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Hyperbaric Medicine Physician

Employer
Commonspirit Health
Location
Seattle, Washington
Closing date
Jul 4, 2025

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Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Hours
Part Time
Position Type
Permanent
Overview
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health in Seattle, Washington is recruiting a physician who is Fellowship Trained and Board Certi?ed in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine to join our team.


Responsibilities
Virginia Mason Center for Hyperbaric Medicine is a 24/7 multiplace hyperbaric chamber. We are the premier Hyperbaric Center in the Northwest, a Level 1 program accredited “with distinction” by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society.

 

Emergent treatments are provided for patients with decompression illness, iatrogenic gas embolism, and carbon monoxide poisoning. Routine treatments are provided Monday - Saturday for outpatients and inpatients with late radiation tissue injury, non-healing diabetic wounds, compromised grafts and ?aps, refractory osteomyelitis, idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss, and other conditions. In addition to hyperbaric consultations and treatments, we provide ?tness to dive exams for commercial, scienti?c, public safety, and recreational divers. The ideal candidate will also be a Federal Aviation Administration, Aviation Medical Examiner, and provide pilot examinations.

 

The Center for Hyperbaric Medicine operates a triple lock multiplace chamber approximately 50 feet long and 10 feet in diameter which is located within a tertiary care hospital. The chamber has critical care capabilities.

 

Position highlights

 

Center for Hyperbaric Medicine with more than 40 years of experience.Team includes five other part time physicians with UHM board certi?cation or experience in Hyperbaric MedicineVirginia Mason is a teaching hospital with a hyperbaric medicine rotation for housesta?The Center for Hyperbaric Medicine has opportunities for research and publication
Qualifications
 

BE/BC in primary specialty i.e.: Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Anesthesia, or other specialty.BE/BC in Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine (UHM) as recognized by ABMSFellowship training in Hyperbaric MedicineExperience teaching hyperbaric medicine (e.g., UHMS Introductory Courses, Dive Medicine Courses, Residents)5-10 years of hyperbaric medicine experience preferredCurrent active practice of hyperbaric medicine, including time in a multiplace facilityHistory of active professional society (UHMS) involvement at national level (e.g. annual scienti?c meeting attendance and participation, committee membership and/or chairmanship, elected o?ce)History of excellent sta? and peer relationsPossesses working knowledge of hyperbaric billing issues, coding, insurance coverage (including CMS)Successful record in hyperbaric and/or diving medicine research, with publications in the peer-reviewed medical literature preferredExtensive knowledge and experience in Diving Medicine preferredKnowledge and experience in wound care preferred but there is a separate wound clinic at Virginia Mason Medical Center

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