Medical Director - Physician - Pediatric Palliative CareJob Details: Mary Bridge Children's Hospital and Health Network seeks a full-time Board Certified/Board Eligible Pediatric Palliative Care physician. Mary Bridge is committed to children with serious illnesses and their families and recognize their unique needs. It is an exciting time to join Mary Bridge Children's as there are various strategies to advance the continuum of care for children and families, including complex primary care, palliative care, and hospice. In addition, Mary Bridge Children's is designing a state-of-the-art freestanding children's hospital to be built by 2024.What we have to offer:
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
Opportunity for program development, outreach, and educationWhat you will need:
Board certified/eligible in Pediatrics at time of employment. This could include experience as a pediatrician 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 AssociationAbout Mary Bridge Children's: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. The opportunity includes: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. Keywords:Physician, Palliative, Pediatric Palliative, Complex Care, Medical Director, MultiCare, Mary Bridge, Seattle, Tacoma Apply:Please visit our website to apply for position #83680 online at jobs.multicare.orgMultiCare 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.
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.