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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (EM & HM Hybrid Role)

Sound Physicians

Last Updated: 5/15/22

Job Description

Thrive Where Contributions Are Rewarded and Valued

Sound Physicians’ advanced practitioners enjoy a key role in driving improvements in acute care, alongside our emergency medicine physicians. In support of our core values, we ensure our advanced practice providers have the time and resources needed to deliver compassionate care. You will be involved with driving improvements in quality, patient satisfaction, and aligning with hospital leadership in achieving the goals set for the team.

Join a team of 8 emergency medicine physicians and 3 hospitalist physicians at United General Medical Center, a community-based hospital that is part of the PeaceHealth System. We are looking for innovative nurse practitioners and physician assistants willing to help build this unique combined emergency medicine and hospitalist role.

  • 25-bed critical access, acute care hospital; 5 SNF beds, 5 rehab beds, and 15 acute care beds
  • 11,000 volume ED
  • Level IV Trauma Center
  • Closed ICU
  • 7 on/7 off
  • Part-time option available
  • Access SoundInstitute™ learning platform for continuing education and professional career development with convenient online and in-person educational courses, including CME
Requirements of Advanced Practitioners

The Sound Physicians emergency medicine leadership recognizes the medical team as key to the success of our hospital partnerships. The clinical onboarding of all our nurse practitioners and physician assistants is a coordinated process that recognizes the skill level of the APP based on a tiered approach to their clinical experience. While the EM APP onboarding program is standardized, it is guided and overseen at the site level by site-specific leaders.

  • ACLS/BLS/PALS required
  • Current, unrestricted license in WA with one-year post-training EM or HM experience
Location & Lifestyle

Sedro-Woolley is known as the “Gateway to the North Cascades” due to its proximity to the western edge of the Cascades. North of Seattle WA approximately 70 miles, only 30 minutes from Bellingham, WA. The area offers endless outdoor activities including kayaking, skiing/snowboarding, boating, sailing, hiking, biking, golf, and pretty much any outdoor activity you can think of. This is an area of Washington people go to visit due to its stunning backdrop and plethora of activities.



Company Details

Tacoma, Washington, United States
We’re hospitalists, intensivists, emergency physicians, transitional care teams and physician advisors who are making a difference in transforming care in our communities. At Sound Physicians, doctors don’t find jobs, they find rewarding, sustainable careers.