Pediatric Medical Director Jobs in Anchorage, AK

Anchorage, Alaska
Dec 30, 2016
Robert Werner
Position Type

Anchorage, Alaska -- The Children's Hospital at Providence in Anchorage is seeking a DO or MD with board certification in General Pediatrics or a Pediatric subspecialty to act as the medical director of our facility. Additional education in healthcare administration, business or management is preferred. Join a collegial group of clinicians in an established, mature and well-supported department in the only comprehensive children's hospital in the state. Some clinical work is an option if desired, and if the new provider's pediatric subspecialty is one where a need exists. This full-time position requires at least 10 years of experience of clinical practice and a reputation as an excellent physician. Ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of forging positive physician / management relations, will have a high tolerance for complex, ambiguous and growing programs, and will have demonstrated results in effectively spanning the gap between practicing physicians and administration. Excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits package.

Facility: The Children's Hospital at Providence

The Children's Hospital at Providence (TCHAP), part of Providence Alaska Medical Center, is the only comprehensive Children's Hospital in Alaska, with a 9-bed PICU, 20-bed Med/Surg unit, and 47-bed NICU. There are more than 2,000 Pediatric/PICU admissions and 2,500 deliveries per year. TCHAP is a Member of the National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions (NACHRI) and embraces best practice Family-Centered Care Philosophy. We offer advanced subspecialty care and research, including a genetics collaborative and centers of excellence in children's cancer, diabetes, cystic fibrosis and special needs.

Alaska offers financial, cultural and recreational opportunities beyond compare, plus there is no state income or sales tax! Anchorage, with 285,000 residents, is a modern American city surrounded by spectacular scenery and boundless outdoor recreation opportunities. Within the city limits are moose, bears, glaciers, hundreds of miles of trails for hiking, biking and skiing, a ski resort, golf courses, major dogsled race starts, and several peaks of the hugely popular Chugach Mountains. There are also shopping malls, world-class restaurants, brewpubs, two universities, a sports arena and a performing arts center. The combination of urban and wild is what makes Anchorage such a special place. Where else can you catch a salmon in the shadow of skyscrapers, or meet a moose on your way to the symphony?