The University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) is one of the major teaching hospitals for UW Medicine. UWMC has a long-standing culture of excellence in patient care, innovation, education, and performance improvement. UWMC's patients benefit from state-of-the-art care, an advanced-trained nursing staff, and a commitment to quality, safety, and patient and family-centered care. Intensive care services at UWMC are provided across five ICUs including medical, surgical, cardiothoracic, cardiology, and oncology. UWMC is seeking a Director of Critical Care/Associate Medical Director, UWMC who will be responsible for physician and advanced practice provider oversight working in these ICUs and for leading multidisciplinary initiatives in partnership with the assistant administrator of patient care services in a physician/nursing dyad leadership model.
The successful candidate will be appointed to the full-time faculty in one of four Departments (Anesthesia, Emergency Medicine, Medicine or Surgery depending on training) at the UW School of Medicine. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. This faculty appointment will be at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level (without tenure due to funding); commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position has an annual service period of 12 months [July 1-June 30] per year with an anticipated start date of May 1, 2019.
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About University of Washington
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.