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General-Acute Care Surgeon

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Job ID: 50737
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth Medical Group is seeking a General/Acute Care Surgeon to join PeaceHealth's St. John Medical Center in Longview, Washington.

Centered on three rivers and the I-5 corridor, you are a short jaunt from the Portland Metro area, driving distance from the beach, and just minutes from scenic Pacific Northwest nature.

Why you’ll love the practice:

  • Join a new staffing model in an established program at a 200-bed Level III trauma center
  • General surgery practice that includes Trauma/ACS
  • Surgical specialties: ortho, general, urology, ENT, GYN, cataracts, and endoscopy/GI and trauma response. No neurosurgery, burns, cardiac or transplant. 
  • 5 ORs staffed on a regular basis
  • Expectation is 173 shifts per year
  • No outpatient clinic responsibilities
  • 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 57,000.  
  • Locally owned specialty restaurants and shops plus national chains.
  • 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.

Hospital Highlights:

  • St. John Medical Center is a 200-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 catchment area for this community is over 100,000
  • PeaceHealth is the #1 Healthiest Employer in Washington state.

PeaceHealth Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision coverage and wellness program
  • First year salary guarantee:  $456,782
  • CME reimbursement
  • Relocation assistance
  • Competitive retirement plan options
  • Fully paid malpractice insurance
  • Washington State has no income tax.


For more information, reach out to Kim Dianich, Sr. Provider Recruiter - [email protected]

PeaceHealth's community of health care professionals in southwest Washington includes St. John Medical Center, a 193-bed acute-care hospital and Level III Trauma Center, and PeaceHealth Medical Group, a group of primary care and specialty physicians with clinics in the Longview area.

PeaceHealth offers outstanding Benefits!

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

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