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FT Family Physician - $25K Sign on Bonus (Rural Alaska)

SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium
Klawock, Alaska
Posted Date
May 2, 2024

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Family Medicine
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SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.

Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

$251,629 - $278,116 Annually DOE + Geographic Pay, Sign On Bonus, Relocation, Incentives & Loan Repayment Options

The Rural Family Practice Physician provides comprehensive family medicine services within the scope of training and experience to people of all ages and genders. In addition, depending upon the needs of the community, the Rural Physician participates in shared after- hours emergency call coverage. Medical care provided is consistent with SEARHC policy and procedure, Medical Staff Bylaws, and nationally recognized medical standards of care.

Key Essential Functions and Accountabilities of the Job 

  • Provides comprehensive primary care including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, minor procedures, coordination of care, referral, preventative care, and health maintenance to a dedicated panel of patients.  
  • Participates fully in shared local urgent/emergent care on-call rotation.  
  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of services in accordance with SEARHC policy.  
  • Provides optimal patient experience using strong listening and communication skills that build long term patient care relationships. 
  • Actively participates in SEARHC quality patient care initiatives and quality assurance programs. 
  • Actively participates in provider and clinic meetings, and SEARHC medical staff functions. 

Education, Certifications, and Licenses Required 

  • State of Alaska Medical License as an MD or DO. 
  • Board Eligible or Board Certified in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Internal Medicine-Pediatrics. If Board Eligible, at the time of hire, must be Board Certified within 3 years of start date. 
  • Maintains active unrestricted DEA registration. 
  • Maintains active SEARHC medical staff privileges. 
  • BLS, ACLS, and PALS within one year of start date. 
  • ALSO training preferred. 

Experience Required 

Knowledge of 

  • Well versed in the principles and practices of primary care 
  • Is aware of standards of care, EMTALA, HIPAA, health care risk management principles, medical ethics, and medical malpractice principles. 

 Skills in 

  • Communicating in an open, respectful, helpful, supportive, and collaborative manner with staff and patients. 

Ability to 

  • Provide high quality health care services including the performance of medical procedures appropriate to the outpatient and emergency care setting. 
  • Provide clinical leadership, promotes teamwork and collaboration, provides clinical guidance as requested for midlevel providers, and resolves conflict. 
  • Efficiently utilize the electronic medical record and other clinically required technology. 
  • Express ideas clearly through oral and written communication skills, analyze complex situations efficiently and problem solve, and effectively implement clinical program strategies. 

Required Certifications:
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) - American Heart Association, Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine - Alaska State Medical Board, Medical Doctor - State of Alaska - Alaska State Medical Board, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) - American Heart Association, Physician License - State of Alaska - Alaska State Medical Board

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us! 


The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is one of the oldest and largest Native-run, non-profit health organizations in the United States. Comprised of more than 60 clinics, offices and medical centers, this organization provides over 27 communities throughout southeast Alaska with access to robust care services. With an emphasis on respect, cultural identity, service, professionalism and compassion, SEARHC provides its patients with the best quality of care possible.

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