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
Where You'll Work
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.
Where You'll Live
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?
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: 10682
Facility Name: Providence Alaska Medical Center
Location Name: Anchorage, AK
Brand Name: Providence Health & Services
Provider Profession: Physician/Surgeon
Medical Specialty: Hospice
Medical Specialty: Palliative Care
Job Setting: Hospital
Type of Role: Clinical
Phone Number: 425.525.5856
Schedule: Full Time
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