Hospitalist

Full Time |
H-1b Visa Eligible

Hospitalist

Melinda Tucker, Clinical Recruiter (615) 972-3092

Through People, We Make a Difference

Being a physician-led practice is a big part of who we are. Our practice is built by all of us, and everyone is empowered to contribute and make our practice even better. Sound Physicians fosters an environment of engagement, where both individual and team contributions are encouraged and rewarded.

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

  • Team of 20 physicians, 4 advanced practitioners, and 2 clinical performance nurses
  • ED runs codes
  • Full subspecialty support; no procedures required
  • Closed ICU
  • Board certification in internal medicine or family medicine required
  • Cross credentialing at PH United General in Sedro Wooley with 4-6 weeks of coverage is required; PH United General is a critical access hospital with limited support – days only
  • H1B; access to Sound’s in-house visa specialists as well as our licensing and credentialing experts; all required filing fees for the visa are paid and services covered

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 really 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 on performance

Location & Lifestyle

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. Acclaimed for its small-city flavor and the home of Western Washington University, Whatcom Community College and Bellingham Technical College, Bellingham has a robust art, music and cultural scene while boasting 65 miles of inner-urban trails to explore, pristine lakes, forests, saltwater beaches, and snow-covered peaks – there are unlimited opportunities for breathtaking hikes, relaxing camping trips, water activities, bird watching, snow sports, and scenic drives! Located 90 minutes north of Seattle and 30 minutes south of British Columbia, Canada, this idyllic city has been rated as one of America’s most desirable communities by Money, Outside, Kiplinger, Forbes, and National Geographic magazines. 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!

Awards and Accolades

  • Five-Start Hospital for Community Value – Cleverley & Associates
  • Center of Excellence designation for the Cardiovascular Center at St. Joseph Hospital – Blue Cross
  • Best in State for Appropriate Care Measures – CMS
  • 100 Top Hospitals in America – Solucient

Tagged as: Physician

Job ID: 4224.062822.5402
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Hospital Medicine