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Posted:
6/2/2017
Job Category:
Nursing
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Physician - General Surgeon Relief Job
PeaceHealth | Ketchikan, Alaska
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Job Description

Req ID: 148608

Here's a chance to explore Alaska as a relief physician at a great General Surgery Practice!

Love the outdoors?  Looking for an opportunity with incredible work/life balance?  Come join this special team of providers who will treat you like family. 

Practice Highlights

  • Team does approximately 500 cases per year
  • System wide EPIC EMR
  • Brand new surgical suite opening June of 2016
  • Schedule includes 2.5 days in clinic, 2 days in the OR and a half day of administrative time
  • Very disireable compensation, up to MGMA 75%
  • Call is very manageable and volume is very quiet
  • Work with another experience and tenured surgeon

Here’s why you need to experience Ketchikan, Alaska:

  • Housing with world class views!
  • We offer a hospital based day care with minimal cost to employees.
  • 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.

Hospital Highlights

  • Recent $60 million medical & surgical suite renovation
  • Named one of the top critical access hospitals in the U.S.
  • Exemplary performance in multiple areas including surgical care, pneumonia, heart failure and more
  • 25 physicians and advance practice clinicians
  • The medical center is located directly on the water which provide incredible views

We offer competitive compensation and robust benefits. Relocation assistance is available.

Key Words: General Surgery, Surgery, Trauma, Wound Care, Surgeon, Physician, MD, DO, Endoscopy, Laparoscopy, Hospital, Alaska, SE Alaska, Hiking, Fishing, Camping, Boating, Hunting.

~DSK~

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Ketchikan, AK community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Ketchikan, AK, Wilson Building (303)
Job Category:  Physician - Specialty
Shift:  Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.0
Work Type:  Per Diem/Relief
Hourly compensation starts at: $.00, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: 

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.

Posting Notes: Ketchikan, AK || Physician - Specialty || Per Diem/Relief || SPECIALTY SVCS (PBE)

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.

This company profile was created by AfterCollege and is about PeaceHealth. This page is not endorsed by or affiliated with PeaceHealth. For questions regarding company profiles, please email: care@aftercollege.com.