Physician - Ophthalmologist - Federal Way

Virginia Mason Medical Center
Job Description
Job Number: 173020

Department: VM Federal Way - Ophthalmology

Hours: Variable/Flexible; M-F

Ophthalmologist - Federal Way
Virginia Mason Medical Center is seeking a board-certified or board-eligible ophthalmologist to fill a full-time position in our Federal Way regional medical center.  
The Federal Way location has one full time general ophthalmologist and an optometrist.  The surgeon position has been staffed by a well-respected general ophthalmologist who is retiring after 29 years of service. 
The ophthalmology section currently has a total of 8 ophthalmologists and 7 optometrists who work in our main downtown clinic and at 4 regional medical center locations.  The section has retinal, corneal, glaucoma, pediatric/strabismus and oculo-plastic fellowship trained surgeons along with general ophthalmologists who practice in a collegial environment.   
This is a unique opportunity to shape a team-based model general ophthalmology practice alongside a dynamic optometrist.  It is also a balance of solo practice, group practice, and multispecialty practice. A chance to develop and expand a general practice with the ability to focus on special areas of interest
Virginia Mason Medical Center enjoys a well-earned regional and national reputation as a tertiary referral center for the Pacific Northwest.   Clinical research opportunities are available due to our diverse patient population. 
Nighttime on-call duties rotate every eighth week.  



  • BE/BC in Ophthalmology
  • 5 years experience preferred
  • Sub-specialty expertise will also be considered.  Fellowship training not required. 
  • Ideal candidate will be proficient in routine cataract surgery and enjoy practicing and growing a general ophthalmology service.
  • Ability to obtain a medical professional license in the State of WA
  • Ability to obtain a DEA with full prescriptive authority needed for specific practice
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