Live in Alaska, and make a difference the community you serve!
Req ID: 159190
Have you ever thought about working in Alaska? Take this opportunity to practice high quality medicine in such a unique state. Ketchikan, Alaska is perfect if you are looking for an outdoor playground, small town living and co-workers who will treat you like family.
Just a few of the great things about Ketchikan:
Housing with world class views! Ketchikan has some amazing housing deals, and no matter where you live there the views are sure to be extraordinary.
USA Today named Ketchikan the "best city in Alaska to live," noting health outcomes, restaurants, bars, and tourism as some of the top reasons.
The people of Ketchikan are warm, engaged and welcoming. Those who are new to Ketchikan are amazed at how easy it is to get involved in the community, and in all the help they find getting settled in.
It's the ‘Salmon Capital of the World.’ Huge runs of salmon migrate from the ocean in to the local waters. Come experience world class fishing and catch a 30lb King Salmon on your lunch break!
Kayak the local waters and enjoy some of the most scenic views in the world. Don't forget to make your way to the seven state parks on the island, too!
Art and Culture: Home to a diverse population of artists that captures Alaska's beauty and cultural attributes. You'll also find frequent theater and musical performances all year long!
Enjoy incredible seafood cuisine: Not only is the salmon fresh, restaurants serve up some of the best halibut, crab, shrimp, oysters and clams- all of which are locally sourced.
Schools in Ketchikan are top notch. The city offers educational alternatives with two charter schools and an alternative high school. The island also has a University of Alaska Southeast campus.
Great access to the lower 48! Just a 90 minute flight from Seattle, with many direct flights daily.
Work with 2 other physicians and a high ratio of medical support staff System-wide EPIC EMR
Primarily outpatient. Inpatient call duties include; ER & OB unit, coverage for newborns, post delivery care, patient management for MediVacs
Volunteer opportunities to serve on medical mission teams in El Salvador
Compensation up to MGMA 90%
Competitive loan forgiveness compensation through PeaceHealth, State Program or HPSA qualifying sites
Referral Bonus Eligible
If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Danny S Keo.
To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Ketchikan community, along with our benefits offered , please visit our homepage www.peacehealth.org/careers
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 , PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center (301)
Job Category: Physician & Advanced Practice Clinician
Work Type: Full Time
Internal Number: BTI-159190
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. The Sisters shared expertise and transferred wisdom from one medical center to another, always finding the best way to serve the unmet need for healthcare in their communities. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of the founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. Visit us online at peacehealth.org.
PeaceHealth is dedicated to EEO and Affirmative Action for all protected groups, including veterans and the disabled.