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Merritt, Hawkins & Associates


Full Time

Job Description & Requirements
Physician | Chair of Osteopathic Principles and Practice in Washington
StartDate: ASAP

Premier Osteopathic Medical School in the Pacific Northwest seeks new leader for established NMM/OPP training program.

This leadership opportunity provides a Monday through Friday schedule with no call and a liberal amount of time off during the winter break, spring break, and summer, in addition to two weeks off for continuing medical education
High growth and cutting-edge technologies make this an exciting leadership opportunity to consider. Their mission is to train new primary care physicians to serve rural communities in the Pacific Northwest. This school of medicine has a state-of-the-art SIM teaching labs, a new osteopathic principles and practice laboratory, a spectacular new anatomy laboratory, and committed faculty that have a passion for teaching with excellence. We seek a new leader for the Department of OPP to take this established program to the next level.

Highlights of the opportunity are:
  • Fully established Department of OPP, with dedicated faculty and advanced curriculum
  • State-of-the-art 39-bed OPP lab equipped with the latest teaching modalities
  • Place your professional stamp on scholarly activities, research, and excellence in teaching
  • Smaller medical school with 560 full-time students, low stress, and collegial working atmosphere
  • Liberal time off for vacation, CME, and between teaching semesters
  • Opportunity to develop new practice clinical sites
  • NMM/OPP program will become the gateway training program for the Pacific Northwest in OPP
  • Overall fun environment working with people who genuinely enjoy teaching and living in anoutdoors paradise

This community is rich in diversity, embracing an enticing mixture of breathtaking landscape, culture, and fresh opportunities that surround this sun-bronzed Valley. The downtown district is home to a burgeoning mecca of fine restaurants and eateries. Most are locally owned, using local produce to create authentic recipes. The Yakima Valley is also the second largest premium wine producer in the United States, with hundreds of wineries located throughout the Valley. Within an hour's drive in any direction awaits a myriad of recreational activities such as: skiing, snowboarding, rafting, mountain biking, rock climbing, fly-fishing, boating, camping, and hiking just to name a few. This is a place where home and living unite, breeding the true spirit of the Pacific Northwest into the University of Health Sciences that resides here.

Required Qualifications
NMM Fellowship Trained
NMM Board Certified
Five years experience in an Academic setting

Job Benefits

About the Company
Merritt Hawkins Associates, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nations leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

Academic Chair, Chair, Academic Medicine, Medical School, Physician Leader, Academics

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