Physician - Geriatrics

PeaceHealth - Bellingham, WA

Live and work in one of Washington state's most desirable cities- Bellingham!

The ideal candidate will have completed a Fellowship in Geriatrics and be excited to work collaboratively with a team in a variety of settings in order to care for this patient population.

 

The Community

Bellingham, WA 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.  Here are some of the reasons to love Bellingham, WA:

  • There are unlimited opportunities for breathtaking hikes, relaxing camping trips, water activities, bird watching, snow sports, and scenic drives.
  • There are 65 miles of inner-urban trails to explore
  • Bellingham is home to Western Washington University, Whatcom Community College and Bellingham Technical College
  • Bellingham has excellent elementary and secondary schools, both public and private
  • You can live nearly anywhere in the community and be within 15-20 minutes of the hospital with an easy commute
  • Bellingham is a 90-minute drive to Seattle, WA and a 60-minute drive to Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Bellingham is ranked by Forbes as one of the “Top 25 Places to Retire,” and the second-most “Fitness-friendly cities” in America! 
  • Washington State has no state income tax!
  • Explore more about Bellingham/Whatcom County here: https://www.bellingham.org/   

 

In addition to living in one of Washington's most desirable cities, you'll work with a great team dedicated to providing the best care in our community. 

 

Practice highlights:

  • Provides comprehensive and patient-centered care for Seniors in an outpatient primary care setting as well as in community skilled nursing facilities
  • Provides support for Palliative Care and Clinical Social Work services, as well as ambulatory consultations
  • Manages the Medication Therapy and Anticoagulation Therapy programs
  • Average of 15-18 PPD
  • Dedicated and supportive team who have a passion for serving these patients
  • Team includes; 6 Physicians, 3 Advanced Practice Clinicians, Social Worker, Pharmacist, and other medical support staff
  • Call is roughly 1:12 (phone only)
  • Full service laboratory and radiology onsite
  • Epic EHR

 

**Benefit highlights; comprehensive health benefits including a robust Clinician Well-being Initiative, employment bonus, relocation bonus, student loan repayment for those who qualify

 

Referral Bonus Eligible

 

 

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

Phone: 360-752-5218

Email: sthompson1@peacehealth.org  

 

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 www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

 

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, Medical Office Plaza (213)
Job CategoryPhysician & Advanced Practice Clinician 
Shift:  Variable
FTE:  1.0 
Work Type:  Full Time

 

Posting Notes: Bellingham || Physician & Advanced Practice Clinician ||Physicians || Full Time || SENIOR HEALTH

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