What we Look for
What We Look For in a Physician
The following attributes characterize the type of physician who fits in well at Wenatchee Valley Medical Group and offers the greatest potential for a long-term, mutually rewarding association.
1. Prefers practicing interdependently as part of a large team of care providers.
- Values the opportunity for ongoing interaction with colleagues
- Dedicated to working toward the goals of the organization to assure the success of the entire group as well as his/her own success
- Able to work harmoniously amongst other practitioners to share resources and ideas and solve common problems
- Able to project a positive image as a representative of Wenatchee Valley Medical Center in the community
2. Dedicated to developing strong patient relationships and has the personal skills to do so.
- Manner in dealing with patients reflects compassion and a sincere interest in their well being
- Believes in taking the time to listen to patient concerns and provide each with a clear understanding of their condition
- Manages his/her practice in a manner that minimizes patient inconvenience (i.e., waiting time, rescheduling)
3. Appreciates the business and administrative advantages of working within a large organization and is willing and able to conform to a certain degree of organizational structure and direction.
- Willing to adhere to organizational policy and procedure
- Willing to embrace management practices and principles adopted by the organization
- Able and willing to provide input and leadership as an active partner during the course of his/her career
- Generally comfortable adapting to changing business conditions typical of a large multi-specialty clinic
- Accepting of on-call responsibilities
4. Is comfortable practicing in a cost-effective environment.
- Willing to meet the challenges of providing high quality care while attempting to control the costs to doing so
- Accepting of a reward/compensation system based on practice efficiency as well as production
- Capable of effective case management
5. Values the quality of life associated with a non-urban environment and has interests which coincide with the offerings of the region and community.
- Enjoys involvement in community and civic affairs
- Values activities which are family oriented
- Appreciates the availability of abundant outdoor recreational opportunities
- Prefers a balanced profession/personal lifestyle
- Prefers the diversity of a four-season climate
6. Values the role of each member of the support staff and is able to generate effective working relationships and contribute to staff morale and productivity.
- Consistently friendly and courteous with all staff members
- Willing to share knowledge with staff members who can benefit from it
- Able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, all information required by staff