Physician - Palliative Care

Bellingham, Washington
Mar 30, 2019
Palliative Care
Position Type
PeaceHealth is looking for a Palliative Care Physician to work with our growing program in one of Washington's most desirable cities - Bellingham!

The Area

Bellingham, WA is the perfect blend of endless outdoor recreation, urban living, strong schools, great shopping & cuisine, and so much more! Pairing these with the incredible scenery from the shore to the mountains and temperate rainforest make this communityan idealplace to live. Here's why you'll love Bellingham, WA:

  • We are an outdoor paradise! There is no shortage of breathtaking hikes, relaxing camping trips, water activities, bird watching, snow sports, and scenic drives. The city has 65 miles of inner-urban trails.
  • Education is key to our city. We are home to a community of strongpost-secondary schoolsincluding Western Washington University and 2 Community Colleges.Excellent elementary andsecondary public and private schools.
  • Live nearly anywhere in the community and be within 15-20 minutes of the hospital with an easy commute.
  • Just a 90-minute drive to Seattle, WA. Go cheer on your favorite professional sports team, dine in ethnically diverse cities, and see some of the great historical sites.
  • Vancouver, British Columbia just an hour away!
  • Ranked by Forbes as a "Top 25 places to retire" and the 2nd most "Fitness-friendly cities" in America!
  • No state income tax!
  • Explore more about Bellingham/Whatcom County here:

The Practice
  • Thriving inpatient program
  • Robust outpatient program with room for growth
  • Provide consults forinpatients at St. Joseph Medical Centerand outpatients at the Cancer Center, Cardiology and Pulmonology Clinics, as well as home visits
  • Strong partnership with Hospice, Cancer Care and community providers
  • Strong community and Foundation support for Palliative Care in order to meet the needs of patients

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Sharon Thompson, Physician & Provider Recruiter.



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 Bellingham community, along with our benefits offered , please visit our homepage .

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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 , St. Joseph Medical Center (216)
Job Category: Physician & Advanced Practice Clinician
Shift: Day
FTE: 0.8
Work Type: Part Time

Posting Notes: Bellingham || Physician & Advanced Practice Clinician || Physicians || Part Time || CARE CONTINUUM SVCS

Nearest Major Market: Bellingham
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett
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