Physician strong in Primary Care, Geriatric Medicine, and ER skills – Cordova, Alaska

Cordova, Alaska – Providence Health & Services is partnering with a community hospital in Cordova in search of an excellent physician strong in Primary Care, Geriatric Medicine, and ER skills. Individual must be willing to serve as medical director and have an interest in program development, quality improvement and standards. The position is with the local Providence-managed critical access hospital. Competitive compensation package, relocation and benefits to be offered.

Providence Health & Services in Alaska consists of four hospitals (Providence Alaska Medical Center and The Children’s Hospital at Providence in Anchorage and three community hospitals in Kodiak, Seward and Valdez), a large health center in Palmer, and a growing medical group of Providence employed physicians in a range of specialties. The organization is committed to helping ensure that all Alaskans get the best possible care.

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! Cordova is a community of about 2,500 people located near the mouth of the famous Copper River on the east side of Prince William Sound. The coast gives way to the soaring Chugach Mountains just inland, providing limitless year-round recreation, from skiing and hiking to hunting, fishing and berry picking. Commercial fishing is the primary industry in Cordova, and some of the world’s best seafood originates there including the famous Copper River King Salmon. Cordova has a colorful culture with many artisans, a popular shorebird festival, historical museum and various celebrations including the Cordova Iceworm Festival featuring oyster shucking, ping pong and a survival suit race.

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, clinics and physician partners in Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Providence has a proud 150-year history in the West, and we continue to grow with the communities we serve. With more than 300 physician opportunities in virtually all specialties, we offer physicians diverse lifestyle choices, flexible work arrangements and robust practice support.

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Nathan Vogt

(503) 203-0820