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Relief (Per Diem) Cardiothoracic Physician Assistant

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Select benefits (0-19 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  Variable
Primary Location (City):  Bellingham
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a Relief (per diem) Physician Assistant for our Cardiothoracic team based in the Bellingham community. 

Req ID: 183614 


Explore this terrific opportunity to join our team in a Relief (per diem) capacity, delivering an important service to our patients and community! The ideal candidate will have experience as a Physician Assistant in a surgical practice and be able to represent the practice and display a high level of professionalism at all times.



Practice highlights

  • A collegial team of 3 Cardiothoracic Surgeons, 3 PA-Cs, 2 RNs and support staff
  • Primary responsibility is rounding in the hospital and assisting in surgery
  • Additional responsibilities include handling patient discharges and seeing patients in the clinic for follow-ups
  • Procedures include: Suturing, Harvest Vein Conduit, Exposure of vessels, wound closure and debridement, management of surgical drains, chest tubes and lines
  • Epic EMR



If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Sharon Thompson, FASPR.

Phone: 360-752-5218

Email: sthompson1@peacehealth.org


About Us

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska.  In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 


Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!  We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment!


To learn more please visit: jobs.peacehealth.org.  Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.


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, St. Joseph Medical Center (216)
Job CategoryPhysician & Advanced Practice Clinician 
Shift:  Day
FTE:  0.00 
Work Type:  Per Diem/Relief

Nearest Major Market: Bellingham
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

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