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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):  Sedro-Woolley
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking an outpatient Pulmonologist based in a scenic Northwest Washington community

Req ID: 174343 


PeaceHealth Medical Group's Pulmonary/Critical Care/Sleep team is expanding!


Outpatient position for BE/BC Pulmonologist will be based in Sedro-Woolley, Washington and include outpatient clinic coverage in Bellingham, Washington---22 minutes north.  We strongly prefer a candidate with a passion to work with the underserved and a rural population. PeaceHealth's philosophy is to provide care to patients closest to home.


This established group is well-respected in the Sedro-Woolley / Burlington community and fully integrated into a leading system with specialty service lines supporting the St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham, St. Joseph is a 253-bed tertiary hospital. Sedro-Woolley practitioners serve several communities with a catchment area of 50,000 over more than 2,000 square miles in Skagit and Whatcom counties.


  • 100% outpatient Pulmonology in an established Specialty Clinic
  • New physician has the flexibility in how much clinical time is dedicated to Sedro-Woolley versus Bellingham clinics; for example 50%/50% or 60%/40%
    • Availability to participate in pulmonary call, rounding in the hospital (in Bellingham) on patients who are not admitted to the ICU; 1 week every 6-8 weeks
    • Option to perform bronchoscopies at 25-bed, critical access PeaceHealth United General Medical Center (UGMC) in Sedro-Woolley
  • Call is Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm.  No overnight call; no holidays.
  • Stimulating and interesting pathology with a stable and loyal patient population and demographics.  You will enjoy the continuity.
  • UGMC has recently been voted the Best Large Company in the area.


See what our providers say about living in this community and working at PeaceHealth:  Video


We offer:

  • Work in a positive and collegial work environment
  • Strong bond between the group, the community, and dedication to PeaceHealth United General Medical Center (UGMC)
  • Competitive compensation
  • Robust benefit package with choice of two medical plans, dental, vision, retirement programs, etc.
  • Education loan reimbursement, to those eligible
  • Fully paid malpractice insurance with tail coverage
  • Clinician well-being initiatives in place
  • Washington State has no state income tax.


Option to live in Sedro-Woolley or Bellingham, Washington--22 minutes to the north:



  • Located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains along the Skagit River. 
  • Enjoy serene countryside with easy access to an abundance of recreational and cultural amenities including skiing, water sports, hunting, biking, horse-back riding, and fishing. 
  • Sedro-Woolley/Burlington is one hour north of Seattle; 20 minutes south of Bellingham; and 1 hour south of Vancouver, BC. 
  • The community is located only minutes from the Puget Sound Bay overseeing many wonderful island communities, with whale-watching, deep-sea fishing and boating opportunities. 



  • One destination, many adventures.  Our community is filled with magnificent scenery, a culture of outdoor recreation, fine dining, art, music, shopping, running, and so much more!
  • 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.
  • Bellingham is a city with a thriving arts scene, numerous churches, great libraries, and other family-centered activities. 
  • Just a 90-minute drive to Seattle or Vancouver, British Columbia!  Go cheer on your favorite professional sports team, dine in ethnically diverse cities, and see some of the great historical sites. 
  • Ranked by Forbes as a “Top 25 places to retire” and the 2nd most “Fitness-friendly cities” in America! 
  • Explore more about Bellingham/Whatcom County here: https://www.bellingham.org/   


If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Kim Dianich.


Phone:  360-729-1409

Email:  kdianich@peacehealth.org


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 Sedro-Woolley community, along with our benefits offered, please visit our homepage www.peacehealth.org/careers.


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: Sedro-Woolley, United General Pavilion (255)
Job CategoryPhysician & Advanced Practice Clinician 
Shift:  Day
FTE:  1.00 
Work Type:  Full Time


Posting Notes: Sedro-Woolley || Physician & Advanced Practice Clinician ||Physicians || Full Time || SPECIALTY SVCS

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