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Physician - Hospice

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Job ID: 18388
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking an experienced Per Diem - BC/BE Palliative & Hospice Care physician to join a vibrant multi-disciplinary team in Vancouver and Longview, Washington.

At PeaceHealth, Our Vision is that every person receives safe, compassionate care; every time, every touch. The PeaceHealth Hospice Care team is dedicated to easing the fears, anxieties, and discomforts that occur during the advanced stages of illness. The team provides a full continuum of care for patients and their families. Medical, spiritual, and emotional assistance helps patients and their families to ease the symptoms of life-threatening illnesses. This opportunity will require traveling throughout Clark and Cowlitz County. Candidates with Hospice-Palliative care experience required and a fellowship in Hospice & Palliative Care is highly desired.

Highlights about the program:

  • Ranked the #1 Hospice Care Program in the area with a vibrant outpatient team with one full-time MD, four ARNPs with a growing census of 335+
  • On-site complex case management team, social workers, chaplain, including the Ray Hickey Hospice House, and a close partnership with the Palliative Care team
  • Support from multiple trained staff members and the opportunity to grow the service-line within the region
  • Provides consultation on patient care and management to other physicians whose patients are in hospice care, as well as to members of the hospice interdisciplinary team
  • Assists in evaluating the provision and scope of medical services
  • Maintains compliance with regulatory changes, documentation requirements and all procedures related to end of life care

Experiencing Vancouver & Longview: Located minutes from downtown Portland is a robust city with over 174,000 residents. You will be in a community voted as the most friendly walking & bicycling city in the United States! The city is known for its naturally beautiful scenery, abundant outdoor recreation, diverse cuisine, art walks, contemporary boutiques, and a vibrant farmers market- all nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains. 2018 showcased Vancouver’s new 7.3-acre waterfront park that will feature shopping, fine dining, housing units, water sports access, parks, and a 90 cable pier overlooking the Columbia River.

  • Sports fanatic? Cheer for professional football, basketball, soccer, and baseball organizations. As well as many flagship universities are just a quick drive away!
  • Forbes Magazine listed Longview as one of the prettiest towns in America due to its proximity to the Columbia River, Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument and many beautiful local parks. Lake Sacajawea, directly across from St. John Medical Center is in the heart of Longview serving ~65,000 residents. The gravel trail goes all the way around the lake and is just under 4 miles. There are many trees, birds, otters, and duck families. Longview is a short one hour drive to the Pacific Ocean.
  • The Cowlitz Indian Tribe, a federally recognized tribe, of Cowlitz people, is headquartered in Longview.

PeaceHealth Benefits & Culture:

  • Guaranteed Hourly Rate: $131.54
  • Select retirement benefits and employee wellness program with FitBit options.
  • PeaceHealth provides fully paid malpractice insurance, Life, and Disability insurances.
  • Integrated physician-led medical group.
  • Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn

About Us: PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska.In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. Click here to view: PeaceHealth System At a Glance and our benefits offered

For more information please apply contact Lyndse Neppl, Provider Recruiter: [email protected]

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran, qualified individual with a disability, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

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