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Physician - OB Hospitalist

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 - OB Hospitalist based in the Bellingham community.

Req ID: 172295 


PeaceHealth is seeking an OB Hospitalist to assist with coverage.


  • Join four OB Hospitalists who provide 24-hour Laborist coverage at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center—a 255-bed Level II trauma center
  • The Laborists manage labor and perform deliveries for a variety of patients in addition to assisting with cesareans and managing triage
  • Position is .8 FTE with full-time benefits; opportunity to increase FTE over time.


Bellingham, WA is the perfect blend of endless outdoor recreation, urban living, strong education, great shopping & cuisine, and so much more! Pair these with the incredible scenery from the sea to mountains and rainforest make this community the perfect place to live. 


Here’s why you’ll love Bellingham, WA:


  • We are an outdoor paradise!  There is no shortage of breathtaking hikes, a relaxing camping trip, water activities, bird watching, snow sports, and scenic drives.  The city has 65 miles of inner-urban trails.
  • Education is key to our city.  We are home to a community of strong education including Western Washington University and 2 colleges. Excellent elementary and secondary public and private schools.
  • Live nearly anywhere in the community and be within 15-20 minutes of the hospital with an easy commute.
  • Just a 90-minute drive to Seattle, WA.  Go cheer on your favorite professional sports team, dine in ethnically diverse cities, and see some of the great historical sites. 
  • Vancouver, British Columbia just an hour away!
  • Ranked by Forbes as a “Top 25 places to retire” and the 2nd most “Fitness-friendly cities” in America! 
  • No state income tax!
  • Explore more about Bellingham/Whatcom County here:   


 PeaceHealth Offers:

  • Competitive compensation at an hourly rate.
  • Fully paid malpractice insurance with tail coverage.


Our preferred candidate will have successfully completed an Internship/Residency Program in OB/GYN and have 3 years post-residency experience in OB Team STEPPS training or experience with simulation training preferred. In order to provide coverage, as needed; we desire someone who wants to reside in our community.


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, St. Joseph Medical Center (216)
Job CategoryPhysician & Advanced Practice Clinician 
Shift:  Day
FTE:  .81 
Work Type:  Part Time


Posting Notes: Bellingham || Physician & Advanced Practice Clinician ||Physicians || Part Time || HOSPITALIST SVCS

Nearest Major Market: Bellingham
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

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