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Medical Oncologist/Hematologist Opportunity in Washington Wine Country


Medical Oncologist/Hematologist Opportunity at the Providence St. Mary Medical Center, Walla Walla, WA

Position Description:

Providence St. Mary Medical Center seeks a full-time, board-eligible/board-certified Medical Oncology/Hematology physician to join our comprehensive, multidisciplinary Regional Cancer Center in Walla Walla, WA. As part of the well-established Providence Cancer Institute, you will join a network of 534 specialists. The center offers a robust clinical trials program with access to over 100 clinical trials, a large research network, and opportunities for investigator-initiated trials. This is an excellent opportunity to advance your career while living in the beautiful and welcoming community of Walla Walla.

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Position Highlights:

  • Title: Hematology Oncology Physician
  • Location: Walla Walla, WA
  • Work Schedule: 4-day work schedule
  • Facility: 16-chair infusion center with OCN-certified RNs, lab services, and an on-site credentialed pharmacist
  • Services: Radiation oncology and therapy services, general and breast tumor boards on-site
  • Clinical Trials: Robust NCORP clinical trials through the Pacific Cancer Research Consortium
  • Support: Advanced Practice Clinician (APC) support, COC Accreditation, and a strong RN navigation and patient advocacy/support program
  • Community Benefits: Safe community with excellent schools, a vibrant food, wine, and art scene, and abundant outdoor recreation opportunities
  • Financial Benefits: Providence qualifies for Public Service Loan Forgiveness and offers J1 sponsorship

Required Qualifications:

  • MD/DO/MBBS degree from an accredited medical school
  • Board eligibility/board certification in Hematology and/or Oncology
  • Valid medical license in the state of Washington or the ability to obtain one
  • Strong clinical skills and a commitment to high-quality patient care

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a multidisciplinary cancer care setting
  • Participation in clinical trials and research
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • A commitment to community involvement and patient advocacy

Where You’ll Work – Providence St. Mary Medical Center

The Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla is a leader in quality, safety, and customer service in southeast Washington. As a Level III trauma center, it is one of seven hospitals in the state to earn a five-star rating for quality from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. It also has an accredited Orthopedic Joint Service program and a renowned Regional Cancer Center. With high scores in provider engagement surveys, this tightly integrated network is a leader in patient excellence.

Cancer Center Details:

  • Number of beds: 142
    Number of clinical trials: Over 100
    Specialized support: Nurse navigators, dedicated breast and colorectal surgeons

About Providence Health System:

Providence Health System is one of the largest and most comprehensive health care organizations in the United States. With a mission to provide compassionate care to all, especially to those who are poor and vulnerable, Providence spans seven states with a robust network of hospitals, clinics, and health and social services. Joining Providence means becoming part of a vast and integrated system dedicated to transforming health care.

  • Extensive Network: 52 hospitals and 1,085 clinics across the western United States
  • Innovative Care: Access to cutting-edge treatments and clinical trials
  • Professional Growth: Opportunities for career advancement within a large, dynamic organization
  • Community Impact: Commitment to advocacy and healthcare reform, ensuring high-quality care for all

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Where You’ll Live – Walla Walla, Washington

Located in sunny southeast Washington, Walla Walla is known for its scenic beauty, rich western history, and outdoor adventures. The city boasts small-town friendliness, excellent restaurants, and over 140 local wineries. With public parks, theatres, galleries, and boutiques, Walla Walla offers year-round entertainment and opportunities. The Blue Mountains provide stunning views, and educational institutions like Whitman College and Walla Walla University offer additional cultural and educational experiences.

How to Apply:

Providence Health System has retained the services of Academic Med to lead this national search for ideal candidates. The search will be led by Gentry Zacheis and Jim Hagood. For inquiries, nominations, or applications, please contact Jim Hagood, Managing Director of Academic Med, at

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO):

Providence Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We believe that diversity and inclusion strengthen our organization and enhance the quality of care we provide to our patients.

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