Hospitalist opportunity in Alaska!
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. Here’s why you need to experience Ketchikan, Alaska:
*Housing with world class views! No matter where you live there the views are sure to be extraordinary.
*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 very good. The city offers educational alternatives with two charter schools and an alternative high school. The island also has a University of Alaska Southeast campus.
*We are only a 90 minute flight from Seattle. Take one of the many daily direct flights on Alaska Airlines 737 jet to the lower 48.
*System-wide EPIC EMR
*7 on 7 off scheduling
*Manage a daily average census of 8 and an open ICU
*Volunteer opportunities to serve on medical mission teams in El Salvador
*Compensation up to MGMA 75%
*Competitive loan forgiveness compensation through PeaceHealth, State Program or HPSA qualifying sites
*Summer of 2016 will showcase our $60 million hospital renovation project
*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
In 1923 the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace opened the Little Flower Hospital in Ketchikan. It was named after Saint Teresa, who proclaimed herself “a little flower in God’s garden.” PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center, a critical access hospital, collaborates with the city to maintain and expand services including a large medical group, laboratory, expanded pharmacy and a number of centers of excellence.
A major port stop on the Alaskan cruise ship itinerary, Ketchikan is an eclectic, eccentric, hardworking community surrounded by spectacular natural beauty. Residents enjoy exploring local culture, art, history, outdoor activities and wildlife in an ideal work/play environment.
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Washington, 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. This is The Spirit of Health—The Spirit of PeaceHealth.
PeaceHealth is an EEO Affirmative Action Race/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Veteran/Disability Employer.