Physician - General Surgery

Sedro-Woolley, Washington
Aug 05, 2019
Surgery, General
Position Type
PeaceHealth is seeking a General Surgeon based in the bucolic Sedro-Woolley community, north of Seattle.

Req ID: 172404

We're seeking a BE/BC General Surgeon for a full-time position at our 25-bed critical access hospital: United General Medical Center (UGMC).

This group is well respected in the Sedro-Woolley / Burlington community and fully integrated into a leading system with specialty service lines supporting the St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham, St. Joseph is a 253-bed tertiary hospital.

  • Bread & Butter General Surgery
  • One General Surgeon who will share call with our two employed General Surgeons in Bellingham
  • PeaceHealth's philosophy is to provide care to patients closest to home
  • Strong bond between the group, the community, and dedication to PeaceHealth United General Medical Center
  • Stimulating and interesting pathology with a stable and loyal patient population and demographics. You will enjoy the continuity.
  • UGMC has recently been voted the Best Large Company in the area.

See what our providers say about living in this community and working at PeaceHealth: Video

We offer:
  • Work in a positive and collegial work environment
  • Competitive compensation
  • Robust benefit package with choice of two medical plans, dental, vision, retirement programs, etc.
  • Fully paid malpractice insurance with tail coverage.
  • Washington State has no state income tax.

We strongly prefer a candidate with a passion to work with the underserved and a rural population.

PeaceHealth United General Medical Center is a 25-bed critical access hospital serving several communities with a catchment area of 50,000 over more than 2,000 square miles in Skagit and Whatcom counties. The hospital services include cancer care, cardiology, gastroenterology, neurology, OB/GYN, orthopedics, pulmonary and sleep medicine and in the near future, behavioral health provided by the PeaceHealth system. We also have a strong primary care presence next door to the hospital.

Why you will love living here:

  • Sedro-Woolley, Washington is located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains along the Skagit River.
  • Enjoy serene countryside with easy access to an abundance of recreational and cultural amenities including skiing, water sports, hunting, biking, horse-back riding, and fishing.
  • Sedro-Woolley/Burlington is one hour north of Seattle; 20 minutes south of Bellingham; and 1 hour south of Vancouver, BC.
  • The community is located only minutes from the Puget Sound Bay overseeing many wonderful island communities, with whale-watching, deep-sea fishing and boating opportunities.

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

Phone: 360-729-1409


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 900providers 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 ofthe 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 Sedro-Woolley 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: Sedro-Woolley , United General Pavilion (255)
Job Category: Physician & Advanced Practice Clinician
Shift: Day
FTE: 1.0
Work Type: Full Time

Posting Notes: Sedro-Woolley || Physician & Advanced Practice Clinician || Physicians || Full Time || SPECIALTY SVCS

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