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Pediatrician
Location:Bellingham, WA
  

Our mission in pediatrics is to build healthy families & impact our community by seeing patients early in life to prevent serious health issues as children grow older.  If this rings true for you, join our dynamic team of primary care providers as the sole pediatrician & help us expand and integrate the pediatric program at our community health center in beautiful Bellingham, WA. Highlights of this opportunity include:

  • Full-time, direct employment without the overhead work and costs of running your own private practice
  • Fully implemented EMR system (GE Centricity) with one-on-one training provided
  • Support staff in the areas of nursing, medical records, behavioral health, case management, insurance enrollment and referrals to both specialty care & community resources
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Relocation assistance
  • Malpractice insurance with tail coverage
  • Continuing medical education benefit and reimbursement of license, DEA & certification fees
  • Generous paid time off benefit
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Eligible to apply for loan repayment through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) which may pay you $50,000 tax free to put towards eligible student loans for a 2-year commitment, if approved (details can be found at http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loanrepayment/).
  • May be eligible to apply for loan repayment through the Washington Student Achievement Council which may pay you $75,000 for a 3-year commitment or $70,000 for a 2-year commitment to pay towards eligible student loans if approved (details can be found at http://www.wsac.wa.gov/health-professionals - you can only accept loan repayment from one source)

The ideal candidate will have clinical pediatric experience, preferably in community health, and be interested in helping us further develop our pediatric program while working side by side with family practice providers. Candidates with similar experiences in other settings are welcome to apply.

We are a private, non-profit, federally qualified health center that has been proudly and successfully serving the greater Bellingham area since 1982. Located in the northwest corner of Washington State, we offer comprehensive primary medical, behavioral health, and dental care, along with pharmacy services at 3 locations in Whatcom County serving a diverse and mostly underserved population of all ages. Employing almost 250 caring and compassionate employees, we assure access to high quality, affordable health care for all.

Live in a community consistently rated as one of the most desirable in the USA! Nestled on Bellingham Bay at the foot of the Cascade Mountains just a short distance from Seattle, Vancouver BC, and the San Juan Islands, Bellingham is home to 80,000 people and surrounded by several charming small towns. Enjoy all the area has to offer:

  • Recreational & Outdoor Activities (Hiking, Biking, Skiing, Snow Boarding, Fishing, Sailing, Kayaking, & Camping)
  • Excellent Schools (University, Community College, Technical School, & Outstanding K-12 Education System)
  • Small Town or City Living (Unique Shops, Local Festivals, Farmers Markets, Berry Picking, & Community Events)
  • Cultural Activities (Theater, Music, Independent Films, Museums, Art Studios, & Diverse Local Restaurants)

To apply for this rewarding opportunity and truly make a difference in the lives of your patients and their families, please visit our web site at www.unitycarenw.org.  For more information, please contact Vicki Curtis, HR Generalist, at hr@ucnw.org or 360-788-2661, & visit  www.bellingham.org to learn more about our great city.  Help us increase the years of healthy life in the people & communities we serve!