Physician - Palliative Care

Longview, Washington
Feb 08, 2019
Palliative Care
Position Type
Req ID: 167326

PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center is seeking an experienced palliative care physician to join a vibrant multi-disciplinary team to provide inpatient and outpatient care in Longview, WA.PeaceHealth is passionate about growing palliative care for the communitiesgeriatric patients and their families. This opportunity is 45 miles north of Portland and 120 miles south of Seattle. If you are looking for a community that offers amazing outdoor recreation but enjoy quick access to big city amenities, then our rural practice could be a great place for you!

Experiencing Longview, WA:

• In 2012 Forbes Magazine listed Longview as one of the prettiest towns in America due to its proximity to the Columbia River, Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument and many beautiful local parks.
• Longview and the neighboring community of Kelso have a combined population over 57k, our area has many locally-owned specialty restaurants and shops plus national chains such as Target, Macy's, Home Depot, and a variety of grocery shopping options. Golf is also a popular sport in the local area, with the Longview Country Club, Mint Valley, and Three Rivers Golf Course.
• Our Providers are deeply integrated with the community and have a have a strong desire to care for their neighbors.
• Washington State has no income tax.
• The Cowlitz Indian Tribe, a federally recognized tribe, of Cowlitz people, is headquartered in Longview.

Why you'll love the practice:

• Opportunity to build and grow 100% Pallitiave Care practice.

• Half inpatient and half outpatient setting. See 5 - 6 patients a day.

• Advanced care planning, Power of Attorney discussions and support from multiple trained staff

• Collaborate witha primary care team of close to 40 providers

On-site: Bioethicist, Advanced Care Planning Coordinator, Pharmacist,Phlebotomist,Medical Social Workers, Behavioral Health Support,Chronic Care Coordinator team and digital x-ray.

• Provider preference Medical Assistant

Hospital Highlights:

• PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center is a 346-bed hospital with Level III trauma center with over 250 active medical providers with most specialty services provided locally to more than 180,000 patients per year
• The service area for this community is over 100k
• Critical Care Unit received Beacon Award for Excellence, American Association of Critical Care Nurses
• Stroke Program - Recognized by the American Heart Association with a Bronze Achievement Award for patient care and outcomes

PeaceHealth Benefits:

• Integrated physician-led medical group
• Medical home model with care teams and EPIC EMR
• Competitive compensation plus signing bonus
•CME reimbursement and relocation assistance
• Fully paid malpractice insurance
• Educational Loan Reimbursement for those who qualify
• Two excellent health coverage options plus vision and dental
• Exceptional retirement plans plus optional supplemental plan
• Employee Wellness Program with FitBit options and up to $400 in incentives for healthy lifestyles

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.

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Provider Recruiter Lyndse R Neppl.

Phone: 360-729-1597


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Location: Longview , LCR Delaware Campus (103)
Job Category: Physician & Advanced Practice Clinician
Shift: Variable
FTE: 1.0
Work Type: Full Time

Posting Notes: Longview || Physician & Advanced Practice Clinician || Physicians || Full Time || SPECIALTY SVCS

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon
Nearest Secondary Market: Tacoma
Job Segment: Geriatric, Medical Technologist, Medical, Hospice, Palliative, Healthcare