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PeaceHealth Hematology/Oncology Physician - Per Diem in Sedro Woolley, Washington


PeaceHealth is seeking a Hematology/Oncology physician who could provide per diem coverage based in beautiful Sedro-Woolley, Washington located half-way between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia.

Unique opportunity to be part of a larger oncology team in a beautiful, growing community where patients value their physicians and health caregivers. The ideal candidate will be Board Certified.

Why you'll love the practice

  • The cancer center at United General Medical Center (UGMC) has a hub & spoke model with PeaceHealth St. Joseph Cancer Center in Bellingham, WA

  • Full range of services in one location: Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology, 24/7 emergency contact line, RapidArc radio therapy and SBRT, 9 infusion chairs, resource center with boutique for patients, designated patient navigators

  • Commission on Cancer Accreditation responsibilities

  • Strong primary and specialty care presence in Sedro-Woolley/Burlington area

  • Epic EMR

Position is paid at $249.76/hour and includes medical malpractice coverage with tail coverage. Potential for travel/accommodation stipend and license reimbursement.

Please reach out to learn more: Manjit Kaur, Physician and Clinician Recruiter; mkaur@peacehealth.org

Sedro-Woolley, WA, the “Gateway to the North Cascades,” is a wonderful blend of incredible scenery, endless outdoor recreation and small-town living! Stroll through historic downtown to see life-size chainsaw art sculptures carved from cedar logs at the annual Loggerodeo. The seasonal Farmers Market offers some of Skagit County's freshest produce, meats, cheeses, flowers, handcrafted goods and snacks, and Riverfront Park offers picnicking and boating beside the Skagit River. There are unlimited opportunities for breathtaking hikes, relaxing camping trips, water activities, bird watching, snow sports, scenic drives and horseback riding. Both Sedro-Woolley and neighboring Burlington, WA (known as “The Hub of Skagit County”) offer many Arts, Culture, Entertainment and retail opportunities, including the famous Skagit Tulip Festival. Finally, if you want to visit a bigger city, Sedro-Woolley is a quick 20-minute drive to Bellingham, a 90-minute drive to Seattle, WA and a 90-minute drive to Vancouver, British Columbia.

A 25-bed critical access hospital, PeaceHealth United General Medical Center offers advanced treatment options and short hospital stays. Comprehensive cancer care is provided at PeaceHealth United General's Cancer Center and a variety of surgical procedures is available at the Surgery & Orthopedics Center. Primary and specialty care is provided by PeaceHealth Medical Group.

Job Summary

Demonstrates compassion, respect and caring while working within the scope of practice of Physician to provide safe and efficient care to patients and assistance to their families and visitors. Works collaboratively with all other healthcare team members toward the best outcomes for the patient and the organization. Provides professional services to the hospital and its patients.

Essential Functions

  • Practice of medicine within the scope of license, training and credentialing.

  • Practice of medicine in accordance with the current standards of care as well as the quality criteria adopted by the clinic.

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual patient care appropriate to the age of patients served by demonstrating knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Accredited School of Medicine Required.

  • Required: completion of Internship/Residency Program in area of specialty.


  • Required: Computer experience


  • Required: Licensed to practice as a physician in the State, and board certified or board eligible and

  • Required : Drug Enforcement Admin Federal Number and

  • Required : Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation


  • Demonstrated expertise in clinical management of patients. (Required)

  • Maintains current knowledge and skills with continuing education. (Required)

  • Must meet all training requirements for specific department. (Required)

  • Able to work varied hours; rigorous on-call and call-back schedule. (Required)

  • Must not be a practitioner excluded from participation in the Medicare or Medicaid program. (Required)

Department / Location Specific Notes

Working Conditions


  • Patient handling no greater than 35 lbs. without the use of assistive equipment and/or devices (NIOSH).

  • Fine motor skills to be able to grasp and control medical equipment and perform precise procedures.

  • Perform hands on CPR at least 20 mins using 100-125 lbs. of force (National Assoc. of EMS Physicians and AHA) Frequency should be seldom or occasionally.

  • Ability to move around area with frequent sitting.

  • Bending/ stooping / reaching occasionally.

  • Lifting (non-patient) up to 20 lbs. occasionally and 5 lbs. frequently.

Environmental Conditions

  • Exposure to biohazard, body fluids and airborne particles.

  • Time spent on site in medical/hospital setting.


  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).

  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

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PeaceHealth has exceptional benefits. (https://careers.peacehealth.org/pages/benefits-culture)

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