Job ID: 289940773  |  Last Updated: 11/16/2020


Eastern State Hospital
Medical Lake, WA
Applicant Contact
Lindsey White
Recruiter, Lead
(360) 890-5962

Job Description

Washington State's Department of Social and Health Services is excited to have opportunities for a Physician or Internist to join our team at Eastern State Hospital. Our goal is to hire a dedicated and dynamic Family Medicine Physician (MD or DO) who is comfortable working in an inpatient psychiatric setting.

Working closely with multiple disciples, you'll have an influential voice advocating for the physical and medical needs of the people we serve. You'll provide treatment to a small adult patient population that includes a variety of forensic, geriatric, and disability challenges. As a ESH Physician, you'll build relationships with patients and provide patient-focused medical care with the goal of healthy discharge into the resident's community.

Your role within the hospital:
Direct, review and provide primary medical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment services to patients; prescribe necessary medication
Perform admission and physical examinations; evaluation of laboratory tests
Provide preventative maintenance care; formulate treatment plans
Review medical histories, diagnostic tests, medication regime, and clinical diagnostic procedures
Perform daily rounds and assess and treat onset of new medical problems
Implement health prevention guidelines and coordinate referrals to team members as specialty consultants
Perform minor surgical procedures, deliver emergency medical responses and mortality and morbidity reviews

What makes Eastern State Hospital an employer of choice for Physicians?
One of the biggest perks unique about public service is that we are not driven by production, this allows for our Physicians the ability to focus on developing creative approaches to treatment and emphasizing patient care over profit.
You'll experience a quality work-life balance with staff hours that are Monday-Friday 8am to 4:30pm.
A competitive base salary to $253,860 annually
Day One benefit package that rivals any employer in Washington State
WA State retirement pension program and Deferred Compensation Program
Generous leave package, which includes 8 days CME leave
$5,000 annual allowance for CME courses
Opportunity to work on complex cases
Paid malpractice insurance
Tuition reimbursement incentive
Relocation assistance
DSHS provided support staff and operating expenses
Weekends are weekends
On-call work is voluntary and well-compensated at 1.25 time's regular pay

Your credentials
A valid license to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Washington or ability to obtain one by start of employment
Eligible for certification from a program accredited by the American Board of Medical specialties

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