Cardiologist - Structural/Interventional - Associate Medical Director
Company: Virginia Mason
Posted on: February 20, 2021
Job Number: 202424 Department: Cardiology Hours: Negotiable
Physician - Cardiologist - Structural/Interventional - Associate
Medical Director of Structural Heart
Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington is recruiting
a full time Cardiologist, specializing in Interventional Cardiology
with a particular focus and training in Structural Heartto join our
care team of 12 cardiologists. This position offers
multidisciplinary collaboration with a collegial team of dedicated
and talented providers and staff. This is a unique leadership
opportunity for the right candidate. In addition to providing
patient care at VMMC, this individual would assume the role of
Associate Medical Director of Structural Heart for Virginia Mason
Franciscan Health (VMFH).
Team Approach to Cardiology. The Cardiology service line works
together to provide comprehensive cardiac testing, medical therapy,
electrophysiology, interventional, and surgical services to a wide
variety of patients. We take a multidisciplinary team approach to
developing care plans for complex patients. MD providers are
supported by a multidisciplinary team including ARNP's, PA', RN's,
MA's, and administrative staff.
Integrative Cardiology Service Line. The service line includes the
Cardiology clinic (in eight Virginia Mason locations across the
Puget Sound), cardiac testing (also eight locations), device clinic
(6 locations), and our Seattle based services of the Cardiac
Catheterization Lab, Electrophysiology Lab, Cardiothoracic Surgery,
and Cardiac Rehab.
Innovation. Innovation is encouraged at all levels at Virginia
Mason and faculty have the opportunity to learn and apply the
principles of the Virginia Mason Production System (VMPS). VMPS is
unique in health care and has earned us numerous health care
quality, innovation and safety awards.
Teaching Opportunities. Virginia Mason Cardiology supports an
internal medicine residency program through clinic based rotations
with Cardiology. We also offer shadowing opportunities for medical
students, as well as mentorship opportunities with ARNP's and PA's
working in Cardiology.
Research Opportunity. Research is not required but encouraged and
supported. Virginia Mason runs numerous clinical trials through
partnership with the Benaroya Research Institute, renowned for
discoveries in auto-immune disease. Internal pilot grants are
available. The Virginia Mason Center for Health Services also
supports publication of innovations in health care delivery.
Career Growth. The cardiology service line and other departments
within the medical center are dedicated to training and developing
leaders from within the organization for all types of clinical and
Compensation. Includes competitive salary, vacation, retirement and
health benefits, and faculty education allowance.
Position Specifics. This is an Associate Medical Director role with
oversight for the structural heart program across the VMFH system.
In addition to providing direct patient care, the right candidate
would be responsible for program quality and growth of the
structural program. VMFH encompasses three tertiary/quaternary care
centers across the Puget Sound region. Collectively, we have
performed over 300 TAVR and 250 Watchmans in the past year.
Interventional Cardiologists have one day/week in the Cath Lab
(also their call day), participate in 1 in 4 PCI call (STEMI call
coverage), and also participate in 1 in 12 general Cardiology call
- BC/BE in cardiology and interventional cardiology
- Advanced Fellowship/additional training in structural
- 5+ years' experience performing Structural Heart procedures
- Proven record of Structural Heart program building strongly
- Ability to obtain a medical professional license in the State
- Ability to obtain a DEA with full prescriptive authority needed
for specific practice About Virginia Mason
Virginia Mason, established in 1920 in Seattle, WA, is
internationally recognized as a preeminent health care organization
focused on delivering quality services to our patients. We have a
336-bed hospital in Seattle and multi-specialty medical group
practice with more than 450 physicians. With a network of primary,
specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you
will find our culture is the very definition of best practices and
a model that is the benchmark for other medical organizations. Join
us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance
to focus on what really matters-your patients.
Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and
benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added
potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to
your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing.
About Virginia Mason Franciscan Health
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health provides expert, compassionate
medical care at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites of care
throughout the Puget Sound region.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Virginia Mason
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.
Please, apply online with Virginia Mason at
"Each Person. Every Moment. Better Never Stops."
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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