Physician - General Surgery

PeaceHealth - Bellingham, WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a Physician - General Surgery based in the Bellingham community.

Req ID: 172384 


Join an established team of two highly respected, employed General Surgeons and five community General and Trauma Surgeons.


St. Joseph Medical Center is a 253-bed, Level II Trauma Center; Whatcom County's only hospital.  PeaceHealth Medical Group (PHMG) is a physician-led group with over 1,200 medical practitioners in communities throughout Oregon, Washington and Alaska.


This is a high-volume practice with a broad range of procedures and settings.  This position also provides for potential future outreach clinics to surrounding communities including: Peace Island Medical Center - San Juan Islands, WA, United General Medical Center; Sedro-Woolley, WA and PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center; Ketchikan, AK.  Potential call coverage responsibilities will include PeaceHealth's United General Medical Center, 30 minutes south of Bellingham.


Our ideal candidate will have 3-5 years in general surgery--including colon and rectal surgery; colorectal fellowship training preferred.


Practice Highlights:

  • Opportunity to join a well-established medical community with the support of highly qualified physicians.
  • Collegial and friendly environment, with a strong bond between our team and community surgeons.
  • Opportunity to work in a variety of settings and locations, if so desired.
  • Enjoy living in one of the most beautiful places in the Pacific Northwest.


PeaceHealth Medical Group offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Great benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Wellness Program, and Retirement plans.
  • CME reimbursement
  • Generous sign-on bonus
  • Relocation assistance
  • Education loan reimbursement (for those eligible)
  • Fully-paid malpractice insurance
  • Washington State has no state income tax


Bellingham, acclaimed for its cultural amenities associated with being home to a major university, with close proximity to Seattle and Vancouver, BC and pristine lakes, salt-water beaches, snow-covered mountains, and lots of fun for an outdoors enthusiast.


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 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


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, Cordata Building (207)
Job CategoryPhysician & Advanced Practice Clinician 
Shift:  Day
FTE:  1.0 
Work Type:  Full Time


Posting Notes: Bellingham || Physician & Advanced Practice Clinician ||Physicians || Full Time || SPECIALTY SVCS

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