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Clinical Instructor, Family Medicine, Primary Care Physician - Lopez Island

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: UW Neighborhood Clinic

Title: Clinical Instructor, Family Medicine, Primary Care Physician - Lopez Island

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Position Description

UW Medicine Primary Care is seeking a Clinical Instructor - Family Physician, for its clinic on Lopez Island.

Clinical Instructors have an annual service period of 12 months (July 1-June 30).  Anticipated start date would be January 2022.  This role will also include some leadership responsibilities.

In addition to providing primary care for the rural community of Lopez Island, the clinic works closely with EMS on the island, partnering with paramedics to provide appropriate input and often sees patients for more urgent needs. 

The Lopez Clinic team also collaborates with the Public Hospital District, which provides support necessary to operate a robust clinic. The person selected for this role will engage with the District Superintendent and elected Commissioners, including participating in several quarterly meetings. 

This is a truly unique opportunity for someone to become an integral part of a small community and play a key role in the connected approach to care. 

UW Medicine Primary Care offers a complete spectrum of primary care services and is committed to improving the health of the public. The providers are actively engaged in teaching and provide care using the medical home model, creating a friendly and stimulating atmosphere for providers, staff and patients.

We prioritize unique and comprehensive care delivery to serve the needs of our patients, including behavioral health, care management, lab and radiology, and a fully integrated electronic medical record. Through our affiliation with the world-class University of Washington School of Medicine and the top ranked primary care training program in the United States, our employees have the distinct advantage to provide our patients with an exceptionally high level of innovative care. Electronic consultations and digital health telemedicine with UW Medicine specialists offer a unique and transformative way to practice rural medicine.

Lopez is one of the beautiful San Juan Islands in the Puget Sound of Washington State.  In addition to the vibrant village area where the clinic is located, there are many breathtaking beaches and hikes, and countless opportunities for outdoor activities and wonderful settings for just relaxing and taking in the natural beauty of the island.


Candidates must have earned an MD or DO, or foreign equivalent, completed residency, and should be board certified or board eligible in Family Medicine.  Candidates will need to possess or obtain a valid Washington State medical license and DEA cert.


Apply here by uploading your CV and cover letter.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact:
Deirdre Kayne Mimura, Physician Recruiter for UW Neighborhood Clinics

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