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Physician in Port Townsend, WA at TeamHealth 

Date Posted: 3/22/2019

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Job Description

TeamHealth is seeking a full-time Emergency Medicine physician who loves the outdoors and wants the flexibility in their schedule to enjoy it! Jefferson Healthcare is a rural access hospital in Port Townsend Washington that serves most of Jefferson County. Located on the magnificent Olympic Peninsula, our ED has an average yearly census of 12,600 patients with an admission rate of about 12% and a transfer rate of about 3%. This ED was built brand new in 2017 and is home to an excellent nursing staff. The cafeteria food at the facility is outstanding and clinicians eat for free, day or night while on duty. If you're into hiking, biking, kayaking, sailing or collecting funky antiques this is for you! This practice see a wide range of cases and physicians have the opportunity to intubate and place central lines. We ask that you be ABEM and AOBEM certified or certified in another board with ED experience.

Position Highlights:
  • Nationally-recognized Patient Safety Organization
  • Access to thousands of hours of CME
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Supportive leadership
  • Priceless intangible benefits like the mentorship and support of a national network of world-class Emergency Medicine experts
Award-winning care in the Puget Sound area Jefferson Healthcare is the only ISO 9000 accredited system on the northern Olympic Peninsula and is also DNV accredited while operating as a fully integrated health care system. The hospital is a 25-bed, critical access care hospital that includes complete coverage by 24 hour Hospitalists, top-rated surgical services, and includes an emergency department, lab services, swing bed unit and the latest in digital imaging. The facility also features a full-service orthopedic clinic and an oncology clinic administering infusion services of chemotherapy, immunotherapy and other treatments. Jefferson Healthcare was one of the first five hospitals in the Washington to be designated Baby Friendly by the World Health Organization. In 2018, Jefferson Healthcare received the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award and received the Mission: Lifeline® STEMI Referring Center Bronze Recognition Award. They provide award-winning care in many clinics and locations across the region they serve.


Port Townsend, Washington Port Townsend has a population of approximately 9,000 and is approximately 40 miles Northwest of Seattle. As the county seat and only incorporated city of Jefferson County, the city prides itself on its historic charm and stunning natural setting. In addition to its natural scenery, the city is known for many Victorian buildings remaining from its late 19th-century heyday, numerous annual cultural events, and as a maritime center for independent boat-builders and related industries and crafts. The local Historic District is a U.S. National Historic Landmark District.

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