Location: Alaska - Kotzebue
Duration: Locum Tenens - Full Time
Job ID: 23223782
Company: Arc Health PBC
Contact: Bonnie Hamel Call: 6036165915
Practice Type: Group
Job Salary: Hourly
Accepted Visas: J-1 , H-1B
Job Posted: 06/08/22
Pediatric Opportunity in Alaskan Tribal Health - 23223782
Position: Arc Health is seeking a full-time Pediatrician in Kotzebue, AK. Candidates should be clinically capable, personally willing to be flexible, get on a plane and work in a remote area, come back and do inpatient along with comfort in treating SUD. This position would begin as soon as credentialed.
Length: 4 week minimum preferred but can be flexible
Support staff/EMR: Team of RN, MA, and an expansive network of Community Health Workers. EMR is Cerner.
Competitive hourly salary: $110-$125/hour . Local housing is fully arranged and paid for.
Location/Population: This is a regional facility that serves as the hub for 180 remote clinics. It has a 17-bed inpatient ward, no surgery, and provides outpatient/ emergency care to Alaskan Natives. Within the system there is a strong network of Community Health Workers that staff the smaller, remote clinics.
Clinical Services: Clinical social work, inpatient/outpatient/women's health, midwifery, behavioral health services, dentistry, senior and disability services, suicide prevention, wellness groups, emergency services, WIC, diabetes and nutrition, injury prevention, tobacco prevention/control and more throughout their network of smaller village based clinics. Closest medical center is 550 miles away by air.
Candidates must be:
- Committed to rural, Tribal, and underserved healthcare
- Compassionate, mission-driven social medicine practitioners
- Board-certified in Family Medicine
- Alaskan medical license strongly preferred but not required to start.