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Gastroenterologist - per diem

Job ID: 82943
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth Medical Group / St John Medical Center in Longview, Washington is seeking a Gastroenterologist interested in part-time, per diem work to join our 125-member multi-specialty group. St John Medical Center is a Level III, 193-bed, state of the art, community, not-for profit medical center. 

Forbes Magazine’s has named Longview, Washington one of the prettiest American cities and a Tree City USA. Longview is an ideal location on the Columbia River and next to beautiful forests. The city is just 40 miles north of Portland, Oregon, 2 hours south of Seattle, and a short drive to the beautiful Pacific coastline and year round adventures on Mt Hood, Mt Rainier, Mt St Helens and Mt Adams. Here and in the other Lower Columbia communities served by PeaceHealth, you can enjoy the familiarity of small-town life, the challenge of working in a first-class regional medical facility, and the fun of living close to the beach, close to the mountains, and close to the big-city attractions.

Join Washington state's #1 healthiest employer!

Love where you work: 

  • Join 3 Gastroenterologists, a PA, and support staff is very knowledgeable and easy to work with.
  • 2 Clinic Days, 2 Procedure Days, 1 admin day per week. Excellent work/life balance.
  • Call is 1:4 and low volume.
  • Interesting patient pathology.

Why you'll love Longview, Washington:

  • Our Providers are deeply integrated with the community and have a have a strong desire to care for their neighbors.
  • Outdoor lovers will enjoy quick access to the The Columbia River Gorge, 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. Our area has many locally-owned specialty restaurants and shops plus national chains and a variety of grocery shopping options.
  • Longview has affordable, brand new housing 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 thriving lumber and marine industries that still exist there today.
  • Washington State has no income tax.

Position is paid at an hourly rate and includes medical malpractice coverage plus tail coverage.  Potential for travel/accommodation stipend and license.

If this opportunity resonates with you, reach out for more information: 

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

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.

Job Summary

Demonstrates compassion, respect and caring while working within the scope of practice of Physician to provide safe and efficient care to patients and assistance to their families and visitors. Works collaboratively with all other healthcare team members toward the best outcomes for the patient and the organization. Provides professional services to the hospital and its patients.

Essential Functions

  • Practice of medicine within the scope of license, training and credentialing.
  • Practice of medicine in accordance with the current standards of care as well as the quality criteria adopted by the clinic.
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual patient care appropriate to the age of patients served by demonstrating knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

  • Accredited School of Medicine Required: . And
  • Required: . completion of Internship/Residency Program in area of specialty

Experience

  • Required: Computer experience

Credentials

  • Required : Licensed to practice as a physician in the State, and board certified or board eligible and
  • Required : Drug Enforcement Admin Federal Number and
  • Required : Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Skills

  • Demonstrated expertise in clinical management of patients. (Required)
  • Maintains current knowledge and skills with continuing education. (Required)
  • Must meet all training requirements for specific department. (Required)
  • Able to work varied hours; rigorous on-call and call-back schedule. (Required)
  • Must not be a practitioner excluded from participation in the Medicare or Medicaid program. (Required)

Department / Location Specific Notes

Working Conditions

Lifting

  • Patient handling no greater than 35 lbs. without the use of assistive equipment and/or devices (NIOSH).
  • Fine motor skills to be able to grasp and control medical equipment and perform precise procedures.
  • Perform hands on CPR at least 20 mins using 100-125 lbs. of force (National Assoc. of EMS Physicians and AHA) Frequency should be seldom or occasionally.
  • Ability to move around area with frequent sitting.
  • Bending/ stooping / reaching occasionally.
  • Lifting (non-patient) up to 20 lbs. occasionally and 5 lbs. frequently.

Environmental Conditions

  • Exposure to biohazard, body fluids and airborne particles.
  • Time spent on site in medical/hospital setting.

Mental/Visual

  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

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

PeaceHealth has exceptional benefits.

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