Anacortes, Washington - Fidalgo Medical Associates and Island Hospital are recruiting for an outstanding Psychiatrist to join us in our Pacific Northwest paradise: Anacortes, an all-American town close to Seattle and the San Juan Islands. Island Hospital's nationally recognized Outpatient Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Center was presented the Washington State Hospital Association's 2014 Community Health Leadership Award for their collaboration with the local high school and middle school in embedding counselors in the schools at no charge to the school district or the students. The clinic has a full support staff, including MSW, LMHC, a Psychiatric nurse practitioner, Child Psychiatrist and General Psychiatrist. This full-time position will see a broad range of patients, though few will present with substance abuse issues, and will have the possibility of acting as the medical director. Successful candidate will have strong medical skills, be comfortable with inpatient consults and will work well with other community physicians. Experience highly preferred; Spanish language skills preferred, but not required.
No call - not a crisis center
PTO (paid time off) starts at 20 days per year, with five additional days off and $3,000 for CME
Compensation is competitive
Loan forgiveness program: $12,500/year/four years
Join us in Anacortes!
Anacortes is a historic city of 16,000 located on the north Puget Sound, a short ferry ride from the famous San Juan Islands and a 90-minute drive from Seattle. Due to fortunate coastal weather patterns, Anacortes receives only 21 inches of rain per year, half as much as Seattle. Among the most popular residents of the area are three pods of orcas (killer whales) who roam the island waters just offshore. With an active, tight-knit community and majestic views of the islands and snow-capped mountains beyond, Anacortes feels like a magical world apart, despite its proximity to Seattle, Everett, Vancouver, B.C. and other large cities.
Fidalgo Medical Associates (FMA) is one of ten primary and specialty care clinics operated by Island Hospital in Anacortes. The clinic is brand new and has 32 exam rooms, employs more than a dozen physicians and advanced practice clinicians, and offers services from birth to geriatric care.
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