Job ID: 290121559
Last Updated: 11/7/2022
Sports Medicine Physician
Sea Mar Community Health Centers
Executive Assistant, Medical Department
(206) 764-6316 ext. 10316
Sea Mar Community Health Centers was founded in 1978 with a single clinic in the South Park neighborhood of Seattle. Today, Sea Mar is Washingtons largest provider of community-based, comprehensive health care with over 36medical clinics along the Puget Sound. We are looking for a mission driven Sports Medicine physician dedicated to caring for serving underserved and diverse communities. The position will be based in Lakewood in a Sports Medicine & Rehab space designed specifically for this purpose.
The physician will provide Orthopedic and Sports Medicine services to patients of Sea Mar Community Health Centers, including diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of all kinds of acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions, concussion management, MSK procedures, Sports pre-participation evaluations, fracture care and care of special populations. The Physician will cover boxing events for Sea Mars Youth Boxing program.The Physician will receive learners in the Sports Medicine department and teach them musculoskeletal clinical skills. The Physician will have the opportunity to lecture for family medicine residents, ARNP residents and MD/ARNP colleagues.The physician, if board certified in MSK US, will perform diagnostic scans by referral. The physician, if competent, will perform US-guided procedures, potentially including, joint and bursal injections, needle tenotomy, sclerotherapy, hydrodissection, US-guided tendon debridement, and other emerging new technologies consistent with evidence-based medicine, local standard of care, patient needs and Clinical Director approval. Work off-site is rare.Aside from sporting event coverage or community outreach, there is no clinic on weekends. There is no overnight phone or hospital call. in accordance with training, experience, certification, insurance and licensure in a manner consistent with guidelines established in the principles of practice at Sea Mar and its mission statement.The physician will work collaboratively with staff to provide team-based coordinated care.The physician prescribes and/or dispenses required medication to patients according to the individual prescriptive authority granted by the Washington State Board.The physician participates in organizing and directing preventive health programs such as immunization, disease detection and disease prevention activities, including educational programs for patients and community groups in the service areas with approval from the Medical Director and/or Health Center Administrator.The physician is expected to participate in clinical affairs, working with administrative personnel, the Medical Director and the Chief Medical Officerto improve the patient care experience.
Responsibilities and Duties?
The physician will work as part of a care team to provide quality comprehensive services to Sea Mar patients.
The physician provides Sports Medicine services to patients of Sea Mar Community Health Centers in accordance with training, experience, certification, insurance and licensure in a manner consistent with guidelines established in the principles of practice at Sea Mar and its mission statement.
The physician may refer patients to medical specialists or other sources of service when necessary.
The physician prescribes and/or dispenses required medication to patients according to the individual prescriptive authority granted by the Washington State Board.
The physician participates in organizing and directing sporting event coverage, program evaluation organizing program evaluation, and directing preventive health programs, such as immunization, disease detection and disease prevention activities, including educational programs for patients and community groups in the service areas with approval from the Medical Director and/or Health Center Administrator.
The physician is expected to participate in clinical affairs, working with administrative personnel, the Medical Director and the Chief Medical Officer to improve the patient care experience.
The physician provides care for special groups of patients such as those in nursing homes or other institutions when appropriate, such as injured workers, patients with chronic disease in need of exercise prescriptions, and patients with chronic pain referred by their primary care doctors requesting treatment recommendations.
Qualifications and Skills
Licensed MD or DO
Successful completion of an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) approved post-graduate residency; board certification in the appropriate specialty or actively seeking board certification preferred but not required.
Successful completion of a fellowship in Sports Medicine
Board certification in RMSK-US required to bill diagnostic scans
A current DEA certificate
Bilingual ability in English and Spanish is preferred but not required
Prior community health experience preferred
Benefits and Perks
Generous paid time off
1 medical assistants per provider
Robust ancillary staff
Annual CME allowance
Dental, medical and vision benefits
Logiq-e MSK US unit with curvilinear, hockey-stick and procedural probe with programmable buttons
Excellent local leadership
lab and digital XR available
Note dictation software available
Physical Therapist, Nutritionist, Health Educator, Insurance Navigator, Nurse manager all on-site as part of the team.
Occurrence based malpractice insurance included under FQHC
Loan repayment options (all sites have a HPSA score of at least 19)
Opportunity to work with a diverse population and a collegial friendly team of compassionate providers!
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