IM outpatient/primary care in Central WA-great comp package, area spectacular for the outdoor adventurous!

Facility: Astria Health 
Yakima Valley, WA 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty:Internal Medicine 
Candidate Type:MD, DO 
Visas Accepted:No J-1 or H-1B
Loan Repayment:Yes
Salary Range:$240,000 to $300,000 / Year
Employment Type:Full Time
Bonus Offered:Sign-on, Starting, Relocation, Productivity
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  • Non-profit, locally owned, regional network of both hospitals and clinics with primary care physicians, providers and specialists conveniently located throughout the Yakima Valley in WA!
  • Primary Care and Specialists working together in the same clinics for better continuum of care and access!
  • Strategic growth by adding new service lines and growing established programs!

Welcome to Astria Health, a non-profit, locally owned, regional health system consisting of inpatient hospital care and emergency services at Astria Sunnyside and Astria Toppenish Hospitals, ambulatory surgical care, and a network of primary care /walk-in care and specialty clinics located throughout the Yakima Valley in Central WA.  

We are committed to investing in a continuum of care for the people who live and work throughout Central Washington, and that's why you'll see many of our specialists housed together with primary care providers for better access.  Won't you join in our vision to build sustainable, locally-based, healthcare organizations that improve health for those we serve! 


WA consistently ranks in the top States for physicians to work!  Come find out why with breath-taking locations, top pay, and great facilities!

We have a need for BE/BC Outpatient Internal Medicine Physicians to join the team. This is a great opportunity to continue to build on the momentum of our established and thriving practices in the Yakima Valley and manage it to your style with leadership capability.  We are in an area of need for primary care specialists who enjoy building long-lasting relationships with their patients and providing continuum of care.

To Be Considered, You Will Need:

  • MD/DO degree or IMG equivalent.
  • Completion of an accredited US Residency program.
  • WA License or the ability to obtain a WA license.
  • DEA certificate.
  • BE/BC required.
  • Great peer references and in good standing.
  • Approved for credentialing with health plans, Medicare, Medicaid.

Total Rewards:

  • Generous base salary based off MGMA standards with ranges from $240k-$300k p/y DOE.
  • RVU quarterly productivity bonuses for increased earnings potential during ramp up.
  • Comprehensive full benefit package includes M/D/V/RX/AD&D/L/HSA, retirement, CME time and allowances, generous time off, and malpractice.
  • Relocation allowances, sign-on, and commencement bonuses.
  • Possible stipend for early signing (if applicable, negotiable).
  • Other tailored rewards based on individual need.
  • Student Loan Repayment Programs and PSLF (Loan Forgiveness 501(c)(3)).

Practice Highlights and Experience/Training Preferences:

  • Provider driven practices with administrative support.
  • Blend of primary care and walk-in care services. (10 primary care/multispecialty outpatient clinics, and close to 20 specialty care services/clinics located throughout the Yakima Valley.) The health system also has 2 hospitals.
  • Outpatient clinic offering primary care services to an adult population.  No after hours, call, or weekends.
  • Typical volume ranges 15-25+ patients per day. Ranges that allow you to meet or exceed threshold for bonuses/productivity and earn a fantastic living (no pressure environment).
  • Open communication/transparency with Administration, and direct access to our specialists.
  • EMR: Cerner
  • Working with, and sensitive to, a multicultural population in a rural setting is preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish would be a plus.


What comes to mind when you think of WA?  Seattle, rain, cold and cloudy?  Central WA (Yakima Valley) is quite the opposite!   Bet you’ll be surprised to find:

  • A growing population and thriving economy (Yakima County over 250,000 residents)
  • Over 300 days of blissful sunshine with 4 distinct mild seasons
  • Beautiful region located on the sunny-side of the state great for outdoor concerts, shopping, dining, and drive-up espresso stands!
  • Every outdoor activity you can think of among some of the most beautiful scenery--rolling hills, vineyards, produce stacked in bins/fruit stands/farmers markets, rivers and lakes, fishing, camping, hiking, biking, hunting, skiing, with spectacular views of Mt. Adams and Mt. Rainier while you drive up the valley!
  • Calmer lifestyle-balance between work and personal life
  • Growing agricultural center and one of the country's most important agricultural hubs
  • World class wineries and microbreweries
  • Highly rated private and public schools-some with great sports programs, music programs, and academic excellence-high graduating class/college bound. In recent years, several grads from schools in the Lower Valley of Yakima entered into Medical Schools.
  • Arts/Sports/Entertainment- The Yakima Symphony, Seasons Performance Hall, concerts, sporting events/venues, museums, Yakima Capital Theatre, Warehouse Theatre Co (local performing arts), local art gallery and much more!
  • Low cost of living –some of the most reasonable housing cost in the PNW
  • Medical DO school (PNWU)
  • Family Medicine Residency program
  • Short commute and virtually no traffic!
  • We are within a short 3 hour drive to the big 3--Seattle, Spokane, Portland
  • Yakima and Tri-Cities (Pasco) airports

Contact Information
Contact: Joe Panlilio 
Phone: 509-342-7944
E-mail: Click here to e-mail.
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