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

Req ID: 61349

PeaceHealth Medical Group has an opportunity for a proven leader to join our team, in the role of Medical Director General Surgery for our Northwest Network.

The Medical Director will work with an established team of two highly respected PeaceHealth-employed General Surgeons and six community General and Trauma Surgeons.

The position is based at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, Bellingham, Washington. It includes oversight of PeaceHealths critical access hospitals in Friday Harbor and Sedro-Woolley, Washington and Ketchikan, Alaska.

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 800 medical practitioners in communities throughout Oregon, Washington and Alaska.

The Medical Director will be responsible for:

Regional administrative, clinical and programmatic leadership for the General Surgery service line to ensure performance and high quality measures are achieved.
Planning, developing and directing administrative and clinic functions within the surgery service line to include hospital, clinic, and trauma and outreach clinics.
Establishment and growth of outreach clinics for general surgery in the surrounding communities.
Ongoing development, growth and oversight of the level II Trauma program.
This position responsibilities include: .8 Clinical and .2 Director

We offer:

Collegial and friendly environment, with a strong bond between our team and community surgeons.
Competitive compensation with robust benefit package.
Employment bonus and relocation assistance.
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.

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham, founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace in 1891, is a not for-profit tertiary care hospital providing comprehensive specialty care in Northwest Washington. The medical and technology resources of PeaceHealth, combined with the caring atmosphere of a community hospital and centers of excellence in cardiovascular, cancer, spine, and joint replacements ensure patients receive exceptional medicine and compassionate care.

PeaceHealths leadership is seeking these qualifications:

General Surgery Board Certification
Minimum 3 years proven leadership in General Surgery
Trauma leadership experience is a bonus

Keywords: mountains, fishing, hiking, biking, kayaking, canoeing, camping, forest, beaches.

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Karla Lacktorin.

Phone: (360) 752-5218

Email: KLacktorin@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.

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

Posting Notes: Bellingham || Physician & Advanced Practice Clinician ||Physicians || Full Time || PHMG ADMIN
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.