Family Medicine - OB Optional

Essentia Health
Fosston, Minnesota
Closing date
Jun 25, 2023

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Family Medicine
Full Time
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We are seeking a Family Medicine physician to join our team in Fosston, MN. This individual will partner with a mix of devoted Family Medicine Physicians and Advanced Practice Clinicians to provide exceptional patient-focused care to the community of Fosston and its greater region. If you are seeking variety in your practice, and the opportunity to work with a dedicated team of trusted practitioners, this is the position for you.

  • Candidates will provide the traditional scope of services in the inpatient, outpatient and Emergency Department settings
  • 1.0 FTE, full-time opportunity (36 patient contact hours; 32 patient contact hours if doing OB)
  • Hours: Monday-Friday between 8a-5p
  • Based in Fosston, MN with potential outreach to Oklee and Bagley Clinics
  • Average Clinic Patients per day: 18-22
  • Average Procedures per day: 1-2
  • Average 100 deliveries per year
  • Call Coverage: weekdays and weekends; on-call every 6th 7th day and 6th 7th weekend for the ER; if doing OB, follow own OB patients. Backup call 1:3 shared with fellow physicians
  • Electronic Medical Record: Epic
  • On-site Services include: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Language Therapy, Cardiac Rehab, Dietitian, Behavioral Health, Social Worker, Hospice, Home Health, Tobacco Cessation, Path/Lab and Radiology/Imaging Services, Respiratory Therapy, Lactation Services, Pharmacist
  • Outreach Services include: Oncology, ENT, Cardiology, Orthopedics, Pain Medicine, Podiatry, General Surgery/Wound Clinic, Dermatology, and Urology
  • Telehealth services include: Endocrinology, Nephrology, Cardiology, CHF, Oncology, Pharm D Medication Management
  • Inpatient Rounding: 5-8 average daily census.
  • Emergency Room: 8-12 patients in a 24-hour shift.
  • Clinic, Critical Access Hospital and Nursing Home/Assisted Living are all connected on one campus
  • NHSC and state loan repayment qualifying site

The Essentia Primary Care Physician works as a leader of a Care Team. Utilizing Essentia Care Processes, the physician works collaboratively with other health care team members to achieve patient care objectives and to provide continuity of care for patients and families. Paramount to Essentia s core values, we are called to serve the underserved. This is central to driving our mission to provide patients with compassionate and empathetic care.

  • BC/BE Family Medicine
  • Fosston, MN located in the heart of northwestern MN, where the prairie meets the pine.
  • Located 40 minutes west of Bemidji, 1 hour east of Grand Forks, and 3 hours from Winnipeg, Canada.
  • Population of 2,000 (in town)
  • Top rated school system, excellent outdoor recreation, and plenty of local and regional entertainment.
  • Affordable housing, all around quality of life, and a strong sense of community showcase Fosston as the best of rural America.
  • For more information, visit

For more information, contact:

Katie Nikcevich| 218-786-1865 |

Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.

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