Physician-Pediatric Palliative Care & Complex Care

MultiCare Health System
Tacoma, Washington
Nov 04, 2021
Nov 04, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

Medical Director - Physician Pediatric Palliative Care and Complex Care

Job Description:
Mary Bridge Children s is providing the only Pediatric Complex Primary Care program in Washington State through a specialized family-centered care coordination model. This program serves children with three or more affected organ systems, sees three or more Specialists, and their families. Optimizing and expanding Complex Care is a strategic focus area to advance population health at Mary Bridge Children s.

We are searching for a Medical Director/Physician who will assist in leading these innovative programs, providing Palliative Care services (.6 FTE), Complex Primary Care (.3 FTE), and outreach and education (.1 FTE). This physician will partner with the Nurse Coordinator, Palliative Care and Complex Care, to provide Palliative Care services.

The Complex Primary Care service is made up of two established physicians, Nurse Coordinator, Clinic RN, RN Care Manager, Care Coordination Assistant, and LPN/MA. The entire team is committed and passionate about providing family-centered care that is focused on what this population needs: easy access, care coordination, and comprehensive care. In providing comprehensive care, the team partners with the patients, families, specialists, hospital teams, as well as the community.

The opportunity includes:
Strong referral network from area Pediatric & Family Medicine providers
Diverse mix of cases
Level II trauma center
Collaborative relationships with colleagues in other departments/specialties
State-of-the-art free-standing children s hospital to be built by 2024

Competitive salary, a full array of benefits, a healthy work/life balance, and a great location makes this an ideal choice for the provider who is looking to experience the best of Northwest living: from big-city amenities to the pristine beauty and recreational opportunities of the great outdoors.

Board certified/eligible in Pediatrics. This could include experience as a pediatric and/or hospitalist.
Palliative Care requirements: Must have one of the following board certification, fellowship training, certification, training, and/or experience.
Licensed in the state of WA by the time of employment
DEA, NPI & prescriptive authority
Current BLS for Healthcare Providers certification by the American Heart Association

About us:

Based in Tacoma, WA, MultiCare Health System is a leading-edge, integrated not-for-profit healthcare organization. MultiCare Health System is committed to our mission of partnering for healing and a healthy future . Mary Bridge Children s Hospital is an advanced regional care and referral center for Southwest Washington serving more than 13 referring hospitals over 9 counties and backed by fully staffed services 24/7. Mary Bridge supports a level IV NICU. The Pediatric Urgent Care service is another great option for our community, which has excellent support through fully staffed busy ED service, PICU, trauma service, IPS and a full complement of pediatric subspecialties. Mary Bridge Children s Hospital and Health Network was one of 13 Children s Hospitals named a top performing children s hospital for 2018, 2019, and 2020. The Leap Frog Top Hospital award is tied to achievements in patient safety and quality and is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors American hospitals can receive.

Physician, Palliative, Pediatric Palliative, Complex Care, Medical Director, MultiCare, Mary Bridge, Seattle, Tacoma

Please visit our website to apply for position #83680 online at

MultiCare is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or age.

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