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Gastroenterologist - per diem

Employer
PeaceHealth
Location
Bellingham, Washington
Posted Date
Feb 24, 2024
Reference
PH-INFOR-80568

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Specialty
Gastroenterology
Position Type
Permanent
Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a BC Gastroenterologist to provider per diem coverage with PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham, Washington.

Why you'll love the practice:
  • Join 4 Gastroenterologists plus a per diem Gastroenterologist; and a skilled, GI-trained Physician Assistant and a Nurse Practitioner
  • 100% consultative service and shared community call with another local practice
  • A dedicated GI Hospitalist to lessen the call burden of the traditional practice GI physicians
  • Be part of a large medical center, benefit from established infrastructure
  • Regional referral center for complicated biliary case
  • Become part of our physician-driven GI collaborative to standardize clinical guidelines and practices
  • General GI call shared with the Gastroenterologists.

Robust support:

  • Experienced support staff
  • Variety of GI Specialists from new to experienced, collegial and fun
  • PeaceHealth has a large network of specialists.
  • 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.

Position is paid at an hourly rate of $293.70 and includes medical malpractice and tail coverage. Potential for medical license reimbursement as well as travel/accommodation stipend.

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 hundred mile radius. Our dedicated physicians and staff have earned recognition as a top-ranking facility for patient quality initiatives in Washington State. Competitive hourly/shift compensation and paid malpractice insurance.

Bellingham, Washington is the perfect blend of endless outdoor recreation, urban living, strong schools, great shopping & cuisine, and so much more! These amenities are surrounded by incredible scenery, from the sea to the mountains and the rainforest, making this community an amazing place to live.Acclaimed for its small-city flavor and the home of Western Washington University, and two community colleges. Bellingham has a robust art, music and cultural scene while boasting 65 miles of inner-urban trails to explore, pristine lakes, forests, saltwater beaches, and snow-covered peaks - there are unlimited opportunities for breathtaking hikes, relaxing camping trips, water activities, bird watching, snow sports, and scenic drives!

Located 90 minutes north of Seattle and 30 minutes south of British Columbia, Canada.

Reach out to learn more ! Kim Dianich, CMSR PHR - KDianich@PeaceHealth.org / 360-729-1409

Job Summary

Demonstrates compassion, respect and caring while working within the scope of practice of Physician to provide safe and efficient care to patients and assistance to their families and visitors. Works collaboratively with all other healthcare team members toward the best outcomes for the patient and the organization. Provides professional services to the hospital and its patients.

Essential Functions

  • Practice of medicine within the scope of license, training and credentialing.
  • Practice of medicine in accordance with the current standards of care as well as the quality criteria adopted by the clinic.
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual patient care appropriate to the age of patients served by demonstrating knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Education

  • Accredited School of Medicine Required: . And
  • Required: . completion of ACGME-accredited Internship/Residency Program in area of specialty


Experience

  • Required: Computer experience


Credentials

  • Required : Licensed to practice as a physician in the State, and board certified or board eligible and
  • Required : Drug Enforcement Admin Federal Number and
  • Required : Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation


Skills

  • Demonstrated expertise in clinical management of patients. (Required)
  • Maintains current knowledge and skills with continuing education. (Required)
  • Must meet all training requirements for specific department. (Required)
  • Able to work varied hours; rigorous on-call and call-back schedule. (Required)
  • Must not be a practitioner excluded from participation in the Medicare or Medicaid program. (Required)


Department / Location Specific Notes

Working Conditions

Lifting

  • Patient handling no greater than 35 lbs. without the use of assistive equipment and/or devices (NIOSH).
  • Fine motor skills to be able to grasp and control medical equipment and perform precise procedures.
  • Perform hands on CPR at least 20 mins using 100-125 lbs. of force (National Assoc. of EMS Physicians and AHA) Frequency should be seldom or occasionally.
  • Ability to move around area with frequent sitting.
  • Bending/ stooping / reaching occasionally.
  • Lifting (non-patient) up to 20 lbs. occasionally and 5 lbs. frequently.


Environmental Conditions

  • Exposure to biohazard, body fluids and airborne particles.
  • Time spent on site in medical/hospital setting.


Mental/Visual

  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.


See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility .

PeaceHealth has exceptional benefits.

EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

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