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Physician Assistant - Family Practice

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Job ID: 6438
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.50
Benefit Eligibility: Part-time benefits

Job Description


Family Medicine of Southwest Washington (FMSW) is seeking an experienced Physician Assistant to join our faculty and practice within our Residency Program. 

This is a  .5 FTE (part-time) clinic-based position with a wide variety of Family Medicine patients--including children as young as six months.

FMSW is an unopposed, community-based, University of Washington School of Medicine-affiliated residency program located in Vancouver, Washington. It is a part of the University of Washington Family Medicine Residency Network and sponsored by PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center. 

Why you’ll love the practice: 

  • 25-year running program 
  • Join 24 residents, 22 practicing faculty physicians and 3 physician assistants in clinical practice 
  • NCQA Level II Medical Home 
  • Embedded LCSW, Pharmacist, and Behavioral Health PhD 
  • 16-18 patients/day per clinic session
  • 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 the Portland, 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. They are one of the largest employer 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. 

If this position resonates with you, and you have a minimum of 2 years' experience, please contact:
          Kim Dianich, Provider Recruiter Sr.
          [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!  Benefits are pro-rated per the .5 FTE.

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

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