Hospitalist or Nocturnist
Through People, We Make a Difference
Sound Physicians started as a physician founded and led hospital medicine practice in 2001. While Sound has grown significantly since then, our vision of building a great practice is unchanged. A great practice starts by offering a better career model, designed around our vision of improving quality and lowering the cost of care for patients in the communities we serve. When you join Sound Physicians, you will sense a palpable difference in the way we approach hospital medicine from your first day.
Skagit Valley Hospital opened in 1958 to serve the Skagit Valley community. The hospital expanded in 2007 and is now licensed for 137 beds. Patients are served by highly trained clinical nursing teams and board-certified hospitalists. Skagit Valley Hospital provides a multidisciplinary approach, with clinical specialists and support services available to provide compassionate, comprehensive care to every patient. The hospital features a full range of services including the latest surgery techniques; Level III Emergency Department; well-appointed Family Birth Center; diagnostics and an advanced heart and vascular institute that includes the only cardiac catheterization labs in the area.
- Level III trauma emergency department
- Established 16 physicians, 2 nurse practitioners, and 2 clinical performance nurses
- No procedures required
- No call
- Open ICU with full subspecialty backup
- 7on/7off block schedule
- Internal Medicine & Family Medicine residency program with teaching responsibilities
Commitment to our Front-Line Providers
Our talented providers are the key to fulfilling our mission. We focus on optimizing the practice environment so our providers can feel proud of the care they give. This is the key to engagement. We optimize workloads effectively, reducing inefficiencies and consistently exceeding expectations through service excellence to our providers.
- Access to our proprietary learning platform, SoundInstitute™, for continuing education, and professional development with convenient online and in-person educational courses, including CME
- Secure your future via Sound Physicians’ Path to Partnership™ track + attain incentive-based rewards based upon performance
Location & Lifestyle
Near both Seattle, WA., and Vancouver, B.C., this location offers the best of both worlds. Take a short drive to the city and enjoy professional football, baseball, and soccer, listen to live music, explore the local art community, or sit down for a culinary delight. Just out your back door, you can hike, bike, climb, ski (both water and snow), whale watching, or go camping! The possibilities are truly endless.
The community is nestled close to museums, state and national parks offering access to mountains, rivers, and lakes which provide a rich tapestry of experiences for all levels of ability and interests. Plenty of shopping in both Seattle and surrounding communities and just minutes from a thriving performing arts scene, including; ballet schools, community theatre groups, musical performances (i.e. symphony orchestra, opera…), and a stream of visiting professional performers. The area offers 25 parks with over 2,050 acres including playgrounds, trails, beaches, and lakes. Enjoy festivals with your family in any season. With access to Interstate 5 and the Washington State ferry system, one can head in any direction for a day, weekend, or longer of adventure.