Employed Orthopedic Surgeon

Klickitat Valley Health Services
Goldendale, Washington
Mar 22, 2021
Mar 22, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

Klickitat Valley Health is a rural, critical-access hospital located in scenic Goldendale, Washington only two hours from Portland along the breathtaking Columbia River Gorge.

KVH offers emergency care (level 3 trauma facility), acute and transitional care and a full scope of ancillary services including General Surgery, Diagnostic Imaging, Laboratory, Respiratory Therapy, PT / OT, Behavioral Health, Dental, Pain Management and Hospice. The hospital also owns a busy, well-established primary care clinic that is located on hospital campus. Orthopedics, Podiatry, Cardiology, Dermatology and Pulmonology specialists are regularly available as visiting physicians through our Specialty Clinic. Inpatient care is managed by 24/7 Hospitalist staff.  KVH employs approximately 300 staff.


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.


Klickitat Valley Health is excited to announce that we are adding a full-time Orthopedic Surgeon to the team.  Currently, orthopedic services are provided two days per week through a contracted service arrangement.  Surgical cases are limited due to the current OR restrictions however KVH plans to construct a new inpatient and surgery wing beginning in 2022 which will allow for total joint replacements and other advanced surgical cases.  This position is considered full-time at 3 days/week with no call requirement.  EMR is Meditech Expanse.  


Full benefits including M/D/V/Rx, Short & Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Retirement, six weeks Paid Time Off, CME and Malpractice Insurance including tail coverage. Competitive salary, signing bonus and relocation assistance available. 

Send questions and/or CV to Charis at cweis@kvhealth.net


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