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PA - Orthopedics



Bellingham, WA, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 2, 2023

Job Description


Ideal Candidate

  • Board Certified Physician Assistant with at least one year of post-certification work in Orthopedics, both clinic and surgical
  • Interest in supporting the elective practice as well as rotating through the Rapid Access Clinic, a daily afternoon clinic for patients that need a quicker follow up / consult
  • Interest in being part of a high-energy, busy clinic with a supportive PA team
  • A strong team player

Practice Highlights

  • Clinic is in the Medical Office Plaza near St. Joseph Medical Center
  • Regular Clinic hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • 33 total staff members at the clinic, including 7 surgeons and 7 PAs
  • Orthopedic Trauma program includes 3 physicians and 3 PAs
  • Onsite Imaging and Laboratory
  • 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.

  • Guaranteed first-year income, based on years of direct experience (0-3, 3-5, 5-9, 10+):  $131,560.00-$161,158.00
  • Employment Bonus
  • Relocation stipend based on miles between locations
  • Education Loan Reimbursement program (if applicable and eligible)
  • CME: up to $3,300 per calendar year for CME and/or professional dues/fees (based on 1.0 FTE; prorated for lower FTE)
  • Comprehensive Benefit package including Medical /Dental / Vision / Disability / Life / Wellness

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