General Surgeon

Employer
Providence
Location
Kodiak, Alaska
Posted
Jul 27, 2021
Ref
16226
Specialty
Surgery, General
Position Type
Permanent
Seeking a board-eligible/board-certified General Surgeon who is interested in working in a unique and beautiful rural location. Join the compassionate providers at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center and enjoy the many benefits of working within a supportive and close-knit community. Experience all that the beautiful and scenic state of Alaska has to offer from the welcoming community of Kodiak.
  • Per Diem position
  • Flexible schedule, 24 hour shifts with on-site sleep accommodations
  • Housing and transportation within Alaska provided
  • Experienced physician with a current Alaska medical license required
  • Ideal candidate will have a passion for rural medicine and a dedication to high quality care

Where You'll Work

With 401 beds, more than 1,100 nurses and more than 800 doctors, Providence Alaska Medical Center is the largest and most comprehensive hospital in the state and the only one with a dedicated Children's Hospital. A nationally recognized Level II trauma center, this hospital features heart and cancer centers, Alaska's largest emergency department with LifeMed Alaska air ambulance transport, full diagnostic, rehabilitation and surgical services, and inpatient and outpatient mental health and substance abuse recovery services for adults and children.

Where You'll Live

Kodiak is famous for its fishing, huge Kodiak brown bears and lush mountains. The Kodiak Islanders also pride themselves on lesser-known highlights, such as excellent public and private schools, organized youth sports, several churches, museums and dozens of annual community events. The island's tight-knit population of 14,000 is rich in cultural diversity, including Alaska Natives, Asians, Hispanics and Pacific Islanders. Within minutes of the city, you can be beachcombing, hiking in a magnificent forest or salmon fishing in a pristine stream.

Who You'll Work For

Providence is a nationally recognized, comprehensive health care organization spanning seven states with a universal mission - to provide compassionate care to all who need its services, especially the poor and vulnerable. Its 119,000-plus caregivers/employees serve in 51 hospitals, more than 800 clinics and a comprehensive range of health and social services. Providence: one name, one family, one extraordinary health system.

Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran

Job ID Number: 16226

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