Job Number:
83680

Location:
Tacoma, WA

Entity:
Mary Bridge Children's Hospital

Category:
Physician

Specialty:
Pediatrics - Palliative Care

Employment Type:
Full-Time Regular

Medical Director - Physician – Pediatric Complex-Palliative Care

Based in Tacoma, WA, MultiCare Health System is a leading-edge, integrated not-for-profit healthcare organization. MultiCare 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. 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.

Job Description:
Join this collegial group of two established Physicians, RN Care Manager, Clinical Nurse Coordinator, Clinic RN and a LPN comprising the Mary Bridge Pediatric Complex /Palliative Care Services. This .2 FTE Medical Director and .8 FTE Physician position is based in Tacoma, WA. 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.

Requirements:
Board certified/eligible in Pediatrics. This could include experience as a pediatric and/or hospitalist. t
Preferred board eligibility/certification in palliative care. Also willing to train.
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:

MultiCare Health System is a not-for-profit health care organization committed to our mission of “partnering for healing and a healthy future”. Our 18,000 team members (employees, providers and volunteers) are united by MultiCare’s values of respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence, collaboration and kindness.
Our roots date back more than a century to the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital. Since then, we’ve grown to become Washington State’s largest community-based, locally governed health care system with numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Immediate Clinic, MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care, Pulse Heart Institute and MultiCare Rockwood Clinic. Our system of care also includes eight hospitals:
•Allenmore Hospital (Tacoma)
•Auburn Medical Center (Auburn)
•Covington Medical Center (Covington)
•Deaconess Hospital (Spokane)
•Good Samaritan Hospital (Puyallup)
•Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital (Tacoma)
•Tacoma General Hospital (Tacoma)
•Valley Hospital (Spokane)
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.

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