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Providence Health & Services Palliative Care in Anchorage, Alaska

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Seeking a full time Hospice and Palliative Medicine physician to join an established, and well-supported interdisciplinary team that provides hospice physician coverage, as well as inpatient and outpatient palliative care services. The department serves a strong teaching mission through its Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowships (physician, advanced practice clinician and chaplain) and teaching opportunities with the WWAMI School of Medicine and Alaska Family Medicine Residency. Experience all that the incredible state of Alaska has to offer from Anchorage, where outdoor recreation opportunities in spectacular scenery abound.

• At least 1 year of experience required

• Ideal candidate will be board-certified, either a fellowship or experiential track

• Candidate should be passionate about rural medicine

With 401 beds and a medical staff of 600, Providence Alaska Medical Center is the most comprehensive tertiary facility in the state and the only one with a dedicated Children’s Hospital. Providers enjoy broad cross-specialty support as well as flexible arrangements to meet individual needs. The campus is blessed with incredible mountain views and frequent wildlife sightings.

Alaska offers financial, cultural and recreational opportunities beyond compare, plus there is no state income or sales tax! Anchorage, with 285,000 residents, is a modern American city surrounded by spectacular scenery and boundless outdoor recreation opportunities. Within the city limits are moose, bears, glaciers, 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. There are also shopping malls, world-class restaurants, brewpubs, two universities, a sports arena and a performing arts center. The combination of urban and wild is what makes Anchorage such a special place. Where else can you catch a salmon in the shadow of skyscrapers, or meet a moose on your way to the symphony?

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.

Qualifications:

  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Palliative Care

  • AK Medical License (MD or DO)

  • BLS or ACLS for Healthcare Provider certification from the American Heart Association

  • Active DEA License

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Physician

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 225961

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