UW Emergency Department Medical Director UWMC-Northwest Hospital

Seattle, Washington
Salary TBD (dependent on experience) + excellent benefits
Oct 17, 2022
Dec 16, 2022
Specialty / Focus
Emergency Medicine
Position Type
Medical Director
Practice Type
Clinical Practice
Employment Type
Employee (W2)
Patient Care

Contact Details

The University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) is seeking a Medical Director for the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) Northwest Hospital (NWH) Campus Emergency Department (ED). UWMC-NW is a full-service, community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, UWMC-NW provides innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus in north Seattle. UWMC-NW is a Level-4 Trauma Center, a Level 1 Cardiac and Level 2 Stroke Center. The ED annual volume is approximately 35,000. The Department of Emergency Medicine encompasses the UWMC M o nt la k e c am p u s , the UWMC-NWH, and the Harborview Medical Center EDs. This position will join a broader team of operational and quality improvement directors that spans the EDs of the three medical centers with opportunity to additionally participate in the teaching and research mission of the DEM and the UW Medicine healthcare system. The position holds tremendous opportunity for personal career and leadership development as well as program development. The UW DEM supports a 4-year Emergency Medicine Residency sProgram and several fellowship programs. As part of the UW DEM, faculty have access to wide ranging opportunities to participate in conferences, medical education, and research, including that focused in Quality Improvement, Public and Population Health. Resuscitation Science, Injury Prevention, EMS, Simulation and others.

This is a full-time position that would serve at the rank of Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor, commensurate with experience. Full-time faculty must have a M.D. or terminal degree in the field or foreign equivalent. In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Candidates for this position must hold an M.D. degree, possess or be eligible for full medical licensure in Washington State, be board-prepared/eligible in Emergency Medicine, and have demonstrated leadership and operational experience.

The UW SoM is a regional resource for WA, WY, AK, MT, and ID - the WWAMI states and is recognized for its excellence in clinical training, for its world-class research initiatives, and for its commitment to community service. The UW and the Department of Emergency Medicine is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. We seek candidates who demonstrate commitment to social justice, diversity, equity and inclusiveness. The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. e University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

If you are interested in serving in this critical role and working with a growing Department of Emergency Medicine at the highly acclaimed UW School of Medicine please send your CV as well as a cover letter outlining your career goals and interests. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds, experience, or interests align with our goals of fostering a diverse and inclusive community and welcome candidates to include a brief statement in their cover letter. Please send to DEM Academic Human Resources at em-ahr@uw.edu on behalf of Susan Stern, MD; Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine; Harborview Medical Center; 325 9th Avenue; Box 359702; Seattle, WA 98104-2499 (sstern@uw.edu).

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