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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Physician - Palliative Care Job
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PeaceHealth | Longview, WA
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Job Description

Req ID: 113905

PeaceHealth is seeking out an experience Palliative Care Physician for a System and Network Leadership role

Exciting opportunity for the Palliative Care Physician who would like to assist in designing and reinvigorating PeaceHealth's palliative care program integrating palliative care programs and initiatives that are already in place at PeaceHealth's locations which spans three states.  The palliative care initiative was started by Dr. Bree Johnston, who has brought UCSF studies to our communities. 

While leading the palliative care team, you also have the opportunity to provide on-the-ground in- and out-patient care in a vibrant multi-disciplinary team at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington and PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center in Longview, Washington. 

PeaceHealth is passionate about growing palliative care and hospice services, and it needs a medical director to provide the collegial leadership for our programs across two communities, including by telemedicine.  There are opportunities for precepting residents in family medicine.  Hospitalist teams at both facilities are familiar with palliative medicine, and they are eager for more on-the-ground resources to meet their patients’ needs.  Potential opportunities partnering with Oregon Health and Sciences University on research will come with this role as well.

We envision our program growing to include outpatient services, first in oncology and then in other specialties (e.g. CHF, dementia, ESRD, etc.).

- Minimum of 2 years experience required.

- 3-5 years leadership experience preferred

- Board Certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.


If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Kim Dianich.

Phone: (360) 729-1409

Email: kdianich@peacehealth.org

Visit Kim and PeaceHealth physicians at the American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting in San Antonio!

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.

To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Longview, WA community, along with our benefits offered, please visit our homepage www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Location: Longview, WA, LCR Delaware Campus (103)
Job CategoryPhysician; Physician - Specialty
Shift:  Variable
FTE:  1.0 
Work Type:  Full Time

Posting Notes: Longview, WA || Physician; Physician - Specialty || Full Time || SPECIALTY SVCS


About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.