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Infectious Disease Physician

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Job ID: 15451
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


Ideal Candidate

  • Board Certified MD/DO who has successfully completed an Infectious Disease Fellowship - 2022 and 2023 Fellowship graduates are encouraged to apply
  • Interest in complex clinical medicine and follow-up of patients including hospital follow-ups, chronic infections (including HIV) and new referrals
  • Interest in co-managing transplant and oncology patients
  • Interest in providing telemedicine to outlying service areas

Practice Highlights

  • Current team shares strong camaraderie and support
  • Interesting work: tourism brings surprising infections including tropical infections and endemic fungi
  • Well-established and active antimicrobial stewardship and infection prevention programs; opportunity for leadership in these programs
  • Well-established OPAT program including recently added substance use disorder patients co-managed with the MAT team
  • Provides support to PeaceHealth’s critical access hospitals in Sedro-Woolley, WA, Friday Harbor, WA and Ketchikan, AK
  • Inpatient work at St. Joseph Medical Center, a 253-bed Level II Trauma Center with plans for expansion
  • 75% of the work is in St. Joseph Medical Center serving in a consult capacity
  • Hours of outpatient clinic are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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. 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 outstanding Benefits

Contact: Sharon Thompson, CPRP / Physician & Provider Recruiter / [email protected]

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

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