PHYSICIAN - HOSPITALIST

Job Locations US-AK-Sitka
Job ID
2020-4795
Category
PROVIDERS
Type
Regular Full-Time/80hrs (1.0 FTE)

About Us:

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.

 

Job Overview:

Provides comprehensive health care services for inpatients, outpatients, and emergency patients at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital and serves as a community liaison and referral physician for communities and clinics throughout Southeast Alaska.

 

Requires high level decision making for patients of all ages, form neonates to laboring patients to adults.  Works, frequently as the sole provider, to ensure that health care delivered throughout the facility is of the highest quality.  Covers multiple areas of the facility at the same time, responsible for all patients on the premises.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides appropriate clinical health care services to the emergency room patients of Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital.  Care includes evaluations, clinical analysis, and recommendation and delivery of complex therapies and treatments.  Includes delivery of health care services to patients of all ages, including newborn, infant, child, adolescent, pregnant, adult and geriatric patients.
  • Practices comprehensive medical care to outpatients and inpatients,
  • including evaluations, clinical analysis, treatment recommendation, and preventive health care.  This
  • includes delivery of health services to patients of all ages, and may include the practice of obstetrics.
  • Serves as consultative liaison to village health care providers and referral physicians throughout Southeast Alaska.                                 
  • Participate in all medical staff functions as requested, to include quality assurance reviews and meetings.  Serve as chief of service as assigned by the medical director, providing clinical leadership to the service and collaborating with other hospital and corporate staff who work within the service.
  • Abide by medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations, and clinical services policies/procedures.

Qualifications:

Education/Experience

  • M.D. or D.O. degree, along with satisfactory completion of an accredited Family Practice, Medicine and Pediatrics or Emergency Medicine residency. Certification by the American Board of Family Practice, the American Boards of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics (Med-Peds provider), or the American Board of Emergency Medicine is also acceptable.

License/Certification

  • Alaska Medical License issued by the Alaska State Medical Board.
  • BLS Certification required, PALS, ACLS and ATLS certification are desired.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to gather and analyze information and use it to make appropriate clinical diagnosis and therapeutic decisions. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of allopathic theories and therapies.
  • Specialized knowledge applicable to emergency medicine, such as airway and trauma management.
  • Oral and written communication skills. 
  • Clinical judgment skills to assess complex situations and make appropriate clinical decisions. 
  • Skills appropriate for emergencies, such as intubation skills and cardiac resuscitation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. 
  • Ability to order diagnostic tests effectively and efficiently. 
  • Ability to work as the sole provider, with the support of other physicians.

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