$253,716 yearly
  • Eastern State Hospital
  • Medical Lake, WA, USA
  • Mar 31, 2022
Full Time Physician & Surgeon

Job Description

DSHS's Behavioral Health Administration is seeking a Primary Care Provider to join our team at Eastern State Hospital. Our goal is to hire for dedicated and dynamic family medicine provider or internist who is comfortable working in an inpatient psychiatric setting.

Working closely with multiple disciplines, you'll have an influential voice advocating for the physical and medical needs of the people we serve. You'll provide treatment to a small adult patient population that includes a variety of forensic, geriatric, and disability challenges. As a ESH Physician, you'll build relationships with patients and provide patient-focused medical care with the goal of healthy discharge into the resident's community.

Your role within the hospital:

  • Direct, review and provide primary medical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment services to patients; prescribe necessary medication
  • Perform admission and physical examinations; evaluation of laboratory tests
  • Provide preventative maintenance care; formulate treatment plans
  • Review medical histories, diagnostic tests, medication regime, and clinical diagnostic procedures
  • Perform daily rounds and assess and treat onset of new medical problems
  • Implement health prevention guidelines and coordinate referrals to team members as specialty consultants
  • Perform minor surgical procedures, deliver emergency medical responses and mortality and morbidity reviews

What makes Eastern State Hospital an employer of choice for Physicians:

  • Competitive base salary up to $235,716 annually.  
  • Relocation assistance by request
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and prescription drug plans
  • $5,000 annual allowance for CME 
  • Employee representation and/or indemnification provided by the state
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $25,000 for qualifying employees
  • Eligible for benefits immediately
  • Deferred compensation program
  • Optimal work/life balance


What we are looking for: 

  • A valid license to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Washington or ability to obtain one. 
  • Eligible for certification from a program accredited by the American Board of Medical specialties