Family Practice Physician, Valdez, Alaska

Valdez, Alaska – Providence Valdez Medical Center and a private practice in Valdez are partnering to bring a new Family Physician to serve a unique Alaskan community located 300 road-miles from Anchorage. Utilize all your skills and training to provide full spectrum healthcare to people through all walks of life, including primary care, pediatrics, ER, inpatient, obstetrics (optional), long term care and limited surgical procedures (optional). New physician can step right into a full-time or part-time patient load. Call is 1:5 days and vacation time is relatively flexible and easy to arrange. Competitive salary provided with productivity bonus and an opportunity for partnership, if desired.


About the Providence Facility

Providence Valdez Medical Center is licensed for 21 beds and has an active medical staff of four. Our remote critical access hospital on Prince William Sound offers physicians the opportunity to experience a quality rural community practice as well as Alaska in all its glory. Valdez is well off the beaten path, although we are connected by the road system to Fairbanks and Anchorage. Providence Valdez Medical Center’s modern technology and excellent team of providers and support staff allow us to provide personal, compassionate care that is also clinically excellent.


About the Area

Alaska offers financial, cultural and recreational opportunities beyond compare. There is no state income or sales tax; in fact the state pays every Alaskan a yearly dividend from oil revenues!

Valdez is known locally as the Switzerland of Alaska thanks to the towering peaks that frame the area. It is more widely known for its critical deep-water port where oil tankers pick up Alaska crude and supply ships bring goods bound for Interior Alaska. Valdez is also home to a major commercial fishing fleet. About 4,350 year-round residents keep this busy, beautiful place buzzing. Valdezans tend to spend their off time enjoying their stunningly beautiful surroundings. Winter draws snow junkies for some of the best heli-skiing in the world, and those preferring a gentler pace have miles of outstanding cross country and snowshoeing trails. Scenes from The Sound of Music could have been filmed in the hills above Valdez, where the snow gives way to lush summer grasses and berries in this temperate coastal zone. Meanwhile, in town, there’s a swimming pool, climbing wall and racquetball courts, as well as playgrounds, a library and museums.


About Providence Health & Services

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, clinics and physician partners in Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington. We have been providing high-quality, compassionate care in the West for more than 150 years, and we continue to grow with the communities we serve.

With around 300 physician and advanced practice provider opportunities in virtually all specialties at any given time, we offer diverse locations, lifestyles and practice models. Let us help you find your perfect practice!

To Apply: Please fill out the form and submit your CV—reference “Valdez, Family Practice” in the subject line

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