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Intermittent Physician - Hospitalist

Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC)
Sitka, Alaska
Closing date
Jul 13, 2024

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SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.

Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it's a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

$190 /hr + Travel, Lodging and Transportation Reimbursement

The Intermittent Hospitalist position at SEARHC provides comprehensive health care services for inpatients and emergency patients at Mt. Edgecumbe Medical Center and serves as a community liaison and regional medical center for communities and clinics throughout Southeast Alaska This role requires high-level decision-making abilities for patients of all ages, from neonates to adults, caring for patients with medical and psychiatric concerns as well as laboring patients (FP only).
Key Essential Functions and Accountabilities of the Job
  • Provide comprehensive medical care to patients of all ages in the Emergency Room, Inpatient, ICU, and OB/Nursery departments at Mt. Edgecumbe Medical Center. There is 24h OB and Surgical backup.
  • Provide as needed Obstetrical care to L&D patients. (Based on qualifications)
  • Perform necessary procedures, based on clinical analysis of patient needs. Providers are encouraged to perform procedures where qualified (ex. Central Lines, Paracentesis, & Point of Care Ultrasound).
  • Serves as consultative liaison via phone or video to village health care providers, local residential programs, and advises/accepts transfers from referring sites throughout Southeast Alaska.
  • Participates in medical staff functions as requested including quality assurance reviews and discussion of cases and outcomes via participation in the monthly departmental meeting.
  • Use of Cerner EMR for all patient documentation and ordering.
  • Abide by medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations, and clinical services policies/procedures.

  • M.D. or D.O. degree, along with satisfactory completion of an accredited Family Practice, Medicine/Pediatrics, or Emergency Medicine residency.
  • Must be board certified or board eligible.

  • Alaska Medical License issued by the Alaska State Medical Board
  • BLS, ACLS, & NRP/ALSO (if applicable) certification
  • ATLS required within 6 months of starting
  • PALS certification strongly desired

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Ability to thrive in a group practice where discussions of patient care at signout are common.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of evidence-based allopathic theories and therapies. (This is a group of docs that uses guideline-based care and there is free access to UpToDate and may other resources)
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to order diagnostic tests effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to work as the sole provider as well as with the support of other physicians.
  • Willingness to learn and grow continually with the broad base that remote rural medicine presents (exciting, challenging, rewarding, but sometimes uncomfortable).

Required Certifications:

Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine - Alaska State Medical Board, Medical Doctor - State of Alaska - Alaska State Medical Board, Physician License - State of Alaska - Alaska State Medical Board

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!



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We want you to join our team!

Southeast Alaska is home to some of the world’s most breathtaking landscapes, proudest Native cultures, and thriving pioneer spirits. SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) helps to keep it healthy.

Every career with SEARHC comes with a positive work culture, a team with shared values, and competitive benefits. SEARHC offers sign-on bonuses for Registered Nurses, Hot Jobs and Certified Nurses Assistants.

At SEARHC, we are passionate about enhancing the health and wellbeing of our team as well as the communities we serve.

We Embody our Values:

  • Respect
  • Cultural Identity
  • Service
  • Professionalism
  • Compassion
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