Physician - Gastroenterology

Sedro-Woolley, Washington
Oct 04, 2019
Position Type
Gastroenterologist opportunity in Northwest Washington State

Req ID: 173415

Join our team of highly skilled Gastroenterology Clinicians!

We are expanding our Gastroenterology team. Position will be based in Sedro-Woolley, Washington while being part of a robust GI team in Bellingham, Washington; live in either community, separated by an easy 22-minute commute.

The incoming Gastroenterologist has opportunity to shape their role to a great extent.

Why you'll love the practice:

  • Total of 5 Gastroenterologists; a skilled, GI-trained Physician Assistant and 2 Nurse Practitioners
  • No hospital call
  • Regional referral center for complicated biliary case from network to critical access hospital
  • A dedicated GI hospitalist (in Bellingham)
  • Be part of a large medical center, benefit from established infrastructure
  • Become part of our physician-driven GI collaborative to standardize clinical guidelines and practices

This group supports two locations and hospitals in various roles. The new GI physician will provide clinical outpatient practice and scopes at United General Medical Center in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. They will also rotate to Peace Island Medical Center in Friday Harbor, Washington and Ketchikan Medical Center in Ketchikan, Alaska; both are critical access hospitals which need coverage for a couple of days per month.

Robust support:

  • Strong support staff
  • Physicians are experienced, collegial and fun, and can offer mentorship to a new Fellowship graduate
  • Colorectal and Vascular Surgeons are part of a six-surgeon surgical services team
  • Robust primary care team and 24/7 hospitalist service
  • Emphasis on excellent medicine with continuity of care from inpatient to outpatient
  • EPIC EMR with Provation for endoscopy procedure report.

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center is a 253-bed Level II Trauma Center in Bellingham as well as Whatcom County's only hospital. PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center (SJMC) and PeaceHealth Medical Group (PHMG) in Bellingham provide comprehensive and specialty care to the communities of Northwest Washington. Tertiary referrals come from a one hundred mile radius. Our dedicated physicians and staff have earned recognition as a top-ranking facility for patient quality initiatives in Washington State.

Why you'll love Northwest Washington:

Bellingham is acclaimed for its small-city flavor, and has all the cultural amenities associated with being home to a major university, boasts pristine lakes, forests, salt water beaches, miles of inner-urban trails, and snow-covered peaks. We're 90 minutes north of Seattle and 20 minutes south of British Columbia, Canada. We are also rated as one of America's most desirable communities by Money, Outside, Kiplinger, Forbes, and National Geographic magazines.

Competitive compensation and robust benefits:

  • Excellent health, dental, and vision coverage
  • CME reimbursement
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plans
  • Clinicial well-being initiatives
  • Fully paid malpractice insurance
  • Educational loan reimbursement program (up to $50,000 for those who qualify)

Come grow with us!

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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