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Surgical Podiatrist

Company: Washington Permanente Medical Group
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: September 21, 2023

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About Us

Washington Permanente Medical Group (WPMG) is a clinician-led, self-governed and independent multi-specialty group practice, providing care to the more than 700,000 Kaiser Permanente patients in Washington state. We work unencumbered by traditional health care obstacles and without silos; prioritizing people over profits, collaboration over ego, and driven by a singular goal: our patients' health. At WPMG, we take care of the whole person, with a team to address the fundamental, social, and emotional needs that contribute to total health. We are clinicians motivated by the desire to make a purposeful difference in the communities we serve, and in how health care is delivered.


Kaiser Permanente-Washington Permanente Medical Group is seeking a Full Time 1.0 FTE Surgical Podiatrist(DPM) to join our Tacoma Medical Center team in Tacoma, Washington with occasional clinic coverage at our medical center in Federal Way, WA.

Core Components of this position include:

  • Outpatient evaluation, management, and surgical treatment of all aspects of the foot and ankle including but not limited to foot/ankle trauma, diabetic complications, arthrodesis, amputation, wound care, and foot/ankle reconstruction

  • Collaborating with the Kaiser Permanente orthopedic surgery team to treat complex foot/ankle patients in our partner hospital in Seattle.

  • Shared call responsibilities.

    Tacoma Medical Center is a multispecialty medical center. Lab, Radiology and Pharmacy on site. Office hours are 8am - 5pm Monday through Friday with Urgent Care open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    As a condition of employment, all clinicians and employees are required to verify COVID-19 vaccination status. As part of the pre-boarding process and before starting work, you will be required to verify your vaccination status, and will be provided an opportunity to apply for an accommodation based on a religious or medical reason, if needed.

    Compensation and Benefits

    The entire salary range for this position is $273,727.00 to $322,032.00 and will be prorated based on FTE. Placement of new hires will be in the range of $273,727.00 to $305,931.00 based on factors such as education, training or experience.

    Employees (and their families) are covered by medical, dental, vision, basic life, and disability insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company's 401k plan, receive employer contributions to the 401(k) plan, and enroll in our cash balance pension plan. Employees will also receive four weeks of paid vacation leave every year and eight paid holidays throughout the calendar year, and will receive continuing medical education leave and funding.


    Tacoma, locally referred to as "T-Town", is a mid-sized urban port city and the seat of Pierce County. The city is on Washington's Puget Sound, 32 miles southwest of Seattle, 31 miles northeast of Olympia, and 58 miles northwest of Mt. Rainier National Park. With a population of 198,397, Tacoma is the second-largest city in the Puget Sound area and the third largest in the state. Tacoma is home to a vibrant, creative community of writers, artists and musicians, photographers, filmmakers, passionate entrepreneurs and small business owners. It also serves as a base for large companies like State Farm, BNY Mellon, Columbia Bank and Key Bank. Drawing families to its charming neighborhoods with big city amenities, true urbanites are drawn to downtown Tacoma for its competitively priced living spaces with sweeping mountain, city and water views.

    We are dedicated to building lifetime relationships with peers and patients in Washington State's richly diverse communities. Many know the Pacific Northwest as an attractive tourist destination with beautiful scenery, friendly people, and a host of cultural and recreational opportunities. These elements, and others, make Washington an excellent place to live.

    Equity, Inclusion and Diversity

    In our local communities and across the nation, Kaiser Permanente sets the standard for respectful care. With multicultural staff, equity, inclusion and diversity councils, medical interpretation resources, outreach efforts, educational programs and more, Kaiser Permanente puts people first in our medical centers and beyond.

    As part of Kaiser Permanente, Washington Permanente Medical Group (WPMG) seeks to create equity in our communities, eliminate health disparities, and always put patients?the heart of everything we do?first.

    Following the guidelines in our National Diversity Agenda, every member of our team strives to:

    * Provide culturally responsive and appropriate medical care to improve the health and satisfaction of all people in our increasingly diverse membership

    * Recruit and retain clinicians and staff that enhance our workforce

    * Grow our membership by providing exceptional service and clinical care to all communities in our region

    Creating a diverse workforce, an inclusive environment, and equitable opportunity for employment, growth, and advancement are deeply linked to our mission, our business, and our economic future. WPMG continues to add programs that build and maintain a workplace where we engage with our members, communities, and each other?with dignity, respect, and cultural understanding.









    DPM or better.



    Completed Podiatric Surgical Residency

    BE/BC required

    All applicants must possess a full range of clinical skills and an interest in working with an innovative group practice.

    All applicants must have an unrestricted Washington State Medical License and Federally Issued DEA license.

    American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) - rearfoot/ankle surgery board eligible/certified

    Licenses & Certifications


    Podiatry-Foot Ankle Surg

    DEA License

    Washington Medical Lic

Keywords: Washington Permanente Medical Group, Tacoma , Surgical Podiatrist, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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