Poulsbo Medical Center
Facility: The experienced, patient-centered staff at Group Health’s Poulsbo Medical Center includes 6 primary care practitioners, including 1 physician assistant and 1 ARNP, plus on-site pharmacists, physical therapists, one on one clinical support staff, and experienced administrative and business office staff—all working together to ensure high-quality, coordinated care for Group Health patients in Poulsbo and the surrounding small communities.A full service primary care center, with on-site lab, pharmacy, and physical therapy, Poulsbo Medical Center provides the full scope of family care for all ages, from infancy thru geriatrics. Specialty care is provided at Group Health specialty centers in Seattle or other nearby locations or by referral to contracted providers in the area. Group Health’s state-of-the-art electronic medical record system—plus urgent care, radiology, and eye care services just 15 minutes away in Group Health’s Silverdale Medical Center—help provide for ideal care coordination.
Community: Situated at the heart of the Kitsap Peninsula—bounded on the east by Puget Sound, Seattle, and Tacoma, and on the west by the Olympic Mountains and Hood Canal, the gateway to Washington’s awe-inspiring coast—Poulsbo is a picturesque waterfront community with a proud cultural heritage. Founded over 100 years ago by Norwegian settlers, Poulsbo boasts numerous locally owned shops, bakeries, and restaurants that show off the town’s unique heritage and highlight the very best the Northwest has to offer. A popular daytrip from Seattle, the attractive downtown area also features several parks, a waterfront boardwalk, a Norwegian cultural center, a marine science center, plus panoramic views of Liberty Bay and the Olympic Mountains. Hiking, fishing, water sports, and other recreational adventures abound, many an hour or less away on the region’s many inlets and natural sounds, or in the nearby Cascade Mountains, San Juan Islands, Olympic National Park, and on the slopes of magnificent Mount Rainier. For those who prefer the attractions of the big city, Seattle’s professional sports arenas and many cultural amenities are a mere hour away by car and ferry.