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Thoracic Surgery Physician Assistant

Job ID: 13415
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a solid partner to join our Thoracic Surgery program at the PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington. If you desire to get in on the ground floor of a growing service and live in one of the most desirable areas of the country, this opportunity might be the perfect fit for you.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Past surgical experience in practice or a surgical focus in training
  • Strong work ethic and dedication to a growing service

Why you’ll love the practice:

  • Join a new service line with an experience surgeon
  • M-F work schedule
  • Enjoy a variety of first assist, inpatient rounding and clinic time
  • No call obligations at this point

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.
  • There is no Washington State personal income tax.

Hospital Highlights:

  • PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center is a 450-bed hospital with a Level II trauma center. The Emergency Department is the busiest in Southwest Washington, caring for over 76,000 patients yearly.
  • 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:

  • EPIC health records
  • Competitive compensation plus signing bonus and relocation assistance
  • CME reimbursement
  • Fully paid malpractice insurance
  • Exceptional health coverage options and retirement plans
  • Employee Wellness Program with FitBit allowance and up to $400 in incentives for healthy lifestyle

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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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