Altru Health System Physician Recruiting
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Jan 04, 2019
Jan 04, 2020
Full Time
Position Type

Wonderful Gastroenterology Opportunity in the Midwest (ERCP and EUS available)

Altru Health System (, a not for profit, integrated health system in Grand Forks, ND is currently seeking an additional BC/BE Gastroenterologist.  Our facility has 277 beds and over 200 physicians representing 44 specialties.

Practice Information

Altru Health System is seeking a BC/BE Gastroenterologist to join its growing practice in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Our skilled team serves patients across the Red River Valley, providing the highest quality in technology and compassionate care. Altru is part of the national effort to screen 80 percent of the eligible population for colorectal cancer by 2018.  In 2017, Altru announced a bold new era in care for the region including a $250 million investment, a new 21st century hospital, expanded clinic services, new technology, cutting-edge surgical and emergency services and a population approach to healthcare.

  • Multi-specialty Ambulatory Procedures Center located in the same suite as the GI practice, includes 5 procedure rooms dedicated to GI Endoscopy and a 16 –bed recovery area (All outpatient endoscopies including colonoscopy, EGD and some sigmoidoscopies are performed here).
    • 5,911 endoscopies performed in 2017
  • State-of-the-art equipment including Olympus High Definition, NBI endoscopes and Sandhill 32-channel Impedance Manometry/pH system
  • ERCP and EUS available – 2017 ERCP 95, EUS 134 (first year with EUS)
  • Dedicated and skilled endoscopic Nurses and Endoscopy Tech staff

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences located in Grand Forks.  Offers opportunities to teach medical students and residents on rotation with additional teaching exposure opportunities on campus.  Altru has a Family Medicine Residency program and UND has a Surgical Residency program. 

About Grand Forks

Grand Forks (, is a community of 60,000 with an excellent school system, safe neighborhoods, low crime rate, affordable housing and an abundance of cultural and recreational activities.  A short drive to the natural beauty of clean Minnesota Lakes or the diversity of nearby metropolitan areas is easy access from Grand Forks, North Dakota. 

The Red River of the North separates Grand Forks from neighboring East Grand Forks in Minnesota. 

The University of North Dakota (UND) ( is located in Grand Forks.  The University is one of only 47 public universities in the country with both a medical school and an accredited law school.  In addition, UND is home to one of the top aerospace programs in the world.  UND competes in Division I intercollegiate sports and is the home to the 11,700-seat Ralph Engelstad Arena which is considered the finest college hockey arena in the country.  Attached is the Betty Engelstad Sioux center which is home to both men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball and soccer.  It is an ideal venue for catered events and concerts and shows as well. 

Altru Health System provides generous compensation, reviewed annually with specialty specific industry data.  Altru also offers an extensive and comprehensive benefit package.


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