Physician / Geriatrics / Washington / Permanent / Geriatrician Job
Community Health of Central Washington
Yakima, Washington, United States
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Healthcare & Medical
Geriatric Physician Yakima, WA Senior & Residential Care; a service of Community Health of Central Washington is searching for a Geriatric Physician and Nursing facility medical director to provide primary care medical services to include; routine care for chronic, acute and preventive health needs of patients of the SRCare program. Visit types will include admission to participating facilities, routine periodic visits, and interim visits as needed according to patient status. Duties include medical director responsibilities in nursing facilities contracted with SRCare. The SRCare team provides services to 10 facilities in Yakima County.MD or DO degree required with particular interest and demonstrated competency in the care of geriatric and disabled patients. Graduate medical education and certification in geriatric medicine or in family medicine or internal medicine. Certificate of added qualification in geriatrics and/or AMDA certification or training preferred. If above education qualifications are successfully met, additional experience is not required. In lieu of above education, physician must demonstrate appropriate experience, leading to competencies in the care of geriatric and other high needs/chronically ill patients.Ability to obtain licensure to practice medicine in the state of Washington and DEA license with no restriction from participation with the Medicaid or Medicare programs, ability to obtain credentials from appropriate health plans and to be covered by CHCW malpractice liability carrier required.If working in a teaching environment, caring for the underserved, and living in the Pacific Northwest appeals to you, please submit a letter of Interest and Resume/CV to: CHCW - ATTN: Terrie Jonas, 501 S 5th Ave., Yakima, WA 98902 or email to .