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Medical Director Alaska Cares

Employer
Providence
Location
Anchorage, Alaska
Posted Date
Feb 24, 2024
Reference
17677

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Job Details

Seeking a full-time Medical Director for Alaska Cares. As part of a national network, Alaska CARES is Alaska's oldest Children's Advocacy Center and an accredited member of the National Children's Alliance. Join the team and experience all that the beautiful and scenic state of Alaska has to offer from the welcoming community of Anchorage, Alaska. Alaska CARES is an outpatient program under PAMC/The Children's Hospital at Providence Medical Group. The Medical Director will be based at the outpatient clinic which is a newly designed facility that acts as the community's multidisciplinary center. In addition to being co-located with key partner agencies the Alaska CARES clinic space was specifically designed as a Child Advocacy Center.
  • Full-time position; approximately 0.6 FTE for clinical and directorship responsibilities and 0.4 FTE for community outreach and training
  • Provide leadership and management for the program to ensure the efficient, effective and quality delivery of inpatient and/or outpatient services
  • Work in a well-established multidisciplinary team environment that includes trained nurse practitioners, advocates, forensic interviewers and mental health clinicians, with law enforcement, child protection, and adult forensic nursing agencies co-located in a new building specifically designed for Child Advocacy Center work
  • A unique opportunity to also provide mentoring and training to health care clinicians who perform child abuse evaluations within local Child Advocacy Centers throughout the state of Alaska
  • Experienced physician required (3+ years)
  • Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship preferred. Consideration will be given to pediatricians, family physicians, pediatric emergency medicine physicians or other physicians with training and experience in child abuse work; additional training is available
  • Will position the program to be responsive within a highly managed care health care environment; aligns program goals with hospital or entity and regional goals
  • Competitive compensation; comprehensive benefits

Where You'll Work

Providence Medical Group - Alaska is a multi-specialty group with 70 physicians and advanced-practice clinicians serving greater Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. With this strong network of primary and specialty care, Providence Medical Group - Alaska is focused on serving its community and being the best place in the state to practice medicine and receive care.

Where You'll Live

Anchorage, with 285,000 residents, is a modern American city surrounded by spectacular scenery and endless outdoor recreation opportunities. Within city limits are 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. With shopping malls, world-class restaurants, brewpubs, two universities, a sports arena and a performing arts center, Anchorage blends city living with the wilderness of the great outdoors.

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.

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Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran

Job ID Number: 17677

Company

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.

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