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Family Medicine Physician
at PeaceHealth
Ketchikan, AK

Family Medicine Physician
at PeaceHealth
Ketchikan, AK

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PeaceHealth is seeking a Family Medicine Physician up for the ultimate adventure in Prince of Wales, Alaska!

Req ID: 188487 

 

Looking for the ultimate adventure?  Prince of Wales, Alaska is truly one of the most unique places in the world! 

 

Here's why you should experience Craig, Alaska:

  • The outdoor playground is in your backyard, most of it untouched and unexplored
  • With a 990 mile coastline, there are endless bays, coves, saltwater straits and protected islands to see
  • Some of Alaska's best fishing is on Prince of Wales island.  Here you can target all 5 species of Pacific Ocean Salmon, halibut, rockfish and much more
  • POW is a world class hunting destination!  The island is known for trophy Sitka black-tailed deer, large black bear, and outstanding waterfowl opportunities
  • The Craig Aquatic Center and Craig City Gym offer activities nearly every day of the week!
  • Love to garden?  The Craig Community Garden is a place where local Master Gardner's work together to provide for the community

 

Job description: PeaceHealth is looking for an experienced Family Medicine Physician.  This is not your traditional outpatient care clinic as you'll need to be comfortable working in an ER or Urgent Care like setting.  Because of Prince of Wales' unique rural environment we are seeking someone comfortable treating patients across the age spectrum- from prenatal care to adults, you're going to do it all!.  The ideal candidate will have skills including but not limited to: adult medicine, women's health, prenatal care, pediatrics, basic procedures (minor surgical, casting/splinting, suturing, lumps and bumps, drainages, etc.), critical care, urgent care, or emergency room experience.  You'll need to be comfortable with trauma, ACLS/PALS situations, runing codes and arranging lifeflights.  Being on an island with no interconnected road system and no nearby hospital, you'll practice rural medicine like you never had before. 

 

PeaceHealth & Practice Highlights:

*Voted as one of the top 150 healthcare organizations to work for by Becker's Hospital Review

*Volunteer opportunities to serve on medical mission trips to El Salvador

*System wide EPIC EMR

*One of the top 50 medical groups in the United States

*Providers include 1 Physician, 1 NP, and various medical support staff

*Average of 14-16 PPD

*Busy, active, in person call is 1:7

*4 day work week possible

 

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Danny Keo

Phone: 360-729-1009

Email: dkeo@peacehealth.org

 

About Us

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska.  In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!  We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment!

 

To learn more please visit: jobs.peacehealth.org.  Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran, qualified individual with a disability, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Location: Ketchikan, Prince of Wales Clinic (318)
Job CategoryPhysician & Advanced Practice Clinician 
Shift: Variable
FTE:  1.00 
Work Type: Full Time

 

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