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Nurse Practitioner Specialty - Outpatient Palliative Care



Bellingham, WA, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 15, 2023

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join the Palliative Care team at St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham, Washington.

Work in our beautiful Commission-on-Cancer Accredited Cancer Center in collaboration with a medical assistant, social worker, nurse, pharmacist, and chaplain.  The new clinician will be working in the cancer center addressing palliative care needs of cancer patients as well as doing some home visits for non-cancer patients with COPD, cardiology or neurology. The new clinician will be the sole palliative care outpatient provider working under the supervision of the Palliative Care Team which includes two palliative care physicians and an inpatient palliative care nurse practitioner.

Bellingham, Washington 
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. 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!


  • Board Certified Nurse Practitioner or NCCPA-Certified Physician Assistant, preferably with post-training experience in Palliative Care
  • Licensure in the State of Washington or ability to obtain.

If this opportunity resonates with you, please reach out to:

Kim Dianich, Sr. Provider Recruiter / kdianich@peacehealth.org

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.

  • First year salary amount:  $125,278.40 - $148,886.40 depending on experience as an Advanced Practice Clinician.
  • Employment bonus
  • Relocation assistance
  • CME allowance
  • Medical/dental/vision/disability/life/wellness
  • Retirement

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