GIM Hospitalist and Consultative Medicine Jobs Available at UW Affiliated Hospitals

Hiring physicians is handled directly by GIM. 

Academic Year 2020-21

Applications for open faculty positions at UW academic hospitals* are being accepted now! (For information on applying to Northwest Hospital, click here.)

(*The application website is best accessed with Chrome or Firefox.)

GIM will review candidate applications for positions on the Hospital Medicine Service and Medicine Consult Service. Candidates may be considered at individual or multiple sections of GIM—Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, and Northwest Hospital.

The open positions are 12-month, annual appointments and will be at the Instructor level (Clinical Instructor or Acting Instructor) or Assistant Professor level (Clinical Assistant Professor or Acting Assistant Professor). Anticipated start date July 1, 2020.

Click here for more information about the GIM Hospital Medicine Program.

(*Note regarding timeline of job offers: In past years, GIM has typically extended job offers in January and February, but we may continue recruitment beyond then. The number of job openings and timing of offers depends in part on whether existing faculty change clinical commitments and the decisions of other candidates. Due to uncertainty about those factors, GIM is unable to specify an exact response date, but we welcome ongoing communication with applicants.)

Harborview Medical Center (HMC)

The Hospital Medicine Program at HMC offers daytime and/or nighttime positions for full- or part-time academic internists. Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to providing high value care to the patients of HMC in the spirit of service to our community’s most vulnerable populations with a special dedication to improving health systems, medical education and scholarship.

Daytime hospitalists will have the opportunity to work on a variety of clinical services ranging from primary medicine services, consultative medicine and perioperative medicine services, with opportunities to interact with students and residents from a variety of departments.

Nighttime hospitalists will work with a team of residents and students to provide nighttime coverage for the hospitalist teams and ensure critical attending coverage during the evening.

Combined positions are also available. Learn more about HMC.

University of Washington Medical Center Montlake Campus (UWMC)

The Hospital Medicine Program at UWMC consists of the Hospital Medicine Service and Medicine Consult Service. These services offer daytime and/or nighttime positions for full- or part-time academic internists. Successful applicants will demonstrate excellence in clinical care and a commitment to academic medicine with an interest in teaching, quality improvement work, or research.

Duties on the Medicine Consult Service include patient care, perioperative medical consultation, and teaching in the inpatient and outpatient settings. Duties on the Hospital Medicine Service include patient care and teaching on the general medicine wards. Some applicants may choose a blend of consultative and hospital medicine duties.

Learn more about UWMC.

VA Puget Sound Health Care System (VAPSHCS)

The Hospital Medicine Program at VAPSHCS offers daytime and/or nighttime positions for full- or part-time academic internists. Successful applicants will demonstrate a dedication to excellent care of the Veteran population and a commitment to academic medicine with an interest in teaching, quality improvement work and/or research.

Daytime hospitalists will work as a hospitalist on the Purple team (primarily direct patient care, also inpatient medicine consults and triage/transfer of Veterans from outside hospitals), in addition to medicine attending on the resident teaching services.

Nocturnists will work on the Night Medicine Service, which provides night coverage for the Hospital Medicine Service, including the Medical Intensive Care Unit. The Night Medicine team includes two attending physicians, plus an internal medicine senior resident and intern allowing for regular teaching opportunities.

Learn more about VAPSHCS.

University of Washington Medical Center Northwest Hospital Campus (NWH)

NWH offers daytime and/or nighttime positions for full or part-time internists seeking to practice at a community hospital within an academic system. Successful applicants will demonstrate a dedication to excellent care of the patients requiring medical and surgical care at NWH.

Learn more about NWH.

The Application Process

Candidates will be asked to upload three required documents:

1. Cover letter – Please provide a one- to two-page document that includes:

  • Area(s) of interest (consult, quality, education, etc.) if applicable
  • Diversity and equity – UW faculty strive to deliver equitable healthcare in an environment that celebrates diversity. Please provide a one-paragraph statement addressing either 1) experiences with diversity in training, professional/military work, previous teaching, and service or 2) potential to foster more equitable healthcare delivery in the Division of GIM.

2. CV

3. References – Please provide a one-page document with a minimum of three references. At least one should be your current or previous supervisor or Program Director. (Please note: the recruitment committee may contact past and current employers and colleagues beyond the provided references).

4. Candidates will also be asked to fill out an online preference form:

  • FTE Preference: Full time, full or part-time, or part-time only
  • Shift Preference: Predominantly days or predominantly nights (Please note: all positions require some night and swing shift work.)
  • Clinical Site Preference: HMC, UWMC, NWH, or VAPSHCS (optional)

Your application will be reviewed and considered at all clinical sites, but if you have a preference for a particular site, or prefer not to interview at a particular site, that information is helpful to know prior to interviewing. If NWH is selected, applicants will be asked to apply separately through a companion job posting (best viewed with Chrome or Firefox). If the VAPSHCS is selected, please provide citizenship status. (Only U.S. citizens or nationals may be appointed to competitive Federal jobs.)

 

For more information or questions, please send an email to Pearlie Tapang, GIM Academic HR Manager.