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Physician Assistant - Orthopedic Trauma Program

Job ID: 24934
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

The Ideal Candidate

  • Board Certified Physician Assistant with at least 1 year of post-training surgical experience
  • Desire to be part of an exciting program with an engaged team
  • Fully available when on schedule; flexible with scheduling
  • Commitment to providing the right care at the right time

Position Highlights

  • Orthopedic Trauma Program Assist
  • Collaborative program staffed by an Ortho Trauma surgeon, a PA-C responsible for rounding and ED consults and an additional PA-C for surgery assists
  • 90% inpatient with an occasional clinic day
  • All Orthopedic Trauma Level 2 (no pelvic)
  • Primary response; supporting Trauma program with surgery assist functions in the OR
  • Shifts will vary; may be on call
  • Schedule is created in collaboration with the chosen candidate, including scheduled call responsibility
  • Epic EMR

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 / [email protected]

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

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