Physician - Infectious Diseases:

Bellingham Washington

PeaceHealth is seeking a Physician - Infectious Diseases based in the Bellingham, Washington community.

Req ID: 156100 


Bellingham, Washington is surrounded by stunning vistas of Puget Sound, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascade, Coast and Cascade mountain ranges. Residents enjoy unspoiled natural beauty of the area, support sustainable agriculture and participate in strong community volunteerism and education.


PeaceHealth Medical Group (PHMG) Infectious Disease, located in Bellingham, Washington is seeking a BC/BE Infectious Diseases physician to join its expanding team.


The current Practice consists of two full-time and two part-time physicians and serves Bellingham and surrounding communities. In addition to local ID needs growing at 10% per year, there is a need to expand ID telemedicine services to PeaceHealth sites in Alaska and the San Juan Islands, as well as pick up and expand an HIV clinic. The ideal candidate will also have an interest in infection prevention with a plan to assume a role in the program.


Why you’ll love the practice:

  • Enjoy a shift-based call schedule with every 4th week off, and only one in 4 weekends on call.
  • Emphasis on excellent medicine with continuity of care from inpatient to outpatient.
  • HIV panel available due to a retirement.
  • Opportunities in infection prevention and telemedicine.
  • Current physicians are very experienced, collegial and fun, and can offer mentorship to a new Fellowship graduate.
  • Hours of outpatient clinic operation are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center is a 253-bed Level II Trauma Center in Bellingham as well as Whatcom County's only hospital. PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center (SJMC) and PeaceHealth Medical Group (PHMG) in Bellingham provide comprehensive and specialty care to the communities of Northwest Washington. Tertiary referrals come from a one hundred mile radius. Our dedicated physicians and staff have earned recognition as a top-ranking facility for patient quality initiatives in Washington State. 


Why you’ll love Northwest Washington:

Bellingham is acclaimed for its small-city flavor, and has all the cultural amenities associated with being home to a major university, boasts pristine lakes, forests, salt water beaches, miles of inner-urban trails, and snow-covered peaks.  We're 90 minutes north of Seattle and 20 minutes south of British Columbia, Canada.  We are also rated as one of America's most desirable communities by Money, Outside, Kiplinger, Forbes, and National Geographic magazines.


Competitive compensation and robust benefits:


  • Excellent health, dental, and vision coverage
  • CME reimbursement
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plans
  • Fully paid malpractice insurance
  • Educational loan reimbursement program (up to $50,000 for those who qualify)



If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Kim Dianich.

Phone:  360-729-1409



About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of the founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.


To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Bellingham community, along with our benefits offered, please visit our homepage


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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.


Location: Bellingham, Marble Building (224)
Job CategoryPhysician & Advanced Practice Clinician 
Shift:  Day
FTE:  1.0 
Work Type:  Full Time


Posting Notes: Bellingham || Physician & Advanced Practice Clinician ||Physicians || Full Time || SPECIALTY SVCS


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