Hospitalist Associate Regional Medical Director

  • Job Reference: 1326783531-2
  • Date Posted: 16 May 2024
  • Recruiter: CommonSpirit Health
  • Location: Tacoma, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Care in the community, Care workers, Restaurant & Service, Senior Care workers
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


In 2020 united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care including 11 hospitals and nearly 5000 physicians and providers. Together we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.


Our Hospital Medicine team at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health is looking for our next Associate Medical Director. We have an opportunity for a collaborative physician leader who is interested in driving improvements in quality and patient experience through coaching and development of hospital medicine teams.

You will serve as an Associate Medical Director for our 180 FTE employed hospital medicine group which serves 7 hospitals in the Puget Sound region and provides faculty for two Internal Medicine residency programs. With a focus on Quality and Patient Experience, you will partner with hospital medicine site leaders to design and drive improvements in length of stay, transitions of care, patient experience and quality outcomes.

You will benefit from being part of a robust market leadership team and will form relationships with quality and patient experience experts throughout CommonSpirit Health's national organization. As you spend 50% of your time in leadership and 50% of your time on clinical service, you will make a difference for your colleagues and for patients.

As this role focuses on coaching hospitalists and hospital medicine leaders for success, the ideal candidate will have prior experience leading a hospital medicine team and will be familiar with quality improvement methodology such as Lean or Six Sigma.

Does quality improvement excite you? Are you someone who enjoys leading teams toward improvement goals? Can you connect with colleagues in a way that builds trust and promotes open communication? If you answered yes, you are someone we want to meet. Come join our team and be part of something important that you can grow and be proud of!


Requirements include:

Medical Degree

5 or more years experience as a Hospitalist

Board Certification - American Board of Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Board Certification

ACLS, Washington State Medical License and DEA in good standing

Pay Range
$161.06 - $185.15 /hour