Make a difference in the community you serve. Ketchikan, Alaska is perfect if you are looking for an outdoor playground, small town living and co-workers who will treat you like family. PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical center seeks to hire Part Time Orthopedic Surgeon for their community.

Just a few of the great things about Ketchikan:

  • Housing with world class views! No matter where you live the views are sure to be extraordinary.
  • USA Today named Ketchikan the "best city in Alaska to live," noting health outcomes, restaurants, bars, and tourism as some of the top reasons.
  • The people of Ketchikan are warm, engaged and welcoming. Those who are new to Ketchikan are amazed at how easy it is to get involved in the community, and in all the help they find getting settled in.
  • It’s the “Salmon Capital of the World.” Huge runs of salmon migrate from the ocean in to the local waters. Come experience world class fishing and catch a 30lb King Salmon on your lunch break!
  • Kayak the local waters and enjoy some of the most scenic views in the world. Don’t forget to make your way to the seven state parks on the island, too!
  • Art and Culture: Home to a diverse population of artists that captures Alaska’s beauty and cultural attributes. You’ll also find frequent theater and musical performances all year long!
  • Enjoy incredible seafood cuisine: Not only is the salmon fresh, restaurants serve up some of the best halibut, crab, shrimp, oysters and clams- all of which are locally sourced.
  • Schools in Ketchikan are top notch. The city offers educational alternatives with two charter schools and an alternative high school. The island also has a University of Alaska Southeast campus.
  • Great access to the lower 48! Just a 90 minute flight from Seattle, with many direct flights daily. 

Practice Highlights

  • Work with another Orthopedic Surgeon, Physician Assistant, and strong medical support staff
  • Average of 250 surgeries and 75 total joints per year
  • Employed anesthesia team
  • 1:3 first call and 1:2 back up call. Call volume is very quiet
  • System-wide EPIC EMR
  • Organizational engagement in implementing all ACA related delivery improvements
  • Volunteer opportunities to serve on medical mission teams in El Salvador
  • Compensation up to MGMA 75%
  • 0.5FTE