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Job ID: 56699
Location: Vancouver, 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 to add a Nephrologist to its rapidly growing practice in Vancouver, Washington--right across the river from Portland. Our Nephrology department highly values patients' experience and communication.

Experienced BE/BC Nephrologists and new graduates are encouraged to apply. Teamwork, high standards for patients' quality of care and safety are characteristics of a successful candidate. Glomerular disease, interventional nephrology or transplant nephrology training would be a bonus.

Why you’ll love the practice:

  • PeaceHealth’s Columbia Network in Southwest Washington has a well-respected team of 6 Nephrologists and 2 Nurse Practitioners - based in two locations. This position will be primarily based in Vancouver, WA.
  • Two hospitals (10 miles apart) and 5 local dialysis centers (20-mile radius) coverage and one nephrology clinic location.
  • IHD, CRRT, PD, Home Hemodialysis, Plasmapheresis, and pre and post renal transplant care as part of your practice
  • Dialysis line placement and kidney biopsy are done by other services; handled by Intensivist/IR/Surgery
  • Involvement with medical students and residents
  • Epic EMR

Why you’ll love Vancouver:

  • Vancouver is a robust, independent city with over 160,000 residents and is the largest suburb of Portland, Oregon.
  • Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy quick access to the Pacific Ocean, Mount Hood, Mount St. Helens, and never-ending recreational activities of the Pacific Northwest. We are home to some of the world’s best mountain biking and wind-surfing locales.
  • Nationally recognized farm-to-table cuisine, craft microbreweries, and gourmet coffeehouses will keep the most discerning food critic happy.
  • A thriving arts, theater, and music scene and our 26 colleges and universities attract renowned authors, performers, and speakers.
  • No Washington State personal income tax.

Hospital Highlights:

  • PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center (SWMC) is a 450-bed hospital with a Level II trauma center. Comprehensive care for over 280,000 patients annually including 75,000 ED visits (busiest in SW Washington). Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center (LSCMC) is a 228-bed hospital.
  • 48 ICU beds at SWMC and 16 ICU beds at LSCMC.
  • State-of-the-art 14-bed inpatient rehabilitation floor provides intensive therapy services.
  • Our integrated physician-led medical group has over 1,000 active medical providers with most specialty services represented.

PeaceHealth Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation plus bonus and relocation assistance
  • Guaranteed first year income: $348,005
  • CME reimbursement
  • Fully paid malpractice insurance
  • Exceptional health coverage options and retirement plans
  • Educational loan reimbursement (to those who qualify)
  • Employee Wellness Program with FitBit allowance and up to $400 in incentives for healthy lifestyle.

Please note that PeaceHealth is unable to sponsor J-1 waivers for this position.

For more information about our careers in Washington state, contact:

Kim Dianich, Senior Provider Recruiter
[email protected] / 360-729-1409

Vancouver, Washington – look any direction and the scenery is astounding! Snow-capped mountains, nationally protected evergreen forests, the waterfall-laced Columbia River gorge, and rugged Pacific-coast beaches – all within a short 90-minute drive. The northwest is a dream come true for outdoor enthusiasts. And against that magnificent backdrop, Vancouver and neighboring Portland, Oregon offer all the best amenities of city living. What makes our area so special? A thriving arts scene, varied professional sports teams, unique neighborhoods, and a wealth of diverse culinary destinations.

PeaceHealth’s community of health care professionals in the Vancouver area include PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, a 450-bed tertiary-level hospital with complete services, and PeaceHealth Medical Group, a multi-specialty group serving communities throughout Clark County.

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

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