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Geriatrician

Job ID: 16212
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

Ideal Candidate

  • Board Certified MD/DO who has completed an accredited ACGME Geriatrics, Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Residency and ACGME Geriatrics Fellowship or CAQ in Geriatric Medicine
  • Demonstrated interest and experience in caring for geriatric patients
  • Adaptability and flexibility with patient needs
  • Demonstrated compassion for patients and team members

The Practice

  • The Center for Senior Health (CSH) services include standard primary care visits, ambulatory geriatrics consultations, support for three of our community nursing homes, palliative care, clinical social work services, management of the medication therapy program, and anticoagulation therapy
  • Clinic Hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • CSH provides care for an average of 2,000 patients a month; appointments are scheduled in 25-minute slots
  • Full-service laboratory and imaging onsite
  • Epic EHR

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]

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