Swedish Medical Center is seeking an experienced Obesity Medicine physician to serve as the Medical Director for the Obesity Medicine Weight Loss Program in Seattle, Washington. Build upon an already impressive program with the resources of a large system, physician and administrative support, and excellent referral base. As part of The Swedish Digestive Health Institute, partner with Executive Medical Directors on clinical quality, safety and program growth initiatives. Work with the leadership of Bariatric Surgery and Endocrinology to develop a collaborative and coordinated approach to care, joining an incredible multidisciplinary team. This role will provide high-quality clinical care in obesity medicine, guidance and supervision to APCs, and develop and promote a comprehensive array of medical weight loss services all in the beauty of the Pacific Northwest.
Board-Certified in Obesity Medicine and Family Medicine or Internal Medicine
5+ years of obesity medicine experience preferred
Passionate about medical weight loss with the desire to grow and develop a program
Excellent communicator who will be an advocate for change and a champion for the department
Previous experience in a leadership role preferred
Where You'll Work
Swedish Medical Center's First Hill campus is a 697-bed, general medical and surgical hospital in downtown Seattle. The largest of Swedish's five hospitals, First Hill is considered the main Swedish campus. In addition to the hospital and emergency department, the campus is home to the Swedish Cancer Institute and the Swedish Orthopedic Institute. The hospital provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including the area's largest childbirth center, NICU and specialty pediatric care.
Where You'll Live
Seattle is the Pacific Northwest's largest urban center, with a metro population of 3.25 million, and is home to world-class arts and entertainment, a robust economy and an outstanding school system. The city hugs Puget Sound and offers magnificent mountain views to the north, east and south. Home to the world's biggest tech giants, Seattle offers some of the highest minimum wages in the country, along with a notable music and arts scene, outdoor lifestyle and amazing coffee.
Who You'll Work For
Swedish is a comprehensive health network with a long history of excellence. The Seattle-based system operates five hospitals with more than 1,500 beds, and more than 115 primary and specialty care clinics. Part of the Providence family, Swedish is world-renowned for its innovative and ground-breaking diagnoses, treatments and medical research at its five award-winning institutes: cancer, digestive health, heart and vascular, neuroscience and orthopedic. Its mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person it serves.
Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran
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