Kodiak, Alaska - Seeking a BC/BE General Surgeon who is interested in working in a unique and beautiful rural location. Per Diem position. Flexible schedule, 24 hour shifts with on-site sleep accommodations. Housing and transportation within Alaska provided. Competitive compensation. 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. 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.
Where You'll Work
As the only hospital on Kodiak Island, Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center is the sole provider of acute and emergency care. Accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as a Level IV trauma center by the State of Alaska, this 25-bed Critical Access Hospital plays an indispensable role in the lives of nearly 14,000 residents in the city of Kodiak, the Coast Guard base and neighboring villages. With an MRI, 64-slice CT and other state-of-the-art equipment, our physicians and a cadre of visiting specialists are able to provide advanced care right here in Kodiak. The hospital receives high marks from patients, physicians and employees alike.
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 Health & Services (PH&S) is a not-for-profit system of 34 hospitals, more than 600 clinics and hundreds of locally driven programs across five western states: Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Providence is committed to improving the health of the communities it serves, with a special emphasis on its mission to serve the poor and vulnerable. PH&S is a partner organization of the Providence St. Joseph Health family and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity organization.
Job ID Number: 8812
Facility Name: Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center
Location Name: Kodiak, AK
Brand Name: Providence Health & Services
Provider Profession: Physician/Surgeon
Medical Specialty: Surgery General
Job Setting: Hospital
Type of Role: Clinical
Phone Number: (425) 525-5856
Schedule: Per Diem
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