Job ID: 290129609  |  Last Updated: 8/4/2023

Geriatrician

Employer
Kaiser Permanente
Location
Suitland, MD
Applicant Contact
Kyla Porter
Director of Physician Recruitment
(202) 604-7180

Job Description

The Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group (MAPMG) proudly provides the highest quality integrated care for over 800,000 members in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. We invite applications for a Geriatrician to expand our Memory Care Program in our clinics at our Marlow Heights location.

The Memory Care Program aims to provide patients and their caregivers with an accurate diagnosis, information about what to expect from their condition, and family/caregiver support while preserving patient dignity and independence through an interdisciplinary team approach.

Now offering a $50,000 forgivable loan OR $150,000 in student loan repayment as a new hire incentive!

In collaboration with the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, we provide high-quality, patient-centered health care. Through this partnership, our physicians are part of an industry-leading healthcare delivery model, having access to advanced technological tools and receiving comprehensive practice support.

MAPMG physicians are salaried, without the pressures of alternative payment models or fee-for-services. Our members have easy access to specialists and medical records, thus allowing you to treat the whole patient.


What You Can Expect:

Provide focused geriatric consultation for evaluation of memory concerns to establish a diagnosis and develop individualized plans of care for follow-up, education, and support to patients and caregivers.
Partner with geriatric interdisciplinary team of memory care physicians, nursing staff, case managers, program managers, and clinic assistants in support of patient and caregiver needs.
Collaborate with primary care and specialists including neurology in patient management.
Continuous opportunity for innovation and geriatric program development.
Opportunity for teaching and geriatric curriculum development for Kaiser Permanente Internal Medicine residents and other residency and medical student programs.
Provide virtual and in-person care to 5-6 new patients (1-hour evaluation) and 3-5 follow-up patients (30-minute session) per day.
Work 32 hours per week Monday - Friday during clinic hours.
Dedicated weekly conference time with an interdisciplinary team for care coordination.
Provide asynchronous care through email and messaging

Minimum Requirements:

MD or DO
Board Certified or Eligible in Geriatric Medicine as recognized by the ABIM, ABFM, or fellowship training in Geriatric Medicine (preferred), or other relevant experience caring for patients with dementia
Currently licensed or able to obtain licenses in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia
Prior experience in the diagnosis and treatment of dementia and related memory disorders as well as experience caring for the geriatric population
Work visa sponsorship is available for eligible applicants
MAPMG Physicians:

Practice patient-centered, culturally competent medical care
Communicate thoughtfully (listen, educate, advocate)
Lead with integrity
Value teamwork
Are transparent and honest
Go above and beyond for their patients

We Provide You:

Nationally competitive annual salaries with no stressful RVUs
Clear pathway for physicians to become shareholders
Comprehensive benefits include 100% employer-funded medical and dental insurance premiums, a pension plan and 401(k), life insurance and paid annual leave including paid holidays
Complete professional liability coverage including malpractice insurance provided at no cost, 100% reimbursement for obtaining and maintaining board certification, continuing medical education reimbursement, and in-house CME opportunities
Clinical support team
A concierge service that works directly with you to apply for all required state, CDS, and DEA licenses

Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity:

MAPMG continuously works to identify and mitigate healthcare inequities, and that starts with providing an inclusive, supportive environment for our physicians. We encourage applicants of any race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin who value diversity and will commit to practicing culturally competent healthcare.

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