Locum Tenens Family Medicine Need at Alaska IHS Facility - CPH# JOB-2300856

Barrow, Alaska
Sep 27, 2016
CPH# JOB-2300856
Family Medicine
Position Type
Locum Tenens
A new family medicine need is now open in a remote village in Alaska. Physician must be comfortable with all ages, and both clinic and emergency room coverage. This will include intubations and chest tubes. Physician will see 23 patients per day in the clinic on average. The facility see 40 deliveries per year, all low-risk. Covering physician must be board certified or board eligible in family medicine and have a current BLS, ACLS and PALS. Ideal physician also has obstetrics experience and has their NRP, ATLS, ALSO, and an AK license, however any state license will be accepted. Experience the amazing wildlife and beautiful scenery on the arctic coast, while treating underserved patients. Indian Health Service and tribal healthcare facilities provide a comprehensive health service delivery system for approximately 2.1 million American Indians and Alaska Natives, most of whom live on or near reservations and in rural communities. This government facility accepts your current license, regardless of the location of the facility. By eliminating the time-commitment and headache of licensing, you will be able get to work faster at a rewarding assignment in a beautiful location. Contact your CompHealth recruiter for additional information about this and other rewarding assignments available for you to choose from.
  • Any active state license
  • Board certified or board eligible
  • Clinic and ER
  • Very remote location
  • Housing provided on site along with daily meals
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS required
  • Comprehensive malpractice coverage
  • Housing, travel, and local transportation
  • Licensing assistance
  • Credentialing and hospital privileges processing

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