Urologist

Employer
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health
Location
Seattle, Washington
Closing date
Aug 3, 2023

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Specialty
Urology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health (VMFH) is fulfilling our vision of transforming healthcare by expanding our team. We have an opportunity for a 1.0 FTE Urologist at our St. Anne Hospital location. Join the Virginia Mason Medical Center (VMMC) Section of Urology with a regional and national reputation for excellence in patient care, education, and research.

Our providers say they come to VMFH for the reputation of high-quality care and they stay for the teamwork and relentless focus on patient experience and outcomes. Work at an institution with leadership and colleagues that value compassion, integrity, excellence, inclusion, and collaboration.

Aspects of the General Urology position:
Position information: Seeking an American Board of Urology Board eligible/Board certified General Urologist to fulfill the diverse needs of the community and our growing program at VMMC Urology.  Other urologic subspecialty training, experience, and/or interest is a plus but not required.  The practice location will be at St. Anne Hospital in Burien, WA. 

Clinical excellence: VMMC Urology is looking to hire a general urologist to provide high quality compassionate patient-centered urologic care.  This urologist will be employed by VMMC, connected to VMMC Urology in Downtown Seattle, and supported by leadership at both St. Anne and VMMC Seattle.  This urologist will help develop a state-of-the art urology program at St. Anne that represents an extension of the clinical excellence, professionalism, and collaboration of the VMMC Section of Urology.

Team based approach: Our urological team focuses on providing appropriate, compassionate, and state-of-the art surgical and medical care for our patients. Our staff and surgeons comprise a dedicated and collaborative team that support each other and work together to create a positive work environment.  

Flexible schedule options: Weekly schedule will include outpatient clinics, outpatient procedures, and operative cases at the St. Anne Hospital location.  On-call responsibilities will include call at St. Anne Hospital. 

Learning opportunities: VMMC Urology supports opportunities for continuing medical education and professional growth.  The St. Anne VMMC urologists will be supported by the VMMC Urology group, with structured mentorship in the first two years of the position.  The Section of Urology organizes weekly clinical conferences for residents and fellows that foster a community of collegiality and continuous learning for faculty and trainees. Based on the candidate’s skills and interests, leadership and growth opportunities are available.

Innovation: The VMMC culture promotes new approaches, best practice standards and continual improvement for both patient and team member safety using our Virginia Mason Production System with the vision of being the quality leader in healthcare. 

Compensation: A competitive compensation model that incentivizes clinical productivity, teamwork, and the highest quality care. This position has an attractive benefits package including medical malpractice coverage.

Commitment to our patients and the mission of Virginia Mason Medical Center: Work with a committed and caring team of physicians, allied health providers, nurses, medical assistants and clinical support team members, all of whom are committed to the VMFH mission of improving the health and wellbeing of our patients. We are proud of our strong quality outcomes, our focus on continuous improvement, our innovative care delivery models and our positive work environment.  We recognize that team members and patient experience are intertwined and prioritize the engagement of our staff, providers and patients. Physician wellness is valued and actively supported. We are growing and expanding our practice to meet the needs of our patient population in the region and are eager to have skilled and like-minded individuals join our team.

Qualifications 

  • BE/BC; American Board of Urology (ABU)
  • Ability to obtain a medical professional license in the State of WA.
  • Ability to obtain a DEA with full prescriptive authority needed for specific practice.
  • da Vinci Robotic surgical experience is a plus as St. Anne Hospital has the Xi da Vinci robotic surgical system.

St. Anne Hospital
Part of VMFH, one of the largest healthcare systems in the Seattle-Tacoma area, St. Anne Hospital, located in Burien, provides expert care for residents throughout the region. St. Anne Hospital supports a thriving medical and surgical community that serves a diverse patient community.  St. Anne Cancer Center offers a full range of comprehensive multidisciplinary cancer care.

About Virginia Mason Franciscan Health
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award winning health systems in Washington State, CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason, as one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region. Our integrated health system includes Bailey-Boushay House, the first skilled-nursing and outpatient chronic care management program in the United States; Benaroya Research Institute, internationally recognized for autoimmune disease research; and Virginia Mason Institute, a teaching organization which coaches health care professionals and others around the world in the Virginia Mason Production System, an innovative lean management method for improving quality and safety.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health
We commit to fostering an equitable, diverse and intentionally inclusive environment – we strive for all to feel valued, respected and that they belong.  Our unique life experiences and backgrounds make our patient care extraordinary.  Our diversity fuels our culture of innovation and transformative health care.  Our differences are our strengths and inspire a promising future. 

Living in the Pacific Northwest
Located in the Pacific NW, Seattle is an area with a mild climate year-round and close to the great outdoors where we enjoy an abundance of activities with our close proximity to the waters of Puget Sound and surrounding mountains. City life and cultural activities are also thriving. With a variety of neighborhoods and areas to work and live, there are many choices for the type of lifestyle you’d like to enjoy. 

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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