Family Medicine in Ketchikan, Alaska

Employer
PeaceHealth
Location
Ketchikan, Alaska
Posted
Nov 07, 2017
Specialty
Primary Care
Position Type
Permanent

Make a difference in the community you serve.  Ketchikan, Alaska is perfect if you are looking for an outdoor playground, small town living and co-workers who will treat you like family. PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical center seeks to hire a Family Medicine physician for their community. Educational Loan Reimbursement potential up to $200,000!

Here's a great video about PeaceHealth and the community of Ketchikan: http://bit.ly/2yrTD2K

 Just a few of the great things about Ketchikan:

  • Housing with world class views!  Ketchikan has some amazing housing deals, and no matter where you live there the views are sure to be extraordinary.
  • 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.
  • Great access to the lower 48!  Just a 90 minute flight from Seattle, with many direct flights daily. 

 See more about Ketchikan, Alaska here: http://www.visit-ketchikan.com/en/About-Ketchikan/Ketchikan-Videos/Ketchikan-Overview

 Practice Highlights

  • Group includes 5 physicians, one NP, nurse care coordinators, social work and other support staff. 
  • System-wide EPIC EMR
  • Organizational engagement in implementing all ACA related delivery improvements
  • All outpatient but there is an opportunity for inpatient work if desired
  • 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

PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center

  • $60 million hospital/clinic renovation project recently completed
  • 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

 

 

A few of the benefits offered at PeaceHealth:

  • Integrated physician-led medical group
  • Medical home model with care teams
  • Competitive compensation plus signing bonus
  • CME reimbursement & Relocation assistance
  • Fully paid malpractice insurance
  • Two excellent health coverage options
  • Exceptional retirement plans plus optional supplemental plan for providers
  • Employee Wellness Program with FitBit allowance and up to $400 in incentives for healthy lifestyles
  • Opportunity to participate in mission trips to El Salvador
  • Alaska has state oil revenue dividends for residents

For more information review requisition #92808 on our career page.  

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 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest.

PeaceHealth is an EEO Affirmative Action Race/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Veteran/Disability Employer.

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