in an outpatient, primary care setting
  • Experience in a community health center preferred, but experience in other settings welcome
  • Experience working with patients with complex co-morbidities including hypertension, diabetes, mental illness, chronic pain, and substance abuse
  • Experience &/or an interest in children’s & women’s health &/or HIV and other communicable diseases
  • Previous work with and ability to relate to individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds & socio-economic levels, treating them with sensitivity & respect in providing health care for all
  • Proficiency with Electronic Medical Records
  • Associate Medical Director candidates should possess 3+ years’ experience in progressively responsible administrative or management-related positions within a primary health care environment


We Offer: 

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Relocation assistance
  • Malpractice insurance with tail coverage
  • Continuing education days & dollars and reimbursement of license, DEA & board certification fees
  • Generous paid time off benefit
  • Six paid holidays
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match after 1 year of eligibility
  • Alternative transportation benefit
  • Eligible to apply for loan repayment through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) or WA State Student Achievement Council


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