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General Surgeon

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Job ID: 15377
Location: Sedro Woolley, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


We're seeking a BE/BC General Surgeon for a full-time position at our 25-bed critical access hospital: United General Medical Center (UGMC). 

This group is well respected in the Sedro-Woolley / Burlington, Washington community and fully integrated into a leading system with specialty service lines supporting the St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham, St. Joseph is a 253-bed tertiary hospital. 

  • Bread & Butter General Surgery 
  • One General Surgeon who will share call with our two employed General Surgeons in Bellingham 
  • PeaceHealth's philosophy is to provide care to patients closest to home 
  • Strong bond between the group, the community, and dedication to PeaceHealth United General Medical Center 
  • Stimulating and interesting pathology with a stable and loyal patient population and demographics. You will enjoy the continuity. 
  • UGMC has recently been voted the Best Large Company in the area. 

We offer: 

  • Work in a positive and collegial work environment 
  • Competitive compensation 
  • Robust benefit package with choice of two medical plans, dental, vision, retirement programs, etc. 
  • Fully paid malpractice insurance with tail coverage. 
  • Washington State has no state income tax. 

We strongly prefer a candidate with a passion to work with the underserved and a rural population. PeaceHealth United General Medical Center is a 25-bed critical access hospital serving several communities with a catchment area of 50,000 over more than 2,000 square miles in Skagit and Whatcom counties. Hospital services include cancer care, cardiology, gastroenterology, neurology, OB/GYN, orthopedics, pulmonary and sleep medicine and behavioral health provided by the PeaceHealth system. We also have a strong primary care presence next door to the hospital. 

Why you will love living here: 

  • Sedro-Woolley, Washington is located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains along the Skagit River. 
  • Enjoy serene countryside with easy access to an abundance of recreational and cultural amenities including skiing, water sports, hunting, biking, horse-back riding, and fishing. 
  • Sedro-Woolley is one hour north of Seattle; 20 minutes south of Bellingham; and 1 hour south of Vancouver, BC. 
  • The community is located only minutes from the Puget Sound Bay overseeing many wonderful island communities, with whale-watching, deep-sea fishing and boating opportunities. 

If this opportunity resonates with you, I encourage you to reach out: 

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

Sedro-Woolley, WA, the “Gateway to the North Cascades,” is a wonderful blend of incredible scenery, endless outdoor recreation and small-town living! Stroll through historic downtown to see life-size chainsaw art sculptures carved from cedar logs at the annual Loggerodeo. The seasonal Farmers Market offers some of Skagit County's freshest produce, meats, cheeses, flowers, handcrafted goods and snacks, and Riverfront Park offers picnicking and boating beside the Skagit River. There are unlimited opportunities for breathtaking hikes, relaxing camping trips, water activities, bird watching, snow sports, scenic drives and horseback riding. Both Sedro-Woolley and neighboring Burlington, WA (known as “The Hub of Skagit County”) offer many Arts, Culture, Entertainment and retail opportunities, including the famous Skagit Tulip Festival. 

A 25-bed critical access hospital, PeaceHealth United General Medical Center offers advanced treatment options and short hospital stays. Comprehensive cancer care is provided at PeaceHealth United General's Cancer Center and a variety of surgical procedures is available at the Surgery & Orthopedics Center. Primary and specialty care is provided by PeaceHealth Medical Group.

PeaceHealth offers outstanding Benefits!

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

EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

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