Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington is recruiting a Board Certified Physician to join our Sports Medicine Team as the NHL Medical Director and Team Physician.
Position Description The successful candidate will assume the role as Medical Director and Team Physician for NHL Seattle, the new hockey team set to begin play in the 2021-2022 season. The Medical Director will spend a certain proportion of their clinical practice time devoted to team-related duties during the NHL season including: oversight of the entire medical group providing care to NHL Seattle, interfacing with athletic trainers and other NHL Seattle personnel, coordination of pre-and post-season team-related medical needs, provision of game-day medical care for NHL Seattle, as well as the visiting club. The Medical Director will also provide oversight of concussion management for the team. Club-related travel will be limited to away playoff games only.
As a Virginia Mason Sports Medicine Physician, you will also have a primary clinical role with our non-athlete sports medicine patients. Potential locations could be Downtown Seattle and/or other Regional Medical Center locations.
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.
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.
What’s next? Please, apply online with Virginia Mason at https://jobs.virginiamason.org If you have additional questions, please contact Stephanie Collins-Russell at [email protected] Equal Opportunity Employer.
• BC in General Internal Medicine or Family Medicine with subspecialty BC in Sports Medicine • Previous experience working with athletes at the professional or NCAA Division I level. Preference will be given to those candidates with experience working with hockey teams. • Experience with sports-related concussion management • 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
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary + DOE
Internal Number: 200818
About Virginia Mason Medical Center
With numerous awards and distinctions, including our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason has transformed health care through our innovations in patient safety and our ability to provide patients in our community with easier access to our high-quality care. Consisting of a 336-bed hospital in Seattle, WA, and an extensive network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout the Puget Sound region, joining Virginia Mason is an exceptional opportunity to partner with nationally recognized physicians and peers, and an organization recognized as the benchmark for health care.