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General Surgeon

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

PeaceHealth is seeking a General Surgeon based in the Longview community.

Req ID: 183452 

 

PeaceHealth Medical Group is seeking a General Surgeon for its practice in Longview, Washington (PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center).  If you thrive in the great outdoors but enjoy quick access to big city amenities, our practice would be a great place for you!

 

Why you’ll love the practice:

  • Join an established team of six surgeons and 1 physician assistant.
  • Wide variety practice (General, Colorectal, Breast and Vascular)
  • Sub-specialty interest supported
  • 5 OR staffed on a regular basis
  • 4-day work week with flexible OR block time scheduling
  • Call schedule is one weekday per week, one weekend per month
  • Large catchment area

 

Why you’ll love Longview:

  • Our Providers are deeply integrated with the community and have a have a strong desire to care for their neighbors.  
  • Forbes magazine listed Longview as one of the prettiest towns in America due to its proximity to the Columbia River and Mount St. Helens and beautiful local parks.
  • Our town is situated 45 miles north of the Portland metro area and 120 miles south of Seattle.
  • Outdoor lovers will enjoy quick access to the Pacific Ocean, Mount St. Helens, as well the never-ending outdoor recreational options in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Longview and the neighboring community of Kelso have a combined population over 57k, so you’ll skip the trip to the larger cities for your shopping and dining needs.  Our area has many locally-owned specialty restaurants and shops plus national chains such as Target, Macy’s and Home Depot, and a variety of grocery shopping options.
  • Longview has affordable, brand new housing well below the prices of the nearby metros.
  • We are the headquarters for the Cowlitz Indian Tribe which lends its name to the county.
  • Longview was founded near the Columbia River which supports the thriving lumber and marine industries that still exist there today.
  • Washington State has no income tax.

 

Hospital Highlights:

  • PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center is a 346-bed hospital with Level III trauma center
  • Recognized with a Beacon Award for critical care outcomes
  • Over 250 active medical providers with most specialty services provided locally to more than 180,000 patients per year
  • The service area for this community is over 100k

 

PeaceHealth Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision coverage and wellness program
  • Generous compensation, paid time off and sick leave
  • CME reimbursement
  • Relocation assistance
  • Competitive retirement plan options
  • Fully paid malpractice insurance

 

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Seth A Lidren.

Phone: 360-729-2011

Email: SLidren@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: Longview, LCR Delaware Campus (103)
Job CategoryPhysician & Advanced Practice Clinician 
Shift:  Variable
FTE:  1.00 
Work Type:  Full Time

 


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Nearest Secondary Market: Tacoma

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