Low volume CAH in the Columbia River Gorge, WA seeks ED Physician to work 6 shifts/mo. FT Benefits!

Goldendale, Washington State
$235,000 base + full benefits (additional compensation if more than 6 shifts are worked)
Nov 15, 2022
Feb 13, 2023
Specialty / Focus
Emergency Medicine
Position Type
Sign-On Bonus
Employment Type
Employee (W2)
Patient Care

Contact Details

Klickitat Valley Health is a rural, critical-access hospital (trauma level 4) located in scenic Goldendale, Washington only two hours from Portland along the breathtaking Columbia River Gorge. KVH offers emergency and acute inpatient care and a full scope of ancillary services including General Surgery, Orthopedics, Podiatry, Wound Care, Diagnostic Imaging, Laboratory, PT / OT, Behavioral Health, Dental, Optometry, Retail Pharmacy and Hospice. The hospital also owns a busy, well-established primary care and same day appointment clinic that is located on hospital campus. Inpatient care is managed by 24/7 Hospitalist staff.  KVH employs 300 staff and is one of the largest employers in the county.

Goldendale, population 3,500, is nestled among the rolling Simcoe Hills with gorgeous views of Mt. Hood and Mt. Adams. Hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, skiing, kayaking, and windsurfing are world-class with the Columbia River and untouched wilderness just minutes away. Locals enjoy the cultural offerings of Hood River and Portland, as well as the dozens of wineries that dot the landscape throughout the Columbia River Gorge. Each of the four seasons are prominent with beautiful wildflowers in the Spring and fiery orange shades in the Fall. Whether you’re raising children, raising animals, raising a garden, or just looking to get out of the big city, our providers come to Goldendale to enjoy a slower pace of life and take advantage of the rich benefits of country living.

We are now seeking a full-time physician to join our exceptional ED team in May 2023.  Physicians work 24-hour shifts, average census is 14/day.  The ER is staffed with one physician, one RN and one ED Tech.  LifeFlight base only 30 miles away allowing for extremely fast air transfer response time.  Sleep room near ER available for physician on duty.  Full-time benefits are offered at six 24-hour shifts per month.  Benefits package includes M/D/V/Rx, Short & Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Retirement, Paid Time Off, CME, license and professional membership fees, and malpractice insurance.  Competitive salary, signing bonus, temporary housing and relocation assistance are available.   

Please send CV or questions to Charis at cweis@kvhealth.net or call (509)773-1004.  

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