Company: Washington Permanente Medical Group
Posted on: September 21, 2023
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
- 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
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
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
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
* 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
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
Washington Medical Lic
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