Palliative Care Physician (Providence Alaska Medical Center)

Employer
Providence Health & Services
Location
Anchorage, Alaska
Posted
Aug 24, 2020
Closes
Aug 24, 2021
Ref
2052489
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

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, more than 1,100 nurses and more than 800 doctors, Providence Alaska Medical Center is the largest and most comprehensive hospital in the state and the only one with a dedicated Children's Hospital. A nationally recognized Level II trauma center, this hospital features heart and cancer centers, Alaska's largest emergency department with LifeMed Alaska air ambulance transport, full diagnostic, rehabilitation and surgical services, and inpatient and outpatient mental health and substance abuse recovery services for adults and children.

Where You'll Live

Anchorage, with 285,000 residents, is a modern American city surrounded by spectacular scenery and endless outdoor recreation opportunities. Within city limits are 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. With shopping malls, world-class restaurants, brewpubs, two universities, a sports arena and a performing arts center, Anchorage blends city living with the wilderness of the great outdoors.

Who You'll Work For

Providence Health & Services (PH&S) offers a comprehensive range of health and social services at more than 20 hospitals, 400 clinics and hundreds of locally driven programs across four western states: Alaska, Montana, Oregon and Washington. With multiple Magnet and Pathway to Excellence designations, PH&S is committed to its 100-year mission of serving the poor and vulnerable by providing compassionate care to all who need its services.

Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran

Job ID Number: 12685

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