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Physician Assistant - Cardiothoracic Surgery

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  Variable
Primary Location (City):  Bellingham
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a Physician Assistant to join our Cardiothoracic team based in the Bellingham community!

Req ID: 183611 

 

Explore this terrific opportunity to join our team, delivering an important service to our patients and community! 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, building positive relationships throughout the hospital and clinics.

 

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

  • A collegial team of 3 Cardiothoracic Surgeons, 3 PA-Cs (including this position), 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
  • Hours are 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
  • Epic EMR

 

**Compensation highlights include:

  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Employment bonus
  • Relocation bonus

 

 

 

 

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:  1.00 
Work Type:  Full Time

 


Nearest Major Market: Bellingham
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

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