Geriatric Physician – Yakima, WA
Senior & Residential Care; a service of Community Health of Central Washington is searching for a Geriatric Physician 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.
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, with 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.
Yakima is located in east of the Cascade Mountains in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and is just a few hours drive from Seattle, WA and Portland, OR and boasts the convenience of local airport access. Living in the heart of Washington State, we enjoy all 4 seasons and up to 300 days of sunshine per year. Central Washington offers a variety of recreational opportunities including excellent hiking, mountaineering, road and mountain biking, whitewater kayaking and rafting, fishing, hunting, windsurfing, downhill and Nordic skiing, fine dining, sporting events, concerts, theatre, access to world class wineries and wine tasting and more.
2 Full time positions; 40 hours per week, plus call available. CHCW offers a competitive salary with opportunities for incentive; is consumer driven; physician led, and offers a generous and comprehensive benefits package including M/D/V/L, paid holidays, PTO/EIT, CME and retirement.
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: Julie Finley, 501 S 5th Ave, Yakima, WA 98902 or email to email@example.com.