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Physician - Pediatrics

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Variable
Shift Length:  Variable
Primary Location (City):  Ketchikan
State:  AK

PeaceHealth is looking for a Pediatrician to work in Ketchikan, Alaska.  Here we value work/life balance, a strong community, and a great place to practice rural medicine!

Req ID: 168239 

 

Have you ever thought about working in Alaska?  Take this opportunity to practice high quality medicine in such a unique state.  Ketchikan, Alaska is perfect if you are looking for an outdoor playground, small town living and co-workers who will treat you like family.  In addition, work at one of the top 150 healthcare companies via Becker's Hospital Review!

 

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.
  • USA Today named Ketchikan the "best city in Alaska to live," noting health outcomes, restaurants, bars, and tourism as some of the top reasons.
  • 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. 

 

Here's a great video about PeaceHealth and the community of Ketchikan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GB9BAyyu8ys&feature=youtu.be

 

See more about Ketchikan, Alaska here: https://visit-ketchikan.com/

 

Practice Highlights

  • Monday-Friday clinic, average of 16 PPD
  • Work with 2 other physicians and a high ratio of medical support staff
  • System-wide EPIC EMR
  • Primarily outpatient.  Inpatient call duties include; ER & OB unit, coverage for newborns, post delivery care, patient management for MediVacs
  • 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

 

Referral Bonus Eligible

 

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Danny Keo

Phone: 360-729-1009

Email: dkeo@peacehealth.org

 

About PeaceHealth
 

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. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of the founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.

 

To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Ketchikan community, along with our benefits offered, please visit our homepage www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

 

Location: Ketchikan, PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center (301)
Job CategoryPhysician & Advanced Practice Clinician 
Shift:  Variable
FTE:  1.0 
Work Type:  Full Time

 

Posting Notes: Ketchikan || Physician & Advanced Practice Clinician ||Physicians || Full Time || FAMILY PRACTICE SVCS


Nearest Major Market: Alaska
Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage

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