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Teacher/Clinician - Residency Program

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Job ID: 5101
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth Family Medicine of Southwest Washington (FMSW) is seeking an experienced Family Medicine or Internal Medicine physician to join our faculty and practice within our Residency Program.

FMSW is an unopposed, community-based, University of Washington School of Medicine-affiliated residency program located in Vancouver, Washington (Portland metro area). It is sponsored by PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center. 

We are seeking out someone who preferably has 3+ years’ post-BC experience and is willing to share their knowledge with a fantastic group of residents however we are willing to consider new Family Medicine or Internal Medicine graduates who have a passion for teaching. Ideally, the selected candidate would be interested in OB and rounding in maternal child and/or adult inpatient settings and/or have OMT experience. 

Position is available due to retirement of long-term faculty member. 

Why you’ll love the practice: 

  • 25-year running program 
  • Join 24 residents, 21 practicing faculty physicians and 3 physician assistants in clinical practice 
  • NCQA Level III Medical Home 
  • Embedded LCSW, Pharmacist, and Behavioral Health PhD 
  • ~18 patients/day per clinic session
  • Shared call among faculty
  • Program founders are still leading the program 

Why you’ll love Vancouver: 

  • Providers are deeply integrated into the community and a have a strong desire to care for their neighbors. 
  • Vancouver has a robust, independent city with over 160,000 people with the additional advantage of being part of thePortland, Oregon metro area.
  • Vancouver is the county seat in Clark County named for the Lewis and Clark expedition 
  • The temperate climate in eastern Washington and Oregon nurtures beautiful landscapes, bountiful fruit and vegetable harvests, and world famous flowers such as tulips and roses. 
  • Outdoor lovers will enjoy quick access to the Pacific Ocean, Mt. Hood, Mount St. Helens, and never-ending outdoor recreation options in the Pacific Northwest 
  • The metro area has world class cuisine, wine, and beer which are mostly locally produced and sourced. 
  • Downtown Vancouver is only 9 miles from downtown Portland, 80 miles to the Pacific Coast, and 160 miles to Seattle 
  • Washington State does not have state income tax 

Hospital Highlights: 

  • PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center is a 450-bed hospital with a Level II trauma center and one of the largest employers in Clark County. 
  • 24/7 Hospitalist team provides hospital care and call coverage and there is a nurse phone-triage team. 
  • Last year there were more than 224k outpatient clinic visits 
  • Over 600 active medical providers with most specialty services provided locally 
  • In 2014 they received a Gold Star Recognition from the Washington State Hospital Association for clinical initiatives designed to reduce readmission rates and infections. 

For more information, please contact:

          Kim Dianich, Sr. 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.

PeaceHealth offers outstanding Benefits!

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

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