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PeaceHealth | Ketchikan, Alaska
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Job Description

Req ID: 116066


Department: Anesthesia Professional Services (4680)



There may be more than one opening on this posting.


Please attach a current resume with your application.




The successful candidate will be an experienced professional who is comfortable practicing independently with limited backup, in a remote rural location.  Along with being proficient and self-sufficient, promoting a harmonious workplace environment and providing the highest quality of patient care and safety are essential requirements.  Position requires a 20 minute response time for all emergency and OB cases.  We require you to be board certified and maintain a current license in the state of Alaska.  Chronic Pain procedures are limited to SI joint, lumbar and caudal ESI under fluoroscopy.


  • General anesthesia
  • Regional Anesthesia:  Ultrasound guided major and minor nerve blocks
  • Neuraxial anesthesia: epidural and intrathecal anesthesia
  • Chronic Pain: Lumbar ESI, SI joint, Caudal ESI under fluoroscopy
  • Obstetric anesthesia: epidural and intrathecal anesthesia
  • Healthy Peds
  • Pre-anesthesia evaluation and assessment
  • Post-operative and Short-stay evaluation and assessment

This opportunity is located in Ketchikan Alaska.  Our hospital, Ketchikan Medical Center is located on an island in a friendly, family-oriented community in scenic Southeast Alaska, just a 90 minute flight to Seattle.  This area is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, those who love the arts, or someone who just wants a quiet, slower-paced life.  But of course, you must also love (or at least tolerate), the coastal rainforest!

Our thriving community hospital offers compassionate care and state of the art medicine.  We are typically treating our friends and family and always put the patients' needs first.  Our healthcare is high quality and our technology is cutting edge.  Ketchikan Medical Center has been rated the "top performing hospital in Alaska" and PeaceHealth will open a newly build hospital in 2016 with state of the art surgical suites.  Learn more about practicing at PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical center by watching this great YouTube Video.

Key words:  Alaska, bears, island, rural, remote, art, Ketchikan, bush plane, kayak, fish, hunt, hike, rain, whales, eagles, wildness, practice opportunity, physician, MD, DO, anesthesiologist

<span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: "Arial", sans-serif; color: #333333">About PeaceHealth<span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: "Arial", sans-serif; color: #333333">

<span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: "Arial", sans-serif; color: #333333">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 multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and nine 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. This is The Spirit of Healing—The Spirit of PeaceHealth.

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Location: PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center (301) 
Job CategoryPhysician; Physician - Specialty
Shift:  Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: .9  
Work Type:  Full Time
Salary range starts at: $.00
Required Certifications/Licensure:

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. 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; Physician - Specialty || Full Time || SPECIALTY SVCS 


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.

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