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Orthopedic Surgeon

Job ID: 83088
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


Ideal Candidate

  • Board Certified Orthopedic MD/DO with successful completion of a Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery (Total Joints) - required
  • At least one-year post-training experience preferred
  • Interest in a unique, rural practice in beautiful Southeast Alaska

Practice Highlights

  • Ketchikan’s unique setting lends itself to a variety of cases; all ages (mostly adult)
  • Good OR capabilities where extensive procedures can be done
  • 2 trained Casting Techs
  • Team of 2 surgeons and 1 PA with strong RN support and 1:1 MA support
  • Schedule consists of 3 clinic days and 2 OR days
  • Collaboration between OR and clinic is solid
  • Epic EHR

Ketchikan, Alaska is a friendly, family-oriented community in scenic Southeast Alaska, just an hour and a half flight from Seattle. Perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, cultural art aficionados or for those seeking a small-town, leisure lifestyle. Enjoy the idyllic scenery, abundant wildlife, and great opportunities for hiking, fishing, boating. Entrance to the famed Inside passage, a network of waterways, Ketchikan is on an island accessible by jet or ferry. Excellent schools, and a strong local economy, the Ketchikan community boasts an incredibly rich, native culture. The southern tip of the panhandle calls itself the Salmon Capital of the World.

  • Guaranteed first-year income: $742,787.00
  • Employment Bonus/Relocation stipend / Education Loan Reimbursement
  • Robust Clinician Wellness Program
  • CME: up to $3,800 per calendar year
  • Comprehensive Benefit package including Medical /Dental / Vision / Disability / Life / Wellness / Retirement

PeaceHealth has been serving the communities of Southeast Alaska since 1923 with Ketchikan Medical Center, a 25-bed critical-access hospital offering comprehensive trauma care, outpatient and home health services, and a 29-bed long-term care facility. Primary and specialty medical care is provided by PeaceHealth Medical Group—Ketchikan and Prince of Wales Island. Our Trauma IV emergency department operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, staffed by physicians who are independent contractors employed by National Emergency Services (NES).

Contact: Sharon Thompson, Physician & Provider Recruiter / [email protected]

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