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Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon

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Job ID: 5884
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

The Ideal Candidate

  • Demonstrated experience in Orthopedic Traumatology; would be willing to consider a new graduate
  • Comfortable with both general and complex trauma cases
  • Excellent communicator with a collaborative approach and ability to work well with all stakeholders involved in a patient’s care
  • Interested in contributing to the growth of this new program, delivering high-quality care
  • Enthusiasm for serving the community and supporting the Orthopedic program

The Practice

  • New Fracture Service program for Orthopedic hospital trauma /Emergency Department call
  • Well supported by Leadership and enthusiasm around program
  • Primarily Hospital-based with a small outpatient component
  • This position is part of a team of Trauma-trained surgeons for a 12-hour day shift
  • Takes required shifts for trauma/orthopedic hospitalist program
  • Follow up appointments from trauma and Emergency Department
  • Epic EMR


Bellingham, WA is the perfect blend of endless outdoor recreation, urban living, strong schools, great shopping & cuisine, and so much more! These amenities are surrounded by incredible scenery, from the sea to the mountains and the rainforest, making this community an amazing place to live. Acclaimed for its small-city flavor and the home of Western Washington University, Whatcom Community College and Bellingham Technical College, Bellingham has a robust art, music and cultural scene while boasting 65 miles of inner-urban trails to explore, pristine lakes, forests, saltwater beaches, and snow-covered peaks - there are unlimited opportunities for breathtaking hikes, relaxing camping trips, water activities, bird watching, snow sports, and scenic drives! Located 90 minutes north of Seattle and 30 minutes south of British Columbia, Canada, this idyllic city has been rated as one of America's most desirable communities by Money, Outside, Kiplinger, Forbes, and National Geographic magazines. Head to Mount Baker for a day in the snow. Tour the San Juan Islands by sea kayak or sailboat. Trek the North Cascades on foot. Stay in town to explore the shops and cafes of historic Fairhaven and Downtown and then catch a show at Mount Baker Theater – you can do it all in Bellingham!

PeaceHealth has been serving the communities of northwest Washington since 1890 with PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, now a 253-bed, two-campus hospital providing a Level II Trauma Center and a full range of inpatient and outpatient services. PeaceHealth's Whatcom Region also includes the comprehensive heart care services of the Cardiovascular Center at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center as well as the primary and specialty care provided by PeaceHealth Medical Group.   

PeaceHealth offers an outstanding Benefits package as well, including a robust Clinician Wellness program! 

Contact: Sharon Thompson, FASPR / [email protected]

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