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Orthopedic Surgeon

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Job ID: 6818
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

Come experience Ketchikan, Alaska - 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.

As a per diem Provider, PeaceHealth covers lodging & travel accommodations for all assignments. This is a great way to explore & work in the state of Alaska! 

Here are other great reasons why you'll love Ketchikan:

  • Housing with world class views! No matter where you live the views are sure to be extraordinary.
  • USA Today named Ketchikan as the "best city in Alaska to live" noting health outcomes, restaurants, bars, and tourism as some of the top reasons. 
  • It's the "Salmon Capital of the World." Huge runs of salmon migrate from the ocean in to the local waters. Other abundant seafood include; halibut, shrimp, crab, oysters, cod and so much more! 
  • 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!
  • Art & 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!
  • Schools in Ketchikan are top notch. the city offers educational alternatives with two charter schools, public & private schooling, and a satellite campus for the University of Alaska.
  • Great access to the lower 48! Just a 90 minute direct flight to and from Seattle.

Position Details: 

  • Travel & accommodations provided
  • General orthopedics. Total Joints, Hands, Shoulders, Scopes, Knees, Hips, Feet & Ankle
  • EPIC EMR System
  • Covered malpractice insurance 

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