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FT Physician - Hospitalist - $25K Sign-on Bonus

SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium
Sitka, Alaska
Posted Date
Jun 2, 2024

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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.

$252,725 - $279,357 hour DOE + Relocation, Sign-On Bonus, Incentives, and Loan Repayment Options

Provides comprehensive health care services for inpatients, outpatients, and emergency patients at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital and serves as a community liaison and referral physician for communities and clinics throughout Southeast Alaska.

Requires high level decision making for patients of all ages, form neonates to laboring patients to adults. Works, frequently as the sole provider, to ensure that health care delivered throughout the facility is of the highest quality. Covers multiple areas of the facility at the same time, responsible for all patients on the premises.

Key Essential Functions and Accountabilities of the Job

  • Provides appropriate clinical health care services to the emergency room patients of Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital. Care includes evaluations, clinical analysis, and recommendation and delivery of complex therapies and treatments. Includes delivery of health care services to patients of all ages, including newborn, infant, child, adolescent, pregnant, adult and geriatric patients.
  • Practices comprehensive medical care to outpatients and inpatients, including evaluations, clinical analysis, treatment recommendation, and preventive health care. This includes delivery of health services to patients of all ages and may include the practice of obstetrics.
  • Serves as consultative liaison to village health care providers and referral physicians throughout Southeast Alaska.                 
  • Participate in all medical staff functions as requested, to include quality assurance reviews and meetings. Serve as chief of service as assigned by the medical director, providing clinical leadership to the service and collaborating with other hospital and corporate staff who work within the service.
  • Abide by medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations, and clinical services policies/procedures.

Education, Certifications, and Licenses Required

  • MD or DO degree, along with satisfactory completion of an accredited Family Practice, Medicine/Pediatrics or Emergency Medicine residency.  Certification by the American Board of Family Practice, the American Board of Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, or the American Board of Emergency Medicine is also acceptable.
  • Alaska Medical License issued by the Alaska State Medical Board.
  • BLS Certification required, PALS, ACLS and ATLS certification are desired.


​Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to gather and analyze information and use it to make appropriate clinical diagnosis and therapeutic decisions. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of allopathic theories and therapies.
  • Specialized knowledge applicable to emergency medicine, such as airway and trauma management.
  • Oral and written communication skills. 
  • Clinical judgment skills to assess complex situations and make appropriate clinical decisions. 
  • Skills appropriate for emergencies, such as intubation skills and cardiac resuscitation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. 
  • Ability to order diagnostic tests effectively and efficiently. 
  • Ability to work as the sole provider, with the support of other physicians.

Required Certifications:
Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine - Alaska State Medical Board, Medical Doctor - State of Alaska - Alaska State Medical Board, 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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