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

Practice Where the Mountains Meet the Salish Sea! PeaceHealth is seeking a Psychiatrist based in the desirable Bellingham community.

Req ID: 187827 


The ideal candidate will have experience in standard adult inpatient care, and be excited to collaborate with other physicians, Advanced Practice Clinicians and Licensed Clinical Social Workers as we work to expand and integrate local Behavioral Health services into our Primary Care clinics.

The Community

Bellingham, WA is the perfect blend of endless outdoor recreation, urban living, strong education, great shopping & cuisine, and so much more! Pairing 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 are countless opportunities for breathtaking hikes, relaxing camping trips, water activities, bird watching, snow sports, and scenic drives.  The City also boasts 65 miles of inner-urban trails for walking, biking and running!
  • Education is a key piece of Bellingham - we have excellent elementary and secondary public and private schools, and are home to robust opportunities in higher education, including Western Washington University, Whatcom Community College and Bellingham Technical College
  • Live nearly anywhere in the community and be within 15-20 minutes of the hospital with an easy commute
  • An urban outing is just a 60-minute drive north to Vancouver, British Columbia or a 90-minute drive south to Seattle
  • 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: 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. 

The Practice

  • Provides comprehensive and patient-centered care in both inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Provides consults for Inpatient Service and Emergency Department as needed
  • Working with/Supervising LCSWs in Outpatient clinics
  • Cohesive, well-connected team who have a passion for serving these patients
  • Team includes; 7 Physicians, 3 Advanced Practice Clinicians, 1 Psychologist
  • Epic EHR

**Benefit highlights include; comprehensive health benefits including a robust Clinician Well-being Initiative, employment bonus, relocation bonus, student loan repayment for those who qualify



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

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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