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PeaceHealth | Vancouver, Washington
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Job Description

Req ID: 152669

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

Have you ever been to the Pacific Northwest?  If you are looking for a community that offers amazing outdoor recreation blended with urban city living then Vancouver, Washington is the place for you! 

Vancouver is the fourth largest city in Washington, located in the southwestern portion of the state across the river from Portland, Oregon.  The city is known for its naturally beautiful scenery, abundant outdoor recreation, diverse cuisine, art walks, contemporary boutiques, and a vibrant farmers market- all nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains on the north bank of the Columbia River. 

Here’s why you should experience Vancouver, Washington:

  • Located next to Portland, Oregon, the #1 moved to city in the U.S. the past 3+ years.  You will enjoy all the Portland amenities without paying state income tax!
  • It’s an outdoor paradise!  With the mountains, rivers, lakes, and ocean in your backyard you are never far away from a breathtaking hike or a relaxing camping trip
  • Sports fanatic?  Cheer for professional basketball, soccer, and baseball organizaitons.  You will also take allegiance to many of the flagship universities just a quick drive away! 
  • Cuisine that will rival any city!  Here in the northwest we create dishes with local produce that are bold and flavorful.  Whether you enjoy 5 star restaurants, intimate café’s, hand-crafted pizza, specialty foods- there is something for you. 
  • You will be in a community voted as the most friendly walking & bicycling city in the United States! 
  • 2018 will showcase Vancouver’s new 7.3 acre waterfront park that will feature shopping, dining, housing units, professional office space, water sports access, parks and a 90 cable pier overlooking the Columbia River. 
  • Just 10 minutes away from Portland International Airport
  • Home to a community of strong education.  Many high schools were given top accolades in the state of Washington.   

See more about Vancouver, Washington here: http://www.visitvancouverusa.com/

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center is a 450-bed Level II trauma and community referral center providing comprehensive specialty care for more than 250,000 patients a year in southwest Washington. Our highly trained caregivers are committed to providing safe, compassionate care; every time, every touch.

*To be considered, candidates must be BC/BE with a minimum of 5+ years of experience with laparascopic and robotic experience preferred. 

Position Highlights:

  • Well established team including 6 surgeons and 1 physician assistant
  • Two surgeon team for complicated cases
  • Bread & butter general surgery, therapeutic & diagnostic endoscopy, complex laparoscopy, robotic surgery
  • General surgery rounding every 6 weekends
  • No emergency room or after hours call
  • Opportunity for volulntary acute care surgery call for additional compensation
  • Full staffed acute care surgery model in place

Benefit & Compensation Highlights:

  • Integrated physician-led medical group
  • Volunteer opportunity to serve on medical mission teams in El Salvador 
  • Competitive compensation plus signing bonus
  • CME reimbursement & relocation assistance
  • Fully paid malpractice insurance
  • Educational loan reimbursement for eligible providers
  • Two excellent health coverage options
  • Exceptional retirement plans plus optional supplemental plan

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

Danny Keo

Phone: 360-729-1009

Email: DKeo@peacehealth.org

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., 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 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of the founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.

To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver, 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: Vancouver, WA, Physicians Building (157)
Job CategoryPhysician; Physician - Specialty
Shift:  Day
FTE:  1.0 
Work Type:  Full Time

Posting Notes: Vancouver, 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.

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