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PeaceHealth | Bellingham, Washington
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Job Description

Req ID: 147093

PeaceHealth is seeking a Physician - General Surgery based in the Bellingham, WA community.

The General Surgeon will work with an established team of two highly respected PeaceHealth-employed General and Trauma Surgeons and six community General and Trauma Surgeons.

St. Joseph Medical Center is a 253-bed, Level II Trauma Center; Whatcom County's only hospital.  PeaceHealth Medical Group (PHMG) is a physician-led group with over 800 medical practitioners in communities throughout Oregon, Washington and Alaska.

Our surgeons perform general surgery and acute care services along with covering the Level 2 Trauma Unit at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Bellingham, WA.  This is a high-volume practice with a broad range of procedures and settings.  This position also provides for potential future outreach clinics to surrounding communities including:  Peace Island Medical Center - San Juan Islands, WA, United General Medical Center – Sedro-Woolley, WA and PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center – Ketchikan, AK.

Our ideal candidate would have 3-5 years in general and acute care surgery, post residency and fellowship training.

Practice Highlights:

  • Opportunity to join a well-established medical community with the support of highly qualified physicians.
  • Opportunity to work in a variety of settings and locations, if so desired.
  • Enjoy living in one of the most beautiful places in the Pacific Northwest.

PeaceHealth Medical Group offers:

  • Collegial and friendly environment, with a strong bond between our team and community surgeons.
  • Competitive compensation
  • Great benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Wellness Program, and Retirement plans.
  • CME reimbursement
  • Generous sign-on bonus
  • Relocation assistance
  • Education loan reimbursement (for those eligible)
  • Fully-paid malpractice insurance
  • Washington State has no state income tax

Bellingham, acclaimed for its cultural amenities associated with being home to a major university, with close proximity to Seattle and Vancouver, BC and pristine lakes, salt-water beaches, snow-covered mountains, and lots of fun for an outdoors enthusiast.

Keywords: mountains, fishing, hiking, biking, kayaking, canoeing, camping, forest, beaches

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact:

Kim Dianich, CMSR PHR


Email: kdianich@peacehealth.org

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 Bellingham, 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: Bellingham, WA, Cordata Building (207)
Job CategoryPhysician; Physician - Specialty
Shift:  Variable
FTE:  1.0 
Work Type:  Full Time

Posting Notes: Bellingham, 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.

This company profile was created by AfterCollege and is about PeaceHealth. This page is not endorsed by or affiliated with PeaceHealth. For questions regarding company profiles, please email: care@aftercollege.com.