Job Number: 183202 Department: Gastroenterology Hours: Variable Physician - Hepatologist - Seattle Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle is recruiting a full-time Hepatologist to direct the Liver Center of Excellence, an established center within the Digestive Disease Institute. Virginia Mason is a nationally-recognized academic referral center for digestive and liver disorders. The Liver Center of Excellence at the Digestive Disease Institute supports multiple clinical trials in liver disease, research in HCV and NASH as well as a growing multidisciplinary Liver Tumor program. This position includes experienced support from hepatology fellows, physician assistants, nurses, hepatologists, therapeutic endoscopists, surgeons, oncologists, pathologists, endocrinologists and interventional radiologists. The clinical aspect of this position involves comprehensive management of patients with acute and chronic liver disease, complications of end-stage liver disease, pre and 3 months postoperative transplant patients and patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. Responsible for the direction of the programmatic aspects of the Liver Center of Excellence, including education, outreach, outcomes assessment, quality improvement, innovation and clinical research. Qualifications: * BE/BC in specialty area. * 5+ years of experience * Fellowship trained. * Proven leadership experience. * Ability to obtain a medical professional license in the State of WA. * Ability to obtain a DEA with full prescriptive authority needed for specific practice. * Strong preference will be given to candidates who are mid-career or senior level with proven leadership and team-building abilities along with extensive experience in clinical research. Virginia Mason, established in 1920 in Seattle, WA, is internationally recognized as a preeminent health care organization focused on delivering quality services to our patients. Virginia Mason received the Leapfrog 2018 Top Hospital Award, designating it as a national leader in quality and safety for the 13th consecutive year. Virginia Mason is the only medical center in the United States to receive the award every year since the recognition program began in 2006. We have a 336-bed hospital in Seattle and multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 450 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best practices and a model that is the benchmark for other medical organizations. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters-your patients. Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing. Located in the Pacific NW, Seattle is an area with a mild climate year round and close to the great outdoors where we enjoy an abundance of activities with our close proximity to the waters of Puget Sound and surrounding mountains. City life and cultural activities are also thriving. With a variety of neighborhoods and areas to work and live, there are many choices for the type of lifestyle you'd like to enjoy. Please, apply online with Virginia Mason at \"Each Person. Every Moment. Better Never Stops.\" We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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