Orthopedic Surgery Physician (Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center)
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Facility Name: Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center
Location Name: Kodiak, AK
Brand Name: Providence Health & Services
Provider Profession: Physician/Surgeon
Medical Specialty: Orthopedic General
Job Setting: Hospital
Type of Role: Clinical
Schedule: Per Diem
Kodiak, Alaska -- Seeking a BC/BE Orthopedic Surgeon. Per Diem position. Single hospital care. Competitive compensation with malpractice insurance. At least one year of experience is required. Ideal candidate will have a passion for rural medicine and a dedication to high quality care. Join the collegial and compassionate providers at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center's Orthopedic service and enjoy the many benefits of working within a supportive, 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
Alaska offers financial, cultural and recreational opportunities beyond compare. There is no state income tax; in fact the state pays every Alaskan a yearly dividend from oil revenues! Kodiak is famous for its fishing, huge Kodiak brown bears and lush forested mountains. But Kodiak Islanders also pride themselves on lesser known features: excellent public and private schools, organized youth sports, several churches, museums, and dozens of community events. The island's tight-knit population of 14,000 residents is surprisingly diverse, with significant groups of Alaska Natives, Asians, Hispanics and Pacific Islanders. Nature is never far away in Kodiak. Within minutes of the hospital you can be beachcombing, jogging through a magnificent forest, or fighting a feisty salmon on 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.
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