The University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) is one of the major teaching hospitals for UW Medicine. UWMC has a long-standing culture of excellence in patient care, innovation, education, and performance improvement. UWMC's patients benefit from state-of-the-art care, an advanced-trained nursing staff, and a commitment to quality, safety, and patient and family-centered care. Intensive care services at UWMC are provided across five ICUs including medical, surgical, cardiothoracic, cardiology, and oncology. UWMC is seeking a Director of Critical Care/Associate Medical Director, UWMC who will be responsible for physician and advanced practice provider oversight working in these ICUs and for leading multidisciplinary initiatives in partnership with the assistant administrator of patient care services in a physician/nursing dyad leadership model.
The successful candidate will be appointed to the full-time faculty in one of four Departments (Anesthesia, Emergency Medicine, Medicine or Surgery depending on training) at the UW School of Medicine. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. This faculty appointment will be at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level (without tenure due to funding); commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position has an annual service period of 12 months [July 1-June 30] per year with an anticipated start date of May 1, 2019.
Requisite qualifications for this position include excellent clinical skills, outstanding communication and leadership skills, a demonstrated record of outstanding quality and performance improvement in ICU care, and scholarly work in areas related to critical care. An M.D. (or foreign equivalent) and board certification in critical care (or foreign equivalent) are required.
In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Candidates will be asked to upload a one to two-page cover letter and a current CV. All communications will be held in strict confidence and will not be disclosed to the search committee until individual consent has been given. Position will remain open until filled.
For questions or to nominate someone for consideration, please contact Christopher Kim, MD, MBA, Associate Medical Director for Quality and Patient Safety, University of Washington Medical Center, Box 356330, Seattle, WA, 98195; or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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