Anchorage, Alaska -- Seeking a BC/BE Palliative Medicine physician. Per Diem position. Competitive compensation. Ideal candidate will be board-certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine through either a fellowship or experiential track, and be passionate about rural medicine. Join a collegial group of providers in an established, mature and well-supported interdisciplinary team that provides both inpatient and outpatient services. The department also 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.
Alaska offers financial, cultural and recreational opportunities beyond compare. There is no state income or sales tax; in fact the state pays every Alaskan a yearly dividend from oil revenues! 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 Medical Group - Alaska is a multi-specialty group with approximately 70 physicians and advanced practice clinicians serving greater Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. Through collaboration, sharing best practices and listening to our providers, we strive to be the best place to practice medicine and receive care.
Providence St. Joseph Health is a family of partner organizations including Providence Health & Services, St. Joseph Health, Facey Medical Foundation, Swedish, Pacific Medical Centers, Covenant Health and Kadlec. With 50 hospitals, more than 800 physician clinics, and a variety of health and educational services that include senior care and supportive housing, the health system and its partners employ more than 100,000 caregivers (employees) serving communities across seven states: Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. PSJH’s family of organizations work together to meet the needs of its communities, especially the poor and vulnerable.