PeaceHealth is seeking a Physician - Internal Medicine based in the Bellingham community.
Req ID: 123690
Join an established PeaceHealth Internal Medicine practice in Bellingham. This group is well respected in the Bellingham community and fully integrated with specialty service lines and St. Joseph Medical Center—a 253 bed tertiary hospital, level II trauma center.
Our collegial providers and staff are deeply integrated with the community and have a strong desire for neighbors.
Team consists of 15 providers, including 11 physicians, 3 Nurse Practitioners, and 1 Physician Assistant split into 2 clinic suites. Call is 1:9; phone calls only.
Stimulating and interesting pathology with a stable and loyal patient population and demographics. Serving approximately 18-20 patients per day.
This group is developing as a medical home approach which fully integrates into population health initiatives and participating in CMS grant health improvements.
Staff longevity—from recently joined to long-term physicians, advanced practice clinicians, nursing and ancillary staff, which is a testament to the positive and collegial work environment.
Our Community Offers:
Enjoy the spectacular beauty of the Northwest, from Bellingham Bay, a gateway to the San Juan Islands, to the lush forests of Mount Baker and the North Cascades.
A lively, large city art and music cultural and educational amenities with a community feel.
A unique location with short travel to Seattle and Vancouver, BC.
Competitive compensation and benefits: healthcare coverage, retirement plans, and paid time off.
Generous Sign-on bonus, relocation assistance and CME reimbursement.
Fully paid malpractice insurance with tail coverage.
Educational loan reimbursement to qualified candidates, up to $100,000 over five years.
Washington State has no state income tax.
M.D. or D.O. or foreign equivalent degree.
Successful completion of an ACGME or AOA-accredited U.S. Internal Medicine Residency or RCPSC-accredited Canadian Internal Medicine Residency.
Unrestricted license to practice medicine in Washington (or ability to obtain unrestricted license to practice medicine in Washington prior to hire).
Board Certified in Internal Medicine by the ABIM, AOBIM or the RCPSC or Board Eligible (If Board Eligible, must achieve Board Certification within five (5) years of completion of residency and applicants must agree to do so.)
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.
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 , Cordata Building (207) Job Category : Physician & Advanced Practice Clinician Shift: Variable FTE: 1.0 Work Type: Full Time
Posting Notes: Bellingham || Physician & Advanced Practice Clinician ||Physicians || Full Time || INTERNAL MED SVCS
PeaceHealth Physicians are as diverse as the communities they serve, but have the following in common:Dedication to carrying on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering and treating each person in a loving and caring way.A shared vision of every patient receiving exceptional, compassionate evidence-based care, every time, every touch.